DraftExpressProfile: JaVale McGee, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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JaVale McGee
STRENGTHS:
- Excellent skill-level
- Ability to face the basket
- Excellent hands
- Shot-blocking skills
- Shot-blocking tools
- Huge upside
- Late bloomer
- Work ethic
- Ability to run the floor
- Athleticism
- Excellent wingspan
- Fluidity
- Physical specimen
- Size for position
- Solid frame
- 3-point range
WEAKNESSES:
- Decision making
- Shot-selection
- Footwork/Post-moves
- Left hand
- Atrocious defender
- Gets backed down in post
- Avoids contact
- Basketball IQ
- Experience
- Fundamentals
- High bust potential?
- Mental/Physical toughness?
- Not ready to contribute immediately
- Ability to finish through contact
- Strength
- Free throw shooting
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DraftExpress: 2010 Top Vegas Summer League PERs Ty Lawson Demar Derozan Marcus Landry Russell Robinson John Wall Bobby Brown Sam Young Javale Mcgee
2013-07-17 13:24:59
DraftExpress: 2009 Top Vegas Summer League PERs Anthony Randolph David Monds Chase Budinger Quincy Douby Sean Singletary Clay Tucker JaVale McGee
2013-07-17 13:23:47
DraftExpress: RT @Deadspin: This Is Why JaVale McGee Is The Best Thing In The NBA http://t.co/q9GLACbG
2012-02-07 10:45:01
JaVale McGee is an absolute freak of nature. Body looks amazing. So talented. He's going to have a monster year if he stays focused.
2010-08-26 21:28:37
Lineups: Javale McGee, Amir Johnson, Nick Young, Marcus Coleman vs Julian Wright, Shaun Livingston, Brandon Jennings, Pooh Jeter,Bobby Brown
2010-08-26 20:35:25
Top 25s - Full List
RankCategoryTotal
11BK/g1.7
1BK/40p4.2
1BK/404.2
16BK102
18PF/405.1
16PF/40p5.1
17ORB/40p4.2
17ORB/404.2
9BK/40p2.6
9BK/402.6
Team: Nuggets College Team: Nuggets
PhysicalsPositions SalaryMisc
H: 7' 0"
W: 241 lbs
Bday: 01/19/1988
(26 Years Old)
Current: C
NBA:   C
Possible: C
Agent: B.J. Armstrong
Current Salary:$10,750,000
High School: Hales Fransiscan
Hometown: Flint, MI
Drafted:  Pick 18 in 2008 by Wizards
Best Case: Channing Frye
Worst Case: Patrick O'Bryant

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2008NBA Pre-Draft Camp6' 11"7' 0"2417' 6"9' 6.5"5.327.032.5

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Statistical Top 25s

Basic Statistics
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2006/07NCAANevada3310.03.31.42.360.01.32.259.70.10.166.70.51.047.10.91.22.20.10.20.90.81.6
2007/08NCAANevada3327.314.15.710.852.95.39.555.60.41.333.32.24.352.52.54.87.30.60.82.82.42.5
2008/09NBAWizards7515.26.52.55.249.42.55.249.40.00.0 1.42.266.01.62.33.90.30.41.00.82.1
2009/10NBAWizards5916.46.52.65.250.82.65.251.00.00.00.01.32.063.81.52.64.10.20.21.70.92.1
2010/11NBAWizards7927.710.14.27.655.04.27.655.20.00.00.01.72.958.32.85.28.00.50.52.41.32.9
2011/12NBAWizards4127.411.95.29.853.55.29.853.50.00.0 1.42.850.03.15.78.80.60.62.51.72.9
2011/12NBANuggets2020.510.34.77.661.24.77.661.20.00.0 1.02.637.31.84.05.80.30.51.61.02.4
2012/13NBANuggets7918.19.13.86.757.43.86.657.30.00.0100.01.42.459.12.02.84.80.30.42.01.12.3
2013/14NBANuggets515.87.03.47.843.63.47.843.60.00.0 0.20.2100.02.01.43.40.40.21.41.63.2
2014/15NBANuggets1311.55.62.23.659.62.23.659.60.00.0 1.31.873.91.11.93.00.00.21.10.91.8

Basic Statistics Per 40
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2006/07NCAANevada3310.013.15.59.160.05.28.759.70.20.466.71.94.147.13.85.08.70.40.73.63.06.4
2007/08NCAANevada3327.320.78.415.852.97.814.055.60.61.933.33.36.352.53.77.110.70.91.24.13.53.6
2008/09NBAWizards7515.217.16.713.549.46.713.549.40.00.0 3.75.766.04.26.110.30.81.22.62.15.4
2009/10NBAWizards5916.416.06.412.750.86.412.651.00.00.00.03.14.863.83.66.410.00.60.64.22.15.0
2010/11NBAWizards7927.714.66.111.055.06.111.055.20.00.10.02.44.258.34.17.511.60.70.73.51.94.2
2011/12NBAWizards4127.417.37.614.253.57.614.253.50.00.0 2.14.150.04.58.412.90.90.93.62.44.2
2011/12NBANuggets2020.520.09.114.861.29.114.861.20.00.0 1.95.037.33.57.711.20.61.03.01.94.7
2012/13NBANuggets7918.120.08.414.757.48.414.757.30.00.0100.03.15.259.14.46.310.70.70.84.42.55.1
2013/14NBANuggets515.817.78.619.743.68.619.743.60.00.0 0.50.5100.05.13.58.61.00.53.54.18.1
2014/15NBANuggets1311.519.57.512.559.67.512.559.60.00.0 4.56.173.93.76.710.40.00.53.73.26.4

Basic Statistics Per 40 Pace Adjusted
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2006/07NCAANevada3310.012.95.49.060.05.18.659.70.20.466.71.94.147.13.74.98.60.40.73.63.06.3
2007/08NCAANevada3327.320.08.115.452.97.513.555.60.61.833.33.26.152.53.66.810.40.91.14.03.43.5
2008/09NBAWizards7515.217.16.713.549.46.713.549.40.00.0 3.75.766.04.26.110.30.81.22.62.15.4
2009/10NBAWizards5916.416.06.512.750.86.512.751.00.00.00.03.14.863.83.66.410.10.60.64.22.15.0
2010/11NBAWizards7927.714.15.910.755.05.910.655.20.00.10.02.44.158.33.97.311.20.70.73.41.84.1
2011/12NBAWizards4127.417.07.514.053.57.514.053.50.00.0 2.04.050.04.48.212.60.90.93.52.44.1
2011/12NBANuggets2020.519.28.714.261.28.714.261.20.00.0 1.84.837.33.47.410.80.60.92.91.84.5
2012/13NBANuggets7918.119.18.114.157.48.014.057.30.00.0100.02.95.059.14.26.010.20.70.84.22.44.9
2013/14NBANuggets515.816.98.218.843.68.218.843.60.00.0 0.50.5100.04.83.48.21.00.53.43.97.7
2014/15NBANuggets1311.518.77.212.159.67.212.159.60.00.0 4.45.973.93.66.410.00.00.53.63.16.2

Efficiency Statistics
Player InfoShooting RatiosPassing RatiosDefensive Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPTs/gFGA/gPts/PlayTS%eFG%FTA/FGA3PA/FGAAst/gAst/FGAA/TOPPRBK/gSTL/gPF/g
2006/07NCAANevada3310.03.32.30.930.590.610.450.040.10.040.12-6.980.90.21.6
2007/08NCAANevada3327.314.110.80.930.550.550.390.120.60.060.25-7.412.80.82.5
2008/09NBAWizards7515.26.55.20.930.530.490.420.000.30.060.38-4.011.00.42.1
2009/10NBAWizards5916.46.55.20.940.530.510.380.000.20.050.27-4.311.70.22.1
2010/11NBAWizards7927.710.17.60.980.560.550.380.000.50.060.37-3.512.40.52.9
2011/12NBAWizards4127.411.99.80.930.530.540.290.000.60.060.37-4.582.50.62.9
2011/12NBANuggets2020.510.37.61.050.580.610.340.000.30.040.32-3.671.60.52.4
2012/13NBANuggets7918.19.16.71.020.580.580.350.000.30.050.28-5.132.00.42.3
2013/14NBANuggets515.87.07.80.740.440.440.030.000.40.050.25-8.461.40.23.2
2014/15NBANuggets1311.55.63.61.050.630.600.490.000.00.000.00-8.001.10.21.8

Usage Statistics
Player InfoComplete MetricsPossession InfoPossession Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPEREFFEFF/40WS/40Pos/gTm Pos/g% Tm PosPts/PosFGA/PosFTA/PosAst/PosTO/Pos
2006/07NCAANevada3310.016.34.417.77.23.069.34.31.090.750.340.030.25
2007/08NCAANevada3327.324.616.123.510.713.270.818.61.070.820.320.050.18
2008/09NBAWizards7515.216.98.021.19.05.893.56.21.130.890.370.050.14
2009/10NBAWizards5916.416.98.721.29.25.995.06.31.100.880.330.040.15
2010/11NBAWizards7927.717.415.622.511.98.997.79.11.140.860.330.050.15
2011/12NBANuggets2020.520.512.925.112.58.697.88.81.190.880.300.030.11
2011/12NBAWizards4127.419.516.824.412.510.995.711.41.090.890.260.060.15
2012/13NBANuggets7918.120.711.625.611.67.598.67.61.200.880.310.040.15
2013/14NBANuggets515.89.76.416.21.06.9101.06.81.011.130.030.060.23
2014/15NBANuggets1311.518.87.024.310.34.899.34.81.180.760.370.000.19

Player Percentage of Team's Offensive Stats
Player InfoTotal PointsField Goals3 Point ShootingFree Throw Shooting
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsTm% TmFgTm% TmFgaTm% Tm3PtTm% Tm3PtaTm% TmFtTm% TmFtaTm% Tm
2006/07NCAANevada3310.03.377.44.21.427.92.42.357.73.90.17.40.80.118.30.50.514.13.41.018.75.5
2007/08NCAANevada3327.314.175.418.75.727.310.110.856.819.00.45.97.21.316.37.82.214.915.04.320.920.4
2008/09NBAWizards7515.26.596.16.82.536.53.15.281.26.40.04.80.00.014.60.01.418.27.82.223.89.1
2009/10NBAWizards5916.46.596.26.82.636.73.25.281.76.40.05.30.00.014.90.11.317.67.12.023.18.5
2010/11NBAWizards7927.710.197.310.44.237.25.07.684.09.10.04.80.00.014.40.31.718.29.32.924.411.9
2011/12NBAWizards4127.411.993.612.75.236.66.39.883.011.80.05.20.00.016.30.01.415.39.32.821.013.5
2011/12NBANuggets2020.510.3104.19.84.739.05.77.681.99.30.06.60.00.019.90.01.019.64.82.626.79.6
2012/13NBANuggets7918.19.1106.18.53.840.74.56.785.27.80.06.40.20.018.50.11.418.47.62.426.29.0
2013/14NBANuggets515.87.0104.46.73.438.44.07.885.99.10.08.60.00.023.90.00.219.11.00.226.30.8
2014/15NBANuggets1311.55.6104.45.42.237.92.53.685.94.20.08.70.00.025.70.01.319.96.61.827.06.6

Player Percentage of Team's Defensive Stats
Player InfoOffensive ReboundingDefensive ReboundingTotal ReboundingBlocked ShotsSteals
YearLeagueTeamGPMinOffTm% TmDefTm% TmTotTm% TmBlkTm% TmSTLTm% Tm
2006/07NCAANevada3310.00.910.29.21.225.24.92.235.46.20.94.420.90.95.43.4
2007/08NCAANevada3327.32.59.725.94.824.020.17.333.721.72.85.847.92.84.816.5
2008/09NBAWizards7515.21.611.713.72.328.48.23.940.19.81.04.522.51.07.55.8
2009/10NBAWizards5916.41.511.812.72.630.08.84.141.89.91.75.133.31.75.84.1
2010/11NBAWizards7927.72.812.422.85.229.018.08.041.319.42.46.139.92.48.16.4
2011/12NBAWizards4127.43.111.726.45.729.919.28.841.721.22.56.339.02.58.07.6
2011/12NBANuggets2020.51.811.216.14.031.912.45.843.113.31.65.031.01.68.26.1
2012/13NBANuggets7918.12.013.315.02.831.78.94.845.110.72.06.530.42.09.34.1
2013/14NBANuggets515.82.012.316.31.433.14.23.445.47.51.45.625.01.47.52.7
2014/15NBANuggets1311.51.112.58.61.931.96.03.044.46.81.15.121.01.16.82.3

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