Ken Bannister

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Ken Bannister
No. 1, 51
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1960-04-01) April 1, 1960 (age 54)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
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 career 1984–2000
Career history
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,501
Rebounds 893
Assists 111
Stats at

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.

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