Cedric Bozeman

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Cedric Bozeman
Cedric Bozeman (cropped).JPG
Bozeman in 2013
No. 1 – Toshiba Brave Thunders
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League National Basketball League (Japan)
Personal information
Born (1983-03-07) March 7, 1983 (age 32)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Mater Dei
(Santa Ana, California)
College UCLA (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Atlanta Hawks
2007 Albuquerque Thunderbirds
2007 Telindus Oostende (Belgium)
2007–2008 Energa Czarni Słupsk (Poland)
2008–2009 Anaheim Arsenal
2009–2010 Beijing Ducks (China)
2010–2011 Belgacom Liège (Belgium)
2011–2012 Reno Bighorns
2012 Maine Red Claws
2012 Barangay Ginebra Kings
2013 Westports Malaysia Dragons
2013–present Toshiba Brave Thunders
Career highlights and awards

Cedric R. Bozeman (born March 7, 1983) is an American professional basketball player.

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.

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]

For the 2013-2014 season, Bozeman joined The Toshiba Brave Thunders of the Japanese NBL.

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