Tywain McKee

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Tywain McKee
Tywain McKee.JPG
No. 12 – Türk Telekom
Position Point guard
League Turkish Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1986-03-07) March 7, 1986 (age 31)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Bartram (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Coppin State (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Wollongong Hawks
2010–2011 Minsk-2006
2011–2013 Triumph Lyubertsy
2013–2014 UNICS Kazan
2014 EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2015 Hapoel Jerusalem
2015–2016 Le Mans Sarthe
2016–present Türk Telekom
Career highlights and awards

Tywain McKee (born March 7, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Türk Telekom of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL).

College career[edit]

McKee played college basketball at Coppin State University[1] and was a member of the 2007–08 Eagles team that went to the NCAA tournament with a 16–20 record. He was also the 2008 player of the year for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted, McKee played professionally in Australia,[2] where he was named to the All-NBL First Team in 2010,[3] as well as in Belarus and Russia.

On July 16, 2013, McKee signed with UNICS Kazan of Russia for the 2013–14 season.[4][5]

On August 1, 2014, he signed with EWE Baskets Oldenburg of Germany for the 2014–15 season.[6] On October 27, 2014, he parted ways with Oldenburg.[7] On January 7, 2015 he signed with Israeli club Hapoel Jerusalem for the rest of the season.[8]

On July 23, 2015, McKee signed a one-year deal with French club Le Mans Sarthe.[9]

In August 2016, McKee signed with Turkish club Türk Telekom.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergeron, Elena. "THE GOOD FIGHT". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Webster, Michelle (April 8, 2010). "Hawks give Tywain McKee final slam dunk". illawarramercury.com.au. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Crocs star wins NBL award". watoday.com.au. March 19, 2010. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Unics Kazan signs Tywain McKee". Sportando.net. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tywain Mckee heads to Unics Kazan". Court-side.com. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "EWE Baskets pens playmaker McKee". Eurocupbasketball.com. August 1, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Tywain McKee leaves EWE Baskets Oldenburg". Sportando.com. October 27, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ Hapoel Jerusalem lands Tywain McKee
  9. ^ "Le Mans adds playmaker McKee". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 23, 2015. Retrieved July 23, 2015. 
  10. ^ Turk Telekom Ankara agreed to terms with Tywain McKee

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