Ben McLemore Celebrity Life
Ben Edward McLemore III or Ben McLemore is a basketball professional from America who plays with the Houston Rockets in the NBA. He was born on February 11th, 1993. He featured for the Kansas Jayhawks in his college days and was reputed for his superior athletic powers. He is also good at the jump shot.
His skills and unique playing style has drawn comparisons with the former NBA Star and legend Ray Allen. He was picked as the 7th overall pick during the NBA drafts of 2013.
Sacramento Kings (2013–2017)
McLemore was picked under the Sacramento Kings during the drafts of the NBA in 2013. He signed with them and played for the Summer League in 2013. He won the recognition for Rookie for the Month of the Western Conference in November 2013. He was picked to take part in the contest for Slam Dunk by Sprite in February 2014.
In their last match of the regular campaign, McLemore made a season-best of 31 points during a defeat versus the Suns of Phoenix. He featured in all 82 matches during the rookie campaign and finished with an average of 8.8 nets, 1.0 assist, and 2.9 rebounds from an average of 26.7 minute-playtime every match.
During July 2014, he joined Kings again and played for the Summer League of NBA 2014. He helped his team to the championship with an average points tally of 12.6 out of 7 games. In March, he made a season-best of 27 points during a victory versus the Hornets. He played 82 starts in that season and average points tally of 12.1, 1.7 assists, and rebound count of 2.9 from an average playing time of 32.6 minute-playtime every match.
Kings extended his contract for another year till the 2016–17 campaign. He played the season-best performance in December when he scored 19 points during the defeat versus the Rockets. He set a new season-best points tally of 26 in another defeat at the hands of Pelicans from New Orleans. His successive game streak came to an abrupt end at 211 when he sustained an injury in the right wrist. It was the second most continuous run after Tristan Thompson made 335. He also missed another 10 matches in March from a finger injury.
McLemore scored a season-best of 22 points versus the Hawks in February 2017. He improved the season-best points tally to 22 in a defeat against the Jazz of Utah.
Memphis Grizzlies (in season 2017–2018)
McLemore joined the Grizzlies in July 2017. He injured his right foot and was sidelined for another 12 weeks. He received an assignment at Memphis Hustle from the G League of NBA. He was called back later to play his debut versus the Grizzlies in November 2017 when he scored 4 points and 2 rebounds after 18 minutes as a substitute.
He set a season-best of 17 points during a defeat in overtime versus the Oklahoma City Thunder. He improved the season-high to 21 points during a victory versus the Kings of Sacramento in January.
Come back to Sacramento (season 2018–2019)
McLemore joined the Sacramento Kings as a part of a player exchange deal but was relieved by the team in February 2019.
Houston Rockets (2019–present)
McLemore joined the Rockets of Houston in July 2019. He led the team in scoring charts with season-best of 28 points. This also included a career-best tally of 8 out of 17 in shooting near the three-point region during a victory versus the Raptors of Toronto. He scored 27 points versus the Suns of Phoenix and contributed to above 25 points from back to back games for the first time.
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