The 6' 5", 179 lb (81 kg) shooting guard attended Villanova University and was later selected by the New Jersey Nets with the eighth pick in the 1996 NBA Draft. He sat out his entire fifth season, in 2000-01, due to rehabilitation from offseason surgery on his right knee. After seven seasons with the Nets, Kittles was finally traded to the Clippers in a salary purge. After one injury-riddled year in Los Angeles, Kittles departed from the Clippers. Kittles now works for the Nets as a part-time scout. Kittles is also Co-Founder of IQ Sports Solutions and completed an MBA at Villanova University's School of Business.
He holds the Villanova University record for most points scored, with 2,243. Kittles is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
Recorded 9 points and 4 assists in the Schick Rookie Game during the 1997 NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland
Posted a career-high 40 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals against the Milwaukee Bucks on 4/13/97
Set an NBA rookie record in 1996-97 with 158 three-pointers (this record was broken by the Spanish rookie Rudy Fernández of the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2008-2009 season) and led the Nets in three-pointers made and attempted (419) and three-point percentage (.377)
Named to the 1996-97 NBA All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 16.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.0 apg and 1.91 spg and playing in all 82 games
Totaled a team-high 29 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and 3 assists against the Vancouver Grizzlies on 2/24/98
Led the Nets in 1997-98 in three-pointers made (110) and attempted (263) and three-point percentage (.418, 11th in the NBA)
Finished first on the Nets in 3pt FG percentage at 40.0 in 1999-2000
Scored 5000th career point by recording a team-high 22 points on 9-15 (60.0%) shooting from the field in 43 minutes vs Atlanta on 3/24/2002
He helped Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets make an appearance in the NBA finals in two straight years.