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JaVale McGee

26-Year-Old    C    Denver Nuggets

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

7.0

REB

3.4

AST

0.4

STL

0.2

BLK

1.4

2014-15 NBA Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

JaVale McGee missed the majority of the 2013-14 season after a stress fracture was discovered in his left tibia in November. He was the starter coming in to the 2013-14 season, but the injury forced the Nuggets to turn to J.J. Hickson and, eventually, Timofey Mozgov at cente...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 237 lbs   DOB: 1/19/1988  College: Nevada   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #18 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $44 million contract with the Nuggets in July 2012.

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McGee (leg) is fully ready to play as training camp begins, the Denver Post reports. "I'm real excited to play," McGee said. "I only played four or five games last season. It's a blessing to be back."

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JaVale McGee NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 75 15.2 6.5 3.9 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.0 49.4 66.0 0.8 1.6 2.3 0.0 0.0 2.5 5.2 1.4 2.2
2009-10 21 60 16.1 6.4 4.1 0.2 0.3 1.7 0.0 50.8 63.8 0.9 1.5 2.6 0.0 0.0 2.6 5.1 1.2 1.9
2010-11 22 WAS 79 27.8 10.1 8.0 0.5 0.5 2.4 0.0 55.0 58.3 1.3 2.8 5.2 0.0 0.0 4.2 7.6 1.7 2.9
2011-12 23 DEN 20 20.6 10.3 5.8 0.3 0.5 1.6 0.0 61.2 37.3 1.0 1.8 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.7 7.6 1.0 2.6
2011-12 23 WAS 41 27.4 11.9 8.8 0.6 0.6 2.5 0.0 53.5 50.0 1.7 3.1 5.7 0.0 0.0 5.2 9.8 1.4 2.8
2011-12 23 DEN/WAS 61 25.2 11.3 7.8 0.5 0.6 2.2 0.0 55.6 46.1 1.4 2.7 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.0 9.0 1.3 2.7
2012-13 24 DEN 79 18.1 9.1 4.8 0.3 0.4 2.0 0.0 57.5 59.1 1.1 2.0 2.8 0.0 100.0 3.8 6.7 1.4 2.4
2013-14 25 DEN 5 15.8 7.0 3.4 0.4 0.2 1.4 0.0 44.7 100.0 1.6 2.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.6 0.2 0.2
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 68 19.7 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for JaVale McGee

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

JaVale McGee – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Center

1.  Timofey Mozgov

2.  JaVale McGee

XJ.J. Hickson

3.  Darrell Arthur

4.  Jusuf Nurkic

Denver Nuggets

True Shooting Percentage

45.5%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, JaVale McGee had a true shooting percentage of 45.5%.

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JaVale McGee NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 75 36.0 15.4 9.3 0.7 1.0 2.4 0.0 49.4 66.0 1.9 3.8 5.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 12.2 3.4 5.1
2009-10 21 60 36.0 14.4 9.0 0.5 0.6 3.8 0.0 50.8 63.8 1.9 3.3 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.8 11.4 2.8 4.3
2010-11 22 WAS 79 36.0 13.1 10.4 0.6 0.7 3.2 0.0 55.0 58.3 1.7 3.7 6.7 0.0 0.0 5.5 9.9 2.2 3.8
2011-12 23 DEN 20 36.0 18.0 10.1 0.5 0.9 2.7 0.0 61.2 37.3 1.7 3.2 6.9 0.0 0.0 8.1 13.3 1.7 4.5
2011-12 23 WAS 41 36.0 15.6 11.6 0.8 0.8 3.2 0.0 53.5 50.0 2.2 4.1 7.5 0.0 0.0 6.9 12.8 1.9 3.7
2011-12 23 DEN/WAS 61 36.0 16.2 11.2 0.7 0.8 3.1 0.0 55.6 46.1 2.0 3.8 7.4 0.0 0.0 7.2 12.9 1.8 3.9
2012-13 24 DEN 79 36.0 18.0 9.6 0.6 0.8 3.9 0.0 57.5 59.1 2.3 4.0 5.6 0.0 100.0 7.6 13.2 2.8 4.7
2013-14 25 DEN 5 36.0 15.9 7.7 0.9 0.5 3.2 0.0 44.7 100.0 3.6 4.6 3.2 0.0 0.0 7.7 17.3 0.5 0.5
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 68 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for JaVale McGee

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JaVale McGee NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 75 1142 489 294 23 33 75 0 49.4 66.0 61 120 174 0 0.0 191 387 107 162
2009-10 21 60 967 386 243 14 16 101 0 50.8 63.8 51 88 155 1 0.0 156 307 74 116
2010-11 22 WAS 79 2193 798 634 38 41 193 0 55.0 58.3 102 223 411 3 0.0 332 604 134 230
2011-12 23 DEN 20 411 205 115 6 10 31 0 61.2 37.3 19 36 79 0 0.0 93 152 19 51
2011-12 23 WAS 41 1124 486 362 25 25 101 0 53.5 50.0 68 127 235 0 0.0 214 400 58 116
2011-12 23 DEN/WAS 61 1535 691 477 31 35 132 0 55.6 46.1 87 163 314 0 0.0 307 552 77 167
2012-13 24 DEN 79 1433 717 381 24 30 157 1 57.5 59.1 90 158 223 1 100.0 303 527 110 186
2013-14 25 DEN 5 79 35 17 2 1 7 0 44.7 100.0 8 10 7 0 0.0 17 38 1 1
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 68 1340 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for JaVale McGee

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JaVale McGee NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 20 75 15.2 53.4 49.4 4.2 11.2 0.4 8.0
2009-10 21 60 16.1 53.9 50.8 3.3 12.1 0.3 8.6
2010-11 22 WAS 79 27.8 56.6 55.0 4.5 12.1 0.4 15.6
2011-12 23 DEN 20 20.6 58.8 61.2 3.0 9.5 0.3 12.9
2011-12 23 WAS 41 27.4 53.9 53.5 4.6 12.5 0.4 16.8
2011-12 23 DEN/WAS 61 25.2 55.2 55.6 4.2 11.7 0.4 15.5
2012-13 24 DEN 79 18.1 58.9 57.6 3.3 12.5 0.3 11.6
2013-14 25 DEN 5 15.8 45.5 44.7 4.1 16.5 0.3 6.6
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 68 19.7 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for JaVale McGee

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JaVale McGee 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 16 GSW                                
Apr 15 at LAC                                
Apr 12 UTA                                
Apr 10 at GSW                                
Apr 9 HOU                                
Apr 6 at HOU                                
Apr 4 at MEM                                
Apr 2 NOP                                
Mar 31 MEM                                
Mar 28 SAS                                
Mar 26 at SAS                                
Mar 24 at OKC                                
Mar 23 WAS                                
Mar 21 at DAL                                
Mar 19 DET                                
Mar 17 LAC                                
Mar 15 at ATL                                
Mar 14 at MIA                                
Mar 12 at ORL                                
Mar 10 at CHA                                
Mar 9 at NOP                                
Mar 7 LAL                                
Mar 5 DAL                                
Mar 3 MIN                                
Mar 1 at POR                                
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Feb 27 BKN                                
Feb 25 POR                                
Feb 23 SAC                                
Feb 21 at CHI                                
Feb 20 at MIL                                
Feb 18 PHO                                
Feb 12 at MIN                                
Feb 10 at IND                                
Feb 8 at DET                                
Feb 7 at NYK                                
Feb 5 MIL                                
Feb 3 LAC                                
Jan 31 TOR                                
Jan 29 CHA                                
Jan 26 at SAC                                
Jan 25 IND                                
Jan 23 at POR                                
Jan 19 at PHO                                
Jan 17 CLE                                
Jan 15 at GSW                                
Jan 13 at UTA                                
Jan 11 ORL                                
Jan 9 OKC                                
Jan 7 BOS                                
Jan 5 at LAL                                
Jan 3 MEM                                
Jan 1 PHI                                
Dec 30 MIA                                
Dec 28 at MEM                                
Dec 27 at NOP                                
Dec 23 GSW                                
Dec 21 at LAC                                
Dec 20 PHO                                
Dec 17 OKC                                
Dec 15 NOP                                
Dec 13 UTA                                
Dec 9 at WAS                                
Dec 7 at PHI                                
Dec 6 at BOS                                
Dec 4 at CLE                                
Dec 3 at BKN                                
Dec 1 at TOR                                
Nov 29 NYK                                
Nov 27 at MIN                                
Nov 25 at DAL                                
Nov 23 DAL                                
Nov 21 CHI                                
Nov 18 at OKC                                
Nov 16 at HOU                                
Nov 15 MIN                                
Nov 13 LAL                                
Nov 11 at UTA                                
Nov 8 at PHO 12 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Nov 7 ATL 24 14 3 0 1 2 0 7 13 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Nov 5 SAS 21 9 7 0 0 2 5 4 10 1 1 0 0 4 3 5
Nov 1 POR 13 6 3 1 0 1 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Oct 30 at SAC 10 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 4

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

JaVale McGee: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McGee is now pain free and working with coaches in the rehabilitation program.

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McGee only managed to play in five games this season, as he suffered a stress fracture in his left tibia that was discovered in November.

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McGee underwent season-ending surgery to repair the stress fracture in his left tibia, CBS Sports reports.

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McGee (leg) is expected to decide whether or not he will undergo surgery on the stress fracture in his left tibia by Mar. 1, the Denver Post reports.

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McGee's season could come to an early end due to a stress fracture in his left leg, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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McGee, who has been out since early November with a stress fracture in his left tibia, has begun some lower body activity on an elliptical machine, the Denver Post reports. "That's the only thing I can do. I can't ride the bike or the treadmill," McGee said. "I'm just staying positive and trying to stay in shape and get stronger... The biggest step is just for it to heal."

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McGee (leg) still does not have a timeline for his return, but Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post speculates it will not be until mid-to-late February.

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McGee (leg) is still without a timetable to return, The Denver Post reports. He has been rehabilitating on a bone stimulator doing upper body work but has yet to put pressure on his leg. McGee is scheduled for an X-ray over the next week to check the recovery status of his tibia.

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McGee (left leg) has not begin running yet and remains out indefinitely, the Denver Post reports.

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McGee has a stress fracture in his left tibia and will be out indefinitely, pending further evaluation.

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McGee contributed just two points, three rebounds, and one assist in Friday's loss to the Suns.

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McGee scored 14 points (7-13 FG) to go with three rebounds, one steal, and two blocks in 24 minutes of action Thursday against the Hawks.

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2013-14

Pegged as a potential breakout candidate last year, McGee failed to live up to the billing, as he spent the entire season working as a reserve off of the Nuggets' bench. The 25-year-old seven-footer finished the 2012-13 season with averages of 9.1 points and 4.8 rebounds, but he was still able to make a fantasy impact by swatting away two shots per game and sinking 57 percent of his field-goal attempts. While he has always been prone to bone-headed mistakes, there's no denying McGee's athletic ability. His career stats per 36 minutes played (15.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.3. blocks) hint at the potential McGee has yet to fully realize. Owners who take a chance on him during draft day may finally be able to reap the rewards of his potential, though, as the new blood in the Nuggets' front office have been backing the talented big man all offseason. There's some risk involved in reaching too far for McGee, but he could end up being a great piece to add to any fantasy frontcourt if his playing time increases as expected.

2012-13

After breaking onto the fantasy scene in 2010-11, McGee solidified himself as a quality option at the pivot last season. He was once again one the league’s premier shot blockers, swatting away 2.2 attempts per game, which ranked second in the Association behind Serge Ibaka. His scoring average reached a new career-high of 11.3 points while his rebounding dropped slightly to 7.8 boards. Aside from the bone-headed plays McGee has been prone to committing the past couple seasons, the main mark against him has been an undeveloped offensive game. His athleticism is off the charts, but he struggles from the charity stripe (46.1) and doesn’t have much of a low-post game to speak of. The 24-year-old seven-footer worked to address his holes on the offensive end of the court this offseason, though, receiving tutelage from Hall-of-Fame big man Hakeem Olajuwon. The Nuggets committed over $40 million to McGee this offseason, so he should be a big part of the team going forward. Look for him to be the Nuggets’ primary option in the middle, which should lead to an increase in playing time, especially if he can display refined offensive skills from his time spent with Olajuwon this summer.

2011-12

McGee garnered national attention after his electrifying performance at last year’s slam dunk contest, but the Wizards’ big man was already making a name for himself in fantasy circles prior to his high-flying act. After averaging 1.6 blocks in only 16 minutes per game as a sophomore, fantasy owners were foaming at the mouth with anticipation of McGee getting more playing time in 2010-11. He didn’t disappoint. Handed more than 27 mpg by Wizards coach Flip Saunders, McGee developed into one of the better shot-blockers in the Association, averaging 2.4 blocks per game while chipping in 8.0 rebounds. While great on defense, the 23-year-old center is still very raw on the offensive side of the ball. Without much of a low-post game, McGee relied on his athleticism to get easy baskets, on the way to a career-high 10.1 points per game. With most of his baskets being dunks or put-backs, McGee shot 55.0 percent from the floor, but he struggled from the line, hitting just 58.3 percent of his freebies. McGee will likely never develop into an offensive force, but he’s young enough that there’s still room for growth, and he’s already strong enough in blocks to carry that category for fantasy squads.

2010-11

McGee's final numbers last season certainly don't jump out, but looking deeper, 1.7 bpg in just 16:06 mpg is pretty impressive. He really turned it on during the last month of the season, when he averaged 13.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.9 blocks over eight games. He's also coming off a highly encouraging offseason, as McGee averaged 19.5 points and 9.3 rebounds while shooting 69 percent from the field in four Las Vegas Summer League games and nearly played for Team USA during the world championships. McGee was also diagnosed with asthma – a serious condition that had previously been untreated – so his stamina has really improved. Washington is currently in a major youth movement, so he'll enter 2010-11 as the team's starting center. McGee is a true sleeper.

2009-10

McGee was not projected to play much as a rookie, but injuries forced him into minutes last season. He actually showed a fair amount of promise and some flashes of brilliance, along with some usual rookie ups and downs. McGee will probably post similar numbers to last season's unless Saunders prefers to give more backup-center minutes to Blatche and the less talented but steady Oberto.

2008-09

McGee was the Wizards' first round pick (18th overall) in the 2008 draft. An athletic seven-footer with the wingspan of a commercial airliner, he projects as a combo forward/center who can run the floor and provide good interior defense -- but he's pretty raw. He did lead the Vegas Summer League in minutes, which may be a positive sign.