Lawrence Moten

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Lawrence Moten
No. 7, 21, 3
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1972-03-25) March 25, 1972 (age 42)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school New Hampton
(New Hampton, New Hampshire)
College Syracuse (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies
Pro career 1995–2006
Career history
19951997 Vancouver Grizzlies
1997 Papagou (Greece)
1997–1998 La Crosse Bobcats (CBA)
1998 Washington Wizards
1998–1999 Idaho Stampede (CBA)
2001 Maryland Mustangs (USBL)
2001–2002 Saskatchewan Hawks (IBA)
2002 Mobile Revelers (NBA D-League)
2004–2006 Maryland Nighthawks (ABA)
Career NBA statistics
Points 747 (6.3 ppg)
Rebounds 181 (1.5 rpg)
Assists 182 (1.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lawrence Edward Moten (born March 25, 1972) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Moten attended Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C. and the New Hampton School in New Hampton, New Hampshire before playing his college ball at Syracuse University. Playing as a guard/forward, he is the career scoring leader for that school with 2,334 points and is the Men's Big East Conference's all-time leading scorer with 1,405 points,[1] ahead of Troy Bell (BC - 1,388 pts), Terry Dehere (SHU - 1,320 pts), and Chris Mullin (SJU - 1,290 pts). Moten averaged 19.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 2.4 apg over his four-year collegiate career – scoring in double figures in 118 of 121 games. He is the only player to score 500 or more points in four consecutive seasons in Syracuse history and was the first player since Hall of Famer Dave Bing to lead Syracuse in scoring for three straight seasons.[2]

He was selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies in the 2nd round (36th overall pick) of the 1995 NBA Draft. He played for the Grizzlies for two seasons from 1995–1997 and for the Washington Wizards during the 1997-98 season. After his NBA career, he played in the CBA and ABA, and in Spain and Venezuela.[3] Moten later became the vice president of player development for the Maryland Nighthawks of the ABA. He is the current coach of the Rochester Razor Sharks.[3]

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