Kenny Green (basketball, born 1967)

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Kenny Green
Personal information
Born (1967-10-13) October 13, 1967 (age 49)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Career information
High school Holy Cross
(Waterbury, Connecticut)
College Rhode Island (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Undrafted
Playing career 1990–2002
Position Power forward / Center
Career history
1990–1991 Rapid City Thrillers
1991 Quad City Thunder
1991 Columbus Horizon
1991 Empire State Stallions
1991–1992 Efes Pilsen
1992 JDA Dijon
1992–1993 Cáceres
1993–1994 Zaragoza
1994–1997 Tau Ceramica
1997–1998 Ülkerspor
1998 Granada
1998–1999 Breogán
2001–2002 Inca
Career highlights and awards

Kenneth Anthony Green (born October 13, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he played at the power forward and center positions

College career[edit]

Green played collegiate basketball at the University of Rhode Island, between 1986 and 1990. He is the school's all-time leader in blocks, and on five different occasions, he blocked eight shots in a single game. Green was named the Atlantic 10 Conference's Freshman of the Year in 1986–87, and as a senior, his 124 blocks, topped the NCAA Division I. He was also honored as the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year that season. Green finished his career at URI with 1,724 points, 996 rebounds, and 328 blocks. In 2000, he was inducted into the University of Rhode Island Hall of Fame.

Professional career[edit]

After college, Green spent over a decade playing professionally, first in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA), for the since defunct teams, the Rapid City Thrillers in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the Columbus Horizon in Columbus, Ohio. He then played in Italy, Spain, and Turkey.

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References[edit]

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