Bozeman in 2013
|No. 0 – Fukushima Firebonds|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
March 7, 1983 |
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Mater Dei
(Santa Ana, California)
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|2007–2008||Energa Czarni Słupsk|
|2012||Maine Red Claws|
|2012||Barangay Ginebra Kings|
|2013||Westports Malaysia Dragons|
|2013–2015||Toshiba Brave Thunders Kanagawa|
|Career highlights and awards|
Cedric R. Bozeman (born March 7, 1983) is an American professional basketball player.
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.
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. Soon thereafter he was quickly picked up by the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA D-League. Bozeman went overseas to play for the Belgium-based Telindus Oostende basketball club and averaged 4.6 points per game over ten games. The former Bruin went on to play another season in Europe, this time with the Polish Czarni Słupsk club during the 2007–08 season.
In 2010, he signed with Belgacom Liège in Belgium.
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. 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.
For the 2013-2015 seasons, Bozeman joined The Toshiba Brave Thunders of the Japanese NBL where he won a championship for the 2013-2014 season.
- Hawks waive Bozeman
- Thunderbirds Defeat D-Fenders in First Ever Meeting
- ENERGA CZARNI SLUPSK basketball team
- Belgacom Liege adds Taylor Griffin and Cedric Bozeman
- Westports Malaysia Dragons Sign Cedric Bozeman and Gavin Edwards