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Athlete Spotlight: Cager Dawson Lott

Dawson Lott

Dawson Lott is a spohomore forward for the LCC men's basketball team. Courtesy photo

Jonah Unger

The Lookout Staff Writer Jonah Unger recently spoke with Dawson Lott, a 6-foot-7 player for the LCC men’s basketball team. The sophomore forward attended Webberville High School.

What is your major?
“My major is sports management. I'd just love to stay (with) this sport as long as I can.”

When did you start playing basketball?
“My first-ever basketball game was third grade, so it’s been a while since my beginning.”

What are your goals as a player, and what do you intend on improving?
“Just get better when everyone's sleeping. I always work on my shooting. I want it to be the best it can be.”

What do you feel is your biggest strength when playing and how do you use it?
“I feel my role as a basketball player is just going and getting rebounds. That’s all I care about at the end of the day.”

Who was your biggest inspiration to start playing basketball?
“My father was someone I always looked up to. He was the one that worked with me always growing up.”

What is your favorite thing about basketball?
“Basketball is something you can do just to get away from everything and I love that.”

What is your favorite thing about playing for LCC?
“The atmosphere and my teammates.”

Who is your favorite basketball player and why?
“I love Giannis Antetokounmpo just because of the grit he plays with. I love seeing him use his players on the court.”

Who is your current favorite NBA team and why?
“My favorite team in the NBA got to be the (Milwaukee) Bucks. They just play the game like a well-oiled machine. They just think, ‘win, no individual hero’ ball.”

What are your plans after LCC? 
“Honestly, I haven't thought too much about life after LCC.”

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