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Friday, 30 January 2015

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " K.J. McDANIELS " IS AN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER WHO CURRENTLY PLAYS FOR THE PHILADELPHIA 76ers OF THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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 K. J. McDaniels


K. J. McDaniels
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No. 14 – Philadelphia 76ers
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
BornFebruary 9, 1993 (age 21)
Birmingham, Alabama
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolCentral Park Christian School
(Birmingham, Alabama)
CollegeClemson (2011–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career2014–present
Career history
2014–presentPhiladelphia 76ers
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • First-team All-ACC (2014)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
K. J. McDaniels (born February 9, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Clemson University before he was selected by Philadelphia with the 32nd overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.

College career

McDaniels, a 6'6" small forward from Birmingham, Alabama, came to Clemson as an unheralded recruit from Central Park Christian School.[1] He played limited minutes as a freshman in 2011–12, averaging 3.9 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. As a sophomore, McDaniels became a starter for the Tigers. He averaged 10.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, and finished second in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in blocked shots with 2.1 per GAME.[2]
As a junior in 2013–14, McDaniels became one of the top players in the ACC. He averaged 17.1 points and 7.1 rebounds perGAME. He led the ACC in blocks per game at 2.8 and at the conclusion of the regular season was named first team All-ACC and the conference Defensive Player of the Year.[3] In the postseason, he led the Tigers to the 2014 National Invitation Tournament. McDaniels led the team to the tournament semifinals in Madison Square Garden.[4]
In April 2014, McDaniels declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.[5]

Professional career[edit]

2014–15 season[edit]

On June 26, 2014, McDaniels was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 32nd overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.[6] In July 2014, he joined the 76ers for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[7] After being named in the 76ers' 2014 training camp roster on September 29, 2014,[8] McDaniels was not present at Richard Stockton College the next day for the opening day of training camp after he and his agent were not happy with the contract he was offered by the 76ers.[9] Subsequently, his deal was restructured and on October 1, McDaniels agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed tender worth $507,000 that allows him to become a restricted free agent in 2015.[10] He went on to start his rookie season in fine form, becoming one of the 76ers main players off the bench and EARNED notoriety for his shot-blocking prowess.[11] He recorded his first career double-double on November 29 with season-highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds in the 103-110 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.[12]