Eugene Lawrence

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Eugene Lawrence
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Lawrence for Telekom Baskets Bonn in 2015
No. 10 – ČEZ Nymburk
Position Point guard
League NBL
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1986-06-22) June 22, 1986 (age 30)
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
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 BK SPU Nitra
2009–2011 BK Prostějov
2011–2012 ČEZ Nymburk
2012–2014 BC Hoverla
2014–2016 Telekom Bonn
2016–present ČEZ Nymburk

Eugene Lawrence (born June 22, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the ČEZ Nymburk of the Basketball Champions League.[1][2]

College career[edit]

After a successful high school career,[citation needed] Lawrence went on to play for St. John's University. Currently, Lawrence is ranked third in total assists among players in St. John's history.

Professional career[edit]

Eugene went to play in Slovakia for SPU Nitra from 2008 to 2009, where he was named Player of the Year and won the Finals with his team.[3] He then moved to Czech Republic for three seasons. While playing for BK Prostejov from 2009 to 2011, Lawrence 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 EuroChallenge last 16 in the 2010–11 season. In the 2011–12 season, he then moved to ČEZ Nymburk, where he won the Czech championship. He was named to the All-Star team starting five for the second season in a row.

From 2012 to 2014, Lawrence played in Ukraine for BC Hoverla. 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.

In September 2016, Lawrence returned to ČEZ Nymburk.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telekom Baskets Bonn – Team 2013/2014" (in German). Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Team 2015/2016 – Eugene Lawrence" (in German). Telekom Baskets Bonn. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ Slovakia Basketball League 2008-2009
  4. ^ [1]

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