Voshon Lenard

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Voshon Lenard
No. 22, 21, 5, 2, 1, 0
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1973-05-14) May 14, 1973 (age 41)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Southwestern
(Detroit, Michigan)
College Minnesota (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1994 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Pro playing career 1995–2006
Career history
1995–1996 Oklahoma City Cavalry (CBA)
19952000 Miami Heat
20002002 Denver Nuggets
2002–2003 Toronto Raptors
20032006 Denver Nuggets
2006 Portland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 6,745
Rebounds 1,609
3P% .384
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Voshon Kelan Lenard (born May 14, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA. He was listed as 6' 4" (1.93 m) and 215 lbs, and was born in Detroit, Michigan.

College career[edit]

Lenard played college basketball at the University of Minnesota. After his junior season, he decided to test the waters of the NBA, and declared himself eligible for the draft. The Milwaukee Bucks selected Lenard in the second round of the 1994 NBA Draft. Lenard subsequently opted instead to return to Minnesota to play out his senior season. He finished his career with the Golden Gophers as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,103 points.[1]

Professional career[edit]

After graduating, Lenard went on to play in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He averaged 30.1 points per game in 18 games for the Oklahoma City Cavalry during the 1995–96 season.[2] He left in mid-season when he signed a contract with the Miami Heat of the NBA. He played with the Heat for five seasons.

He has since played with the Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors and most recently the Portland Trail Blazers. His NBA career scoring average is 11.9 points per game.

He was the winner of the 2004 NBA All-Star Weekend Three-point Shootout.


  1. ^ NBA.com: Voshon Lenard Bio
  2. ^ 1996-97 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 286

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