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Encyclopedia > Lonny Baxter

Lonny Leroy Baxter (born July 27, 1979 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is a professional basketball player currently with the NBA's Houston Rockets. July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Downtown Silver Spring as seen from downtown Bethesda. ... Sara Giauro takes a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Houston Rockets are a National Basketball Association team based in Houston, Texas. ...

While attending the University of Maryland, College Park, he won the 2002 NCAA Championship along with teammates and future NBA players Juan Dixon, Steve Blake and Chris Wilcox by defeating [[University of Indiana]. He was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 15th pick of the second round (43rd overall) of the 2002 NBA Draft. The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., USA. As the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as the University of Maryland... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced NC-Double- A) is a voluntary and often controversial association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... Juan Dixon (born October 9, 1978 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a professional basketball player currently with the NBAs Portland Trail Blazers. ... Steven Hanson Blake (born February 26, 1980 in Hollywood, Florida) is an American professional basketball player at the point guard position. ... Chris Wilcox (born September 3, 1982) is an NBA player with the Los Angeles Clippers. ... The Chicago Bulls are a National Basketball Association team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... 2002 NBA Draft - 26 June 2002 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Yao Ming became the first international player with no American college experience to be drafted number one overall. ...

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  • NBA Fantasy Basketball Stats - Lonny Baxter

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Player Bio: Lonny Baxter :: Men's Basketball (616 words)
Williams on Baxter: "It is great to see Lonny -- who wasnÂ’t somebody when he came out of high school that was considered to be an ACC type of player -- overcome a lot of obstacles and become one of the top inside men in the country.
You also never want to take away from Lonny what he is good at, which is his ability to catch the ball down low, take it to the basket, take a foul, and put the ball in the basket.
Lonny is what basketball players used to be, which is to come in for four years and gradually become a very good basketball player.
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