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Leo Lyons - PF, 6'9, 225
Signed in Japan - Signed with Akina Northern Happinets
       Date of birth: 05/25/1987
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
     Out of: Missouri
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
4th August, 2009 Israel Signed a one year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem.
5th September, 2010 Israel Signed a one year contract with Galil Gilboa.
20th December, 2010 Israel Released by Galil Gilboa.
6th January, 2011 D-League Acquired by Austin Toros.
2nd November, 2011 D-League Designated as a returning player by Austin Toros.
23rd November, 2011 D-League Waived by Austin Toros due to injury.
28th December, 2011 D-League Re-acquired by Austin Toros.
6th March, 2012 D-League Traded by Austin Toros to Dakota Wizards in exchange for Josh Davis.
18th August, 2012 Ukraine Signed a one month tryout with Budivelnyk Kiev.
27th September, 2012 Ukraine Signed a one year contract with Budivelnyk Kiev.
18th August, 2013 Turkey Signed a one year contract with Pinar Karsiyaka.
14th January, 2014 Turkey Released by Pinar Karsiyaka.
29th January, 2014 Russia Signed for the remainder of the season with Nizhny Novgorod.
7th May, 2014 Russia Left Nizhny Novgorod.
24th July, 2014 South Korea Drafted 6th overall in the 2014 KBL Draft by Seoul Samsung Thunder.
6th August, 2014 South Korea Signed a one year contract with Seoul Samsung Thunder.
12th January, 2015 South Korea Traded by Seoul Samsung Thunders, along with Bang Kyung Soo, in exchange to Goyang Orions for Charles Garcia and Lee Hoo Hyung Bang.
21st July, 2015 South Korea Drafted 10th overall in the 2015 KBL Draft by Ulsan Mobis. Concurrently signed a one year contract.
1st October, 2016 South Korea Left Mobis Phoebus.
22nd March, 2016 Puerto Rico Signed for the remainder of the season with San German.
1st April, 2016 Puerto Rico Left San German.
20th July, 2016 South Korea Drafted 18th overall in the 2016 KBL Draft by KCC Egis. Concurrently signed a one year contract.
20th January, 2017 South Korea Released by KCC Egis.
28th February, 2017 Japan Signed for the remainder of the season with Akina Northern Happinets.
When: Where:
2005 - 2009 Missouri (NCAA)
July 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers (Summer League)
July 2009 Indiana Pacers (Summer League)
August 2009 - June 2010 Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel)
July 2010 New York Knicks (Summer League)
September 2010 - December 2010 Galil Gilboa (Israel)
January 2011 - March 2012 Austin Toros (D-League)
March 2012 - June 2012 Dakota Wizards (D-League)
July 2012 D-League Select Team (Summer League)
August 2012 - June 2013 Budivelnyk Kyiv (Ukraine)
August 2013 - January 2014 Pinar Karsiyaka (Turkey)
January 2014 - May 2014 Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
July 2014 - January 2015 Seoul Samsung Thunder (South Korea)
January 2015 - June 2015 Goyang Orions (South Korea)
July 2015 - October 2015 Ulsan Mobis (South Korea)
March 2016 - April 2016 San German (Puerto Rico)
July 2016 - January 2017 KCC Egis (South Korea)
February 2017 - present Akina Happinets (Japan)
From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 40
2010-04-07

- Leo Lyons

Lyons is signed in Israel with Hapoel Jerusalem. It would have been my very great pleasure to watch him this year, but put simply, Lyons has not been playing. Hapoel have no real centres; their starting big men are Kevinn Pinkney and Brandon Hunter, and the two both play heavy minutes. Their backup big man is Israeli native Uri Kokia, who rebounds a bit but that's about it, and starting small forward Dijon Thompson leads them in blocks per game with a paltry 0.7. per game. Hapoel don't do shotblocking, nor centre size, and it's been this way for a few years. So it is a mystery why they signed Lyons, just for him to be the fourth power forward, rather than to pursue a centre of equal calibre to balance their roster. Lyons has produced in the minutes he has gotten, averaging 7.7 points and 3.5 in 15 minutes per game in the Israeli league, but his minutes have been unbelievably inconsistent all year. Coach Guy Goodes - an Israeli citizen with the least Israeli name ever - just doesn't seem to like him. And so it is perhaps not a coincidence that Goodes is now on the hot seat, one reason for which is his refusal to use his bench properly. Poor old Leo.

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