Greg Kite

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Greg Kite
Personal information
Born (1961-08-05) August 5, 1961 (age 57)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolMadison (Houston, Texas)
CollegeBYU (1979–1983)
NBA draft1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career1983–1996
PositionCenter
Number50, 32, 34, 40, 54
Career history
19831988Boston Celtics
19881989Los Angeles Clippers
1989Charlotte Hornets
1989–1990Sacramento Kings
19901994Orlando Magic
1995New York Knicks
1995Indiana Pacers
1995Rapid City Thrillers
1995–1996Fort Wayne Fury
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,717 (2.5 ppg)
Rebounds2,607 (3.8 rpg)
Assists345 (0.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Gregory Fuller "Greg" Kite (born August 5, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player.

A 6'11" center from Brigham Young University,[1] Kite averaged 6.4 points and 7.6 rebounds per game over his four-year college career. He was selected 21st overall by the Boston Celtics in the 1983 NBA draft. As a Celtic, he won two championship rings in 1984 and 1986 before being waived by the team in early 1988.[2]

Kite then played for the Los Angeles Clippers and five other NBA teams, including 12 games with the Charlotte Hornets in that team's inaugural season of 1988-89. Kite played for the Orlando Magic between 1990 and 1994 and finished the 1992-93 season playing with the Rapid City Thrillers of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He was brought back on a veterans' minimum contract, and played very few minutes with Orlando and then with the Knicks and Pacers in 1995. Kite retired at the end of the 1994-95 season.

Currently residing in Central Florida, Kite is commissioner[3] of the Florida Basketball Association, while earning a living as a financial advisor.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah-BYU basketball rivalry is alive and well". Deseret News. 11 December 2014.
  2. ^ Baker, Chris (February 4, 1988). "Greg Kite Claimed by Clippers From the Celtics on Waivers". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "5 Quick Questions With...Greg Kite - Florida Basketball Association Commissioner". Tampa Bay Rebels. 12 September 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.celticslife.com/2010/07/what-hell-happened-togreg-kite.html>

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