David Lighty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

David Lighty
JSF Nanterre
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born(1988-05-27) May 27, 1988 (age 25)
Cleveland, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolVilla Angela-St. Joseph
(Cleveland, Ohio)
CollegeOhio State (2006–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Pro playing career2011–present
Career history
2011Bennet Cantù
2011–2012Vanoli Cremona
2012–presentJSF Nanterre
Career highlights and awards
  • Third team All-Big Ten (Media) (2010)
  • Second team All-Big Ten (2011)
  • All-Big Ten Defensive team (2011)
 
Jump to: navigation, search
David Lighty
JSF Nanterre
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born(1988-05-27) May 27, 1988 (age 25)
Cleveland, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolVilla Angela-St. Joseph
(Cleveland, Ohio)
CollegeOhio State (2006–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Pro playing career2011–present
Career history
2011Bennet Cantù
2011–2012Vanoli Cremona
2012–presentJSF Nanterre
Career highlights and awards
  • Third team All-Big Ten (Media) (2010)
  • Second team All-Big Ten (2011)
  • All-Big Ten Defensive team (2011)
David Lighty
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Competitor for  United States
FIBA U19 World Championship
Silver2007 Novi SadTeam competition

David Maurice Lighty, Jr. (born May 27, 1988) is an American professional basketball player. Lighty played his college basketball at Ohio State University.

High school years[edit]

Lighty attended and played basketball at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School. The Plain Dealer named him player of the year in 2005. Lighty averaged 22 points per game during his senior year and led VASJ to a state runner-up finish.

College career[edit]

Lighty did not see much playing time during his freshman year. He averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 16 minutes per game off the bench. During the NCAA Tournament, Lighty averaged 7.0 points per game and hit a game-tying 3-pointer late in the regional semi-final game against Tennessee. Lighty was moved into the Buckeyes' starting lineup for his sophomore year.

Lighty was injured in December 2008 and missed the rest of the 2008–09 season. He received a medical red-shirt for the year. Lighty returned for his junior season in 2009–10. As a junior he averaged 12.6 points, 3.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game.

As a senior, he was picked to the Fifth Team All-America by Fox Sports.[1]

Professional career[edit]

On July 8, 2011, Lighty signed a two-year deal with Bennet Cantù of Italy.[2] On December 6, 2011, he and Bennet Cantù agreed to part ways.[3] On the same day, he signed with Gruppo Triboldi Basket for the rest of the 2011–12 season.[4]

In August 2012, he signed with JSF Nanterre for 2012–13.[5]

On September 30, 2013, he signed with the Atlanta Hawks.[6] He was later waived by the Hawks on October 14, 2013.[7]

On October 27, 2013, he re-signed with JSF Nanterre for 2013–14.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]