Arthur Lee (born May 27, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'1¼", 180 lb. point guard from Stanford University, Lee guided the Stanford Cardinal to the Final Four in 1998. He was undrafted by the NBA, and has played for various basketball clubs throughout Europe since 1999.
|Born||May 27, 1977|
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||North Hollywood|
(Los Angeles, California)
|NBA draft||1999: undrafted|
|2001–2002||Basket Rimini Crabs|
|Career highlights and awards|
High School and College career edit
Arthur graduated from North Hollywood High School in 1995. He was an All-LA City guard for the Huskies. Lee played college basketball at Stanford University with the Stanford Cardinal from 1995-99. In 2023, he was inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame.
Professional career edit
In his professional career, Lee has played with: Kombassan Konya, Cibona Zagreb, Basket Rimini, Dinamo Sassari, Hapoel Nahariya, ES Chalon sur Saône, AEL Larissa, CEZ Basketball Nymburk and APOEL Nicosia.
Awards and achievements edit
- An Associated Press honorable mention All-American during his senior season
- Gained numerous post-season awards during his senior season including All-Pac-10
- Also nominated for the John Wooden and Naismith Awards, and the Oscar Robertson Trophy
- The first Stanford basketball player to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated (college basketball pre-season issue)
- His career free throw percentage of .866 is #2 all-time in Stanford history, and fourth-best in Pac-10 history
- The current NCAA Tournament record holder in free throw percentage ... In 12 NCAA games, Lee made 58-of-62 free throws for .935
- Won the Pac-10 free throw title two years in a row
- Ranks in the Top 10 in seven career categories in the school record book
- Scored 13 of Stanford's final 17 points to lead the Cardinal to a 79-77 victory and a berth in the NCAA Final Four
- Won the Croatian National Championship and Cup in 2000/01 with KK Cibona Zagreb.
- "2023 Hall of Fame Class". Stanford Athletics. August 17, 2023.