Doron Lamb

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Doron Lamb
Doron Lamb.jpg
Lamb in action with Oak Hill Academy
No. 20 – Lavrio
PositionShooting guard
LeagueGreek Basket League
FIBA Europe Cup
Personal information
Born (1991-11-06) November 6, 1991 (age 27)
New York City, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
CollegeKentucky (2010–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42nd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013Milwaukee Bucks
2013Fort Wayne Mad Ants
20132014Orlando Magic
2014–2015Texas Legends
2015Westchester Knicks
2015Budućnost Podgorica
2016Nanterre 92
2016–2017Westchester Knicks
2017–presentLavrio
Career highlights and awards

Doron Emmanuel Calvin Lamb (born November 6, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Lavrio of the Greek Basket League. He played college basketball for the University of Kentucky.

High school career[edit]

Lamb was born in Queens, New York to father Calvin Lamb[1]. He graduated from Oak Hill Academy. Lamb averaged 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists per game his senior season, which led to McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand Classic selections.[2] Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Lamb was listed as the No. 3 shooting guard and the No. 21 player in the nation in 2010.[3]

College career[edit]

Lamb committed to play collegiate basketball for the University of Kentucky. In his freshman year, the Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Final Four and lost by a single point to the University of Connecticut Huskies. In his sophomore year, the Wildcats achieved an NCAA record 38-2 record and won the 2012 NCAA Championship. While he was a great scorer at the rim and midrange, Lamb was most known for his consistently great three-point shooting, shooting over 46% from beyond the arc both of his seasons in college. Lamb scored a game-high 22 points in the 2012 national championship against Kansas, where Kentucky won, giving the Wildcats their eighth NCAA championship.

College statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Kentucky Wildcats 38 14 28.4 .497 .486 .790 2.7 1.6 .6 .2 12.3
2011–12 Kentucky Wildcats 40 35 31.2 .474 .466 .826 2.7 1.5 .5 .1 13.7

Professional career[edit]

In April 2012, Lamb declared for the 2012 NBA draft along with teammates Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague, Terrence Jones, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Lamb was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 42nd overall pick.[4] On July 11, 2012, he signed a multi-year contract with the Bucks.[5]

On January 12, 2013, Lamb was assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League.[6] He was recalled on January 21, 2013,[7] reassigned on February 3, 2013,[8] and recalled again on February 10, 2013.[5]

Lamb was traded to the Orlando Magic along with Tobias Harris and Beno Udrih for J. J. Redick, Gustavo Ayon, and Ish Smith at the trade deadline on February 21, 2013.[9]

On June 30, 2014, Lamb was waived by the Magic.[10]

On September 22, 2014, Lamb signed with the Dallas Mavericks.[11] However, he was later waived by the Mavericks on October 25, 2014.[12] On November 3, 2014, he was acquired by the Texas Legends as an affiliate player.[13]

On February 19, 2015, Lamb was traded, along with a 2015 sixth-round pick, to the Westchester Knicks in exchange for the Idaho Stampede's 2015 second-round pick and the returning player rights to Luke Harangody and Jeff Adrien.[14] On March 31, he was ruled out for the rest of the 2014–15 season with a wrist injury. His D-League rights are still retained by Westchester for the next two seasons.[15]

In July 2015, Lamb joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2015 Summer League.

On November 25, 2015, Lamb signed a contract with Budućnost Podgorica of Montenegro.[16] He left Budućnost after appearing in only one game, and on December 23, 2015, he signed with Torku Konyaspor of the Turkish Basketball Super League.[17] However, only two days later he was released after failing to pass physicals.[18]

On February 8, 2016, Lamb signed a tryout contract with Manital Torino of Italy.[19] However, he did not stay with Torino and on February 24, he signed a one-month contract with JSF Nanterre of the French LNB Pro A.[20]

On November 16, 2016, Lamb was reacquired by the Westchester Knicks.[21]

On June 6, 2017, Lamb signed with Greek club Lavrio for the 2017–18 season.[22] Lamb left the Greek team temporarily before the end of the season to address family matters, but then re-signed with them for another season on August 14, 2018.[23]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012–13 Milwaukee 23 0 12.2 .347 .250 .533 .7 .9 .3 .0 3.4
2012–13 Orlando 24 0 12.4 .397 .476 .632 1.2 .5 .3 .0 3.2
2013–14 Orlando 53 0 13.1 .394 .400 .806 .9 .8 .2 .0 3.6
Career 100 0 12.7 .381 .394 .700 1.0 .8 .2 .0 3.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weiss, Dick. "2012 NCAA Tournament: As Wildcats prepare for Louisville, Kentucky's Doron Lamb, native New Yorker, takes lead from father Calvin Lamb". New York Daily News. New York Daily News. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Doron Lamb Bio". ukathletics.com. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
  3. ^ Doron Lamb Recruiting Profile
  4. ^ "UK's starting five opts for draft". ESPN.com. April 18, 2012. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
  5. ^ a b Doron Lamb Player Profile – RealGM
  6. ^ Bucks assign Doron Lamb to D-League
  7. ^ Bucks recall Doron Lamb from D-League
  8. ^ Milwaukee Bucks Re-Assign Rookie Doron Lamb to Fort Wayne Mad Ants
  9. ^ "Magic Acquire Harris, Lamb and Udrih From Milwaukee; Warrick from Charlotte". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. February 21, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2013.
  10. ^ Orlando Magic waive Doron Lamb
  11. ^ "Mavericks Sign Guard Doron Lamb". mavs.com. September 22, 2014. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  12. ^ "Mavericks request waivers on Bernard James, Ivan Johnson and Doron Lamb". mavs.com. October 25, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  13. ^ Training Camp Roster Archived November 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Westchester Knicks Acquire Doron Lamb
  15. ^ Doron Lamb Suffers Season-Ending Injury
  16. ^ "Doron Lamb signs with Buducnost". Sportando.com. November 25, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  17. ^ Konyaspor signs Doron Lamb
  18. ^ Doron Lamb fails physicals, Konyaspor voids his contract
  19. ^ Manital Torino signs Doron Lamb to a tryout contract
  20. ^ Nanterre 92 signs Doron Lamb to a one-month contract
  21. ^ Hatch, Katie (November 16, 2016). "WESTCHESTER KNICKS SIGN LAMB, WAIVE HOOPER". NBA.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  22. ^ "Doron Lamb signs with Lavrio BC". Sportando.com. June 6, 2017. Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  23. ^ "Doron Lamb resigns with BC Lavrio". Sportando. Retrieved August 14, 2018.

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