Former NBA center Lance Allred, who played three games for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007-08 season, is in talks with the Kyoto Hannaryz and is expected to sign a contract, sources have told The Japan Times.
The NBA's first legally deaf player, Allred, 30, began his college career at Utah before moving on to Weber State.
Allred has played in the NBA Development League, Italy and, most recently, for the Otago Nuggets in New Zealand. He has also penned an autobiography, "Longshot: The Adventures of a Deaf Fundamentalist Mormon Kid and His Journey to the NBA." ...
Monday, August 8, 2011
Another Update on Lance Allred
Posted a little story on Lance Allred a few weeks ago, and now there is some good info on him in The Japan Times: