Anthony Lawrence’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro American professional basketball player born 1996
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From United States of America 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 1996, St. Petersburg, USA
Age: 24 years
Weight: 210 lbs

Anthony Lawrence II (born September 5, 1996) is an American basketball player for the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the University of Miami. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he plays at the power forward and small forward positions.

Early life and college career

Lawrence attended Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he led the team to the Class 5A state championship game as a junior. In sophomore campaign, he averaged 21 points, eight rebounds and four steals.

Lawrence played college basketball at the University of Miami, where he averaged 12.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.2 steals per game as a senior. Lawrence finished his career ranked 34th in career scoring at Miami with 1,043 points. He played in 130 career games, which tied for fifth most in program history. Lawrence wrapped up his career ranked ninth in career steals at UM with 141 and 10th in career minutes with 3,300.

Professional career

2019–20 season

After going undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft, Lawrence joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2019 NBA Summer League.

On July 22, 2019, Lawrence signed his first professional contract with Hapoel Be’er Sheva of the Israeli Premier League. On October 2, 2019, he parted ways with Be’er Sheva after appearing in one pre-season tournament game.

On October 20, 2019, Lawrence signed with the Utah Jazz, but he was immediately waived after training camp.

On October 26, 2019, Lawrence was selected with the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA G League draft by the Northern Arizona Suns, the G League affiliate of the Phoenix Suns.

Personal life

Lawrence played in first basketball game at age four. His father, Anthony Lawrence Sr., played college basketball at Alabama and Miami from 1988-92 and after college, played overseas in Portugal, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.