Lampe warming up with the Poland national team.
|No. 30 – FC Barcelona|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
February 5, 1985 |
|Nationality||Polish / Swedish|
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (211 cm)|
|Listed weight||275 lb (125 kg)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|Pro playing career||2001–present|
|2001–2002||→Real Madrid B|
|2003–2004||New York Knicks|
|2005–2006||New Orleans Hornets|
|2006||Dynamo Saint Petersburg|
|2006–2009||Khimki Moscow Region|
|2009–2010||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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.
- June 26, 2003 – Selected with the 30th pick by the New York Knicks (the pick originally belonged to the Denver Nuggets and was acquired by the Knicks in the Marcus Camby deal).
- August 13, 2003 – Signed a 3-year, $2.9 million contract with the Knicks
- January 5, 2004 – Traded with Antonio McDyess, Howard Eisley, Charlie Ward, rights to Miloš Vujanić, 2004 first-round draft pick (used to select Kirk Snyder), future first-round draft pick (used in 2010 to select Gordon Hayward) and $3 million to the Phoenix Suns for Stephon Marbury, Penny Hardaway and Cezary Trybański.
- January 21, 2005 – Traded with Casey Jacobsen and Jackson Vroman to the New Orleans Hornets for Jim Jackson and 2005 second-round draft pick (used to selected Marcin Gortat).
- February 13, 2006 – Traded to the Houston Rockets for Moochie Norris.
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.
Euroleague career statistics
|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|
|2009–10||Maccabi Tel Aviv||8||4||17.3||.444||.389||.900||3.8||.9||.5||.3||8.0||8.4|
Polish national team
- UNICS Kazan inks big man Maciej Lampe
- Maciej Lampe - the MVP of the BEKO PBL Regular season
- MACCABI: Big man Maciej Lampe signs, Euroleague.net (English)
- CAJA LABORAL brings in Lampe for 2 years
- bwin MVP for December: Maciej Lampe, Caja Laboral Vitoria
- "FC Barcelona announced Maciej Lampe". Sportando.net. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
- Official website of Maciej Lampe
- Euroleague.net Profile
- NBA.com Profile
- BC Unics Profile Player - Maciej Lampe
- ULEB CUP Playerfile - Maciej Lampe
- BC Khimkhi Official Playerfile - Maciej Lampe
- ClutchFans.net Maciej Lampe Profile - Houston Rocket Fan Site
- Maciej Lampe Q & A - Basketball Without Borders Africa
- Maciej Lampe Stats - Toshiba Vegas Summer League
- Maciej Lampe Suns Free Agent Camp - Maciej Lampe Suns Free Agent Camp
- Maciej Lampe Still In The Waiting Room - Maciej Lampe In Vegas
- Dynamo Rubs Magic Lamp - Eurosport News
- Edge Sports International - Maciej Lampe
- 2003 NBA Draft Profile - Maciej Lampe
- Maciej Lampe: "If I return to the NBA, I will play big minutes" - Hoopshype Interview of Maciej Lampe, March 31, 2008
- Lampe Challenge Official Website