Bo Lamar

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Bo Lamar
No. 10, 1, 11
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1951-04-07) April 7, 1951 (age 63)
Columbus, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school East (Columbus, Ohio)
College Louisiana–Lafayette (1969–1973)
NBA draft 1973 / Round: 3 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro career 1973–1977
Career history
19731975 San Diego Conquistadors (ABA)
1975 San Diego Sails (ABA)
1975–1976 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1976–1977 Los Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points 4,478 (16.4 ppg)
Rebounds 739 (2.7 rpg)
Assists 1,063 (3.9 apg)
Stats at

Dwight "Bo" Lamar (born April 7, 1951) is a former professional American basketball player.[1] Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, he graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

At Southwestern Louisiana, he was a three-time collegiate All-American between 1969–1973. During his college career he averaged 31.2 points a game, a point total of 3,493 points, which remains among the top ranks of NCAA basketball records. He is known for his extremely high long-range shot that some coaches say dusted the rafters.

Lamar was a third-round pick by the Detroit Pistons in the 1973 NBA Draft.[1] He played for three American Basketball Association teams: the San Diego Conquistadors from 1974–1975, then the Indiana Pacers and San Diego Sails in 1976, before moving to the NBA. In 1977 he played for the Los Angeles Lakers.


  1. ^ a b " : Dwight (Bo) Lamar Info Page". Turner Sports and Entertainment Digital Network.