Laurence Ekperigin (born February 21, 1988) is a British-American professional basketball player for Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin of the Israeli National League. He played college basketball at Le Moyne before playing professionally in South Korea, Italy, Spain, France and Israel.
|No. 15 – Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|League||Israeli National League|
|Born||February 21, 1988|
Brooklyn, New York
|Nationality||American / British|
|Listed height||2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)|
|Listed weight||107 kg (236 lb)|
|High school||Walter Panas|
(Cortlandt Manor, New York)
|College||Le Moyne (2006–2010)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Ulsan Mobis Phoebus|
|2019–present||Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ekperigin began his professional career with Ulsan Mobis Phoebus of the South Korean league, where he played 56 games, averaging 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds.
In March 2011, he joined Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian league who loaned him to Pallacanestro Biella. He would only play 3 games for Biella before joining CB Gran Canaria of the Spanish ACB league.
Ekperigin plays for the Great Britain national basketball team and was part of the team that competed in the London International Basketball Invitational. Born in the United States, Ekperigin holds a British passport through his British mother.
- Laurence Ekperigin–ESPN
- Gran Canaria lands Laurence Ekperigin
- "Laurence Ekperigin (2m01 - 26 ans) débarque à Nanterre !!" (in French). jsfnanterre.com. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
- "Nantes: Quatre joueurs signent dont Ekperigin" (in French). BeBasket.fr. July 1, 2016. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
- "לורנס אקפריגין חתם במכבי קריית מוצקין לעונה" (in Hebrew). ONE.co.il. August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
- Gran Canaria grabs power forward Ekperigin