September 14, 1923|
|Died||October 9, 2012
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||168 lb (76 kg)|
|High school||Wickliffe (Wickliffe, Kentucky)|
|College||Kentucky (1942–1943, 1946–1948)|
|NBA draft||1948 / Round: -- / Pick: --|
|Selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career BAA and NBA statistics|
|Points||817 (4.9 ppg)|
|Rebounds||45 (1.0 rpg)|
|Assists||344 (2.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kenneth Herman "Kenny" Rollins (September 14, 1923 – October 9, 2012) was an American basketball player who competed at the 1948 London Olympics and was a member of the University of Kentucky's "Fabulous Five" who won the 1948 NCAA Tournament. His college career was interrupted by service in the United States Navy during World War II. He was voted to the All-SEC and All-SEC Tourney teams following his junior and senior seasons.
His brother, Phil, played for the University of Louisville and spent 3 seasons in the NBA.
Born in Charleston, Missouri, Rollins played high school basketball in Wickliffe, Kentucky. He later played professionally for the Chicago Stags of the BAA and the NBA, the Louisville Alumnites of the National Professional Basketball League and the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He died in October 2012 in Greencastle, Indiana where he had lived with his son since 2004.
- "All-Time Kentucky Team (Starting PG): #12 Ralph Beard". straitpinkie.com. Retrieved May 27, 2013.
- Former Wildcat Rollins dead at 89
- Kenny Rollins, former member of UK Fabulous 5, dies at 89 | Sports | Kentucky.com Retrieved 2014-11-14.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kenny Rollins.|
- Profile on Univ Kentucky fan site
- Olympic Profile
- Kenny Rollins at Basketball-Reference.com
- Kenny Rollins at Find a Grave