Lee Nailon

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Lee Nailon
Panteras de Aguascalientes
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1975-02-22) February 22, 1975 (age 40)
South Bend, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Clay (South Bend, Indiana)
College Southeastern Iowa CC (1995–1996)
Butler CC (1996–1997)
TCU (1997–1999)
NBA draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
Pro career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2000 Adecco Milano
20002002 Charlotte Hornets
2002–2003 New York Knicks
2003 Atlanta Hawks
2004 Orlando Magic
2003–2004 Cleveland Cavaliers
2004–2005 New Orleans Hornets
2005–2006 Philadelphia 76ers
2006–2007 Bnei HaSharon
2007–2008 Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
2008–2009 Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
2009 Leones de Ponce
2010 Piratas de Quebradillas
2010–2011 Bnei HaSharon
2011 Atomerőmű SE
2012 Panteras de Aguascalientes
2012 Goyang Orions
2012–2013 Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca
2013–present Panteras de Aguascalientes
Career highlights and awards

Lee Nailon (born February 22, 1975) is an American professional basketball player. Nailon was a graduate of South Bend Clay High School, where along with former Purdue player, Jaraan Cornell, he led his basketball team to the 1994 State Championship.

After an all-conference career at Texas Christian University, Nailon was a second round (43rd overall) pick of the Charlotte Hornets in the 1999 NBA Draft. He has played for the Hornets (in separate stints for both Charlotte and New Orleans franchises in 2000-02 and 2004-05 respectively), the New York Knicks (2002–03), Atlanta Hawks (2003–04), Orlando Magic (2003–04), Cleveland Cavaliers (2003–04) and Philadelphia 76ers (2005–06). He holds NBA career averages of 8.6 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. His international experience includes playing for Adecco Milano in Italy (1999-00), Bnei HaSharon in Israel (2006–07; 2010–present), Lokomotiv Novosibirsk in Russia (2007–08), Al-Riyadi in Lebanon, Leones de Ponce (2009) and Piratas de Quebradillas in Puerto Rico (2010).

In the 2006-07 season, Nailon led Bnei HaSharon to the Israeli Cup final, shocking the everlasting champions, Maccabi Tel Aviv, in the semifinal (eventually losing to Hapoel Jerusalem in the final).

Nailon re-signed with Bnei HaSharon on August 1, 2010.[1]

NBA career statistics[edit]

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

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2000-01 Charlotte 42 0 11.2 .485 .000 .744 2.2 .6 .21 .12 3.9
2001-02 Charlotte 79 41 24.2 .483 .500 .747 3.7 1.2 .75 .22 10.8
2002-03 New York 38 0 10.7 .442 .000 .824 1.8 .7 .16 .08 5.5
2003-04 Atlanta 27 0 11.1 .457 .000 .842 2.3 .6 .37 .26 5.3
2003-04 Orlando 8 0 10.4 .407 .000 .778 1.8 .5 .13 .00 3.6
2003-04 Cleveland 22 4 18.0 .451 .000 .800 3.0 .8 .18 .05 7.7
2004-05 New Orleans 68 51 29.7 .478 .000 .806 4.4 1.6 .53 .24 14.2
2005-06 Philadelphia 22 0 10.8 .500 .000 .867 1.9 .3 .36 .18 4.2
Career 306 96 19.0 .474 .111 .786 3.1 1.0 .43 .10 8.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Israeli - Men Basketball. Retrieved on August 1, 2010.

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