|Shooting guard / Small forward|
July 26, 1965 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||194 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Washington (Atlanta, Georgia)|
|College||Georgia State (1985–1989)|
|NBA draft||1989 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||1989–2008|
|1991||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'6" (198 cm) guard from Georgia State University, Copeland played professional basketball from 1989 to 2008. He had short stints in the National Basketball Association with the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers, but experienced his most success in the Australian NBL. From 1992 to 2005, he played for the Melbourne Tigers, winning league championships in 1993 and 1997. He was also the NBL Grand Final MVP in 1997.
In his NBL career, Copeland played 532 games (5th overall) and scored 10,735 points (5th at an average of 20.1 per game). During his time with the Tigers, Copeland played 449 games (2nd behind Andrew Gaze), scored 9,862 points (21.9 per game), gave out 1,438 assists (3.2 per game), blocked 233 shots and grabbed 1,763 rebounds. He was also a member of the All NBL First Team in both 1992 and 2002.
- Lanard Copeland at Australia Basket. Retrieved on January 26, 2010.
- Lanard Copeland at Basketball-Reference.com
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