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 (206 cm)
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 playing career 1984–2000
Career history
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,501
Rebounds 893
Assists 111
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.

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