Kendrick Perkins

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Date of Birth November 10, 1984
Place of Birth Nederland, Texas
Age 36 years old
Horoscope Scorpio

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Kendrick Perkins

Kendrick Le'Dale Perkins is an American former professional basketball center. He entered the NBA directly from high school and played for the Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans, winning the NBA Championship in 2008 with the Celtics. Perkins is now an NBA analyst for ESPN and other networks.

Born: November 10, 1984, Beaumont, Texas
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 10 in
Listed weight: 270 lb
High school: Clifton J. Ozen (Beaumont, Texas)
NBA draft: 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27, Memphis Grizzlies

About Kendrick Perkins

NBA center known for his tough defense. He played for the Boston Celtics from 2003 to 2011, winning an NBA Championship with the team in 2008. From 2015 to 2016, he played for the New Orleans Pelicans.

Before Fame

He helped lead Clifton J. Ozen High School's basketball team to a Texas state championship and four district championships; he averaged 27.5 points, 16.4 rebounds and 7.8 blocks his senior year.

Achievement

He was selected 27th overall in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies, then traded immediately after the selection to the Celtics.

Family Life

He married Vanity Alpough in 2009. They have one son, Kendrick Perkins II.

Associations

He was teammates with Kevin Garnett on the Celtics.

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  • National Basketball Association high school draftees
  • Sportspeople from Beaumont, Texas
  • New Orleans Pelicans players
  • Oklahoma City Thunder players
  • Canton Charge players
  • African-American Catholics
  • Cleveland Cavaliers players
  • Boston Celtics players
  • Basketball players from Texas
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Latest information about Kendrick Perkins updated on January 17, 2021.

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