Kenneth Kenny Anderson is the son of Joan, and has two sisters, Sandra and Danielle. He did his schooling in Archbishop Molloy in Jamaica. He is an American Basketball player having an extraordinary college career at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Considered as one of the best basketball prospects in America, he was on the front page of the New York City sports section when he was in his sixth grade games. A three time Parade All-American by the end of his high school career, he was also the first player to be named All-City for continuous four times. Also known as a McDonald’s All-American, he won the Gatorade’s high school player of the year and player of the year by the NY State Coaches Organization.

Position Point Guard
Born 9 Oct 1970
Nationality United States United States

At 6’ feet, he got selected after the sophomore season by the New Jersey Nets in the first round in 1991 NBA Draft. At that time, he was the youngest player in the league. Kenny set the all time state record for scoring with 2,621 points in New York. Later on, he went to become Yellow Jackets starting point guard and for two years he played at Georgia Tech. This way, he helped his team to the final four in 1990.

In 1990, he played for US national team, in the FIBA World.

In 1991, he won 64 games against New Jersey Nets. This year, he played total 97 games, with rebound of 38 points and assist of 203 points.

Later on, in 1996-97, he played 82 games and scored 91 rebounds with 584 assists. After the 2005-06 seasons, he was released from Lithunia’s Zalgiris Kaunas.

Recently, he has been hosting many basketball skill camps for youths and also helping prepare college players to get selection through the NBS Draft. At present, he is the head coach of the Hombres, one of six teams in the extreme sports league Slamball.

Career highlights

In 1999 to 2000, he was ranked 12th in the NBA with steals per game of 1.70 which was leading the Hawks.

In 1993-94, Kenny won NBA all star awards. He is the all time leader in Net’s Franchise history with almost 2,363 assists and ranks 6th with 476 steals and 8th with 4,655 points. He went ahead to play point guard for over a decade in the National Basketball Association.

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