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Jamel McLean

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Jamel McLean
Jamel Mclean.JPG
McLean with the Baskets Bonn
No. 1 – Lokomotiv Kuban
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueVTB United League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1988-04-18) April 18, 1988 (age 30)
Brooklyn, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolBethel (Hampton, Virginia)
College
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2011–2012Leuven Bears
2012Oostende
2013–2014Bonn
2014–2015Alba Berlin
2015–2017Olimpia Milano
2017–2018Olympiacos
2018–presentLokomotiv Kuban
Career highlights and awards

Jamel McLean (born 18 April 1988) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Lokomotiv Kuban of the VTB United League. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he plays at the power forward and center positions.

Professional career[edit]

After failing to get drafted at the 2011 NBA draft, Mclean signed with Leuven Bears of Belgium, for the 2011–12 season.[1]

On October 5, 2012, he signed a two-month deal with Telenet Oostende of Belgium.[2] After his contract expired, he left Oostende.[3] On January 5, 2013, he signed with Telekom Baskets Bonn of Germany for the rest of the season.[4] On June 28, 2013, he re-signed with Telekom Bonn for one more season.[5]

On August 5, 2014, McLean signed a one-year contract, with an option for another season, with the German club Alba Berlin.[6] In the 2014–15 season, he was named the Basketball Bundesliga MVP.[7] On July 3, 2015, he opted out of his contract with Alba.[8]

On July 9, 2015, McLean signed a two-year contract with Italian club EA7 Emporio Armani Milano.[9]

On July 12, 2017, McLean signed a two-year contract with Greek club Olympiacos.[10] On June 29, 2018, McLean's agent announced that Olympiacos had opted out of their contract with the player. On July 17, 2018, McLean signed with the Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Alba Berlin 21 14 25.4 .559 .000 .770 5.6 1.6 1.0 .2 13.0 16.9
2015–16 Milano 10 9 22.5 .531 .000 .830 4.1 .9 1.0 .1 10.7 13.2
2016–17 Milano 30 9 20.4 .591 .167 .716 4.2 1.4 .7 .25 8.7 10
Career 31 23 24.5 .551 .000 .787 5.1 1.4 1.0 .2 12.3 15.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leuven Bears add rookie Jamel McLean". Sportando.com. July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  2. ^ Telenet Oostende signs Jamel McLean to a two-month deal
  3. ^ Oostende replaces Jamel McLean with Thomas De Thaey
  4. ^ Telekom Baskets Bonn announced Jamel McLean
  5. ^ Telekom Baskets Bonn keep Jamel McLean
  6. ^ "Top-Rebounder der Liga Jamel McLean wird ein Albatros". albaberlin.de (in German). August 5, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Jamel McLean zum "Most Valuable Player" gekürt / Sasa Obradovic ist der "Coach of the Year"". beko-bbl.de (in German). April 23, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Jamel McLean opts out of his contract with Alba Berlin". Sportando.com. July 3, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "EA7 Emporio Armani Milan lands McLean". Euroleague.net. July 9, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  10. ^ Jamel McLean is officially a new player of Olympiacos
  11. ^ "Lokomotiv Kuban signs Jamel McLean". 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.

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