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August 26, 2022 by Samuel Lane

Scorchers are delighted to announce the re-signing of GB International Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence back from rehab and ready to go at Surrey Sports Park

Team GB international and Olympian Lawrence, who needs little introduction to UK basketball fans, will be returning to the BBL after a season ending injury in 2021.

Whilst on his comeback Lawrence signed a short-term deal with Scorchers for the 2021/22 season. Controlling the Surrey side in the back court and driving Scorchers through the cup group stages Lawrence was finding his groove back on court.

Throughout the cup group stages Lawrence was averaging 13 points per game, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, all whilst shooting 50% from beyond the arc.

An unfortunate blow to the squad in Newcastle where the British International exited the game with a ruptured achilles. This is saw Lawrence take a different role within the squad joining the coaching staff and assisting for the remainder of the season.

Feeling stronger than ever Lawrence commented: “Rehabs been a long journey, but we are getting there. I am fully cleared to do everything with the team which I am excited for.

I am really excited to be here in Surrey, I know Coach Gardner from a long time ago and I am looking forward to be playing for him and the team he has constructed this year as well.”

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