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We'll Always Have Paris

We'll Always Have Paris

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University women's basketball alumna Paris Lawson ('19) has accepted a position with the Oklahoma City Thunder as a digital content reporter, she announced via social media Thursday.

Lawson, who was part of four consecutive NCAA Tournament teams and a 47-game conference win streak during her playing career, helped take Belmont's ESPN campus productions and digital video presence to new heights.

In May, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee native was named to the 2019 Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) All-America Program Honors, recognizing the nation's top collegiate sports broadcasters.

Lawson, who served as lead on-air personality for numerous Belmont productions, including This Week in Belmont Athletics and Around the Curb, also served as lead sideline reporter for Belmont men's basketball on ESPN+.

The former point guard most recently served as lead correspondent for Nashville SC (USL soccer/MLS 2020), while also contributing to WKRN-TV and the American Sports Network (now Stadium).

Lawson becomes the latest Belmont connection to the NBA, including 2017 NBA Champion Ian Clark, 2019 NBA first round draft selection Dylan Windler, NBA skills consultant Drew Hanlen, Boston Celtics video coordinator Evan Bradds and New Orleans Pelicans scout Adam Barnes.

She joins a growing list of Belmont Athletics on-air success stories, including Madison Blevins, Grace Chapin, Mary Francis Hoots, Hayley Lewis, Katie Myers, Lindsey Nance and Emily Proud.