Birth date 4 Nov 1975 (42 years)
Nationality United States United States
Team history
Cleveland Cavaliers 1996 - present

Lorenzen Wright plays in the position of Forward-Center. He has a height of 6 feet 11 inches and weight of 225 lbs. While playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), he was offered jersey no. 55 and 42. He was a member of Los Angeles Clippers from the 1996-97 season to the 1998-99 season. He played for Atlanta Hawks for the 1999-2000 and 2000-01 seasons and again in the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons. From the 2001-02 season to the 2005-06 season, he played for Memphis Grizzlies. During the 2008-09 season, he is playing for Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wright was a student of Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Later, he sought admission in the University of Memphis. During the 1996 NBA draft, he was chosen by Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round. He was the 7th pick and overall 7th pick. He played in the playoffs for 4 seasons – 1996-97, 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06. In these years, he took part in 15 playoff games and got 363 playing minutes. His field goal percentage was 0.495, 3-point field goal percentage was nil and free throw percentage was 0.652. He collected 115 points, 79 rebounds, 16 assists and 40 personal fouls.

Career Highlights

Wright participated in 765 games in the NBA, during which he received 18431 playing minutes. There were 5553 field goal attempts out of which there were 2548 field goals and the resulting field goal percentage was 0.459. He made 29 3-point field goal attempts out of which there were 2 3-point field goals and the corresponding 3-point field goal percentage was 0.069. The number of free throw attempts was 1662 and the number of free throws was 1074 and thus the free throw percentage was 0.646. He gathered 6172 points, 4922 rebounds, 620 assists and 2264 personal fouls.