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Lenard Benoit Benjamin (born November 22, 1964, in Monroe, Louisiana) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft. A 7'0" center from Creighton University, Benjamin played for nine NBA teams in 15 seasons from 1985-2000. He played for the Clippers (1985-91), Seattle SuperSonics (1991-93), Los Angeles Lakers (1993, 1999 preseason), New Jersey Nets (1993-95), Vancouver Grizzlies (1995), Milwaukee Bucks (1995-96), Toronto Raptors (1996), Philadelphia 76ers (1998-99) and Cleveland Cavaliers (1999).[1]

Benjamin's best year as a professional came during the 1988-89 NBA season as a member of the Clippers, appearing in 79 games and averaging 16.4 ppg. In his NBA career, he had a .541 field goal percentage, 4,604 defensive rebounds, 1,581 blocks and averaged 11.4 Points and 2.0 Blocks Per Game.

He is the Clippers' career leader in blocked shots (1,117) and in blocked shots per game (2.75).

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