College - Maryland
Assistant Coach/Player Development

Laron Profit is entering his first season as assistant coach/player development with the Orlando Magic.

Profit played in 135 regular season games during his four-year NBA career with Washington and the L.A. Lakers (1999-2001, 2004-06), averaging 3.3 ppg., 1.5 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 11.4 minpg. He was originally selected in the second round (38th overall) of the 1999 NBA Draft by Orlando, but was traded to Washington prior to the 1999-2000 season for a conditional second round draft pick and never played for the Magic. Profit also played internationally in Italy, China, Turkey, Puerto Rico and Argentina.

Profit played four seasons at the University of Maryland from 1995-99. In 125 career games, he averaged 12.6 ppg., 4.6 rpg. and 2.3 apg. for the Terrapins. Profit was a two-time All-America honorable mention and three-time All-ACC Third Team selection. He scored 1,566 points and pulled down 572 rebounds during his collegiate career and was one of only eight players in school history with at least 1,500 points and 500 rebounds. During his senior season (1998-99), Profit averaged 14.5 ppg. and 4.8 rpg., leading Maryland to the NCAA Sweet 16.