Eugene Lawrence

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Eugene Lawrence
Eugene Lawrence.jpg
No. 10 – Telekom Baskets Bonn
Position Point guard
League Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1986-06-22) June 22, 1986 (age 29)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Abraham Lincoln
(Brooklyn, New York)
College St. John's (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 BK SPU Nitra
2009–2011 BK Prostějov
2011–2012 ČEZ Nymburk
2012–2014 BC Hoverla
2014–present Telekom Baskets Bonn

Eugene Lawrence (born June 22, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Telekom Baskets Bonn of the German Basketball League.[1] Known as Geno throughout New York, He won a NYC PSAL championship alongside NBA player Sebastian Telfair, in which Lawrence won MVP honors. After a successful high school career, Geno went on to play for St. John's University. Geno is currently ranked 3rd in assist amongst players in St. John's history. After college Eugene went to play in Slovakia for BK AX SPU Nitra from 2008 to 2009 where he was named player of the year and won the finals with his team. He then moved to Czech Republic for 3 seasons. Playing for BK Prostejov from 2009 to 2011 he was runner up in the Czech league for two season. In his second season there he was named MVP of the all star game. His team made it to euro challenge final 16 in 2010/2011. In the 2011/2012 season he then moved to CEZ Nymburk where he was first place in the Czech league finals. He was named to the all star team starting five for the second season in a row. His team also made it to the eurocup final 8. From 2012 to 2014 Eugene played in Ukraine for BC Goverla. During his second season he left the team due to political hardships and civil war within the country. He then moved to Germany to play for Telekom Baskets Bonn where he is currently playing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telekom Baskets Bonn – Team 2013/2014" (in German). Retrieved April 5, 2014. 

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