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Kara Lawson

Women's Basketball Head Coach, Duke; Former Assistant Coach of the Boston Celtics & Basketball Analyst at ESPN

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Kara Lawson Biography

Kara Lawson is the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils women's basketball team, and a former assistant coach for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. She is a former American professional women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and a basketball television analyst for ESPN and the Washington Wizards. Lawson primarily played as a shooting guard. She won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. Lawson retired from the WNBA in 2015 to focus on her broadcasting career.

Following an exceptional playing career, Lawson spent two years as the primary television analyst for the Washington Wizards for NBC Sports Washington, while also broadcasting games for ESPN Radio. Lawson also served as a game and studio analyst for men’s and women’s college basketball and the NBA for ESPN. On January 12, 2007, she became the first female analyst for a nationally-televised NBA game.

Lawson assisted efforts for USA Basketball’s 3x3 teams in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She has helped USA Basketball 3x3 teams to six gold medals since 2017.

Lawson's impact on the women’s basketball community is evident as she was named one of the 100 most influential people in women’s college basketball as announced by Silver Waves Media in the summer of 2020.

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Women's Basketball Head Coach, Duke; Former Assistant Coach of the Boston Celtics & Basketball Analyst at ESPN

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Kara Lawson Biography

Kara Lawson is the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils women's basketball team, and a former assistant coach for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. She is a former American professional women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and a basketball television analyst for ESPN and the Washington Wizards. Lawson primarily played as a shooting guard. She won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. Lawson retired from the WNBA in 2015 to focus on her broadcasting career.

Following an exceptional playing career, Lawson spent two years as the primary television analyst for the Washington Wizards for NBC Sports Washington, while also broadcasting games for ESPN Radio. Lawson also served as a game and studio analyst for men’s and women’s college basketball and the NBA for ESPN. On January 12, 2007, she became the first female analyst for a nationally-televised NBA game.

Lawson assisted efforts for USA Basketball’s 3x3 teams in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She has helped USA Basketball 3x3 teams to six gold medals since 2017.

Lawson's impact on the women’s basketball community is evident as she was named one of the 100 most influential people in women’s college basketball as announced by Silver Waves Media in the summer of 2020.

Kara Lawson Videos

  • Kara Lawson: Respect, Preparation and Growth
  • Kara Lawson Leaving Celtics To Be Duke Women's Basketball Coach
    Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson is leaving the team to become the head coach of Duke women's basketball. NESN's Michaela Vernava shares...
  • Kara Lawson says she wants to be the best in the NBA
    New Celtics assistant Kara Lawson talks about being the first female coach in team history and her goals to be judged beyond her gender.

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  • How to book Kara Lawson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kara Lawson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kara Lawson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kara Lawson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kara Lawson?

    Booking fees for Kara Lawson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kara Lawson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kara Lawson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kara Lawson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kara Lawson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kara Lawson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kara Lawson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kara Lawson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kara Lawson for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Kara Lawson generally travels from Durham, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lisa Leslie, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jen Welter, Linda Alvarado and Dominique Dawes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kara Lawson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kara Lawson Speaker Videos

  • Kara Lawson: Respect, Preparation and Growth
    Kara Lawson Leaving Celtics To Be Duke Women's Basketball Coach
    Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson is leaving the team to become the head coach of Duke women's basketball. NESN's Michaela Vernava shares the news
  • Kara Lawson says she wants to be the best in the NBA
    New Celtics assistant Kara Lawson talks about being the first female coach in team history and her goals to be judged beyond her gender.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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