Owens with the Wizards
|No. 32 – Tulsa 66ers|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
January 8, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Westwood (Mesa, Arizona)|
|College||Yavapai CC (2001–2003)
Oral Roberts (2004–2006)
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2006–present|
|2006–2007||Stade Clermontois (France)|
|2007–2009||Liège Basket (Belgium)|
|2009–2011||Tulsa 66ers (D-League)|
|2011||San Antonio Spurs|
|2011–2012||Tulsa 66ers (D-League)|
|2012||New Jersey Nets|
|2012–2013||JDA Dijon Basket (France)|
|2013–present||Tulsa 66ers (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Owens went undrafted in the 2006 NBA draft. He was later drafted by the Mississippi Hardhats of the World Basketball Association (WBA). He left the Hardhats after pre-season. He then moved to Stade Clermontois BA of France for the 2006–07 season.
He joined the Miami Heat for the 2007 NBA Summer League. Later that year, he joined Liège Basket of Belgium for the 2007–08 season. He joined the New Orleans Hornets for the 2008 NBA Summer League. Later that year, he re-signed with Liège Basket for the 2008–09 season.
He re-joined the New Orleans Hornets for the 2009 NBA Summer League. On September 28, 2009, he signed with the Hornets. However, he was waived by the Hornets on October 21. On November 1, 2009, he was acquired by the Tulsa 66ers.
He joined the NBA D-League Select team for the 2010 NBA Summer League. He later signed with Türk Telekom B.K. of Turkey but left before the playing in a game for them. On October 30, 2010, he was re-acquired by the Tulsa 66ers. On January 16, 2011, he signed with the San Antonio Spurs on a 10-day contract. He made his NBA debut on that same day against the Denver Nuggets, picking up an assist and a rebound in two minutes of playing time. On January 26, Owens signed a second 10-day contract with the Spurs. After his second 10-day contract expired, he re-joined the Tulsa 66ers. On April 6, 2011, he signed with Washington Wizards for the remainder of the 2010–11 season.
On December 10, 2011, he re-signed with the Wizards. However, he was waived on December 21. On December 28, he was re-acquired by the Tulsa 66ers. On January 18, 2012, he signed with the New Jersey Nets. On January 31, 2012, he was waived by the Nets. On February 4, he returned to the 66ers.
He joined the Boston Celtics for the 2012 NBA Summer League. In August 2012, he joined BCM Gravelines of France but left after pre-season. In September 2012, he had a try-out with Budivelnyk Kyiv of the Ukraine but was not signed. In November 2012, he signed with JDA Dijon Basket France for the 2012–13 season.
On October 31, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Tulsa 66ers.
- Larry Owens Player Profile – RealGM
- "Spurs Sign Larry Owens to 10-day Contract". NBA.com. January 16, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2011.
- "Carmelo Anthony struggles as Spurs knock around Nuggets". ESPN.com. January 16, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
- "Spurs Sign Larry Owens To Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. January 26, 2011. Retrieved January 26, 2011.
- "Larry Owens Rejoins Tulsa 66ers". outsportscentral.com. February 5, 2011. Retrieved February 6, 2011.
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- "JDA Dijon signs Larry Owens". Sportando.net. November 13, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
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