Maurice Whitfield

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Maurice Whitfield
Personal information
Born (1973-03-29) March 29, 1973 (age 44)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American / Czech
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Career information
High school Dobbins Tech
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Norfolk State (1994–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Undrafted
Playing career 1997–2012
Position Point guard
Career history
1997–1998 Dominican Republic
1998–1999 Bolivia
1999 Billings RimRockers
2000–2001 Sava Osiguranje Rijeka
2001–2002 Mlékárna Kunín
2002–2006 Nymburk
2006–2007 PBC Ural Great
2007–2008 Olympias Patras
2008 Akasvayu Girona
2009–2012 Lleida Bàsquet
Career highlights and awards
  • 3x Czech League champion (2004–2006)
  • 2x Czech Cup champion (2002, 2005)

Maurice Lamar Whitfield (born March 29, 1973) is a former American-born Czech professional basketball player. He played at the point guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Whitfield played several seasons in Nymburk, leading the team to the Czech Championship.[1] He played for Ural Great Perm of the Russian Super League. In the 2007–08 season, he played in Greece for Olympias Patras.

In January 2008, he signed with Akasvayu Girona of Spain for the rest of the 2007–08 season. From 2009 to 2012 he played with Lleida Bàsquet, where he finished his career.[2]

Czech national team[edit]

Whitfield played for the Czech Republic national basketball team at the FIBA EuroBasket 2007 in Spain.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hloušek, Petr. "Rančík stráví v Nymburku další rok, Whitfield končí" (in Czech). Sport.cz. Retrieved 19 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Eurobasket-profile". eurobasket.com. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "FIBA europe-profile". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 

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