Matt Kingsley (basketball)

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Matt Kingsley
Personal information
Born (1986-07-11) July 11, 1986 (age 33)
Beaumont, Texas
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolCypress Creek (Houston, Texas)
CollegeStephen F. Austin (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–2012
PositionPower forward
Career history
2009BC Šiauliai
2009Polonia Warszawa
2010Astrum Levice
2010VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster
2010Bàsquet Mallorca
2011–2012Svendborg Rabbits
Career highlights and awards

Matthew "Matt" Kingsley (born July 11, 1986) is a former American basketball player, best known for his college career at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Kingsley, a 6'9" power forward, played one season at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Texas. During his career at Stephen F. Austin, Kingsley scored 1,504 points and was named to All-Southland Conference teams for three consecutive years. As a senior in 2008–09, Kingsley averaged 15.8 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, earning Southland Conference Player of the Year and AP honorable mention All-American honors.[1]

After not being selected in the 2009 NBA draft, Kingsley signed his first professional contract with BC Šiauliai in Lithuania.[2] He ended up playing for four teams in four countries during the 2009–10 season.[3] For 2010–11, Kinglsey signed with Bàsquet Mallorca, where he played until rupturing his Achilles tendon in December, 2010.[4] After recovering, he played the 2011–12 season with the Svendborg Rabbits in Denmark.


  1. ^ "Kingsley Earns All-America Honors". Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. April 1, 2009. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  2. ^ James, Nick (August 8, 2009). "Former Stephen F. Austin basketball standout Matt Kingsley going pro". Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  3. ^ Carchia, E. (January 31, 2010). "Matt Kingsley to VOO Verviers-Pepinster". Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  4. ^ "Shaun Green regresará al Bàsquet Mallorca para sustituir al lesionado Kingsley". (in Spanish). December 9, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2014.

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