Hervé Lamizana

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Hervé Lamizana
Yulon Luxgen Dinos
Position Power forward / Center
League Super Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1981-01-22) January 22, 1981 (age 36)
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Nationality Ivorian / French
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school St. Patrick (Elizabeth, New Jersey)
College Rutgers (2001–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004 Türk Telekom B.K. (Turkey)
2005 Hapoel Galil Elyon (Israel)
2005 Anyang SBS Stars (South Korea)
2006 Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C. (Israel)
2006–2008 Shandong Lions (China)
2008–2009 Al Wasl (United Arab Emirates)
2009 Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix (Japan)
2009–2011 Tianjin Ronggang (China)
2011 Indios de Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)
2012 Vaqueros de Bayamón (Puerto Rico)
2013 Yulon Dinos (Taiwan)
2013 Al Ahli (Bahrain)
2013 Sichuan Blue Whales (China)
2014 Air21 Express (Philippines)
2014 Halcones UV Xalapa (Mexico)
2015 Yulon Dinos (Taiwan)
2015 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2015 Reales de La Vega (Dominican Republic)
2016–present Yulon Dinos
Career highlights and awards
  • 4x CBA blocks leader (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)

Hervé Mamadou Lamizana (born January 22, 1981) is an Ivorian professional basketball player who also has French citizenship. He plays for Al Mouttahed Tripoli.

College career[edit]

Lamizana played for the St. Patrick's basketball team in high school in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for Rutgers University in college. He was not selected in the NBA Draft. In the 2003–04 season at Rutgers he achieved 102 blocks and pulled down 252 rebounds.

Professional career[edit]

His first professional team was in Turkey with Türk Telekom Ankara, with whom he played in 2004.[1] Later that season, he moved to Israel and played for Hapoel Galil Elyon.

He played in Israel in the next season with Hapoel Tel Aviv, after starting the season for the Anyang KT&G Kites in South Korea.

In 2006, he moved to China and played for the Shangdong Lions.

In 2011 and 2012, he played in Puerto Rico with teams Indios de Mayagüez and Vaqueros de Bayamón.[2]

During 2013, Herve played for the Yulon Luxgen Dinos of the Super Basketball League, the professional basketball league in Taiwan. He was named MVP in the month of January, 2013 after averaging 20.7 points, 12.2 rebounds, 3.2 blocks, and leading his team to a 4-2 record.

In September 2014, he signed with Halcones UV Xalapa of Mexico.[3] The next month, he left Halcones after appearing in only five league games. In February 2015, he re-signed with Yulon Dinos of Taiwan.[4] In April 2015, he signed with Trotamundos de Carabobo of Venezuela for the rest of the 2015 LPB season.[5] In June 2015, he signed with Reales de La Vega of Dominican Republic.[6] In March 2016 he signed with Al Mouttahed Tripoli of Lebanon. He currently plays for Yulon Luxgen Dinos in Taiwan.[7]


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