Lawrence Westbrook

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Lawrence Westbrook
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1988-01-17) January 17, 1988 (age 26)
Chandler, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Chandler
(Chandler, Arizona)
Winchendon Prep
(Winchendon, Massachusetts)
College Minnesota (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Maine Red Claws
2011 Dakota Wizards
2011 Texas Legends
2012–2013 Kazrin/Galil
2013 Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg
2014 CS Universitatea Mobitelco Cluj-Napoca

Lawrence Westbrook (born January 17, 1988) is an American professional basketball point guard. As a senior with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball team, he averaged 12.2 points per game in the 2008-09 season, and was the Golden Gophers' leading scorer.

He is also the cousin of former NFL player Brian Westbrook.

High school career[edit]

As a junior at Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, he led the nation in scoring with 41.0 points per contest. He had 883 points in just 22 games that season. He then transferred to Winchendon Prep High in Winchendon, Massachusetts as a senior, where he averaged 19.0 points per game as a senior. Rivals.com named him the 75th best high school basketball player of the decade. He signed with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the fall of 2005.

College career[edit]

Westbrook was leading scorer for the Gophers in the 2008-09 season. He has started almost every game in both his sophomore and junior seasons. In a January 15, 2009 overtime win against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center, he had a season-high 29 points, including nine in the extra session, while going 10-for-16 from the field (including 7-of-7 from the free-throw line and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc).[1] He also hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining in regulation.[2]

College statistics[edit]

College Statistics
Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006-07 Minnesota 21 2 10.8 .370 .303 .529 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.0 3.5
2007-08 Minnesota 34 34 23.5 .420 .393 .798 3.3 2.4 0.9 0.1 8.5
2008-09 Minnesota 29 23 24.1 .421 .361 .857 2.6 1.6 0.7 0.1 12.2

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