Robert Sacre

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Robert Sacre
Robert Sacre vs Washington (cropped).jpg
Sacre playing with the Lakers
No. 50 – Los Angeles Lakers
Personal information
Born (1989-06-06) June 6, 1989 (age 30)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolHandsworth Secondary School
(North Vancouver, British Columbia)
CollegeGonzaga (2007–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career2012–present

Robert Sacre (born June 6, 1989) is an American-Canadian basketball player. He is a center for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

College[change | change source]

Sacre played college basketball for Gonzaga University from 2007 to 2012.

NBA career[change | change source]

He was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2nd round with the 60th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

He made his NBA debut with Lakers on October 31, 2012. He played 49 seconds in a 116-106 loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. He scored his first points for the Lakers on November 4, 2012 in a win against the Detroit Pistons. He made his first NBA start on January 8, 2013 in a loss against the Houston Rockets.

Personal[change | change source]

He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana but grew up and played high school basketball in North Vancouver, British Columbia.[1] His father is Greg LaFleur, a former American football tight end that played for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Indianapolis Colts.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "North Vancouver's Robert Sacré makes Lakers opening day roster". The Province. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  2. "Robert Sacre: Bio". Retrieved 2013-05-03.

Other websites[change | change source]