A very fine basketball player at Southwestern Louisiana University, Dwight Lamar signed with the San Diego Conquistadors of the American Basketball Association in 1973. A great outside shooter, Bo Lamar had an outstanding rookie season, 1973-74, notching a 20.4 points per game average in 84 games, and led all players in the ABA with 69 3-pointers made and 247 3-point attempts.
In his second pro season, Lamar averaged 20.9 points per game in 77 games.
Althogether in his three ABA seasons, 1973-74 thru 1975-76, Bo scored 3976 points, averaging 19.7 ppg and 4.4 assists per game. In 1976-1977 he played with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA.