Who is Shane Larkin?

Shane Larkin Anadolu Efes Bayern Munich
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Shane Larkin was born in October 2, 1992 in USA. His father name is Barry Larkin. He was a famous baseball player. Shane plays as point guard and his height is 182cm.

On 27 June 2013, Shane was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 1st round 18th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. Then, the same night, Shane was traded by the Dallas Mavericks. Shane played for the Mavericks at 2013-2014 season. That year, Shane Larkin averaged 2.8 points, 1.5 assists, 0.9 rebounds in 10.2 minutes over 48 games.

After a year, he was transferred to the New York Knicks. Shane averaged 6.2 points, 3.0 assists, 2.3 rebounds in 24.5 minutes over 76 games.

After Shane played there for a year, he went to the Brooklyn Nets. Shane averaged 7.3 points, 4.4 assists, 2.3 rebounds in 22.4 minutes over 78 games.

In the 2016-2017 season, Shane decided to go to Europe. So, he went to Baskonia. He averaged 13.1 points, 5.7 assists, 2.7 rebounds over 33 games.

After a year, he went back to the USA. He was transferred to the Boston Celtics. He averaged 4.3 points, 1.8 assists, 1.7 rebounds in 14.4 minutes over 54 games.

In the 2018-2019 season, Larkin came back to Europe and joined Anadolu Efes. Shane could not adapt to the team in the first half of the season (in both the EuroLeague and the Turkish league). But, in the second half of the season, Larkin started playing very well and he almost became the leader of the team. He averaged 12.5 points, 3.1 assists, 2.2 rebounds in 21.58 minutes over 35 games.

HE BEAT THE RECORD! Shane Larkin reached a career-high and broke the existing record for most points scored in a single match in EuroLeague history, scoring 49 points for Anadolu Efes against FC Bayern Munich in round 11 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.