Lemone Lampley
Personal information
Born (1964-05-09) May 9, 1964 (age 57)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolVocational (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeDePaul (1982–1986)
NBA draft1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career1986–1994
PositionCenter
Number32
Career history
1986–1987Sebastiani Rieti
1987–1988CAI Zaragoza
1988–1989Tenerife Nº1
1989–1990Joventut Badalona
1990–1993Ticino Siena
1993–1994Stefanel Trieste
1994–1995PAOK Thessaloniki

Lemone Lampley (born May 9, 1964[1]) is an American former basketball player and until 2016 was Assistant Director of Athletic Development at his alma mater, DePaul University. He left DePaul after completing his master's degree there to found a non profit charitable organization dedicated to helping youth in Chicago to realize their potential called M.O.C.C.H.A, (Men of Color Connected for Higher Achievement).[2] He played professionally for eight years in Italy, Greece and Spain.

Lampley, a 6'11" center from Chicago, played college basketball for Hall of Fame coach Ray Meyer, then his son Joey Meyer at DePaul. Despite never being a regular starter for the Blue Demons, Lampley was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round of the 1986 NBA draft (38th pick overall). Though he never played in the NBA, Lampley did play in the top leagues in Spain, Italy and Greece.[2]

References

  1. ^ Douchant, Mike; Sachare, Alex (1986). Official NBA Register, 1986-87 Edition. St. Louis, Missouri: Sporting News Publishing. p. 255. ISBN 0-89204-227-3.
  2. ^ a b "Lemone Lampley bio". DePaul Blue Demons. Retrieved May 13, 2014.