Desmond Penigar

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Desmond Penigar
Personal information
Born (1981-07-16) July 16, 1981 (age 37)
DeQuincy, Louisiana
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight244.2 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolUpland (Upland, California)
NBA draft2003 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–2016
PositionPower forward
Career history
2003–2004Asheville Altitude
2004Orlando Magic
2004Asheville Altitude
2004–2005Changwon LG Sakers
2005–2007EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2009–2011Panthers Fürstenfeld
2012–2013Al Kuwait
2015–2016Tadamon Zouk
Career highlights and awards

Desmond Penigar (born July 16, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'7" tall forward, he attended Utah State University and Ventura College. Penigar was a member of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association during the 2003–04 NBA season. As a member of the Asheville Altitude, he won the 2003–04 National Basketball Development League Rookie of the Year award.[1]

He has played professionally in South Korea, Germany, Austria, Lebanon, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Professional awards and achievements[edit]

  • NBDL Rookie of the Year -04
  • All-NBDL 1st Team -04
  • NBDL Regular Season Champion -04
  • NBDL Champion -04
  • Austrian Bundesliga A All-Star Game -09
  • All-Austrian Bundesliga Imports Team -09
  • All-Austrian Bundesliga 1st Team -09, 10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Semifinals -09
  • Austrian Supercup Winner -09
  • Austrian A Bundesliga All-Star Game -10
  • Austrian Bundesliga All-Imports Team -10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Finalist -10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Regular Season Champion -10
  • All-Lebanese League 1st Team -12
  • Lebanese League All-Imports Team -12
  • Lebanese League All-Defensive Team -12
  • Kuwait Federation Cup Winner -13
  • Kuwait League Regular Season Champion -13

College and high school awards and achievements[edit]

  • HS first-team all-league and all-county selection -98,99
  • JUCO runner-up player of the year in the state of California -00,01
  • JUCO first-team all-conference and all-state selection -00,01
  • Big West Conference Regular Season Champion -02 (Utah State)
  • Big West Conference Tournament Finalist -02 (Utah State)
  • All-Big West Conference 1st Team -02,03
  • Big West Tournament Champion -03
  • Big West All-Tournament Team -03


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