April 17, 1984 |
|Listed height||196 cm (6 ft 5 in)|
|Listed weight||95 kg (209 lb)|
|High school||Flint Northern (Flint, Michigan)|
|College||Mott CC (2005–2007)
East Tennessee State (2007–2009)
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|2012||JDA Dijon Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kevin Jerome Tiggs (born April 17, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Crailsheim Merlins of the German ProA. He played college basketball for Mott Community College and East Tennessee State University.
As a freshman at Mott Community College in 2005–06, Tiggs played in 30 games for the Bears, averaging 10.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game.
As a sophomore in 2006–07, Tiggs was named the NJCAA Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Year and helped the Bears win the NJCAA championship, finishing the year with a 35–3 record. In 33 games, he averaged 18.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game.
In June 2007, Tiggs transferred to East Tennessee State University. As a junior playing for the Buccaneers in 2007–08, he earned second-team All-Atlantic Sun honors and was twice named A-Sun Player of the Week. In 32 games, he averaged 14.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game.
As a senior in 2008–09, Tiggs earned first-team All-Atlantic Sun honors. In 34 games, he averaged 21.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.1 steals per game.
In June 2010, Tiggs re-signed with Ferro-ZNTU for the 2010–11 season. In October 2010, he left Ferro-ZNTU after appearing in seven games and signed with APOEL B.C. of Cyprus for the rest of the season. In 12 league games for APOEL, he averaged 14.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 2.5 steals per game.
Tiggs returned to the Ukraine for the 2011–12 season, signing with BC Goverla. In 42 games for the club, he averaged 14.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game.
In July 2012, Tiggs signed with JDA Dijon Basket of France for the 2012–13 season. In November 2012, he was released by Dijon after appearing in eight games. In February 2013, he re-signed with BC Govela for the rest of the season. In 18 games for Govela, he averaged 10.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game.
On October 13, 2013, Tiggs signed with the Wollongong Hawks for the rest of the 2013–14 NBL season. On February 19, 2014, he underwent surgery on his right knee. The injury kept him out of action for three games, as he returned to the court on March 14. In 26 games for the Hawks in 2013–14, he averaged 14.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals per game. He subsequently earned the NBL Best Sixth Man Award.
On November 1, 2014, Tiggs was selected by the Westchester Knicks in the seventh round of the 2014 NBA Development League Draft. He was later waived by the Knicks on November 11 prior to the start of the regular season. On December 16, 2014, he signed with Namika Lahti of the Finnish Korisliiga as a replacement for the injured Cameron Bennerman. He played out the rest of the season with Namika, and in 30 games, he averaged 15.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game.
- Tiggs named Division II player of the year
- #42 Kevin Tiggs
- ETSU signs JuCo Division II Player of the Year Kevin Tiggs
- Ferro ZNTU signs Kevin Tiggs
- Ferro ZNTU re-sign Tiggs and inks Stefan Atanackovic
- JDA Dijon lands Kevin Tiggs
- JDA Dijon signs Larry Owens
- Kevin Tiggs returns to Hoverla
- Hawks Sign Import Kevin Tiggs
- NRE Hawks sign import Kevin Tiggs
- Hawks unveil new import Kevin Tiggs
- Hawks expect new import Kevin Tiggs to make his NBL debut against Adelaide 36ers on Saturday
- Tiggs out indefinitely with knee injury
- Hawks suffer Tiggs blow
- Returning Kevin Tiggs to green light options
- Player statistics for Kevin Tiggs
- "2014 NBA D-LEAGUE DRAFT BOARD". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. November 1, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
- Westchester Knicks Waive Three
- Kevin Tiggs saapuu korvaamaan Bennermanin (in Finnish)
- Kevin Tiggs a Sopron új jelöltje kettes posztra (in Hungarian)
- HERZLICH WILLKOMMEN, KEVIN TIGGS (in German)