Lamont Hamilton (2011)
|No. 34 – Ryukyu Golden Kings|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
April 6, 1984 |
Brooklyn, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|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|
|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 power forward-center.
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.
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 June 2013, he signed a two-year deal with the Spanish club Laboral Kutxa. He left the Basque team in December 2014, after playing 47 games and missing 39 due to injuries. On December 31, 2014, he signed with Krasny Oktyabr of Russia for the rest of the season.
EuroLeague career statistics
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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.
Awards and achievements
- All-Big East Conference First Team: (2007)
- NBA.com Prospect Profile Lamont Hamilton.
- Bilbao officially adds Lamont Hamilton
- Eurocupbasketball.com Star power fills 2012-13 All-Eurocup teams!
- Euroleague.net LABORAL KUTXA adds size with Hamilton.
- Lamont Hamilton se desvincula de Laboral Kutxa Baskonia; Baskonia.com, 30 December 2014 (in Spanish)
- Krasny Oktyabr announces Lamont Hamilton and Donnie McGrath
- Besiktas adds size with Hamilton, Bayav
- Golden Kings starting season with five new members