David Lee (born April 29, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who is a power forward and center for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Florida and was selected by the New York Knicks in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft. In 2010, Lee was signed and traded to the Warriors. Lee was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He went to middle school at John Burroughs School and high school at Chaminade College Preparatory School, both in St. Louis suburbs. Naturally left-handed, Lee became essentially ambidextrous when he broke his left arm and learned to play right-handed. Lee was a McDonald's All American and won the 2001 Slam Dunk competition. Lee was also named a first-team high school All-American by Parade magazine.