Jeff Lamp

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Jeff Lamp
Jeff Lamp, Duke Chronicle 1981 All-ACC.jpg
Lamp playing for Virginia in 1981
Personal information
Born (1959-03-09) March 9, 1959 (age 61)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolBallard (Louisville, Kentucky)
CollegeVirginia (1977–1981)
NBA draft1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career1981–1993
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number3
Career history
19811984Portland Trail Blazers
1985–1986Milwaukee Bucks
1986San Antonio Spurs
1986–1987Hamby Rimini
19871989Los Angeles Lakers
1989–1991Reyer Venezia
1991–1992Oximesa Granada
1992–1993Manresa
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jeffrey Alan Lamp (born March 9, 1959) is an American former professional basketball player who played six seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Lamp played college basketball for the University of Virginia, where he was an All-American. At a height of 6'6", he played shooting guard and small forward.

High school career[edit]

Lamp attended and played competitively at Ballard High School, in Louisville, Kentucky.

College career[edit]

Lamp played from 1977 to 1981 for the Virginia Cavaliers. Lamp was an All-ACC selection in each of his four seasons at UVa (1978–81). He finished with 2,317 career points which was a school record until broken by Bryant Stith (2,516) in 1992. During his time in Charlottesville, Lamp was part of the 1980–81 team that claimed an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) regular season title and made the school's first Final Four appearance.

Professional career[edit]

Lamp was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers, in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 1981 NBA draft. Lamp played in six NBA seasons, for four different teams (the Blazers, Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Lakers).

In his NBA career, Lamp played in 291 games, and he scored a total of 1,495 points. His best year in the NBA came during the 1985–86 season, when he split time with the Bucks and Spurs, appearing in 74 games, and averaging 8.2 points per game.

Lamp currently lives in Los Angeles, and works for the NBAPA.

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