Kenny Green (basketball, born 1967)

Kenneth Anthony Green (born October 13, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he played at the power forward and center positions

Kenny Green
Personal information
Born (1967-10-13) October 13, 1967 (age 53)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Career information
High schoolHoly Cross
(Waterbury, Connecticut)
CollegeRhode Island (1986–1990)
NBA draft1990 / Undrafted
Playing career1990–2002
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1990–1991Rapid City Thrillers
1991Quad City Thunder
1991Columbus Horizon
1991Empire State Stallions
1991–1992Efes Pilsen
1992JDA Dijon
1992–1993Cáceres
1993–1994Zaragoza
1994–1997Tau Ceramica
1997–1998Ülkerspor
1998Granada
1998–1999Breogán
2001–2002Inca
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

Green played collegiate basketball at the University of Rhode Island, between 1986 and 1990. He is the school's all-time leader in blocks, and on five different occasions, he blocked eight shots in a single game. Green was named the Atlantic 10 Conference's Freshman of the Year in 1986–87, and as a senior, his 124 blocks, topped the NCAA Division I. He was also honored as the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year that season. Green finished his career at URI with 1,724 points, 996 rebounds, and 328 blocks. In 2000, he was inducted into the University of Rhode Island Hall of Fame.

Professional careerEdit

After college, Green spent over a decade playing professionally, first in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA), for the since defunct teams, the Rapid City Thrillers in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the Columbus Horizon in Columbus, Ohio. He then played in Italy, Spain, and Turkey.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kenny Green". Liga ACB. Archived from the original on September 11, 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  2. "2010–11 NCAA Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). 2010–11 NCAA Men's Basketball Media Guide. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2010. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  3. "Rhode Island University basketball team". USbasket.com. Euroleague. 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  4. "NCAA Men's Basketball: Annual Leaders". Hickoksports.com. July 29, 2010. Archived from the original on May 6, 2010. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  5. Alfano, Peter (March 25, 1988). "N.C.A.A. Basketball: Villanova Surprised Kentucky; Duke Squeaks By; Duke 73, Rhode Island 72". The New York Times. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  6. "Kenneth Green ('90)". University of Rhode Island. 2010. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  7. "10 To Be Enshrined in URI Athletic Hall of Fame". University of Rhode Island. September 7, 2000. Retrieved March 27, 2011.

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