Tyrus McGee
McGeeVenezia.jpg
McGee with Venezia
No. 3 – Galatasaray Nef
PositionShooting guard
LeagueBasketbol Süper Ligi
BCL
Personal information
Born (1991-03-14) March 14, 1991 (age 31)
Stringtown, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolStringtown (Stringtown, Oklahoma)
College
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014Breogán
2014–2015Eisbären Bremerhaven
2015Orlandina
2015–2016Vanoli Cremona
2016–2017Reyer Venezia
2017–2018Pistoia 2000
2018Afyon Belediye
2019Dinamo Sassari
2019–2020Élan Béarnais
2020–2021Hapoel Holon
2021–2022San Pablo Burgos
2022Hapoel Holon
2022Fujian Sturgeons
2022–presentGalatasaray Nef
Career highlights and awards

Tyrus McGee (born March 14, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Galatasaray Nef of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the Basketball Champions League. He has previously played for Iowa State.

College career

The Oklahoma native played collegiately for Arkansas City, Kansas, of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference in the National Junior College Athletic Association from 2009.

He transferred to Iowa State of the Big 12 Conference in 2011. With Iowa State he got averaging 7.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.6 assists in the 2011–12 season, and 13.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in the 2012–13 season.

College statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 Iowa State 34 - 19.9 .426 .394 .839 3.3 .6 .5 .2 7.7
2012–13 Iowa State 35 2 24.0 .488 .464 .820 3.5 1.3 1.1 .3 13.1
Career[1] 69 2 22.0 .465 .437 .829 3.4 1.0 .8 .3 10.5

Professional career

In 2013 McGee began his European experience. He joined the second league of the Spanish basketball league system LEB Oro side Club Baloncesto Breogán.

In July 2014, McGee signed with Eisbären Bremerhaven in Basketball Bundesliga, Germany.[2] The following year, he went to Orlandina Basket in highest league of the Italian basketball league system LBA, from March 2015 till the end of the 2014–15 season.[3]

The American player signed with Vanoli Cremona on July 24, 2015.[4] In the 2015-16 LBA season he placed 4th in the League Table and reached the playoffs.

On July 22, 2016, McGee signed with Reyer Venezia for the 2016–17 season.[5] During this season with Reyer he won an Italian Championship.

On August 9, 2017, McGee signed with Pistoia Basket.[6]

On July 28, 2018, McGee left Italy after three years and signed with the Turkish Afyon Belediye.[7]

On August 7, 2019, he has signed a contract with Élan Béarnais of the French LNB Pro A.[8] McGee averaged 13.8 points per game. On August 5, 2020, he signed with Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Basketball Premier League.[9]

On July 16, 2021, he signed with San Pablo Burgos of the Spanish Liga ACB. San Pablo Burgos also plays in the Basketball Champions League.[10] McGee averaged 10.5 points, 2.1 assists, and 1.7 rebounds per game but left the team in January 2022.[11]

On January 28, 2022, he signed with Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Premier League,[12] winning the Israeli league championship with the team at the end of that season, and qualifying for the BCL Final Four tournament.

On November 8, 2022, he signed with Galatasaray Nef of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi.[13]

Honours

Reyer Venezia
Dinamo Sassari

References

  1. ^ "Tyrus McGee". Sports Reference LLC. Gracenote. October 10, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "Tyrus McGee si accorda con gli Eisbaren-Bremerhaven" [Tyrus McGee signed with Eisbaren-Bremerhaven]. sportando.com (in Italian). July 31, 2014.
  3. ^ "Orlandina, ufficiali gli arrivi di McGee e Campbell, si passa al 3+4" [Orlandina, McGee and Campbell signed, it switches to the 3+4]. sportando.com (in Italian). Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "Vanoli Cremona: ingaggiato Tyrus McGee" [Vanoli Cremona: Tyrus McGee signed]. sportando.com (in Italian). July 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "Tyrus McGee signs with Reyer Venezia". sportando.com. July 22, 2016.
  6. ^ "Pistoia signs Tyrus McGee". Sportando.com. August 9, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "MERCATO BSL - Dopo tre anni Tyrus McGee lascia l'Italia: giocherà per i turchi del Afyon Belediye" [BSL MARKET - Tyrus McGee leaves Italy after three years: he will play for Turkish club Afyon Belediye]. pianetabasket.com (in Italian). July 28, 2018.
  8. ^ "Tyrus McGee signs with Pau-Orthez". Sportando. August 7, 2019. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  9. ^ "Hapoel Holon signs Tyrus McGee". Sportando. August 5, 2020. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  10. ^ "Tyrus McGee, anotación exterior para el Hereda San Pablo Burgos". sanpabloburgos.com (in Spanish). July 16, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  11. ^ Yahyabeyoglu, Fersu (January 28, 2022). "McGee comes back to H.Holon, ex Burgos". Eurobasket. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  12. ^ "Tyrus McGee returns to Hapoel Holon". Eurohoops. January 28, 2022. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  13. ^ "Tyrus McGee Galatasaray Nef'te!" (in Turkish). Galatasaray. November 8, 2022. Retrieved November 8, 2022.