Norman set career highs in points, rebounds, blocks and assists as a member of the Clippers
September 5, 1964 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Crane (Chicago, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|Number||33, 3, 4, 5|
|1987–1993||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||8,717 (13.5 ppg)|
|Rebounds||3,949 (6.1 rpg)|
|Assists||1,355 (2.1 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kenneth Darnel Norman (born September 5, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player. After graduating from Chicago's Crane High School, Kenny was a standout forward for the Illinois Fighting Illini who was selected 19th overall by the Los Angeles Clippers of the 1987 NBA Draft. Norman was elected to the "Illini Men's Basketball All-Century Team" in 2004.
Los Angeles Clippers
The 6'8" 215 pound-Norman played six seasons with the Clippers. His best year as a pro came during the 1988–89 NBA season as a Clipper, when he averaged 18.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 3.5 assists in 80 games. He was also a member of the team when they made their first playoff appearance in Los Angeles in 1992.
In 1993, he signed as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks, where he averaged 11.9 points per game in all 82 games.
After playing one season with the Bucks, he was then traded to the Atlanta Hawks. He averaged 12.7 points per game in 74 games, and hit 98 three-point field goals during the 1994–95 NBA season. He spent the rest of his career in Atlanta before retiring in 1997. In his NBA career, Norman played in a total of 646 games and scored 8,717 points.
Norman also earned the nickname "the Snake" during his playing career.
- Ken Norman NBA Stats @ basketball-reference.com
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