Clarence Kea

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Clarence Kea
Personal information
Born (1959-02-02) February 2, 1959 (age 58)
Wilmington, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school Hanover (Wilmington, North Carolina)
College Lamar (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 169th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career 1980–1994
Position Power forward
Number 53
Career history
1980–1981 Lehigh Valley Jets
1981 Dallas Mavericks
1981 Anchorage Northern Knights
1981–1982 Dallas Mavericks
1982–1983 Detroit Spirits
1983–1984 Virtus Banco di Roma
1984–1985 Hapoel Holon
1985–1986 Fantoni Udine
1986–1988 Limoges
1988–1991 Firenze
1991–1992 Juver Murcia
1992–1993 Ourense
1993–1994 Fenerbahçe
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Clarence Leroy Kea (born February 2, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'6" (1.98 m) 218 lb (99 kg) small forward and played collegiately at Lamar University.

Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, Kea was selected with the 9th pick of the eighth round in the 1980 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks. After signing two 10-day contracts with the Mavericks in 1981,[1] he was signed for the remainder of the 1980–81 season, during which he played 16 games, averaging 7.3 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. The next season (1981–82) he played 35 games but his averages dipped to 2.3 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.

After his NBA career, Kea played professionally in Italy (Banco di Roma), Israel (Hapoel Holon) and France (Limoges).


  1. ^ 1981 NBA Transactions Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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