Ken Norman

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Ken Norman
Personal information
Born (1964-09-05) September 5, 1964 (age 54)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolCrane (Chicago, Illinois)
NBA draft1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Playing career1987–1997
PositionSmall forward
Number33, 3, 4, 5
Career history
19871993Los Angeles Clippers
1993–1994Milwaukee Bucks
19941997Atlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points8,717 (13.5 ppg)
Rebounds3,949 (6.1 rpg)
Assists1,355 (2.1 apg)
Stats at

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 "Illinois Men's Basketball All-Century Team" in 2004.

NBA career[edit]

Los Angeles Clippers[edit]

Norman's Clippers jersey.

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.

Milwaukee Bucks[edit]

In 1993, he signed as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks, where he averaged 11.9 points per game in all 82 games.

Atlanta Hawks[edit]

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.[1]


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