Kelly Olynyk

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Date of Birth April 19, 1991
Place of Birth Toronto, Canada
Age 29 years old
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Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Tyler Olynyk nicknamed "Kelly O", is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Miami Heat 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.

Born: April 19, 1991, Toronto, Ontario
Nationality: Canadian
Listed height: 6 ft 11 in
Listed weight: 240 lb
High school: South Kamloops, (Kamloops, British Columbia)
College: Gonzaga (2009–2013)
Position: Power forward / Center
League: NBA
NBA draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13, Dallas Mavericks
Team: Miami Heat
Number: 9
Twitter: Kelly Olynyk's Twitter profile

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.

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.


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

Family Life

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


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

Information related to Kelly Olynyk

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  • Sportspeople from Kamloops
  • Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball players
  • Basketball people from British Columbia
  • Dallas Mavericks draft picks
  • Basketball people from Ontario
  • Canadian expatriate basketball people in the United States
  • Miami Heat players
  • Canadian men's basketball players
  • Boston Celtics players
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Latest information about Kelly Olynyk updated on October 29, 2020.

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