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Voshon Lenard
Shooting guard
Born May 14, 1973 (1973-05-14) (age 36)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
College Minnesota
Draft 2nd round, 46th overall, 1994
Milwaukee Bucks
Pro career 1995–present
Former teams Miami Heat (1995–2000)
Denver Nuggets (2000–2002, 2003–2006)
Toronto Raptors (2002–2003)
Portland Trail Blazers (2006)
Awards 2004 NBA Three-point Shootout champion

Voshon Kelan Lenard (born May 14, 1973) is an American professional basketball player. He is currently a free agent. He is listed as 6' 4" (1.93 m) and 215 lbs. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. Voshon Lenard is considered one of the great streak 3-point shooters of all time.


College career

Lenard played college basketball at the University of Minnesota, where he was a star. After his junior season, he decided to test the waters of the NBA, and declared himself eligible for the draft. The Milwaukee Bucks selected Lenard in the second round of the 1994 NBA Draft. Lenard subsequently opted instead to return to Minnesota to play out his senior season. He finished his career with the Golden Gophers as the school's second all-time leading scorer with 2,103 points.[1]

Professional career

After graduating, Lenard went on to play in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He averaged 30.1 points per game in 18 games for the Oklahoma City Cavalry during the 1995–96 season. He left in mid-season when he signed a contract with the Miami Heat of the NBA. He played with the Heat for five seasons.

He has since played with the Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors and most recently the Portland Trail Blazers. His NBA career scoring average is 11.9 points per game.

He was the winner of the 2004 NBA All-Star Weekend Three-point Shootout.


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