Maciej Lampe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Maciej Lampe
Maciejlampe2009.jpg
Lampe warming up with the Poland national team.
No. 30 – FC Barcelona
Position Power forward / Center
League Liga ACB
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1985-02-05) February 5, 1985 (age 29)
Łódź, Poland
Nationality Polish / Swedish
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (211 cm)
Listed weight 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Pro playing career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2003 Real Madrid
2001–2002 Real Madrid B
2002–2003 →Universidad Complutense
2003–2004 New York Knicks
2004–2005 Phoenix Suns
2005–2006 New Orleans Hornets
2006 Houston Rockets
2006 Dynamo Saint Petersburg
2006–2009 Khimki Moscow Region
2009–2010 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2010–2011 Unics Kazan
2011–2013 Caja Laboral
2013–present FC Barcelona
Career highlights and awards

Maciej Bolesław Lampe (born February 5, 1985) is a Polish professional basketball player for FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB.

Professional career[edit]

Originally from Łódź, Poland, Lampe grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. He played briefly for Real Madrid in the Spanish ACB League before being sent on loan to Universidad Complutense of the LEB, the second division level in Spain, to receive more playing time.

NBA[edit]

Lampe was selected by the NBA club the New York Knicks in the second round (30th overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft as an early entry candidate, despite having been projected as a top five lottery pick. Maciej was elected to the 2003 Reebok Rocky Mountain Revue All-Revue Team after averaging 17.2 points and 7.0 rebounds in 32.4 minutes for the Knicks' summer league team. Maciej was traded to the Phoenix Suns on January 5, 2004 deal, and he became the youngest player in Suns history to appear in a regular season game.

In January 2005, he got traded for the second time in his NBA career, this time to the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets. On February 13, 2006, he was traded to the Houston Rockets for point guard Moochie Norris, making the Rockets his fourth NBA club. He holds NBA career averages of 3.4 points per game, 2.2 rebounds per game, and 0.3 assists per game. In 2010, he was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers to play on the Summer League team.

NBA transactions[edit]

Russia[edit]

Lampe signed a one-year deal with the ULEB Cup club Dynamo Saint Petersburg, however the team went bankrupt shortly thereafter. The bankrupt Dynamo squad was thrown out of the Russian Superleague A one day before the start of the season. Thus, Maciej moved to Khimki Moscow Region. In February 2008, Khimki beat CSKA Moscow in the Russian Cup final and Maciej was awarded the best player (MVP) of the cup final. Maciej then signed a three-year contract extension with Khimki.

Lampe returned to Russia in January 2010, signing with Unics Kazan.[1] He was voted the 2010–11 Russian Professional Basketball League MVP for the regular season.[2]

Israel[edit]

Lampe signed a one-year deal with an option for another season with the Israeli Super League club Maccabi Tel Aviv in July 2009.[3]

Spain[edit]

In July 2011 he signed with Caja Laboral for two seasons.[4] In December 2012, Lampe was named MVP of December in the 2012–13 Euroleague.[5] In August 2013, he signed with FC Barcelona.[6]

Euroleague 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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2001–02 Real Madrid 3 0 7.4 .500 .500 .000 .7 .0 .0 .0 3.0 .0
2002–03 Real Madrid 4 0 9.8 .333 .000 .750 2.8 .0 .0 .0 4.0 3.5
2009–10 Maccabi Tel Aviv 8 4 17.3 .444 .389 .900 3.8 .9 .5 .3 8.0 8.4
2012–13 Caja Laboral 28 24 24.6 .484 .318 .765 6.1 .8 .6 .5 13.9 13.8
Career 43 28 20.7 .473 .324 .776 5.0 .7 .5 .4 11.1 10.0

Polish national team[edit]

Lampe has been a member of the senior Polish national basketball team. He played for Poland's national team at EuroBasket 2009.

References[edit]

External links[edit]