Portland Trail Blazers The Portland Trail Blazers picked McKie in the first round (17th overall) of the 1994 NBA Draft. Since then, he has played for the Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers, and Los Angeles Lakers. He averaged 9.4 points per game last season with the Lakers.
McKie is a graduate of UC Irvine where he majored in business administration. As a senior in 1993-94, he was second on the team in scoring (16.1 ppg). He also grabbed 4.8 rebounds per game.
After his college career, McKie joined the Trail Blazers for the 1994-95 season. He earned a spot on the roster by competing in the preseason games and winning one of them. That was enough to make the team out of camp, despite not being guaranteed a contract. He started nine games for the Trail Blazers, averaging 7.5 points per game. After that short stint, he was traded to the Detroit Pistons for Mike Williams and Doug Christie. He spent two seasons with the Pistons before moving on to play for the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers.
As a rookie with the Trail Blazers in 1994-95, McKie appeared in all 82 games and started 39 of them. He averaged 7.3 points per game, shot.467 from behind the arc, and pulled down 3.6 rebounds per game.
He was selected ninth overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2013 NBA draft and was promptly traded to the Utah Jazz. He has also been a member of the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks. His career average is 12.4 points per game.
Trey Burke played high school basketball for Chaminade-Madonna in Honolulu, Hawaii. As a senior, he averaged 26 points, six rebounds, and four assists per game and was named first team all-state after leading his team to its first undefeated regular season in 42 years. He dropped out of school to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Burke's draft night was a busy one for the Timberwolves. Along with him being chosen ninth, they also picked up another guard in Derrick Williams from Kansas. The two teams were able to work out a trade that sent Ricky Rubio and Alexey Shved to the Jazz. In return, the T'Wolves received Dante Exum, Joe Jackson, and Trey Burke.
Burke is a native of Kapolei, Hawaii and grew up playing basketball at Hoʻohokam School in Kailua. As a freshman at Chaminade, he helped lead his team to the Division III state title after averaging 28 points, five rebounds, and seven assists per game. He opted to leave school to begin his professional career.
1/Choice: 7 Ben McLemore/NBA drafts McLemore, the seventh overall choice by Sacramento in the 2013 NBA Draft out of Kansas, spent his first four seasons with the Kings, where he averaged a career-high 12 points per game in 2014-2015. He stopped in Memphis before returning to Sacramento in 2018 before heading to Houston in 2019.
He was traded to Oklahoma City on draft night 2017.
Ben McLemore is a Canadian basketball player who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played for the Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings. McLemore became known for making long jump shots during his time at Kansas; as a rookie with the Kings, he made 51 percent of his field goals overall and 44 percent from beyond the arc.
McLemore was drafted seventh overall by the Kings in the 2013 NBA draft. In his first season with Sacramento, he started 68 games and averaged 14.3 points per game, finishing second in MVP voting. The following year, he started 75 games and averaged 25.4 points per game, winning the award. McLemore signed a five-year, $50 million contract extension with Sacramento in January 2017.
After three seasons with the Kings, McLemore was traded to the Houston Rockets on draft night 2017. He had been unhappy there and requested a trade; Sacramento received two future first-round picks in return.
Jameer Nelson/NBA drafts, 1/1 Pick: 20 Jameer Nelson, PG, Houston Rockets.
The Rockets selected Nelson with the 20th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. The 6'0" (1.80 m) guard from Penn State played four seasons for Houston, becoming one of the team's most popular players before being traded to the New York Knicks in 2009. He joined a Knicks team that had just missed out on the playoffs the previous season and helped them reach the post-season for the first time in eight years. In 57 games this past season, Nelson averaged 14.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game as New York went 48-34. The deal sent Aaron Miles and a 2012 second-round pick to Houston.
In April 2009, it was announced that Nelson would be leaving the Knicks after three seasons to join former Houston teammate Kevin Martin in Dallas. The two had been teammates with the Rockets during their 2008-09 championship run. Martin has since been traded to Portland while Nelson remains in Dallas.
Nelson finished his career with the Golden State Warriors after signing as a free agent in 2014.
The Vancouver Grizzlies The Vancouver Grizzlies chose him in the second round (36th overall) in the 1995 NBA draft. He was a member of the Memphis Grizzlies for two seasons (1995-1997) and the Washington Wizards for the 1997-98 season. After leaving the NBA, he played in the CBA and ABA, as well as in Spain and Venezuela.
Lawrence Moten was born on January 4th, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended St. Joseph's High School in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. As a senior in 1996-97, he averaged 24 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals per game for the undefeated Rams. That year, he also earned All-State, All-Conference and All-Area honors.
After high school, he went to Providence College, where he spent one season before being drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the second round (36th overall). In 95-96, he averaged 14.4 minutes, 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds per game while shooting 45 percent from behind the arc. As a rookie, he appeared in all 82 games (all starts), averaging 13.9 minutes, 4.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.
In 96-97, his role increased as he started every game for the Grizzlies. In 31 games (30 starts), he averaged 22.8 minutes, 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.