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Voshon Lenard : biography

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Voshon Kelan Lenard (born May 14, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA. He was listed as 6' 4" (1.93 m) and 215 lbs, and was born in Detroit, Michigan.

Professional career

After graduating, Lenard went on to play in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He averaged 30.1 points per game in 18 games for the Oklahoma City Cavalry during the 1995–96 season.1996-97 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 286 He left in mid-season when he signed a contract with the Miami Heat of the NBA. He played with the Heat for five seasons.

He has since played with the Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors and most recently the Portland Trail Blazers. His NBA career scoring average is 11.9 points per game.

He was the winner of the 2004 NBA All-Star Weekend Three-point Shootout.

College career

Lenard played college basketball at the University of Minnesota. After his junior season, he decided to test the waters of the NBA, and declared himself eligible for the draft. The Milwaukee Bucks selected Lenard in the second round of the 1994 NBA Draft. Lenard subsequently opted instead to return to Minnesota to play out his senior season. He finished his career with the Golden Gophers as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,103 points.

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