Lee Cummard

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Lee Cummard
No. 8 – Okapi Aalstar
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League Ethias League
Personal information
Born (1985-03-31) March 31, 1985 (age 32)
Mesa, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Mesa (Mesa, Arizona)
College BYU (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Utah Flash
2010–2011 Fos-sur-Mer
2011–2012 Kyoto Hannaryz
2012–2013 Fos-sur-Mer
2013–present Okapi Aalstar
Career highlights and awards

Lee Cummard (born March 31, 1985) is a former American college basketball player for Generali Okapi Aalstar. Cummard was not drafted in the 2009 NBA Draft. As of the 2012-2013 season, he is playing for the Okapi Aalstar in Belgium.

Early life[edit]

Cummard was born in Mesa, Arizona[1] and attended high school at Mesa High School, where he played high school basketball. There, he was named the 2004 Arizona Player of the Year and a McDonald's All-America nominee. He led his team to the 5A State Championship, averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as a senior in 2003-04.[2]

College career[edit]

In his freshman year at BYU, he started 14 games, averaging 4.9 points while shooting .455 from the floor, .395 on threes and .765 from the line in 14.8 minutes overall for the Cougars. He also went 2-for-3 from three-point range against TCU to record 6 points while adding 4 rebounds and tying his career high with 4 assists in 19 minutes that season.

In his sophomore year, Cummard started all 34 contests and averaging 9.4 points per game. He also led BYU in rebounds eight times, assists eight times and scoring twice, helping the Cougars claim the outright MWC title and a 25-9 overall record.

In his junior season, he led BYU in rebounds, assists, and scoring, helping the team claim the outright MWC title and a 25-9 overall record.

In his senior season, Cummard earned first-team All-MWC honors and was named a fourth-team All-American by FOXSports.com. He received High-Major All-America Second Team honors from CollegeHoops.net. That season, he received the Male Athlete of the Year Award and the Dale McCann Spirit of Sport Award at the 2009 Y Awards. That same season, Cummard was named to Wooden Award and Naismith Award preseason watch lists led the team in scoring, blocked shots, free throw percentage and three-point percentage was second on the team in field goal percentage, assists, and rebounding.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Cummard started the 2009-2010 season playing for Utah Flash in the D-League. Cummard played for the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Summer League in 2010.[3]

In January 2010 he signed with the Fos Ouest Provence Basket in France, with whom he played the remainder of the season. As of the 2012-2013 season, he is playing for Okapi Aalstar in Belgium

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