Kent Bazemore


Full NameKenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr.

BornJuly 1, 1989

Height6 ft 5 in


RoleShooting Guard/Small Forward


Kenneth Lamont Bazemore Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. As a junior at Old Dominion University in 2010–11, Bazemore won the Lefty Driesell Award, an award given to the best defensive player in college basketball.

As a freshman in 2008–09, Bazemore was a key rotation player for ODU, averaging 4.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. As a sophomore, he moved into the starting lineup and was a crucial part of his team. Averaging 8.4 points, 3.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game.

Bazemore went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, On July 26, he signed with the Golden State Warriors he was assigned multiple times to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League and recalled back multiple times too.

On February 19, 2014, Bazemore was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, On March 4, he tied his earlier career high of 23 points in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

On September 23, 2014, Bazemore signed with the Atlanta Hawks. On March 2, 2018, Bazemore scored a career-high 29 points in a 114–109 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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