5 Kendrick Perkins Oklahoma City Thunder
Position: F-C
Born: 11/10/84
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight: 280 lbs. / 127 kg.
High School: Clifton J. Ozen (TX)
  An enforcer... Great body frame... Big hands... Plays very hard and sometimes borderline dirty... Very good fighting for the position down low... Just an average athlete... Very effective defender... Will not ask for many touches on the offensive end... Excellent role player.

Attended the Clifton J. Ozen HS in Beaumont, Texas from 1999 to 2003.
Selected by the Memphis Grizzlies as 27th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Boston Celtics.
Signed with the Boston Celtics in July 2003.
Traded to the Boston Celtics in February 2011.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 3rd Team in 2002.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 2nd Team in 2003.
Three time Texas All-State and All-Region selection.
Led his Beaumont Ozen HS to four consecutive District Championships and one State Championship.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2003.
Scheduled to play the EA Sports Roundball Classic in 2003. Withdrew from the game due to injury.
Won the NBA title with the Boston Celtics in 2008.
His father, Kenny Perkins, was a pro basketball player.