Gani Lawal life and biography

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Gani Lawal biography

Date of birth : 1988-11-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : College Park, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-24
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, Forward for Phoenix Suns, NBA Draft

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Gani Lawal, 22 is an American Basketball player which is now playing as Forward for Phoenix Suns of the NBA.

Suns rookie Gani Lawal will undergo surgery on his right knee to repair his torn ACL suffered in practice Thursday. He also partially tore him MCL and the surgery is likely to end his rookie season. Lawal played his first NBA game on Saturday, getting just two minutes of garbage time action.


Selected by the Suns with the 46th overall selection in the 2010 NBA Draft… Made his Suns debut in the 2010 Las Vegas Summer League where he was selected to the All-Tournament Team after averaging team-highs of 15.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and one block… In his final collegiate season in 2009-10, averaged 13.1 points and 8.5 boards, both team-bests, while playing in the frontcourt alongside Derrick Favors, who was selected No. 3 overall in the 2010 draft by the New Jersey Nets… A three-year standout at Georgia Tech, was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Third Team in both his sophomore and junior seasons after leading his team in both scoring and rebounding in each campaign… Averaged 14 points and 8.9 rebounds in 67 games (66 starts) over his final two collegiate seasons, shooting 54.8 percent from the field for his career.

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