Mike McGee

by John Max 31 Dec,2020
Mike McGee
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Mike McGee
  • Birth Place Tyler, Texas
  • Famous Name Mike McGee
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NBA Player Turned Coach

Michael Ray McGee a.k.a. Mike McGee is an American professional basketball coach and a retired player who played 9 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, and New Jersey Nets. The 1981 NBA draftee has won two NBA champion in 1982 and 1985.

Tyler, Texas native, Mike McGee was born on 29th July 1959, under the star sign Cancer. By nationality, he is an American who came from an Afro-American ethnic background. The sixty-one years old stands 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall and weighs 190 lb (86 kg).

How Much Is Mike McGee's Net Worth, Salary, & NBA Career Earning

As of 2020, Mike McGee's net worth is approximately $1 million, mostly earned as a basketball player and then coach. It's yet to discover how much he earned as a coach but some online sites has published McGee's salary during his playing stint in the NBA's team. 

Season Team Salary/ Earnings
1984-1985 Los Angeles Lakers $200,000
1985-1986 Los Angeles Lakers $275,000
1987-1988 Sacramento Kings $350,000
1988-1989 New Jersey Nets $375,000
Career Earnings   $1,200,000

Besides, he played for other leagues: Rapid City Thrillers and Gaiteros del Zulia. Since his playing career ended, he was hired by the Beijing Aoshen Olympians of the Chinese Basketball Association in 1998, becoming the first non-Chinese head coach.

Is Mike McGee Married?

It is still unknown if the 6'5" (1.96 m) shooting guard/small forward, McGee is married or not. There is less to no information regarding his love life in the public/media.

As of 2020, the player turned coach is in his early sixties and might have already married as well as became the father too. But his life is a beautiful mystery that cant to explore but to assume. Well, the former NBA player has always lived his personal life low key and will be. 

High School & College

Mike McGee enrolled at Omaha North High School where he played high school basketball and scored 916 points during his senior season of high school in 1976–77. After graduation, he attended the University of Michigan from 1977 to 1981, playing basketball for the college team. He was the first player in Michigan Wolverines men's basketball history to lead the team in scoring four consecutive years.

Playing Career

On 9th June 1981, Mike was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round in the 1981 NBA Draft. On 17th June 1986, he was traded to Atlanta Hawks with Ken Barlow for Billy Thompson and Ron Kellogg.

Mike McGee SOURCE: eBay

On 14th December 1987, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings for a 1991 2nd round pick and 1995 2nd round draft pick. On 31st October 1988, the Sacramento King traded Mike to the New Jersey Nets for a 1991 2nd round draft pick and a 1996 2nd round draft pick. On 26th March 1990, he signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Phoenix Suns. By 1st July, he was released by the team.

In 1991, Mike joined Rapid City Thrillers. After some time, he joined Gaiteros del Zulia of the Venezuelan Championship. 

In 2014, McGee was inducted into the Omaha Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame.

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