Ken Austin is a former American basketball player who has a net worth of $3 million. He played both in the American and European basketball leagues. He usually played in the power-forward position. In this article, you can get all the updates about his net worth and personal life.
Ken Austin- Full Biography Chart
|Full Name:||Ken Austin|
|Profession:||Former Basketball Player|
|Birth:||December 15, 1961, in Los Angeles, USA|
|College Education:||Rice University|
|Assists on Average :||0.1|
|Height:||6 feet 9 inches|
|Current Age:||60 years|
Early Life & Education
Ken Austin came to the world on December 15, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. He started his education life at the Verbum Dei High School in Los Angeles, California. It is also the first place where he began to play basketball.
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His college basketball career began at William Marsh Rice University in Houston, Texas. He played with the Rice Owls men’s basketball program in his university life. His college career began in 1979 and ended in 1983.
Ken Austin’s Basketball Career
Ken Austin’s NBA career began in 1983, and he retired in 1994. In his entire professional life, he played for the Detroit Spirits, Detroit Pistons, Puerto Rico Coquis, RCD Espanyol, Basket Groot Leuven, Nasas, Cholet, ASVEL Basket, and Atlético Echagüe.
In 1983 he was taken by the Detroit Pistons for playing in the NBA draft 1983 in 101st overall for round 5. He played in the NBA only seven games. The beginning team of his career was the Detroit Spirits and Detroit Pistons. Antoine Carr was his teammate.
In 1984, he left the Pistons and played for the Puerto Rico Coquis. From 1984 to 1985, he played for the Spanish team RCD Espanyol. In 1985-86 he played for Basket Groot Leuven. He played with the Nasas in the 1986-87 season. He was with the French basketball team Cholet for the next two years (from 1987 to 1989). Next season, he played for another French basketball team, ASVEL Basket. The last team of his professional career was the Atlético Echagüe (Argentine team).
In his entire career in the NBA, he scored 1.7 points on average, 0.4 rebounds on average, and 0.1 assists on average.
Height, Jersey Number & Age
Height of Ken Austin is 6 feet 9 inches, and his weight is 93 kg. His jersey number was 34. It is a memorable number to his fans. His age is 60 years now.
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