Leslie McDonald

Leslie McDonald

No. 2 – Free agent

Shooting guard

Personal information

(1991-02-04) February 4, 1991 (age 26)
Memphis, Tennessee


Listed height
6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

Listed weight
215 lb (98 kg)

Career information

High school
Briarcrest Christian (Eads, Tennessee)

North Carolina (2009–2014)

NBA draft
2014 / Undrafted

Playing career

Career history

Hapoel Kfar Saba (Israel 2nd)

Erie BayHawks (D-League)

Career highlights and awards

2x Tennessee Division 2 AA Mr. Basketball (2008, 2009)
Third-team Parade All-American (2008)
Fourth-team Parade All-American (2009)


Men’s Basketball

Representing  United States

FIBA Americas U-18 Championship

2008 Argentina

Leslie Vernard McDonald, Jr. (born February 4, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. He played collegiately for the North Carolina Tar Heels.[1]


1 High school career
2 College career
3 Professional career
4 References
5 External links

High school career[edit]
Born in Memphis, Tennessee to Leslie Sr. and Wanda, McDonald attended Briarcrest Christian School in Eads, Tennessee where he played for coach John Harrington, and is a two-time Tennessee Division 2 AA Mr. Basketball and the all-time leading scorer in Memphis private school history with 2,353 points. As a junior in 2007–08, he averaged 21.5 points per game and led led Briarcrest to the state title. As a senior in 2008–09, he averaged 20.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.[2]
McDonald committed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on June 9, 2008 after also receiving scholarship offers from Duke, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Memphis, Ohio State, Tennessee, Wake Forest.[3][4][5]
College career[edit]
In his four-year career at North Carolina (he redshirted the 2011–12 season with a knee injury), McDonald played 125 games (19 starts) while averaging 6.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 17.0 minutes per game.[6]
Professional career[edit]
McDonald went undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft. On August 20, 2014, he signed with Hapoel Kfar Saba of Israel for the 2014–15 season.[7] However, he left Hapoel in November 2014 after appearing in just five games. On January 9, 2015, he was acquired by the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League.[8] On March 3, 2015,