October 30, 1965 |
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||St. Joseph (Cleveland, Ohio)|
|College||Lakeland CC (1984–1986)
|NBA draft||1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall|
|Selected by the Miami Heat|
|1993–1998||New Jersey Nets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||6,596 (10.9 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,653 (2.7 rpg)|
|Assists||1,609 (2.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kevin Durell Edwards (born October 30, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who currently serves as DePaul University men's basketball team's director of community, corporate, and professional relations. Edwards was selected by the Miami Heat with the 20th overall pick of the 1988 NBA draft. Edwards was the second ever draft pick in Miami Heat history, behind teammate Rony Seikaly who was selected as the 9th pick in the same draft.
He played in 11 NBA seasons for the Heat, New Jersey Nets, Orlando Magic and Vancouver Grizzlies. Edwards best year as a pro came during the 1993–94 season as a member of the Nets, appearing in all 82 games and averaging 14.0 ppg. He had the most points in all of his seasons with the Nets. In his NBA career, Edwards scored a total of 6,596 points in 604 games. He retired as a member of the Grizzlies in 2001. He has a wife and three children.
After retiring from basketball, Edwards produced movies.
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