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Kerry Kittles
Kerry Kittles
Position: -
Born: 06/12/74
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:179 lbs. / 81.6 kg.
Earnings: $55,580,373 ($313,972*)
Kerry Kittles on the Brooklyn Nets’ chances of winning a title without Kyrie Irving in the fold currently… “No. They need Kyrie. They DEFINITELY need Kyrie. I just think that it puts too much pressure on those two guys. I think in this era nowadays, you need three stars. You definitely need three high caliber players that can control the game with the ball in their hands. We saw what happened last year with the injuries across the League; the game is so fast now, you know? Injuries are always going to play a role in today’s game unfortunately and Kyrie definitely has to come back to help this team get to the championship and have a chance of winning it. Without him, if they can make the Eastern Conference Finals, that would be a great season. I don’t care what happens in the regular season. They DEFINITELY need Kyrie in the postseason.”
Kerry Kittles on his relationship with Kobe while he was at Lower Merion while he was at Villanova: “I first met him through John Lucas who was coaching the Sixers at the time and John used to have workouts all the time at St. Joe’s [St. Joseph’s University] and St. Joe’s was down the road from ‘Nova. So I’m working out with John and I’m working out with Maurice ‘Mo’ Cheeks and then Kobe comes in and he was the local high school kid and we were like, “Oh snap! This kid can GO! This boy is talented.” So it was workouts and more workouts and then we’re playing one-on-one and I was like, ‘Bro. You’re ready for the League NOW!’ and knew he was ready. He didn’t need me to tell him that [laughs]. He was just that talented and that hungry. He really wanted to dominate. He didn’t care who he was playing against; he was playing against me, he was playing against [Jerry] Stackhouse, he was playing against Eddie Jones; he wanted to dominate. He was just THAT confident. So I knew he was special and when I played against him the first time when he was on the Lakers I was like, Oh yeah. He’s exactly what I thought he would be. He wasn’t a fluke from Day One.”
It’s quite another thing to know that from the seventh through 12th picks, you took one of these half-dozen guys: Lorenzen Wright – L.A. Clippers Kerry Kittles – New Jersey Nets Samaki Walker – Dallas Mavericks Erick Dampier – Indiana Pacers Todd Fuller – Golden State Warriors Vitaly Potapenko – Cleveland Cavaliers Over Kobe Bryant. Or Steve Nash. Or Jermaine O’Neal. Or even Peja Stojakovic. That’s a clean 35 All-Star selections from picks 13 to 17 versus none from picks seven to 12.