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Andrew Lawrence
Andrew Lawrence
DOB4th Jun 1990
BirthplaceSurrey, England
Height1.86 m (6' 1")
PositionPoint Guard
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International Career:

Still one of the youngest members of the Great Britain senior squad, Andrew played in the Under-18 European Championship for England in 2008 (averaging 12.5ppg) before moving up to Under-20 level with Great Britain in the following two summers, captaining the team in 2011. He represented GB at Under-23 (Futures) level in 2011, playing in three friendlies against Germany. He made his senior debut against the Netherlands, eventually winning a spot on the 12-man roster for EuroBasket 2011 and repeating the feat for the 2012 Olympic Games. He was England Basketball’s Under-18 Player of the Year in 2009.

Year by Year Stats:

 

PPG

RPG

APG

2011 EuroBasket Finals (Great Britain)

1

0.7

0.7

2012 Olympic Games (Great Britain)

3.2

1.6

2.0

Club career:

College of Charleston, USA (2009-13), Heat Basketball Academy, USA (2008-9)

Lawrence has just completed a four-year scholarship at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, USA, having originally crossed the Atlantic to attend the Heat Academy in Virginia for one year before beginning university.

In his freshman year, he played in all 34 games averaging 4.7 points per game. He started 2 games in his sophomore (second) year before becoming a regular starter during his final two seasons. Following his graduation in spring 2013, he played in the NBA Summer League for the Washington Wizards as an undrafted free agent.

Year

Team

PPG

RPG

APG

2009-10

College of Charleston

4.7

1.0

1.1

2010-11

College of Charleston

5.8

1.8

1.7

2011-12

College of Charleston

13.0

2.9

2.6

2012-13

College of Charleston

13.5

3.1

3.6

2013-14 Croatia 8.6 2.2 3.1
2015-16 Spain 5.3 1.0 1.6

Personal:

Andrew is the son of Renaldo Lawrence who was selected by the San Diego Clippers in the eighth round of the 1979 NBA Draft but who spent most of his professional career in the British Basketball League with Crystal Palace and Bracknell Tigers. He is also the nephew of David Lawrence who played in the BBL for six seasons. He attended St John the Baptist secondary school in Woking, Surrey, and played at the American School in Cobham, before moving to the USA.

Trivia:

A talented footballer, who did not start playing basketball until the age of 15, Andrew spent three years at the Academy of Chelsea FC but supports Arsenal.

 
A plus sign (+) in the played column denotes substitute appearance
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