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Lawrence Michael Spriggs (born September 8, 1959) is an American former professional basketball player.

Larry Spriggs
Personal information
Born (1959-09-08) September 8, 1959 (age 59)
Cheverly, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolNorthwestern (Hyattsville, Maryland)
College
NBA draft1981 / Round: 4 / Pick: 81st overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career1981–1996
PositionSmall forward
Number35
Career history
1981–1982Rochester Zeniths
1982Houston Rockets
1982Las Vegas Silvers
1982–1983Albany Patroons
1983Chicago Bulls
19831986Los Angeles Lakers
1986–1987Real Madrid
1987–1988Çukurova Sanayi
1989Santa Barbara Islanders
1989–1990Tofaş
1990–1991Gravelines
1991–1993Fabriano Basket
1993–1994Montpellier
1994Olimpia de Venado Tuerto
1995–1996Oyak Renault
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Spriggs was born in Cheverly, Maryland. A 6'7" forward from Howard University, Spriggs began his professional career in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association, where he earned 1982 Rookie of the Year Honors with the Rochester Zeniths.[1] Spriggs later played in the National Basketball Association, most notably with the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he won an NBA Championship in 1985.[2] Then he played with Real Madrid Baloncesto in Spain.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chuck Miller's "In the Cheap Seats" Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. The Source. 1998. Retrieved 8 September 2007.
  2. ^ Career statistics. Retrieved 8 September 2007.