Courtney Lee Celebrity Life
Courtney Lee is a basketball professional from America who features for the Dallas Mavericks in NBA. He was born on October 3rd, 1985. He was included in the Orlando Magic as they picked him as the 22nd pick in the NBA Draft of 2008. In his college days, he played for Western Kentucky University.
Orlando Magic (2008–2009)
Lee made the season’s best figures on February 4th, 2009 versus the Los Angeles Clippers. He put 21 points in the net and this included 9 successful tries from 10 field attempts.
In a match versus the New York Knicks in March of 2009, he made a career-best of 22 points. This included two crucial free throws that sealed a stunning comeback victory for the team. His on-field figures were 6-8 and 2-3 from behind the 3 point line. He made 8-8 from the line of the free throw.
In the initial round of the playoff series of NBA versus the Philadelphia 76ers, He netted 18 points during the first game and in the second game, he went on to score a team-best figure of 24 points and helped to draw the series to one each at that point.
In April 2009, Lee received a strike in the face from Dwight Howard in the middle of the 5th game of their first playoff series. As a result, he sustained a fracture to his sinus. The following day, it was confirmed that he would not feature in the 6th game due to this fracture. He came back to action during the second round action versus the Boston Celtics. However, he wore a protective covering on his face throughout the remaining part of the season.
During the 2nd game of the NBA Finals in 2009, Lee missed a sitter which was a possible layup at 0.6 seconds to go at the close of the regulation time. This could have leveled the series to 1 all.
New Jersey Nets (2009–2010)
After a year with the Orlando Magic, Lee was sold to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for 2 players. In the 2009–10 season Lee was the highest rank holder in terms of the number of steals with 93, percentage of free throws converted with 86.9%, and in total three-point shots converted with 76.
His career-best scoring performance came in March of 2010 when he netted 30 points during a defeat versus the Memphis Grizzlies.
Houston Rockets (2010–2012)
Lee was sold to the Houston Rockets in what was a deal that involved four teams and five players in August of 2010
Boston Celtics (2012–2014)
Lee was sold to the Boston Celtics as a part of a deal between three teams with Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets being the other two. Lee signed an agreement of $21.5 million. He started the 2013–14 season strongly with a 50% success rate in 3 point tries.
Memphis Grizzlies (2014–2016)
In another three-way trade among Memphis Grizzlies, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Celtics Lee joined Grizzlies.
Charlotte Hornets (2016)
The Grizzlies traded with the Charlotte Hornets and the Miami Heat and Lee joined Hornets. He played his first game for the team on February 21st, 2016. He scored 5 points, 1 assist, and 1 rebound in the 21 minutes of playing time.
New York Knicks (2016–2019)
Lee joined the New York Knicks in July 2016. He became their co-captain with Lance Thomas being the other one. He also played one game for their affiliate team, the Westchester Knicks in the G League
Dallas Mavericks (2019–present)
Lee joined the Dallas Mavericks in January 2019 as a part of a player exchange deal in return for other future first-round picks.
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