Kenny Anderson is a former basketball player. The athlete spends his career in the National Basketball Association. Anderson played for several clubs. He played as point guard professionally from 1991 to 2006 for New Jersey Nets and Boston Celtics. Kenny is known for his playing style.
The athlete was an essential part of his college and school team. The ethnicity of the player is black. The player awarded several prizes during his career in NBA.
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Early Life & Biography
Kenny Anderson was born on October 09, 1970, in Queens, New York, United States. The mother of the player is Joan Anderson. He raised by his mother alone. He has two sisters named Sandra and Danielle. The player raised in a low-income family. The mother of Kenny always inspired him to make a career in Basketball. In 2005, Kenny’s mother died due to a heart attack. Anderson published on the front page of the New York Sports Section at age 14.
He studied from high school in LeFrak City, Queens. The player attended Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, Queens, United States. High school considered the best school for Basketball. At the end of a school career, he became the first player to named All-City Four Times and four-times Parade ALL American. The athlete received several other awards like McDonald’s All-American, New York State Mr. Basketball by New York State Coaches Organization Association, and USA Today. Kenny was called no-1 player in the United States.
In November 1988, he signed a letter of intent at Georgia Tech. The player received an offer from North Carolina, Duke, and Syracuse, but selected Yellow Jackets. In Yellow Jackets, he was the point guard for two years. He, along with Dennis Scott and Brian Oliver, helped the team to get in Final Four 1990. The nickname of his trio was Lethal Weapon 3. Anderson team Georgia tech was at no 8 In 1991 NCAA tournament. The player announced his eligibility to enter in NBA draft.
The player is the father of eight children. The first time he became the father of a daughter when he was studying and playing at Georgia tech. Kenny was in-relationship with Salt-n-Pepa member Dee Dee Roper. Kenny and Dee have a daughter together.
Anderson first time married to Tami Roman. She also appeared in show Basketball Wives. The couple divorced after some time and have two daughters together. In 1998, he met Tamiyka R Lockhart in West Los Angeles while they are going through a divorce. After some, the tied knot with each other and divorced in 2004. They have a son named Kenny Anderson Jr. In 2007, Kenny married the third time to Natasha. They met during the 2004 NBA playoffs. The couple together has a son and daughter.
In 2005, the player filled for bankruptcy despite earning $63 million. The athlete revealed in an interview that he sexually abused in childhood. Anderson suffered from a stroke during February 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 09 1970, Kenny Anderson is 49 years old as of today’s date 14th September 2020. His height is 6 ft 0 in tall, and his weight is 76 kg.
In the 1991 NBA Draft, he was selected by the New Jersey Nets on the second pick. The player became the youngest player in the league. In his rookie year, he scored seven points, two rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. The athlete doubles his point in the second season.
Kenny averaged 18.8 points and 9.6 assists in the third season. The player included in the NBA All-Star Game with teammate Derrick Coleman. In 1996, the player traded to Charlotte Hornets with Gerald Glass. The athlete signed to Portland Trail Blazer in 1996. The player later traded to Boston Celtics. Kenny spends lots of time with the Celtic and then sent to Seattle Supersonics. Anderson played as the point guard for the Indian Pacers, Atlanta Hawks, and Los Angeles Clippers. During the 2005-06 season, he released from Lithonia’s Zalgiris Kaunas and his career as a basketball player end at that time.
Awards & Achievements
The player inducted into New York City Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008 September.
Net Worth & Salary of Kenny Anderson in 2020
As of September 2020, The net worth of Kenny Anderson is $1 million. The player suffered from serious money issues. He earned more than $60 million from salary. He was fully broke after retirement. After retirement, he became the coach of the Continental Basketball Association. He played the match in North Korea. The athlete appeared on several TV shows. In 2018, the player hired by head basketball coach for Fish University.
Kenny Anderson is working on his income. The player comes from a low-income family background. He created his name in Basketball.