LaceDarius Dunn

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LaceDarius Dunn
No. 24 – AZS Koszalin
Position Guard
League Polish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 27)
Monroe, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Excelsior Christian School
(Monroe, Louisiana)
College Baylor (2007–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Pro career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 Bnei HaSharon
2012–2013 S.L. Benfica
2013–present AZS Koszalin

LaceDarius Dunn (born September 5, 1987) is an American basketball guard with AZS Koszalin in Poland.

In college basketball, he played for the Baylor Bears men's basketball team. As a junior in 2009–2010, Dunn was an honorable mention to the All-American team and named to the second team All Big 12 team after scoring 19.6 points per game over 36 games.[1]

College career[edit]

Professional speculation[edit]

On April 15, 2010, Dunn ended speculation that he would forgo his senior season at Baylor University and enter the 2010 NBA Draft by announcing his return for the 2010–2011 season.[2] As of April 2010, Dunn was speculated to be a second round pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.[3] He ended up being the Big 12 All Time Scoring Leader.[4]

Arrest and suspension[edit]

On October 5, 2010, Dunn was indefinitely suspended from the Baylor Bears men's basketball team after he was arrested for aggravated assault of his girlfriend in Waco, but charges were dropped after the victim refused to press charges.[5]

Pro career[edit]

In July 2011 he signed with Bnei HaSharon in Israel for one season.[6] In September 2012, LaceDarius signed with S.L. Benfica in Portugal[7] At Benfica, he won the League as a key player in the team, being named Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, Import Player of the Year and also named on the First Team by Eurobasket.com.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LaceDarius Dunn player bio BaylorBears.com
  2. ^ Dunn to stay at Baylor, forgo draft ESPN.com, April 15, 2010
  3. ^ LaceDarius Dunn DraftExpress.com profile
  4. ^ "2012–13 Big 12 Conference Men's Basketball Media Guide, page 72" (PDF). History & Records - Part 1. Big 12 Conference. 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ [1] USA Today, October 5, 2010
  6. ^ "Bnei Hasharon lands rookie LaceDarius Dunn". Sportando.net. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Cláudio Fonseca e LaceDarius Dunn fecham plantel" [Claudio Fonseca and LaceDarius Dunn close roster] (in Portuguese). Slbenfica.pt. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Awards 2013". Eurobasket.com. 28 May 2013. 

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