Lamp playing for Virginia in 1981
|Born||March 9, 1959|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Ballard (Louisville, Kentucky)|
|NBA draft||1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|1981–1984||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1986||San Antonio Spurs|
|1987–1989||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats 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
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.
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.
- Jeff Lamp NBA statistics, basketballreference.com
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