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Encyclopedia > Sean May
Sean May
Position Power Forward
Height ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight 266 lb (121 kg)
Team Charlotte Bobcats
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born April 4, 1984
Chicago, Illinois
College North Carolina
Draft 13th overall, 2005
Charlotte Bobcats
Pro career 2005–present

Sean Gregory May (born April 4, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player. A 6' 9" power forward, he currently plays for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The or meter (see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... The 2005 National Basketball Association Draft took place on June 28, 2005 in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... “NBA” redirects here. ...


May grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. He was a three-time all-state selection at Bloomington High School North, and was at one time a teammate of current NBA player Jared Jeffries. May was named to the 2002 McDonald's High School All-American team. He played in the 2002 McDonald's game with Raymond Felton and Rashad McCants, who would later team with May to win an NCAA Championship. Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County Monroe Mayor Mark Kruzan Area    - City 51. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Jared Scott Carter Jeffries (born November 25, 1981, in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA. He was drafted in 2002 by the Washington Wizards as the 11th overall pick. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Raymond Bernard Felton Jr. ... Rashad Dion McCants (born September 25, 1984 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA) is an American professional basketball player. ... // Final four redirects here. ...


When the heavily-recruited May chose to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, it was a major surprise to most basketball recruiting observers; it had been thought that he would stay in his hometown and attend Indiana. He had strong family connections to IU; his father Scott was a forward on the school's undefeated 1976 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament championship team and won the Naismith Award the same year, and his brother Scott Jr. played for the IU team that made the NCAA title game in 2002. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... Scott Glenn May (born March 19, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player. ... The 1976 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 32 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The Naismith College Player of the Year award, named for basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to college basketballs top male and female player. ... Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are cream and crimson, though red and white have been used at times in the past. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


At North Carolina, May made his mark as the starting center for the Tar Heels basketball team from 2003 to 2005. As a junior, he was named MOP of the 2005 NCAA tournament after leading North Carolina to its 4th national championship. The Tar Heels defeated the University of Illinois by a score of 75-70 to win the title. This refers to the athletic teams for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). The name Tar Heel is also often used to refer to individuals from the state of North Carolina, the Tar Heel State. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ... 2005 Final Four, Edward Jones Dome The 2005 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), is the largest campus in the University of Illinois system. ...


In April 2005, May declared that he would forego his senior year at UNC to enter the NBA Draft. He was selected 13th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats, becoming one of a record four Tar Heels to be lottery picks in the 2005 NBA Draft. He started his professional career strongly by being named MVP of the Rocky Mountain Revue summer league. An injury in December, however, cut his rookie season short. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Associations (NBA) thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in Canada) can select players who wish to join the league. ... The NBA Draft Lottery is an annual event selecting the top picks of the following NBA Draft. ... The 2005 National Basketball Association Draft took place on June 28, 2005 in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ...


Awards

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ... The Atlantic Coast Conference Athlete of the Year award is given to the male and female athlete who show extraordinary talent throughout the entire season. ... The Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, usually called simply the Dean Smith Center and popularly referred to as the Dean Dome is a multi-purpose arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. ...

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Preceded by
Emeka Okafor
NCAA Basketball Tournament
Most Outstanding Player
(men's)

2005
Succeeded by
Joakim Noah
2005 NBA Draft
First Round
Andrew Bogut | Marvin Williams | Deron Williams | Chris Paul | Raymond Felton | Martell Webster | Charlie Villanueva | Channing Frye | Ike Diogu | Andrew Bynum | Fran Vázquez | Yaroslav Korolev | Sean May | Rashad McCants | Antoine Wright | Joey Graham | Danny Granger | Gerald Green | Hakim Warrick | Julius Hodge | Nate Robinson | Jarrett Jack | Francisco García | Luther Head | Johan Petro | Jason Maxiell | Linas Kleiza | Ian Mahinmi | Wayne Simien | David Lee
Second Round

Salim Stoudamire | Daniel Ewing | Brandon Bass | C.J. Miles | Ricky Sánchez | Ersan İlyasova | Ronny Turiaf | Travis Diener | Von Wafer | Monta Ellis | Roko Ukić | Chris Taft | Mile Ilić | Martynas Andriuškevičius | Louis Williams | Erazem Lorbek | Bracey Wright | Mickaël Gelabale | Andray Blatche | Ryan Gomes | Robert Whaley | Axel Hervelle | Orien Greene | Dijon Thompson | Lawrence Roberts | Amir Johnson | Marcin Gortat | Uroš Slokar | Cenk Akyol | Alex Acker Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi Okafor, abbreviated as Emeka Okafor (born September 28, 1982, in Houston, Texas), is an American professional basketball player playing at power forward and center for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Draft Buzz: Sean May and Marvin Williams to Enter 2005 NBA Draft
May, a junior, earned tournament MVP honors scoring 26 points and 7 rebounds in the title game against Illinois, and averaged 22.3 points, and 10.6 rebounds over the tournament.
WIlliams is considered by scouts as a likely top 3 pick, while May is seen as a mid to late first rounder, most likely to end up in the 15-22 range.
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