Born February 9, 1993 K.J. McDaniels played in the NBA mainly as a Guard/Forward during their playing career, season(s): 2015-2017. Kevin "K. J." McDaniels Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Clemson University before he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 32nd overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.