Keith Lee

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Keith Lee
No. 24
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born(1962-12-28) December 28, 1962 (age 51)
West Memphis, Arkansas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (208 cm)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Memphis
(West Memphis, Arkansas)
CollegeMemphis (1981–1985)
NBA draft1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro playing career1985–1995
Career history
19851987Cleveland Cavaliers
1988–1989New Jersey Nets
1991Suncoast Sunblasters (USBL)
1991–1992Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1992–1993Independiente de Neuquén (Argentina)
1994Memphis Fire (USBL)
1995Jackson Jackals (USBL)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
 
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Keith Lee
No. 24
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born(1962-12-28) December 28, 1962 (age 51)
West Memphis, Arkansas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (208 cm)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Memphis
(West Memphis, Arkansas)
CollegeMemphis (1981–1985)
NBA draft1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro playing career1985–1995
Career history
19851987Cleveland Cavaliers
1988–1989New Jersey Nets
1991Suncoast Sunblasters (USBL)
1991–1992Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1992–1993Independiente de Neuquén (Argentina)
1994Memphis Fire (USBL)
1995Jackson Jackals (USBL)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Keith DeWayne Lee (born December 28, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft later to be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. A 6'10" forward-center from Memphis State University, Lee played in 3 NBA seasons for the Cleveland Cavaliers and New Jersey Nets.

In 1985 Keith Lee helped lead the Memphis State Tigers to the Final Four and was also a first team All American. He was the first Tiger to earn AP All-America honors four times (first-team as a senior). Lee helped the Tigers compile a 104-24 (.813) record with four NCAA appearances from 1981 to 1985. His 2,408 career points are a Tiger record, and his number was retired in 1985.

Lee's best year as a professional came during his rookie season for the Cavs when he appeared in 58 games and averaged 7.4 ppg. In his NBA career, Lee played in 182 games and scored a total of 1,114 points.

Lee received a degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Memphis in December, 2008.

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