Desmond Penigar

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Desmond Penigar
Personal information
Born (1981-07-16) July 16, 1981 (age 37)
DeQuincy, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight244.2 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolUpland (Upland, California)
College
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
2013–2013Al-Hilal
2014–2015Sagesse
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
  • Eurobasket.com All-Austrian Bundesliga Imports Team -09
  • Eurobasket.com All-Austrian Bundesliga 1st Team -09, 10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Semifinals -09
  • Austrian Supercup Winner -09
  • Austrian A Bundesliga All-Star Game -10
  • Eurobasket.com Austrian Bundesliga All-Imports Team -10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Finalist -10
  • Austrian Bundesliga A Regular Season Champion -10
  • Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League 1st Team -12
  • Asia-Basket.com Lebanese League All-Imports Team -12
  • Asia-Basket.com 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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