Shawn Kemp

American basketball player

Shawn T. Kemp (born November 26, 1969[1]) is an American retired professional basketball player. Kemp played a total of 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic.

Shawn Kemp
Personal information
Born (1969-11-26) November 26, 1969 (age 54)
Elkhart, Indiana
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolConcord (Elkhart, Indiana)
NBA draft1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career1989–2003
PositionPower forward
Number40, 4
Career history
19891997Seattle SuperSonics
19972000Cleveland Cavaliers
20002002Portland Trail Blazers
2002–2003Orlando Magic
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points15,347 (14.6 ppg)
Rebounds8,834 (8.4 rpg)
Blocks1,279 (1.2 bpg)
Stats at
Men's basketball
Representing  United States
FIBA World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1994 Canada National team


  1. "Shawn Kemp Info Page". National Basketball Association. Retrieved 27 December 2012.

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