Lee Mayberry

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Lee Mayberry
Personal information
Born (1970-06-12) June 12, 1970 (age 48)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight172 lb (78 kg)
Career information
High schoolWill Rogers (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
CollegeArkansas (1988–1992)
NBA draft1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1992–1999
PositionPoint guard
Number11
Career history
19921996Milwaukee Bucks
19961999Vancouver Grizzlies
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points2,546 (5.1 ppg)
Rebounds642 (1.3 rpg)
Assists1,767 (3.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Orva Lee Mayberry Jr. (born June 12, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player, spending seven seasons in the National Basketball Association.

Early career[edit]

Mayberry played high school basketball at Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, where he led them to a state championship in 1988.

Mayberry played collegiately at the University of Arkansas and scored 1,940 points for the Razorbacks. Mayberry was a teammate of Todd Day and Oliver Miller, who also had lengthy NBA careers, and helped lead Arkansas to the 1990 Final Four in Denver, Colorado, where they lost in the national semifinals to Duke.

Professional career[edit]

Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1992 NBA Draft, Mayberry played from 1992–1999 for the Bucks and Vancouver Grizzlies, averaging 5.1 points per game. For the first four years of his career, he played in 328 consecutive games, never missing a regular season game.

Mayberry also played for the US national team in the 1990 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[1]

Post NBA[edit]

In 2012 Mayberry was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.[2] In an interview posted on 10 Jan 2012 Mayberry reviewed his playing days with the Razorbacks.

The article also disclosed that Mayberry was currently "...living in Tulsa, scouting for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA"

In 2014, Mayberry was hired by the University of Arkansas as an assistant coach for the men's basketball team, for head coach Mike Anderson, who was an assistant coach during Mayberry's playing days at Arkansas. After the 2017 season, Mayberry left the University of Arkansas, and accepted an assistant head coaching position at Watson Chapel High School, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Personal life[edit]

Mayberry's daughter, Taleya Mayberry, played college basketball for Tulsa University and professionally in Europe.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1990 USA Basketball Archived 2002-06-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
  3. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (2 January 2015). "Dóttir fyrrum NBA-leikmanns spilar með kvennaliði Vals". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 28 December 2017.

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