Cedric Bozeman

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Cedric Bozeman
Cedric Bozeman (cropped).JPG
Bozeman in 2013
Free agent
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1983-03-07) March 7, 1983 (age 35)
Los Angeles, California, United States
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolMater Dei
(Santa Ana, California)
CollegeUCLA (2002–2006)
NBA draft2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006–2007Atlanta Hawks
2007Albuquerque Thunderbirds
2007Telindus Oostende
2007–2008Energa Czarni Słupsk
2008–2009Anaheim Arsenal
2009–2010Beijing Ducks
2010–2011Belgacom Liège
2011–2012Reno Bighorns
2012Maine Red Claws
2012Barangay Ginebra Kings
2013Westports Malaysia Dragons
2013–2015Toshiba Brave Thunders Kanagawa
2016–2017Fukushima Firebonds
2017–2018Link Tochigi Brex
Career highlights and awards

Cedric Rudolph Bozeman (born March 7, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for Link Tochigi Brex of the B.League.

Early life[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, California, Bozeman attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana alongside Jamal Sampson and USC Heisman Trophy winner, Matt Leinart. He was a member of the high school's top-ranked Mater Dei Monarchs basketball team. Bozeman later played college basketball with the UCLA Bruins.

During his Freshman year, he played In 26 games (21 starts). Was a Honorable-Mention Pac-10 All-Freshman Team Selection after averaging 3.5 assists per game (8th In Pac-10), At The Ucla Basketball Banquet Awards He Won The Seymour Armond Memorial Award As The Most Valuable Freshman. As A Junior, He Started All 28 Games, and Led The Pac-10 In assists per game (5.5) and assists (155), at the end of the year banquet, he was given the bruin hoopsters jd morgan memorial award for outstanding team play.

Professional career[edit]

Bozeman was not drafted in the NBA, but found his way into the league through the Atlanta Hawks where he averaged 1.1 points in 23 games with five starts before being waived in January 2007.[1] Soon thereafter he was quickly picked up by the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA D-League.[2] Bozeman went overseas to play for the Belgium-based Telindus Oostende basketball club and averaged 4.6 points per game over ten games.[3] The former Bruin went on to play another season in Europe, this time with the Polish Czarni Słupsk club during the 2007–08 season.[4]

In 2010, he signed with Belgacom Liège in Belgium.[5]

For the 2011-12 season, Bozeman joined the Reno Bighorns of the NBDL. At the end of December 2011, the Bighorns waived Bozeman due to injury.[6] However, he later rejoined the team. In 2012, he joined the Barangay Ginebra Kings of Philippine Basketball Association as their import for the Governors Cup. Later in 2012, he signed with the Westports Malaysia Dragons.[7]

From 2013 to 2015, Bozeman played with the Toshiba Brave Thunders Kanagawa of the Japanese NBL where he won a championship in the 2013–14 season.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hawks waive Bozeman
  2. ^ Thunderbirds Defeat D-Fenders in First Ever Meeting
  3. ^ Scouting4u.com[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ ENERGA CZARNI SLUPSK basketball team
  5. ^ Belgacom Liege adds Taylor Griffin and Cedric Bozeman
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-12. Retrieved 2012-01-16.
  7. ^ Westports Malaysia Dragons Sign Cedric Bozeman and Gavin Edwards

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