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Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Olynyk Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1991
Place of Birth Toronto, Canada
Age 30 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Tyler Olynyk is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, where he earned NCAA All-American honours in 2013. After forgoing his senior year, Olynyk was selected with the 13th overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2013 NBA draft, before being immediately traded to the Boston Celtics. He also represents the Canadian national team.

BornApril 19, 1991, Toronto, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Listed height6 ft 11 in
Listed weight240 lb
High schoolSouth Kamloops, (Kamloops, British Columbia)
CollegeGonzaga (2009–2013)
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueNBA
NBA draft2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13, Dallas Mavericks
TeamHouston Rockets
Number41
TwitterKelly Olynyk's Twitter

About Kelly Olynyk

7 foot center and power forward who has played for the Boston Celtics since 2013. He has also played for the Canadian national team.

Kelly Olynyk before fame

He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the 13th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft; he was traded to the Boston Celtics shortly thereafter.

Achievement of Kelly Olynyk

He earned NCAA All-American honors in 2013 playing for the Gonzaga Bulldogs in college.

Kelly Olynyk family life

His dad was the head basketball coach at the University of Toronto.

Associations of Kelly Olynyk

John Stockton also starred at Gonzaga, and his son played on Olynyck's team.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Kelly Olynyk

  • Sportspeople from Kamloops
  • National Basketball Association players from Canada
  • Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball players
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  • Dallas Mavericks draft picks
  • Basketball people from Ontario
  • Canadian expatriate basketball people in the United States
  • Miami Heat players
  • Canadian men's basketball players
  • Houston Rockets players
  • Boston Celtics players

Latest information about Kelly Olynyk updated on May 17 2021.