Kenny Atkinson

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Basketball Coach
Date of Birth June 2, 1967
Place of Birth Northport, New York
Age 53 years old
Horoscope Gemini

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Kenny Atkinson

Kenneth Neil Atkinson is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He most recently served as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He previously served as the Director of Player Development for the Houston Rockets in 2007–08. Born in Huntington, New York, Atkinson played college basketball for University of Richmond, where he led the Spiders to a Sweet Sixteen berth in 1988.

About Kenny Atkinson

Former professional basketball player who has also worked as the head coach for the Brooklyn Nets. He also worked as the Director of Player Development for the Houston Rockets from 2007 to 2008.

Before Fame

He played college basketball for the University of Richmond. In 1988, he led his team to a Sweet Sixteen berth in NCAA Basketball Tournament.


He has also worked on the coaching staffs for the New York Knicks, Paris Basket Racing, and the Atlanta Hawks.

Family Life

His parents are Pauline and Neil Atkinson. He has four brothers, Mike, Steve, Tom, and Brian. He has two children, Annika and Anthony, with his wife Laura.


He was an assistant coach to Mike Budenholzer.

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  • Dutch Basketball League players
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Latest information about Kenny Atkinson updated on November 25, 2020.

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