Tim Kempton

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Tim Kempton
No. 41, 45, 8, 7, 9, 40
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1964-01-25) January 25, 1964 (age 50)
Jamaica, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (208 cm)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Saint Dominic
(Oyster Bay, New York)
College Notre Dame (1982–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 124th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Career history
1986–1987 Los Angeles Clippers
1988–1989 Charlotte Hornets
1989–1990 Denver Nuggets
1992–1993 Phoenix Suns
1994 Charlotte Hornets
1994 Cleveland Cavaliers
1995 Atlanta Hawks
1996 San Antonio Spurs
1997 Orlando Magic
1997–1998 Toronto Raptors
1998 La Crosse Bobcats (CBA)

Timothy Joseph Kempton (born January 25, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 6th round (124th overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft. A 6'10" forward-center from the University of Notre Dame, Kempton played in 8 NBA seasons for 8 different teams. He played for the Clippers (1986–87), Charlotte Hornets (1988–89, 1993–94), Denver Nuggets (1989–90), Phoenix Suns (1992–93), Cleveland Cavaliers (1993–94), Atlanta Hawks (1995–96), San Antonio Spurs (1996–97), Orlando Magic (1997–98) and Toronto Raptors (1997–98). He was also under contract with Philadelphia 76ers (1996), but did not play in any NBA games for them.

In his NBA career, Kempton played in 280 games and scored a total of 1,259 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1988–89 NBA season as a member of the Hornets, appearing in 79 games and averaging 6.1 ppg.

His son, Tim Kempton Jr., is currently a freshman playing at Lehigh University.

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