Maciej Bolesław Lampe (born February 5, 1985 in Łódź) is a Polish professional Basketball player. He currently plays for Khimki BC of the Russian Basketball Super League.
Originally from Poland, Lampe grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. He played briefly for Real Madrid in Spain in 2002-03 before being sent on loan to Universidad Complutense of the LEB, the highest minor league in Spain, to receive more playing time.
Selected by New York Knicks in the second round (30th overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft as an early entry candidate, despite having been projected as a lottery pick.
Maciej was elected to the 2003 Reebok Rocky Mountain All-Revue Team after averaging 17.2 points and 7.0 rebounds in 32.4 minutes for the Knicks' summer league team.
Maciej got traded to the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 5, 2004 and became the youngest player in Suns history to appear in a regular season game.
On January 2005, he got traded for the second time in his NBA career, this time to New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.
On February 13, 2006, he was traded to the Houston Rockets for Point guard Moochie Norris. Thus making the Rockets his fourth NBA club.
He holds NBA career averages of 3.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, and 0.3 apg.
Lampe will be playing in the ULEB Cup and signed a one-year deal with Dynamo Saint Petersburg. The bankrupt Dynamo squad were thrown out of the Russian League one day before the start of the season. Thus, making Maciej play for the Khimki BC region.
Now, Maciej is playing in the Russin top club BC Khimki. On February 2008, Khimki beat CSKA Moscow in the Russian cup final and Maciej was awarded the best player (MVP) of the cup final.
Maciej has now signed a three year contract with BC Khimki.
- NBA.com Profile
- ClutchFans.net Maciej Lampe Profile - Houston Rocket Fan Site
- Maciej Lampe Q & A - Basketball Without Borders Africa
- Maciej Lampe Stats - Toshiba Vegas Summer League
- Maciej Lampe Suns Free Agent Camp - Maciej Lampe Suns Free Agent Camp
- Maciej Lampe Still In The Waiting Room - Maciej Lampe In Vegas
- Dynamo Rubs Magic Lamp - Eurosport News
- Edge Sports International - Maciej Lampe
- 2003 NBA Draft Profile - Maciej Lampe
- ULEB CUP Playerfile - Maciej Lampe
- BC Khimkhi Official Playerfile - Maciej Lampe
- Maciej Lampe: "If I return to the NBA, I will play big minutes" - Hoopshype Interview of Maciej Lampe, March 31, 2008
- Lampe Challenge Official Website