Ben McLemore SG

Current Team: Memphis Grizzlies

Born: Feb 11, 1993 (24 years old)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-5 (196cm)     Weight: 195 (88kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @BenMcLemore


Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Memphis Grizzlies)

Free Agent: UFA-2019

Current Agent: Rich Paul

Draft Entry: 2013 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2013 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 7, Sacramento Kings

Pre-Draft Team: Kansas (Fr)

High School: Christian Life Center [Humble, Texas]

Ben McLemore News

Ben McLemore Out 12 Weeks With Broken Foot
Ben McLemore has undergone successful surgery.

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Ben McLemore Agrees To Two-Year, $10.7M Deal With Grizzlies
The Kings declined to tender a qualifying offer to McLemore, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Lakers Reach Out To Andre Iguodala, Rajon Rondo, Ben McLemore
The Lakers are unlikely to sign any players to multi-year deals as they keep their 2018 cap space untouched.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Kings Decline Qualifying Offer To Ben McLemore
Ben McLemore will be an unrestricted free agent.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Ben McLemore Unlikely To Sign Extension With Kings
Ben McLemore will instead become a restricted free agent in 2017.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Kings Reject Bucks' Offer Of Michael Carter-Williams For Ben McLemore
The Bucks have a need at shooting guard with Khris Middleton out for approximately six months with a hamstring injury.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Ben McLemore Has Been Available In Trade Talks For Months
Ben McLemore is in the final season of his rookie contract with the Kings.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Mavs Emerge As Possible Spot For Ben McLemore
The Mavericks have emerged as a possible trading partner with the Kings for Ben McLemore.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kings, Bulls Discussing Pau Gasol Trade
The Kings would acquire Pau Gasol and Tony Snell from the Bulls for Kosta Koufos, Ben McLemore and the lowering of lottery protections on a pick owed by Sacramento to Chicago.

Adrian Wojnarowski, Chris Mannix/The Vertical

Bulls, Wolves Interested In Ben McLemore
The Kings selected Ben McLemore in the lottery in 2013 and his minutes are down this year under George Karl.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Ben McLemore Working On Finding Trade Partner With Kings
Ben McLemore is averaging just 21.0 minutes per game this season after averaging 32.6 last season.

Marc Stein, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Kings Exercise 16-17 Option On Ben McLemore
Ben McLemore averaged 12.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 32.6 minutes per contest in starting all 82 games he played in last season.

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Ben McLemore Hires Rich Paul As Agent
Ben McLemore has decided to sign with Klutch Sports Group two weeks after firing his previous agent Rodney Blackstock.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Ben McLemore's 15-16 Option Exercised By Kings
Ben McLemore averaged 8.8 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 26.7 minutes per contest as a rookie last season

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Kings Offered Celtics Isaiah Thomas, Ben McLemore, Picks For Rajon Rondo
The deal did not go through due to Rajon Rondo's disinterest in signing a long-term contract with the Kings.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Passed Over For Rising Stars Challenge, McLemore Looks To Build ‘Brand’ Through Dunk Contest
Ben McLemore is looking to raise his profile in New Orleans, especially since the Dunk Contest garners more attention than the Rising Stars Challenge.

Andrew Perna/RealGM

George, Wall, Ross, Lillard, McLemore, Barnes In Dunk Contest
Paul George, John Wall, Terrence Ross, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes and Ben McLemore are confirmed for this year's Slam Dunk Contest.

Marc Stein/ESPN

LeBron On Dunk: I Like McLemore, Sucks It Was Him
LeBron James cleared Ben McLemore for a tomahawk dunk that instantly went viral.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Carter-Williams, McLemore Named Rookies Of The Month
Michael Carter-Williams is averaging 17 points, seven assists, five rebounds and a league-high three steals per game.

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Kings Pleased With Work Ethic, Progress Of McLemore
Ben McLemore is earning a reputation as a hard worker and a committed defensive player.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

McLemore Aiming To Become Rookie Of The Year
Ben McLemore was drafted seventh overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Kings after it appeared at some points as though he would be a top-3 selection.

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Kings Looking To Move Up To Select McLemore
The Kings are believed to be targeting Ben McLemore.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

McLemore Thinks He'd Be Perfect Fit For Magic
Ben McLemore is a prime candidate to be drafted No. 2 overall.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

List Of 77 Early Entry Candidates For 2013 NBA Draft
The 2013 NBA Draft has 77 early entry candidates, with 46 players from United States' colleges and 31 internatinoal players.

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NBA Scout: McLemore Is A 'Better Version' Of Ray Allen
Ben McLemore’s shooting stroke has drawn raves from NBA observers.

Gary Bedore/Lawrence Journal World

Ben McLemore Announces Entry Into Draft
Ben McLemore averaged 15.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game this season.

Chad Ford/ESPN (via Twitter)

McLemore Defers Decision On NBA Draft
Ben McLemore is seen as a top-5 pick in the June draft.

Tony Adame/Wichita Eagle

McLemore Overcame Extreme Poverty To Become Top Prospect
Ben McLemore grew up in one of the poorest urban communities in Missouri.

Eric Prisbell/USA TODAY

30 Candidates For NCAA Naismith Award Announced
The thirty candidates for Naismith Men's College Player of the Year were announced on Tuesday.

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McLemore Gaining Momentum As GM's Top Pick
Ben McLemore has a True Shooting Percentage of .651 this season and a PER of 24.61.

Chad Ford/ESPN

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