George Montgomery (basketball)

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George Montgomery
Personal information
Born (1962-04-26) April 26, 1962 (age 57)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolCorliss (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeIllinois (1981–1985)
NBA draft1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career1985–1996
PositionPower forward
Career history
1985–1986La Crosse Catbirds
1986–1987Paris Basket Racing
1987–1988BC Andorra
1988–1991ABC Nantes
1991–1993BCM Gravelines
1993–1994Olympique Antibes
1994–1995Olimpia Venado Tuerto
1995–1996CSP Limoges

George Montgomery (born April 26, 1962) is a retired American basketball player. He played basketball at Illinois, and was a second-round draft selection of the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1985 NBA Draft, though he never played in the NBA. He is the biological father of Lakers center JaVale McGee,[1] but did not raise his son.[2]


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