Class of 2015

Born: October 10, 1966 in Meridian, Mississippi

Category: Basketball

Derrick McKey played basketball at the University of Alabama as a small forward. He was named SEC Player of the Year and Second Team All-American (UPI) in 1987. He won a Gold Medal with the U.S. National Team at the 1986 FIBA Championship. He was a first-round draft pick by the Seattle Sonics in 1987 (9th Overall) and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team (1988). For two consecutive years he was selected to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1995 and 1996). He played in the NBA from 1987-2002 for the Sonics, Indiana Pacers, and the Philadelphia 76ers. For his career, he had 10,266 points, 4,307 rebounds, and 2,254 assists.