Kenyon Lee Martin Sr. is an American former professional basketball player who played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played for the New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA, and the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of China. The 6 ft 9 in tall power forward played college basketball for Cincinnati before being drafted with the first overall pick in the 2000 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets.
|Born:||December 30, 1977, Saginaw, Michigan|
|Listed height:||6 ft 9 in|
|Listed weight:||234 lb|
|High school:||Bryan Adams (Dallas, Texas)|
|NBA draft:||2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1, New Jersey Nets|
|Twitter:||Kenyon Martin's Twitter profile|
About Kenyon Martin
NBA power forward who was selected first overall by the New Jersey Nets in 2000 after being named the NCAA's AP Player of the Year with Cincinnati.
During his senior year at Cincinnati, he broke his leg and was unable to play in the NCAA tournament, causing the Cincinnati Bearcats to struggle greatly in his absence.
He was selected to his only NBA All-Star game as a member of the Nets in 2004.
He dated rapper Trina and after the two broke up, they still spent time together as close friends. He married Heather Martin and he has two sons, Kamron and Kenyon Jr., and a daughter, Reign.
He played alongside star point guard Jason Kidd on some very talented Nets teams but they were never able to bring a title to New Jersey.
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- Bryan Adams High School alumni
- Xinjiang Flying Tigers players
- Sportspeople from Saginaw, Michigan
- Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball players
- New Jersey Nets draft picks
- New Jersey Nets players
- Los Angeles Clippers players
- Denver Nuggets players
- United States men's national basketball team players
- Milwaukee Bucks players
- National Basketball Association All-Stars
- American expatriate basketball people in China
- Basketball players from Michigan
- New York Knicks players
- Sportspeople from Dallas