Partizan signs big man Lawrence Roberts
by: Aca Ostojic, Belgrade
October 21, 2009
Lawrence Roberts joins PartizanThe day before the club's Euroleague opener, Partizan signed a one-year deal with big man Lawrence Roberts, who returns to Serbia after spending last season at Crvena Zvezda Belgrade. Roberts (27, 206) averaged 12 points and 8.1 rebounds in eight Eurocup games last season. He also posted 9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in the Adriatic League. Partizan will be his second Euroleague club, though he has yet to play in a Euroleague game. Roberts signed for Olympiacos before the 2007-08 season, but never played there due to injury. Before that he spent one season in the NBA with Memphis, taking part in 54 games and averaging 5.2 points and 4.6 rebounds. Roberts had a standout college basketball career at Mississippi State University. He was named the SEC conference player of the year after averaging 16.9 points and 11 rebounds as a senior and to the an NCAA All-American first team in 2004 after posting 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds as a junior.
PrintPrint Send to a FriendSend to a Friend ShareShare

Special Features

Blogs
Sylven Landesberg - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv - Intercontinental Cup (photo FIBA Americas)
Hello again from Brazil. It’s been an eventful trip with some ups and downs. Our play on the basketball court in... MORE
Blogs
Sylven Landesberg - Maccabi Electra Trophy Photo Shoot - Final Four Milan 2014
Hello from Brazil. I'm Sylven Landesberg of Maccabi and we are ready to start our long road trip here and in the... MORE
Blogs
Viktor Sanikidze - CAI Zaragoza - EC13 (photo Basket Zaragoza-Esther Casas)
Viktor Sanikidze arrives to Ostend for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds with a big beard, and... MORE
Voices
Milos Teodosic - Serbia (photo FIBA)
The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ends with medals games in Madrid on Saturday, France vs. Lithuania for bronze,... MORE