Kerry Kittles is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He was raised in New Orleans and attended St. Augustine High School. He was an assistant coach at Princeton from 2016 to 2018. The 6 ft 5 in, 179 lb shooting guard attended Villanova University and was later selected by the New Jersey Nets with the eighth pick in the 1996 NBA draft. He sat out his entire fifth season, in 2000–01, due to rehabilitation from off-season surgery on his right knee. After seven seasons with the Nets, Kittles was traded to the Clippers in a salary purge. After one injury-riddled year with the Los Angeles Clippers, Kittles retired from the NBA. Kittles completed an MBA at Villanova University's School of Business. He holds the Villanova University record for most points scored, with 2,243, was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and had his #30 retired by the school. Kittles is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
|Born:||June 12, 1974, Dayton, Ohio|
|Listed height:||6 ft 5 in|
|Listed weight:||179 lb|
|High school:||St. Augustine, (New Orleans, Louisiana)|
|NBA draft:||1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8, New Jersey Nets|
About Kerry Kittles
Long-time New Jersey Net who set an NBA rookie record with 158 three pointers made in 1996-1997. He was drafted 8th overall by the Nets.
While playing basketball at Villanova University, he was named the Big East Conference Player of the Year in 1995 and a Consensus first-team All-American in 1996.
He left Villanova as the school's record holder for most points scored.
He was born in Dayton, Ohio.
He and Jason Kidd were among the stars of the New Jersey Nets during the teams' early 2000's success.
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- Princeton Tigers men's basketball coaches
- St. Augustine High School (New Orleans) alumni
- New Jersey Nets draft picks
- Villanova Wildcats men's basketball players
- African-American Catholics
- Sportspeople from Dayton, Ohio
- New Jersey Nets players
- Los Angeles Clippers players
- Sportspeople from New Orleans
- Basketball players from Ohio