LaVantez Knight Signs To Play Basketball In Belarus, Russia

Saturday, December 14, 2013

LaVantez Knight, a 6-foot-2, 180 pound, 19-year-old from Chattanooga, has signed a professional basketball contract to play for the BK Grodno 93 basketball team in Belarus, Russia. 

In high school he was rated as a 3* prospect by West Coast Hoopes Report and a 2* prospect by Verbal Commits.

He was selected to the Maxpreps Basketball Recruiting Class of 2012 Top 100.

Knight graduated from Howard High School, but in January played for Gabriel Christian Academy, who won the 2013 NACA National Championship. 

As a college freshman at Tennessee Temple University, Knight scored 22 points of his 25 points in the second half making all six of his three point shot attempts against Chattanooga State in his last college game on Nov. 6, 2013. 

Before signing Knight was considering college transfer options of Newbury, St. Katherine, Dayspring Bible, Providence University College and a professional offer from the Hong Kong Bulls.


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