Kurz with the Warriors in 2008
March 5, 1985 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||232 lb (105 kg)|
|High school||William Penn Charter School
|College||Notre Dame (2004–2008)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|2008–2009||Golden State Warriors|
|2009–2010||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
Kurz transferred to Penn Charter following two years at Germantown Academy. In his junior year at Penn Charter, Kurz averaged 18.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game. As a senior, he averaged 18.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game.
In his freshman season at the University of Notre Dame, Kurz appeared in fourteen games and averaged 1.4 points and 1.1 rebounds per game. He recorded career-bests of 11 points and 7 rebounds in a National Invitation Tournament first-round loss to Holy Cross.
In his sophomore season, Kurz averaged 6.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game, appearing in all thirty games. Kurz was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll on November 21 after recording 18 points in Notre Dame's season opener. 
Kurz was one of the three captains for Notre Dame his junior season. He averaged 12.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during the season. On December 4, 2006 Kurz was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second time in his career after averaging 19.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in wins over Lehigh, Winston-Salem, and Maryland.
Kurz served as a team captain for the second consecutive season, and was also the only senior on Notre Dame's roster. He started in all thirty-three games and averaged 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Kurz led Notre Dame with 48 blocks, finishing with 122 blocked shots in his career, which ranks sixth all-time for Notre Dame. On December 31, 2007 he was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the third time in his career.
Kurz played with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Summer League prior to the 2008-09 NBA season. In 11 games, Kurz averaged 7.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. He also played four games with the Warriors at the Rocky Mountain Revue, where he averaged 12.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. On September 9, 2008 Kurz signed a contract with the Warriors. On April 11, 2009, Kurz tallied a career-high 21 points against the Utah Jazz.
Kurz agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 15, 2009. On October 19, 2009, Kurz was waived by the Cavaliers. He played in five games during the preseason, averaging 3.4 points and 2.0 rebounds in 9.8 minutes per game.
In February 2012 he signed with the French club SLUC Nancy.
Prior to the 2012–13 NBA season, Kurz agreed to play with the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Summer League. In September 2012, Kurz and Micah Downs joined the Boston Celtics as training camp invitees, but neither player made the team's final roster.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Rob Kurz Profile". UND.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
- "Warriors Sign Nelson, Dowell and Kurz". nba.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
- "Golden State Warriors vs. Utah Jazz recap". espn.go.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
- Rob Kurz D-League profile
- Bulls Waive Kurz, Richard To Create More Cap Space
- CB Granada tabs Rob Kurz
- UCAM Murcia lands Robert Kurz
- "2012 NBA Summer League rosters". draftnet.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
- Celtics Sign Downs and Kurz
- Celtics waive Kurz, Downs
- Robert Kurz es nuevo jugador del Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada (Spanish)