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Jelani McCoy
American basketball player

Jelani McCoy

Jelani McCoy
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Intro American basketball player
Is Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 December 1977, Oakland, USA
Age 45 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 111 kg
Sports Teams
Menorca Bàsquet
Los Angeles Lakers
Zhejiang Lions
Fujian Xunxing
Cleveland Cavaliers
Atlanta Hawks
Meralco Bolts
Toronto Raptors
Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto
Viola Reggio Calabria
Northern Arizona Suns
Jelani McCoy
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Jelani Marwan McCoy (born December 6, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'10" power forward/center, he played in the NBA from 1998-2007 for the Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, and Denver Nuggets. He attended college at UCLA and high school at St. Augustine High School in San Diego, California.

College career

In 1998, was UCLA's career leader in blocked shots.

McCoy was suspended in late September 1997 for violating "unspecified" team rules but reinstated three months later.

Professional career

McCoy compiled NBA career averages of 4.7 points and 3.6 rebounds. He was part of the Los Angeles Lakers team that won the 2002 NBA Finals, but he was injured most of the season and was not on their playoff roster.

McCoy played for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In five games, McCoy averaged 9 points and 9 rebounds in 21 minutes per game. After averaging 8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4 blocks and 3.5 assists in two games with the D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders, McCoy was signed during the 2007-08 season in late November 2007 by the Nuggets to fill their depleted frontcourt after players Kenyon Martin, Nenê and Steven Hunter were unavailable due to injuries. Mike Wilks was waived to make room on the roster. On December 19, 2007 he was waived by the Denver Nuggets. McCoy started the 2008-09 preseason with the Los Angeles Clippers, but was waived before the start of the season.

On January 19, 2006 McCoy signed with Italian club Viola Reggio Calabria. In February 2007, he signed with Spanish club Menorca Bàsquet.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 20 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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