Has ability to distribute the ball or find a way to score... A tough, hard-nosed and tenacious on-ball defender.
“He competed very well. That guy came in and we really thought that not only did he play very hard and well but he made the workout go very well.” – Nets Director of Scouting Gregg Polinsky
On today’s workout:
“A lot of people try to make it to the NBA and try to get drafted. I just try to take the opportunities one at a time and when I get that opportunity I try to grasp it. This was my first workout and I tried to come in with the mindset that this is my last workout, so I just tried to give it my all and play as hard as I can.”
What aspect of your game do you try to highlight when you come in here?
“I think that being a point guard, especially me at my height; I think that there are two things that you have to be. You have to be a gnat defensively. You have to be able to get shots for your teammates. You have to make big plays.”
During his senior 2007-08 campaign averaged 7.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and a team leading 3.7 assists... As a junior in 2006-07 was the only Red Storm player to start all 31 team games...Averaged 7.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and a BIG EAST-leading 5.6 assists ... Posted the 10th highest single-season assists total (173) in school history and moved into fifth place on the career assists list with 410 ... Paced St. John's with 1.8 steals per game and ranked 10th in the league for the second-straight season ... Led the Red Storm by connecting on 37.0 percent of his 3-point attempts, and finished third on the squad with 37 3-point field goals made on the season ... 33.2 minutes per game average was a team-high ... As a sophomore in 2005-06 started all of the team's 27 games at point guard and averaged 32.3 minutes per game... Averaged 9.3 points per game, good enough for third on the squad, averaged 9.9 ppg in BIG EAST matchups, and registered 13 games of double-figure scoring ... 4.9 assists led St. John's and ranked fourth among all BIG EAST players ... Finished third on the team with a 4.8 rebounds per game average ... Ranked 10th in the conference in steals (1.6 spg)... As a Freshman in 2004-05 appeared in all 27 games, drawing 20 starts and 19 straight to close the season ... 7.3 points per game average was fourth on the squad ... 105 assists on the season (3.9 per game) led the team ...Contributed 3.8 rebounds per game Norm Roberts On Lawrence: "Geno is terrific, he is the heart and soul of our team. He gets better every day. He is committed to doing everything we need to do to be successful as a team, and just brings a lot to the table for us." –Norm Roberts, St. Johns Head Coach
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