Jason Lawson

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Jason Lawson
Personal information
Born (1974-09-02) September 2, 1974 (age 45)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolOlney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeVillanova (1993–1997)
NBA draft1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career1997–2008
Career history
1997–1998Orlando Magic
1999–2000Grand Rapids Hoops
2000Caja San Fernando
2000–2001Grand Rapids Hoops
2002Entente Orléanaise
2003Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs
2004Columbus Riverdragons
2005–2006Halcones Rojos Veracruz
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jason L. Lawson (born September 2, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player.

Playing career[edit]

The 6'11", 211 pound center went to college at Villanova University, he played with the Orlando Magic in the 1997-98 NBA season after being selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1997 NBA Draft. In his only NBA season he played in 17 games, averaging 4.7 minutes per game, he had a field goal percentage of 60.0%. He had an 80.0% free throw accuracy. He had an average of 1.6 rebounds per game. He also averaged .3 assists per game, .2 steals per game, .2 blocks per game and 1.5 points per game.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Lawson continues to coach in the Philadelphia area with the private coaching service, CoachUp.[2]