Lorenzen Wright’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Lorenzen Wright died at age 34, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding basketball player Lorenzen Wright's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Power forward who was famous for his career for his journeyman career in the NBA. He would play for the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, and Memphis Grizzlies before his July 2010 murder.

He played college basketball for the University of Memphis. During his 1996 sophomore season, he was named a second team All-American.

He was drafted seventh overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He spent five years with the Memphis Grizzlies between 2001-2006.

How did Lorenzen Wright die?

Lorenzen Wright's death was caused by homicide.

Information about the death of Lorenzen Wright
Cause of deathHomicide
Age of death34 years
ProfessionBasketball Player
BirthdayNovember 4, 1975
Death dateJuly 19, 2010
Place of deathMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"All I ask is let me practice the position I'll play."

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"I'm a hard worker."

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"I'm not the type player who's going to come out and get you 30 points a night, but I'm gonna give you 150 percent."

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"I'm a man of my word."

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"I wanted him to share in some of my success. Why wouldn't you want your friends with you in the good times?"

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