Ingram's NBA Dream Comes True After 10 Seasons

Andre Ingram looks for his shot in a 2007 game.

American University men's basketball alumnus Andre Ingram saw 10 years of perseverance turn into his dream of playing in the NBA when he signed a contract to play with the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday.

Ingram, a 2007 graduate of AU, played in 47 games for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League this season. He will dress for tonight's matchup with the Houston Rockets, which will be broadcast on TNT at 10:30 p.m. EDT.

Ingram is fifth all-time at American in career scoring with 1,655 points. He was a three-time All-Patriot League honoree.

Check below for links to the story on, an interview with Ingram after today's shootaround and the video from yesterday's surprise signing.