DaShaun Wood

DaShaun Wood ( born September 29, 1985 as DaShaun Lynch in Detroit, Michigan ) is an American professional basketball player. In the 2010/2011 season of playing on the position of point guard Wood was awarded the jersey of the German Bank Skyliners 's "Most Valuable Player " ( MVP ) of the National Basketball League 2010/11. With ALBA Berlin Wood won the BBL Cup in 2013. Since 2013 he plays for Le Mans Sarthe Basket in France.


From 2003 to 2007 Wood played for four years during his studies at Wright State University for high school team Raiders in the NCAA. At the beginning of his studies, he changed his surname Lynch in his natural father and was appointed as DaShaun Wood 2007 "Player of the Year " of the Horizon League in the NCAA. After he was not selected for the most heavily doped professional league NBA, he went as a professional to Europe and played for Pallacanestro Cantu and Benetton Treviso in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. In the 2009/10 season he was due to recovering from a torn ACL in no professional club under contract. In 2010 he played in the NBA Summer League for the Los Angeles Clippers.

In the National Basketball League 2010/11 he was taken by the German Bank Skyliners Frankfurt am Main under contract and became here more than a year after his break from competition for MVP of the National Basketball League. The Skyliners lost, however, as the play-off semi-final against eventual runners- ALBA Berlin. Then the Frankfurt coach Gordon Herbert moved to the Berlin club and Wood was taken from ALBA under contract. After a regular season 2011/12 coach Herbert left the club again. The following season, 2012/13 ALBA reached with Wood the second round of the 16 best teams in the top-ranked European club competition ULEB Euro League 2012/13. However, after winning the BBL Cup in 2013 in front of the home crowd, the Berlin eliminated in the play-offs again early in the first round.

After the expiration of his contract in Berlin Wood joined the 2013/2014 season the French club Le Mans Sarthe Basket in the LNB Pro A at.