René Lacoste

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René Lacoste
(Jackal, G)
ID#493
Rene Lacoste.jpg
No. 17 – Winnipeg Voyageurs
Position Guard
Species Jackal ( Canidae )
Gender Male
Personal information
Born Shreveport, LA
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 228 lb (103 kg)
Shoots Right
Career information
FBA draft 2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall
Selected by the Williamsburg Minutemen
Pro playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013-Nov. 2017 Albany Alphas
Nov. 2017-2018 Plymouth Taproots
2018-present Winnipeg Voyageurs
Career highlights and awards
Contract information
Contract year 2015
2020 Salary $6 million
Player Contacts
(IC) Agent Unknown
(OOC) Creator Ryan Campbell
(OOC) Actor Unknown
(OOC) Usage Ask me before any use

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René Lacoste was ranked #17 in the 2013 Draft Candidate Combine.

Biography

Raised in a poor family with eight younger siblings, René found himself with few options after high school. With college ruled out, he joined the Army and did two tours overseas. There he proved himself on the field to be a capable squad leader, but was became known for refusing orders that he believed would endanger his squad. After losing two squad members in a botched operation, his stubbornness turned to outright insubordination. Though he'd played basketball in high school, he dramatically developed his skills while on tour, and eventually led his team to a bronze medal in the Military World Games. However, his repeated refusal to obey orders he disagreed with led to an honorable discharge--most said it would have been dishonorable were he not so respected for his athletic performance.

Since his returning home, he has focused intensely on basketball--as in his squad, known for disregarding instructions when he thinks they might compromise his team. He also became known for a vicious streak, seeking aggressive reprisal against any opposing player who harms or threatens one of his teammates.