Kevon Looney is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association for the Golden State Warriors. He is a three-time NBA Champion, winning in 2017, 2018, and 2022 with the Warriors.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Kevon Grant Looney was born on February 6, 1996, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States of America. He stands 206 cm tall, and his weight was last listed at 101 kg.

He is cousins with fellow NBA player Nick Young. Both played for Golden State.

Team 230 golden state warriors Golden State Warriors
Position Center
Height / weight 2.06 m / 101 kg
Born 6 Feb 1996
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Loon
Team History
230 golden state warriors GSW 2015 - present
Santa Cruz Warriors 2016 - 2017

High School and College Career

Looney attended Alexander Hamilton High School and became the best player on the team. He was heavily recruited by several colleges even as a freshman. He attended the University of California – Los Angeles after graduating.

While playing with UCLA, he led the country in rebounding and double-doubles among all the freshmen. Looney declared for the 2015 NBA draft after deciding to forego his remaining college eligibility.

Professional Career

He signed with the Golden State Warriors on July 8, 2015, and joined them in the Las Vegas Summer League team.

After successful hip surgery, he was relegated to the Santa Cruz Warriors and later rejoined the Golden State Warriors after his performance improved. He made his debut in the NBA on January 27, 2016.

He was sidelined for several months when he needed to have surgery to repair his left hip.

When he overcame his injuries, he became a regular rotation player in the 2017 to 2018 Season. He was able to play in the playoffs and had a 97.5 defensive rating from the franchise. The Golden State Warriors went on to win their second consecutive championship against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

He was with the Warriors when they became NBA Champions in 2017, 2018, and 2022. As of the 2023 season, he still plays for the Warriors.

Career Highlights

  • 2017, 2018, 2022 - NBA champion
  • 2015 - Second-team All-Pac-12
  • 2015 - Pac-12 All-Freshman team
  • 2014 - McDonald’s All-American
  • 2014 - First-team Parade All-American
  • 2014 - Wisconsin Mr. Basketball

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