Lamar Bigby

Lamar Bigby
Coach

Lamar Bigby

(702) 287-0177

Lamar founded the Las Vegas Knicks in 2010 and is a former UNLV Runnin Rebel (2001-2003). Bigby, along with Las Vegas Knicks Co-Founders Dinard Taylor and Eric Ashley, established one of the top West Coast AAU Club Programs.

Originally hailing from Detroit, Bigby was a breakout star at Detroit Northern Senior High School in 1998. He was an All-City, All-State player. After attending Schoolcraft Community College in Livonia, he earned a scholarship to UNLV where he played as guard from 2001-2003.

On the court, Bigby has over 20+ years of experience and coach of elite-level basketball. He is known for forgiving strong relationships without America and helping local Nevadans earn scholarship opportunities.

Off the court, Bigby remains strongly active in the community. In 2017, he founded the Providing Hope Initiative — a community outreach program that helps less fortunate people struggling with homelessness and mental health issues.

In 2014 Lamar founded a mental health clinic offering consulting, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services for the Las Vegas Valley.

Lamar is married to Lonyae Bigby and they have 3 children.