Larry O'Bannon

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Larry O'Bannon
Larry O'Bannon.JPG
No. 4 – Krasnye Krylia
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
League VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1983-08-15) August 15, 1983 (age 30)
Louisville, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m)
Listed weight 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Male (Louisville, Kentucky)
College Louisville (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Red Star Belgrade
2006–2007 Amatori Udine
2007 Basket Napoli
2007 AGO Rethymno
2007–2008 Lukoil Academic
2008–2010 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2010 Maccabi Haifa
2011–2012 Boca Juniors
2012 Club Atlético Lanús
2012–2013 SAV Vacallo Basket
2013 Hapoel Eilat
2013–2014 Sharks Antibes
2014–present Krasnye Krylia

Larry O'Bannon (born August 15, 1983) is an American professional basketball player, who currently plays for Krasnye Krylia. He stands 1.94 m (6 ft 4 ½ in) tall and he can play both the shooting guard and the point guard positions.

Early life[edit]

O'Bannon attended Jefferson County Tranditonal middle school. In high school he attended Male High School where he competed in basketball and track and field. He played on the same basketball team as Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush, who was also his teammate in middle school. O'bannon also has a sister who currently teaches at Meyzeek Middle School.

College career[edit]

O'Bannon played college basketball for the University of Louisville's Louisville Cardinals in 2005 when they made it to the 2005 Final Four. In that tournament O'Bannon was named the Regional MVP.

Pro career[edit]

In the 2005–06 season O'Bannon played on the Serbian basketball team Red Star Belgrade of the Adriatic League reaching the national league's second place and losing in the finals with his team. With Red Star Belgrade he won National Cup.

The following season O'Bannon played on the Italian Serie A League team Amatori Udine. On February 7, 2007, O'Bannon was traded to Basket Napoli.[1] He next played with AGO Rethymno of the Greek A1 League and then he moved to the Bulgarian NBL club Lukoil Academic.

Prior to the 2008–09 season he signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion from Israel, and played for them for two years. On September 16, 2010, O'Bannon has returned to Israel for a third consecutive season, signing for Maccabi Haifa,[2] but was released in February 2011.[3]

In July 2012 he signed with SAV Vacallo Basket in Switzerland.[4] In February 2013 O'Bannon signed for Israeli Hapoel Eilat to replace Darius Washington.[5] In August 2013, O'Bannon signed with Sharks Antibes.[6] He left them in January 2014, and signed with Krasnye Krylia for the rest of the 2013–2014 season.[7]


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