Kevin Edwards

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Kevin Edwards
Personal information
Born (1965-10-30) October 30, 1965 (age 51)
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school St. Joseph (Cleveland, Ohio)
College Lakeland CC (1984–1986)
DePaul (1986–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career 1988–2001
Position Shooting guard
Number 21, 20
Career history
19881993 Miami Heat
19931998 New Jersey Nets
1998 Orlando Magic
2000–2001 Vancouver Grizzlies
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

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.[1] He has a wife and three children.[1]

He played collegiately at DePaul University and Lakeland Community College (in Kirtland, Ohio).

After retiring from basketball, Edwards produced movies.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Old Flames: Catching Up with Former HEAT Players You Still Love - #21 Kevin Edwards

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