12 Facts About Jeremy Lamb


Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb was born on May 30,1992 and is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.

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Jeremy Lamb was recruited by UConn after drawing the attention of coach Jim Calhoun, who felt that Lamb reminded him of former UConn star Richard "Rip" Hamilton.

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Jeremy Lamb scored a career-high 24 points against Marquette on January 25,2011.

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Jeremy Lamb was the only American player selected to the five-man All-Tournament Team.

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Jeremy Lamb was selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets.

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On October 27,2012, Jeremy Lamb was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder along with Kevin Martin, two first-round draft picks, and a second-round draft pick, in exchange for James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Lazar Hayward and Daequan Cook.

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On February 4,2013, Jeremy Lamb was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.

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On June 25,2015, Jeremy Lamb was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Luke Ridnour and a 2016 second-round draft pick.

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Jeremy Lamb would hit another game winning 3-pointer against the Raptors less than two weeks later with 3.

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On February 8,2022, Jeremy Lamb was traded, alongside Justin Holiday, Domantas Sabonis and a 2023 second-round pick, to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson.

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Jeremy Lamb is the son of Rolando and Angela Jeremy Lamb and is the third of four siblings.

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Jeremy Lamb's father is a pastor, and a former college basketball player who famously scored a game-winning buzzer-beater for Virginia Commonwealth against Northeastern in the 1984 NCAA tournament.

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