Marcus Landry

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Marcus Landry
No. 24 – Baloncesto Sevilla
Position Forward
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1985-11-01) November 1, 1985 (age 28)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Vincent (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
College Wisconsin (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Pro career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 New York Knicks
2010 Boston Celtics
2010 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
2010–2011 Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2011 Maratonistas de Coamo (Puerto Rico)
2011 Bàsquet Manresa (Spain)
2011–2012 Shanghai Sharks (China)
2012 Bucaneros de La Guaira (Venezuela)
2012–2013 Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2013–present Baloncesto Sevilla (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x Second team All-Big Ten (Coaches) (2008–2009)
  • 2x Third team All-Big Ten (Media) (2008–2009)
  • NBA Development League All-Star (2013)
  • NBA Development League Three-Point Shootout champion (2013)

Marcus Landry (born November 1, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. Landry attended Vincent High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and played his college basketball at the University of Wisconsin from 2005 to 2009.[1]

Pro career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, Landry was signed by the New York Knicks in September 2009.

He was traded to the Boston Celtics along with Nate Robinson for Eddie House, Bill Walker, and J. R. Giddens on February 18, 2010.[2] The Celtics assigned Landry to the Maine Red Claws on March 6, 2010.[3]

In September 2010, he signed with the Sacramento Kings, joining his brother Carl. However, he was released on October 15. He was then acquired by the Kings' NBA D-League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns for the 2010–11 season.

In July 2011, he signed a one-year deal with BCM Gravelines in France.[4] He was released soon afterwards and signed a 6-week contract with Bàsquet Manresa.[5] On December 13, 2011, he signed with the Phoenix Suns[6] but he was waived before the start of the 2011–12 season.

In 2012, Landry was acquired by the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League.[7] Landry represented the hometown Bighorns in the 2013 D-League Showcase Three Point Shootout, finishing in second place.

On February 4, 2013, Landry was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[8]

On February 16, 2013, Landry won the NBA Developmental League Three Point Shootout.

On March 12, 2013, it was announced that Landry had suffered a season ending knee injury and was placed on the inactive list.[9]

Following a successful 2013 NBA Summer League stint, Landry was signed by the Los Angeles Lakers in September 2013. However, he was waived on October 25.[10]

On December 16, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Reno Bighorns. On December 20, his contract was bought out by the Bighorns after just one game. On December 20, 2013, he signed with Cajasol Sevilla.[11]

Personal[edit]

His older brother, Carl Landry, currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA.[12]

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