Pamela McGee

Basketball Player

Pamela McGee was born on December 1st, 1962 in Flint, Michigan, United States and is the Basketball Player from United States. Discover Pamela McGee's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 60 years old.

Date of Birth
December 1, 1962
United States
Place of Birth
Flint, Michigan, United States
60 years old
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Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
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About Pamela McGee

Pamela Denise McGee (born December 1, 1962) is an American retired professional women's basketball player and assistant coach.

At age 34, she was the second overall pick in the 1997 WNBA Draft.

She played in the league for two seasons with the Sacramento Monarchs and Los Angeles Sparks. McGee grew up in Flint, Michigan, where she attended Flint Southwestern Academy before graduating from Flint Northern High School. McGee won back-to-back NCAA Championships as an All-American at the University of Southern California, where she was a teammate of twin sister Paula, and Cynthia Cooper and Cheryl Miller.

In 1984, she won Olympic gold in Los Angeles before embarking on a professional career that included stints in Brazil, France, Italy and Spain.

She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.

She has been noted as one of the few women basketball players who has won on every level.

2 State Championships in Michigan with a still standing record of 75-0 wins.

She then won 2 National Championships at the University of Southern California in the eighties.

That same year she graduated as student-athlete in 4 years with a BA in Communications and Social Science.

That same year she was the first to win a Gold-Medal in Women's Basketball.

She then won World Championships in Barcelona Spain, Brazilian World Championships, and the European Ronchetti Cup with 4-time WNBA MVP Cynthia Cooper.

She culminated her career as a coach by winning the 2003 WNBA championship. McGee has once again made history when both her son and daughter were drafted in the NBA and WNBA.

JaVale McGee was the 18th pick in the 2008 NBA draft and Imani was the 10th pick in the 2016 draft, making her the first WNBA mom to have a son and daughter drafted.

Professional career

McGee started her professional career with the Dallas Diamonds in the Women's American Basketball Association where she played alongside her sister Paula. She later played in Brazil, Spain and Italy and was a four-time Italian League All-Star. McGee was a first round draft pick in the inaugural season of the WNBA and played there for two seasons.

Personal life

McGee has a daughter, WNBA player Imani McGee-Stafford and a son, NBA player and NBA champion JaVale McGee, currently with the Dallas Mavericks. McGee is the first WNBA player to have a child play in the NBA and WNBA. In 2012, she was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. She lives in Annandale, Virginia.

The consecutive NCAA championships followed two Michigan state championships at Flint Northern High School. Besides playing in France, Italy and Brazil, she was drafted #2 at 34 years old, into the WNBA. She starred for the Los Angeles Sparks and Sacramento Monarchs.

JaVale McGee is the first son of a WNBA player to ever play in the NBA. McGee's husband George Montgomery was drafted to the NBA with the 35th pick in the 1985 NBA draft although he never played there. McGee, with a degree in economics, balanced her international basketball career with raising both children, home schooling, coaching and teaching school in the off season, though the formidable tasks were not without controversy.

In 2013, it was announced that McGee and her son JaVale would be starring in their own reality television show, Mom's Got Game.

In 2021, her son JaVale won an Olympic gold medal for USA Basketball, making them the first mother-and-son duo to win Olympic gold.