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NBA Draft 2011: Lakers select Majok with 58th pick - Jun 24, 2011


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Ater Majok
The Los Angeles Lakers drafted forward Ater Majok (208-F-87, college: Connecticut) with the 58th pick in Thursday night's draft. Majok spent one season at Connecticut as a freshman in 2009-10, averaging 2.3 points and 1.6 blocks in 26 games. The 6-foot-10 Majok last appeared in the Australian League. The selection was the last of the Lakers' four second-round picks.
Ater Majok appeared 6 times for the Gold Coast Blaze last season averaging 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds. He joined them in February from the Perth Wildcats. With the Cats Majok had 7.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 2 bpg for 8 games. Ater Majok started last season in Turkey with FMV Isikspor. In the past he played for University of Connecticut, American International HS and Heat Academy in Martinsville, VA. He was a member of the Australian National Team in 2010.   




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