Player Profile

Jameel McKay



Career: An athletic centre with a 7’4” wingspan, 23-year-old Jameel McKay joins the Perth Wildcats looking to make an impact as a shot-blocking defensive anchor. Throughout his college career at Iowa State University, McKay averaged 11.2points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game, and was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2015. McKay recently represented the New Orleans Pelicans at the Las Vegas Summer League, where he averaged 7.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks, with his impressive figures in limited game time catching the eye of the Perth Wildcats coaching staff. McKay is no stranger to the big stage, having represented Iowa State in the NCAA Tournament ‘Sweet 16’, and will provide energy, hustle and rim-protection to a Wildcats team with a reputation for excellent defence.