Hervé Lamizana

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Hervé Lamizana
Yulon Luxgen Dinos
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueSuper Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1981-01-22) January 22, 1981 (age 38)
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
NationalityIvorian / French
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Patrick (Elizabeth, New Jersey)
CollegeRutgers (2001–2004)
NBA draft2004 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004Türk Telekom B.K. (Turkey)
2005Hapoel Galil Elyon (Israel)
2005Anyang SBS Stars (South Korea)
2006Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C. (Israel)
2006–2008Shandong Lions (China)
2008–2009Al Wasl (United Arab Emirates)
2009Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix (Japan)
2009–2011Tianjin Ronggang (China)
2011Indios de Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)
2012Vaqueros de Bayamón (Puerto Rico)
2013Yulon Dinos (Taiwan)
2013Al Ahli (Bahrain)
2013Sichuan Blue Whales (China)
2014Air21 Express (Philippines)
2014Halcones UV Xalapa (Mexico)
2015Yulon Dinos (Taiwan)
2015Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2015Reales de La Vega (Dominican Republic)
2016–presentYulon 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.

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 Shandong 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]


  1. ^ "Turksih Basketball League Profile". TBLstat.net. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Baloncesto Superior Nacional Profile". bsnpr.com. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  3. ^ Herve Lamizana joins Halcones Xalapa
  4. ^ Yulon Luxgen welcomes back Lamizana
  5. ^ LPB 2015 Transactions - Trotamundos inks Herve Lamizana Archived 2015-06-16 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Herve Lamizana (ex Trotamundos) signs at Reales de La Vega Archived 2015-06-16 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Yulon Luxgen welcomes back Lamizana

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