Jason Lawson

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Jason Lawson
Personal information
Born (1974-09-02) September 2, 1974 (age 43)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Olney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Villanova (1993–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1997–2008
Position Center
Number 8
Career history
1997–1998 Orlando Magic
1999–2000 Grand Rapids Hoops
2000 Caja San Fernando
2000–2001 Grand Rapids Hoops
2001–2002 Pau-Orthez
2002 Panionios
2002 Entente Orléanaise
2003 Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs
2004 Columbus Riverdragons
2005–2006 Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2008 Al-Wehdat
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jason L. Lawson (born September 2, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player.

Playing Career[edit]

The 6'11", 211 pound center went to college at Villanova University. He played with the Orlando Magic in the 1997-98 NBA season after being selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1997 NBA Draft. In his only NBA season he played in 17 games, averaging 4.7 minutes per game, he had a field goal percentage of 60.0%. He had an 80.0% free throw accuracy. He had an average of 1.6 rebounds per game. He also averaged .3 assists per game, .2 steals per game, .2 blocks per game and 1.5 points per game.[1]

Coaching Career[edit]

Lawson continues to coach in the Philadelphia area with the private coaching service, CoachUp. [2]