August 31, 1973 |
|Nationality||American / Bulgarian|
|Listed height||7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)|
|Listed weight||325 lb (147 kg)|
|High school||Carver (Chicago, Illinois)|
|College||Central State (1993–1994)|
|NBA draft||1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|2000||Grand Rapids Hoops|
|2000||Fort Wayne Fury|
|2001||Gaiteros del Zulia|
|2006||Saba Mehr Kazvin|
|2009–2010||Saba Mehr Qazvin|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Priest Lauderdale (born August 31, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player.
A 7' 4", 325 lb center, Lauderdale was selected 28th overall in the 1996 National Basketball Association Draft by the Atlanta Hawks, after playing collegiately at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio and professionally in the Greek League for Peristeri Nikas. He also attended Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois but did not play basketball there competitively.
Lauderdale also played in the CBA, China, Venezuela, Cyprus, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the United Arab Emirates.