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Erik McCree (born December 20, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque of the French LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for Murray State and Louisiana Tech.

Erik McCree
No. 2 – BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque
PositionPower forward
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1993-12-20) December 20, 1993 (age 25)
Orlando, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Orange (Winter Garden, Florida)
College
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017Sioux Falls Skyforce
2017–2018Utah Jazz
2017–2018Salt Lake City Stars
2018–2019VL Pesaro
2019–presentBCM Gravelines-Dunkerque
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Conference USA (2017)
  • Second-team All-Conference USA (2016)

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College careerEdit

McCree had previously been a part of Murray State University under his freshman year of college before transferring to Louisiana Tech University in 2013. In his junior year of college, he made it to the All-Conference USA Second Team, while he would improve to the All-Conference USA First Team in his senior year.

Professional careerEdit

Sioux Falls Skyforce (2017)Edit

After finishing his last four years of college from 2014–2017, he would end up being undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft. McCree would end up being a part of the Houston Rockets's Summer League squad for the 2017 NBA Summer League, eventually signing with the Miami Heat for their training camp squad. He would ultimately be waived from the Heat before the regular season began but would be assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce afterward. He would continue playing for them until December 21, 2017, one day after his 24th birthday.

Utah Jazz (2017–2018)Edit

On December 21, 2017, McGree signed a two-way contract with the Utah Jazz, replacing Eric Griffin's spot on the team.[1] Throughout the rest of the season, McCree would end up splitting his playing time between the Jazz and their NBA G League affiliate, the Salt Lake City Stars. McCree would make his official NBA debut on February 5, 2018, playing at around 2 minutes in a 133–109 blowout win over the New Orleans Pelicans.

VL Pesaro (2018–2019)Edit

On August 1, 2018, McCree signed a deal with the Italian club VL Pesaro.[2]

BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque (2019–present)Edit

On July 26, 2019, he has signed with BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque of the French LNB Pro A. [3]

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Utah 4 0 2.0 .000 .000 - .3 .0 .3 .0 .0
Career 4 0 2.0 .000 .000 - .3 .0 .3 .0 .0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/UtahJazzPR/status/943964537916497921
  2. ^ "VL Pesaro signs Erik McCree". Sportando.basketball. 1 August 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Gravelines-Dunkerque signs Erik McCree". Sportando. July 26, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

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