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Indiana Pacers | #26 | Guard-Forward

Jeremy

Lamb

PPG

10.1

RPG

3.6

APG

1.5

PIE

9.8

6'5" | 180lb | 29 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Jeremy Lamb was originally a lottery selection (12th overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2012 NBA Draft), Lamb has completed seven NBA seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder (2012-15) and Charlotte Hornets (2015-19). He has posted career averages of 10.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists over 435 career games. He holds career shooting percentages of .443 from the field, .339 from 3-point range and .853 from the free throw line. He has improved his scoring and rebounding averages in each of the past four seasons, eventually posting career highs with 15.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game during the 2018-19 campaign with Charlotte, his fourth and final season with the Hornets. He was traded prior to his rookie season along with Kevin Martin, two first-round picks and a second-round pick to Oklahoma City on Oct. 17, 2012, in exchange for James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook and Lazar Hayward. Charlotte acquired Lamb from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 25, 2015, in exchange for Luke Ridnour and a conditional 2016 second-round pick. Lamb signed with the Indiana Pacers as a free agent on July 6, 2019.. He also played in 21 games for Oklahoma City’s NBA D-League affiliate as a rookie in 2012-13, averaging 21.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 32.8 minutes and earning D-League All-Star honors. 2018-19: Jeremy Lamb appeared in 79 contests (55 starts), posting averages of 15.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 28.5 minutes per game. He tallied 22 points, six rebounds, two assists and three steals at Cleveland, 11/13. Lamb collected a double-double with 20 points, ten rebounds, three assists and one steal vs. the 76ers, 11/17. He collected 24 points, five rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block vs. Utah, 11/30. Lamb connected on a game-winning shot with (0:03) to beat Detroit, 12/21. Finished the game with 11 points, six rebounds, one assist and one steal. He combined for 31 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals at Brooklyn, 12/26...Tallied 26 points, 11 rebounds, three assists vs. Philadelphia, 3/19. Lamb connected on three game winning shots during the regular season, two versus Toronto (3/24 and 4/5) and one vs. Detroit (12/12).

BEFORE NBA

In two seasons at Connecticut, Lamb played 75 career games with averages of 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 32.1 minutes. He scored 1,060 total points, ranking 42nd on UConn’s all-time scoring list. He became just the sixth sophomore in UConn history to score 1,000 career points.He helped the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA Championship as a freshman. As a freshman in 2010-11, averaged 11.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 28.8 minutes. He earned NCAA Final Four All-Tournament, NCAA West Region All-Tournament and Big East All-Tournament honors as UConn won the NCAA Championship and Big East Tournament Championship. Lamb averaged 16.2 points and 4.8 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament. Lamb equaled his season high with 24 points on 9-11 shooting against San Diego State in the Sweet 16. As a sophomore in 2011-12, he was named First Team All-Big East and Honorable Mention AP All-American after averaging 17.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 37.2 minutes per game. He scored 20 points or more 10 times, including two games of 30-plus points. He scored a career-high 32 points, including 10 in overtime, at Villanova.

PERSONAL LIFE

Jeremy Lamb is the son of Rolando and Angela Lamb. He has three siblings, Rolando, Zachary and Destiny Lamb. His father Rolando played collegiately at Virginia Commonwealth, where he hit a game-winning buzzer-beater in the 1984 NCAA Tournament against Northeastern. Lamb's brother Zach played collegiately at Cal State Bakersfield.