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Fox Sports North interviews Devean George ’99

Fox Sports North - logoFox Sports North interviewed former Augsburg College basketball player Devean George prior to a recent game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers. George played his first seven seasons in the NBA with the Lakers and was asked about his experience with Kobe Bryant, who is retiring after this season.

In the segment, he is introduced as having drawn “national attention at Augsburg.” When asked about Bryant’s impact on his career, George states, “It was huge. I learned from him everyday.”

Watch: Devean George on playing with Lakers great Kobe Bryant on the Fox Sports North Facebook page.

Devean George ’99 redevelopment project featured in Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneA redevelopment project by Augsburg College alumnus Devean George ’99, a former professional basketball player, was mentioned in a Star Tribune business article by Neal St. Anthony. The story explores two projects on the North Side of Minneapolis that recently broke ground. George heads Building Blocks, a group working to revitalize urban areas by building affordable housing with accompanying retail spaces. Read “St. Anthony: Two north Minneapolis projects launch” on the Star Tribune website.