Matt Kingsley (basketball)
July 11, 1986|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Cypress Creek (Houston, Texas)|
|College||Stephen F. Austin (2005–2009)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2010||VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
After not being selected in the 2009 NBA draft, Kingsley signed his first professional contract with BC Šiauliai in Lithuania. He ended up playing for four teams in four countries during the 2009–10 season. For 2010–11, Kinglsey signed with Bàsquet Mallorca, where he played until rupturing his Achilles tendon in December, 2010. After recovering, he played the 2011–12 season with the Svendborg Rabbits in Denmark.
- "Kingsley Earns All-America Honors". Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. April 1, 2009. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- James, Nick (August 8, 2009). "Former Stephen F. Austin basketball standout Matt Kingsley going pro". ktre.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- Carchia, E. (January 31, 2010). "Matt Kingsley to VOO Verviers-Pepinster". Sportando.net. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- "Shaun Green regresará al Bàsquet Mallorca para sustituir al lesionado Kingsley". Webesport.com (in Spanish). December 9, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2014.