Rob Kurz

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Rob Kurz
Rob Kurz 2008-12-26.jpg
Kurz with the Warriors in 2008
Personal information
Born (1985-03-05) March 5, 1985 (age 32)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school William Penn Charter School
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Notre Dame (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2008–2013
Position Forward
Career history
2008–2009 Golden State Warriors
2009–2010 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2010–2011 Granada
2011 Artland Dragons
2011–2012 Murcia
2012 SLUC Nancy
2012–2013 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada

Robert Karl Kurz (March 5, 1985) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada of the Spanish league.

High school[edit]

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.[1]

College career[edit]

Freshman season[edit]

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.[1]

Sophomore season[edit]

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. [1]

Junior season[edit]

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.[1]

Senior season[edit]

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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

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.[2] On April 11, 2009, Kurz tallied a career-high 21 points against the Utah Jazz.[3]

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.[4]

From 2009-2010 Kurz played 39 games for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League, averaging 17.5 ppg and 10.1 rpg.[5]

Kurz was signed by the Chicago Bulls on April 9, 2010,[6] but never played for the team and was waived on June 30, 2010.[7]

In August 2010 he signed with Spanish club CB Granada.[8]

In January 2011, he signed with German club Artland Dragons.[9] He returned to Spain in July 2011 by signing with CB Murcia for one season.[10]

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.[11] In September 2012, Kurz and Micah Downs joined the Boston Celtics as training camp invitees,[12] but neither player made the team's final roster.[13]

In December 2012 he signed with Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada.[14]

NBA career statistics[edit]

  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

Regular season[edit]

2008–09 Golden State 40 5 11.1 .389 .395 .800 2.0 .5 .3 .5 3.9
Career 40 5 11.1 .389 .395 .800 2.0 .5 .3 .4 3.9


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