Lawrence Moten

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Lawrence Moten
Personal information
Born (1972-03-25) March 25, 1972 (age 44)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school New Hampton
(New Hampton, New Hampshire)
College Syracuse (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies
Playing career 1995–2006
Position Shooting guard
Number 7, 21, 3
Career history
19951997 Vancouver Grizzlies
1997 Papagou
1997–1998 La Crosse Bobcats
1998 Washington Wizards
1998–1999 Idaho Stampede
2001 Maryland Mustangs
2001–2002 Saskatchewan Hawks
2002 Mobile Revelers
2004–2006 Maryland Nighthawks
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× First-team All-Big East (1993–1995)
Career NBA statistics
Points 747 (6.3 ppg)
Rebounds 181 (1.5 rpg)
Assists 182 (1.5 apg)
Stats at

Lawrence Edward Moten (born March 25, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player.

Moten attended Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C. and the New Hampton School in New Hampton, New Hampshire before playing his college ball at Syracuse University. Playing as a guard/forward, he is the career scoring leader for that school with 2,334 points and is the Men's Big East Conference's all-time leading scorer with 1,405 points,[1] ahead of Troy Bell (BC – 1,388 pts), Terry Dehere (SHU – 1,320 pts), and Chris Mullin (SJU – 1,290 pts). Moten averaged 19.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 2.4 apg over his four-year collegiate career – scoring in double figures in 118 of 121 games. He is the only player to score 500 or more points in four consecutive seasons in Syracuse history and was the first player since Hall of Famer Dave Bing to lead Syracuse in scoring for three straight seasons.[2]

He was selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies in the 2nd round (36th overall pick) of the 1995 NBA draft. He played for the Grizzlies for two seasons from 1995–1997 and for the Washington Wizards during the 1997–98 season. After his NBA career, he played in the CBA and ABA, and in Spain and Venezuela.[3] Moten later became the vice president of player development for the Maryland Nighthawks of the ABA. He was the head coach of the Rochester Razorsharks in 2014 and led them to their 4th PBL title.[3]


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