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|Power forward / Center|
April 1, 1960 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (206 cm)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Southwestern (Baltimore, Maryland)|
|College||Trinidad State JC (1979–1981)
Indiana State (1981–1982)
St. Augustine's (1983–1984)
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 7 / Pick: 156th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|Pro playing career||1984–2000|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kenneth (Ken) Darnell Bannister (born April 1, 1960 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the New York Knicks in the 7th round (156th overall) of the 1984 NBA Draft. A 6'9" forward-center from Trinidad State Junior College, Indiana State University and Saint Augustine's College, Bannister played in 5 NBA seasons. He played for the Knicks from 1984 to 1986 and the Los Angeles Clippers from 1988 to 1991. During the 1986-87 season he played in Israel for Hapoel Holon.
In his NBA career, Bannister played in 253 games and scored a total of 1,501 points. His best season as a professional came during the 1985-86 NBA season as a member of the Knicks, appearing in 70 games and averaging 8.6 ppg.