Lamont Hamilton

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Lamont Hamilton
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Lamont Hamilton (2011)
No. 34 – Ryukyu Golden Kings
Position Power forward / Center
League B.League
Personal information
Born (1984-04-06) April 6, 1984 (age 33)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school Bishop Ford (Brooklyn, New York)
Milford Academy (New Berlin, New York)
Bridgton Academy (Bridgton, Maine)
College St. John's (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Basquet Inca
2008–2009 Tenerife
2009–2012 Paris-Levallois
2012–2013 Bilbao Basket
2013–2014 Laboral Kutxa
2015 Krasny Oktyabr
2015–2016 Beşiktaş
2016–present Ryukyu Golden Kings
Career highlights and awards

Lamont Alexander "Monty" Hamilton (born April 6, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for Ryukyu Golden Kings of the Japanese B.League. He is a 6'10" (2.08 m) tall[1] power forward-center.

College career[edit]

Hamilton played four years of college basketball at St. John's University, where he played with the St. John's Red Storm, from 2003 to 2007. He was named to the All-Big East Conference First Team in 2007.

Professional career[edit]

Hamilton began his pro career in 2007 with Basquet Inca of the Spanish 2nd Division. In 2008, he moved to the Spanish 2nd Division club Tenerife. In 2009, he joined the French League club Paris-Levallois.

In July 2012, he signed a one-year deal with the Spanish club Bilbao Basket.[2] With Bilbao, he was named to the European 2nd-tier competition EuroCup's All-EuroCup Second Team in 2013.[3]

In June 2013, he signed a two-year deal with the Spanish club Laboral Kutxa.[4] He left the Basque team in December 2014, after playing 47 games and missing 39 due to injuries.[5] On December 31, 2014, he signed with Krasny Oktyabr of Russia for the rest of the season.[6]

On July 22, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Beşiktaş.[7]

On August 20, 2016, he signed with Ryukyu Golden Kings of the Japanese B.League.[8]

EuroLeague career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

2013–14 Baskonia 12 1 26.3 .412 .452 .658 3.6 1.3 1.1 .9 10.3 10.3
2014–15 Baskonia 4 0 15.4 .318 .125 .500 1.8 1.0 0.0 1.0 4.0 1.8
Career 16 1 17.9 .395 .384 .650 3.1 1.3 .8 .9 8.7 8.2

Awards and achievements[edit]


Pro career[edit]


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