Aaron McGhee

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Aaron McGhee
Aaron MacGhee (2009).JPG
Retired
Position Power forward
Personal information
Born (1979-06-28) June 28, 1979 (age 37)
Aurora, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 266.2 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school East Aurora (Aurora, Illinois)
College Cincinnati (1998–1999)
Vincennes (1999–2000)
Oklahoma (2000–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2003 Scavolini Pesaro
2003 Cantabria Baloncesto
2003–2004 Granada
2004–2007 Busan KTF Magicwings
2007 Gigantes de Carolina
2007–2008 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
2008 Talk N Text Phone Pals
2008–2009 Ironi Nahariya
2009 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2009 BC Donetsk
2009–2010 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2011 Maratonistas de Coamo
2011–2012 Khimik Yuzhny
2012–2014 Ural Yekaterinburg
2014 Sigal Prishtina
2014–2015 Anyang KGC
2015–2016 Jefes de Fuerza Lagunera
2016 Cangrejeros de Santurce
2016-2017 Goyang Orion Orions

Aaron DeShon McGhee (born June 28, 1979) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Cangrejeros de Santurce of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN).

College career[edit]

McGhee started his career at Cincinnati, where he played the 1998-99 season and averaged 2.8 points and 1.9 rebounds in 30 games. He left Cincinnati to become a first-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American in 1999-00 at Vincennes (Ind.) University where he averaged 26.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.6 blocked shots per contest. Was named MVP of the 2000 NJCAA national tournament when he averaged 34.5 points per game as Vincennes went 32-5 and placed fifth in the national tournament. Set a Vincennes single-season scoring record (874 points).

McGhee transferred to the University of Oklahoma, where he averaged 16 ppg and 7.7 rpg in his senior year at Oklahoma. He was noted for being one of the top reasons why OU reached the final four in that year. In five NCAA tournament games, he averaged 21.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. He had 26 points and 12 rebounds in their first round win against Illinois-Chicago, then followed it up with 25, 21 and 15 points against Xavier, Arizona and Missouri respectively. He had 22 points and 8 boards in a losing effort in the National Semis against Indiana. Overall in his senior year, he had a total of 13 doubles doubles, only second behind current Los Angeles Clippers forward Drew Gooden. He ranked 6th in the big 12 in scoring and 5th in rebounding.

McGhee averaged 11 points and 5 rebounds a game for his college career. He was left undrafted at the 2002 NBA draft despite being the MVP in Portsmouth pre-draft camp.

Professional career[edit]

In September 2014, McGhee signed with Sigal Prishtina,[1] but in November 2014, he left the club.[2] Later that month he moved to South Korea and signed with Anyang KGC. In March 2015, he signed with Vaqueros de Bayamón of the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional.

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