Last updated on August 22nd, 2023 at 05:32 am
Facts About Kent Bazemore
|Celebrated Name||Kent Bazemore|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr.|
|Place Of Birth||Kelford, North Carolina|
|Father||Kenneth Bazemore, Sr|
|High School||Bertie (Windsor, North Carolina) the United States|
|College / University||Old Dominion|
|Height||6 feet and 4 inches|
|Current Team||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Awards Won||Lefty Driesell Award|
Kenneth Lamont Bazemore, popularly known as Kent Bazemore is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays in shooting guard/small forward position. He played collegiate basketball at Old Dominion University.
What is Kent Bazemore Famous For?
- Awarded with Lefty Driesell Award in 2011.
Where was Kent Bazemore Born?
Kent Bazemore was born on 1 July 1989. His birth name is Kenneth Lamont Bazemore. His birth place is in Kelford, North Carolina in the United States. He holds American nationality.
He attended Bertie High School in Windsor, North Carolina. After graduating from high school, he committed to play at Old Dominion University. He redshirted the 2007-08 season.
He averaged 4.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game as a freshman at ODU. ODU won the 2009 CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
He averaged 8.4 points, 3.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game as a sophomore. He was also named to the CAA All-Defensive team that season.
He averaged 12.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 2.2 steals per season as a junior. He was named CAA Defensive player of the year.
He received national recognition after receiving the Lefty Dreisell Award.
As a senior, he averaged 15.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 2.1 steals per game. ODU retired Bazemore's number 24 Monarchs jersey at halftime of a game against state rival VCU in December 2016. He was also inducted into the school's athletic Ring of Honor.
He graduated from ODU with two degrees in Human Services and Criminal Justice.
Golden State Warriors
He went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft.
He then joined the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Orlando Summer League and the Golden State Warriors for the Las Vegas Summer League.
He signed with Golden State in July 2012.
He was assigned multiple times to the Santa Cruz Warriors during his rookie season.
He rejoined Golden State for the 2013 NA Summer League.
Los Angeles Lakers
Golden State traded Bazemore along with MarShon Brooks to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Steve Blake in February 2014.
He suffered a torn tendon injury in his right foot in April 2014. The injury sidelined him for the rest of the season.
He spent only a season at Lakers playing 23 games and averaging 13.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game.
He signed with Atlanta Hawks in September 2014.
He averaged 5.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game in his first season at Atlanta.
In his second season, he averaged 11.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.
He averaged 11.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in the 2016-17 season.
He averaged 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, career-high 3.5 assists, career-high 1.5 steals and career-high 0.7 blocks per game in the 2017-18 season.
He averaged 11.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.3 steals per game in the 2018-19 season.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Hawks traded Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Evan Turner in June 2019.
No. 24 retired by Old Dominion
Lefty Driesell Award (2011)
Second-team All-CAA (2011)
2× CAA Defensive Player of the Year (2011, 2012)
3× CAA All-Defensive Team (2010–2012)
First-team All-CAA (2012)
Who is Kent Bazemore Married to?
Kent Bazemore is a married man. He is married to Samantha Serpe. The couple tied a knot to each other in 2017.
What are Kent Bazemore Body Measurements?
Kent Bazemore stands at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 195 lbs. He has an athletic body build. he has several tattoos on his body.
What is Kent Bazemore Net Worth?
Kent Bazemore earns from his professional basketball career. His income comes from salary, bonuses, contracts, and endorsements. His net worth is not available at present. It will be updated soon.