Remembering Lorenzen Wright

Thursday, July 29, 2010
By Jon Newberry

Reports have surfaced confirming the death of former Hawk Lorenzen Wright at 34 years old. Wright had been missing for over a week. (Full Story at

Wright played for the Hawks for two stints, the first from 1999-2001 and more recently from 2006-08. His best season as a Hawk came in 2000-01 when he averaged 12.4 points and 7.5 rebounds. However, it was Lorenzen Wright the person, rather than the player, that has left the biggest impact on those who knew him. It seemed appropriate to provide this forum for fans to express their condolences and tell their fond memories about Lorenzen.

Please feel free to contribute your comments below as we all keep Lorenzen, his family and his friends in our thoughts and prayers.