DaShaun Wood

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DaShaun Wood
Tofaş S.K.
Position Point guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1985-09-29) September 29, 1985 (age 28)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 167 lb (76 kg)
Career information
High school Crockett (Detroit, Michigan)
College Wright State (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Pallacanestro Cantù
2008–2009 Pallacanestro Treviso
2010–2011 Skyliners Frankfurt
2011–2013 Alba Berlin
2013–2014 Le Mans Sarthe
2014–present Tofaş S.K.
Career highlights and awards

DaShaun Wood (born September 29, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Tofaş S.K. of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL). A point guard, Wood was named Horizon League Player of the Year in 2007 and Bundesliga MVP in 2011.

College career[edit]

DaShaun Lynch grew up in Detroit, where he went to Crockett High School. Soon after joining the Wright State Raiders in 2003, he changed his family name from "Lynch" to "Wood", his father's name.[1][2] In his senior year, Wood led the Raiders to the Horizon League championship and, subsequently, its second-ever NCAA tournament appearance. He had also been the league's top scorer during the regular season and was named its Player of the Year, the first Raider to achieve that feat.[3]

Professional career[edit]

After being left unselected in the 2007 NBA Draft, Wood began his professional career by signing with the Italian club Pallacanestro Cantù. He soon emerged as one of the best players in the Lega Basket Serie A and finished the season as one of only two players in the league scoring more than 600 points during that year.[4] The following year, Wood played for another Italian club, Pallacanestro Treviso, but, soon after joining Treviso, suffered a sore tendon caused by a bone spur in the knee, which forced him to sit out for two months and continued to hamper him for the rest of the season.[5] In order to fully recover from the injury, he did not play for any professional team during the 2009-10 season. Wood joined the German club Skyliners Frankfurt in 2010, leading the Bundesliga in points scored and claiming the Bundesliga MVP award for the 2010-2011 season.[6] After the departure of coach Gordon Herbert, Wood joined him at his new club Alba Berlin.[7] In June 2013, he signed with Le Mans Sarthe Basket.[8] In July 2014, he signed with Tofaş S.K..[9]

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