00 JaVale McGee

  • C-F
  • 7’0”
  • 270 lbs.

Quick Facts

  • Full Name: JaVale McGee
  • College: Nevada-Reno
  • Age: 34
  • Drafted: 2008
  • Dob: January 19, 1988
  • Hometown: Flint, Michigan


Mother, Pamela McGee, was an All-American basketball player at Southern California who also played and coached in the WNBA.

Is the first son of a WNBA player to be drafted in the NBA. His father, George Montgomery, played collegiately at Illinois. Joined with team management and teammates when with Wizards for their annual “Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery,” to deliver toys, books, clothes, games and gift certificates to designated families in Washington, DC, who needed help with the holidays.

In October of 2009, joined a contingent of teammates and coaches in Washington’s “Salute To The Stars,” honoring wounded servicemen and women for their service to the country.

Was an early entry candidate in the 2008 NBA Draft.

Attended Detroit Country Day HS and Providence Christian HS in Michigan before playing his senior season at Hales Franciscan in Chicago.

Enjoys playing chess and video games.

JaVale McGee