Kyle Visser

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Kyle Visser
Personal information
Born (1985-10-19) October 19, 1985 (age 31)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school Forest Hills Central
(Grand Rapids, Michigan)
College Wake Forest (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–2015
Position Center
Career history
2007–2009 Phantoms Braunschweig
2009–2010 EnBW Ludwigsburg
2010–2012 Phantoms Braunschweig
2013 Radnički Kragujevac
2013–2015 Phantoms Braunschweig
Career highlights and awards
  • Third-team All-ACC (2007)

Kyle Lee Visser (born October 19, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Phantoms Braunschweig of the German Bundesliga.

He played for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons from 2003–04 to 2006–07. He graduated from Forest Hills Central High School. He was considered by ESPN to be the nation's most improved college basketball player after having scored 466 points during his senior season, which was more than his previous three seasons combined. Visser ranked seventh in the ACC in scoring at 17.3 ppg, and ranked second in the league in field goal shooting percentage (.593). He was the only player in the entire conference to rank in the top ten in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, and blocks. On November 11, 2006, he set a school record for field goal percentage in a single game (1.000) by shooting a perfect 10-for-10 against James Madison University. Visser also ranks seventh in school history with 113 career blocks. In his senior season, he scored 20 points nine times to go along with six double-doubles.[1]

Visser signed a nine-month contract with a German professional basketball team, the New Yorker Phantoms in October 2007.

On July 25, 2013, he returned to Phantoms Braunschweig signing two year–deal.[2]

On October 1, 2015, Visser officially retired from professional basketball and decided to continue working as a Real Estate agent. He is also continuing to work with kids on their basketball games during his camps and by organizing workouts.[3]


  1. ^ NBA Draft Media Guide 2007
  2. ^ "New Yorker Phantoms sign Kyle Visser". Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Hutton, Jason (October 1, 2015). "Kyle Visser retires from professional basketball". 

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