Lee Mayberry

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Lee Mayberry
Personal information
Born (1970-06-12) June 12, 1970 (age 51)
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 Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Orva Lee Mayberry Jr. (born June 12, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player who spent seven seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA)[1]

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]

Mayberry was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1992 NBA Draft, where Arkansas teammate Todd Day would also be drafted.[2] Mayberry played from 1992 to 1996 for the Bucks, where he played in 328 consecutive games, never missing a regular season game. On November 19, 1994, Mayberry scored a career-high 22 points in a loss against the Seattle SuperSonics.[3]

During the 1996 offseason, Mayberry signed with the Vancouver Grizzlies. Three seasons later he was traded to the Orlando Magic in a three-way trade, and was subsequentoy released.[4]

Mayberry also played for the US national team in the 1990 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[5]

Post NBA[edit]

In 2012, Mayberry was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.[6] In an interview posted on January 10, 2012 Mayberry reviewed his playing days with the Razorbacks.

An article also disclosed that Mayberry was currently "...living in Tulsa, scouting for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA".[7]

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. Mayberry was appointed as assistant coach for Oral Roberts University's women’s basketball team in 2018.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Mayberry's daughters, Taleya Mayberry and Wyvette Mayberry played college basketball for Tulsa University and professionally in Europe.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VHS tape provided education on Hogs". Arkansas Online. August 14, 2020. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "Mayberry Is Signed By Bucks". Tulsaworld.com. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  3. ^ "Seattle SuperSonics at Milwaukee Bucks Box Score, November 19, 1994". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  4. ^ "Lee Mayberry Statsm". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  5. ^ "1990 USA Basketball". Archived from the original on June 7, 2002. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  6. ^ Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved January 27, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ TJ Eckert (July 4, 2018). "ORU Women's Basketball Hires a Local Legend". Ktul.com.
  9. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (January 2, 2015). "Dóttir fyrrum NBA-leikmanns spilar með kvennaliði Vals". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved December 28, 2017.

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