Robert Dozier

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Robert Dozier
Free agent
PositionPower forward
LeaguePBA
Personal information
Born (1985-11-06) November 6, 1985 (age 33)
Lithonia, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolLithonia (Lithonia, Georgia)
Laurinburg Institute
(Laurinburg, North Carolina)
CollegeMemphis (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Kolossos Rhodes
2010–2011PAOK Thessaloniki
2011–2012Cholet Basket
2012–2013Cajasol Sevilla
2013–2014Alaska Aces
2014–2015Al Shabab Dubai
2015Le Mans Sarthe Basket
2016Alaska Aces
2016–2018San-en NeoPhoenix
2019Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters

Robert Lorenzo Dozier, Jr. (born November 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

College career[edit]

In the 2007–08 season, Dozier started in all games with Memphis, along with the Memphis Tigers' future NBA players Derrick Rose, Chris Douglas-Roberts, and Joey Dorsey. He was a key part in the Tigers' 2008 success, which ended in a loss to the Kansas Jayhawks in the championship game of the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

Professional career[edit]

Dozier was the last player drafted in the 2009 NBA Draft, selected 60th overall pick by the Miami Heat.[1] He then signed a contract with the Greek League club Colossus Rhodes.[2] In November 2010 he signed with PAOK B.C..[3] In July 2011 he signed a one-year contract with Cholet Basket.[4]

Dozier played for the Miami Heat in the 2012 NBA Summer League.

Dozier signed with the Miami Heat on September 27, 2012 but was waived by the team on October 21, 2012. Three weeks later, on November 7, 2012 he signed a one-month contract by Spanish squad Cajasol.[5]

Dozier joined the Alaska Aces as its designated "import player" for the 2013 Commissioner's Cup season in the Philippine Basketball Association. Providing size and rebounding relief, he spurred an impressive postseason run for the Aces which culminated in a 3-game Finals sweep of the Barangay Ginebra Kings for the 2013 Commissioner's Cup Title. During Games 1 and 2 of the Finals, Dozier collected 42 combined rebounds and posted a game-high 27 points in the clincher while outdueling fellow American import Vernon Macklin in the championship round. He was named Best Import of Commissioners Cup on Game 3. He came back on the league for the same team at 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup but they failed to defend their title.

In October 2014, he signed with Al Shabab Dubai of United Arab Emirates for the 2014–15 season.[6]

On October 23, 2015, he signed with Le Mans Sarthe Basket of the French LNB Pro A.[7] On December 28, 2015, he left Le Mans.[8] On January 2, 2016, Dozier signed again with Alaska Aces as the team's import for the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup.[9]

In August 2016, Dozier signed with SAN-EN NeoPhoenix of the Japanese B.League.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NBA.com HEAT Select Robert Dozier in The 2009 NBA Draft.
  2. ^ Kolossosbc.gr Ο Ρόμπερτ Ντόζιερ στον Κολοσσό ‹See Tfd›(in Greek)
  3. ^ PAOK BC makes moves: Dozier in, Sims out
  4. ^ Cholet Basket adds big man Dozier
  5. ^ Robert Dozier will help Cajasol for a month
  6. ^ Robert Dozier (ex Alaska Aces) is a newcomer at Al Shabab !!
  7. ^ Robert Dozier (ex PAOK) joins Le Mans
  8. ^ Robert Dozier to leave Le Mans on Dec.28, he accepted a richer offer from another team
  9. ^ Dy, Richard (January 2, 2016). "Ex-PBA Best Import Rob Dozier set to re-join Aces next week". The Philippine Star. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  10. ^ Robert Dozier is a newcomer at Sanen

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