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Kenny Battle

Kenneth R. Battle

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-6 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: October 10, 1964 in Aurora, Illinois
High School: West Aurora in Aurora, Illinois
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Draft: Detroit Pistons, 1st round (27th pick, 27th overall), 1989 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 3, 1989

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 59 8 729 93 170 .547 1 4 .250 92 166 .554 55 82 .671 44 80 124 38 35 11 32 94 242
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 56 8 945 133 282 .472 3 24 .125 130 258 .504 70 93 .753 83 93 176 62 60 18 53 108 339
1990-91 26 PHO NBA SG 16 4 263 38 86 .442 0 2 .000 38 84 .452 20 29 .690 21 32 53 15 19 6 17 25 96
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 40 4 682 95 196 .485 3 22 .136 92 174 .529 50 64 .781 62 61 123 47 41 12 36 83 243
1991-92 27 TOT NBA SG 16 0 92 11 17 .647 0 1 .000 11 16 .688 10 12 .833 4 12 16 4 2 2 4 10 32
1991-92 27 BOS NBA SG 8 0 46 3 4 .750 0 0 3 4 .750 8 8 1.000 3 6 9 0 1 0 2 4 14
1991-92 27 GSW NBA SG 8 0 46 8 13 .615 0 1 .000 8 12 .667 2 4 .500 1 6 7 4 1 2 2 6 18
1992-93 28 BOS NBA SG 3 1 29 6 13 .462 0 1 .000 6 12 .500 2 2 1.000 7 4 11 2 1 0 2 2 14
Career NBA 134 17 1795 243 482 .504 4 30 .133 239 452 .529 137 189 .725 138 189 327 106 98 31 91 214 627
2 seasons PHO NBA 75 12 992 131 256 .512 1 6 .167 130 250 .520 75 111 .676 65 112 177 53 54 17 49 119 338
1 season DEN NBA 40 4 682 95 196 .485 3 22 .136 92 174 .529 50 64 .781 62 61 123 47 41 12 36 83 243
2 seasons BOS NBA 11 1 75 9 17 .529 0 1 .000 9 16 .563 10 10 1.000 10 10 20 2 2 0 4 6 28
1 season GSW NBA 8 0 46 8 13 .615 0 1 .000 8 12 .667 2 4 .500 1 6 7 4 1 2 2 6 18

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 59 8 12.4 1.6 2.9 .547 0.0 0.1 .250 1.6 2.8 .554 0.9 1.4 .671 0.7 1.4 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.5 1.6 4.1
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 56 8 16.9 2.4 5.0 .472 0.1 0.4 .125 2.3 4.6 .504 1.3 1.7 .753 1.5 1.7 3.1 1.1 1.1 0.3 0.9 1.9 6.1
1990-91 26 PHO NBA SG 16 4 16.4 2.4 5.4 .442 0.0 0.1 .000 2.4 5.3 .452 1.3 1.8 .690 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.9 1.2 0.4 1.1 1.6 6.0
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 40 4 17.1 2.4 4.9 .485 0.1 0.6 .136 2.3 4.4 .529 1.3 1.6 .781 1.6 1.5 3.1 1.2 1.0 0.3 0.9 2.1 6.1
1991-92 27 TOT NBA SG 16 0 5.8 0.7 1.1 .647 0.0 0.1 .000 0.7 1.0 .688 0.6 0.8 .833 0.3 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6 2.0
1991-92 27 BOS NBA SG 8 0 5.8 0.4 0.5 .750 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5 .750 1.0 1.0 1.000 0.4 0.8 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.5 1.8
1991-92 27 GSW NBA SG 8 0 5.8 1.0 1.6 .615 0.0 0.1 .000 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 0.5 .500 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.8 2.3
1992-93 28 BOS NBA SG 3 1 9.7 2.0 4.3 .462 0.0 0.3 .000 2.0 4.0 .500 0.7 0.7 1.000 2.3 1.3 3.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.7 0.7 4.7
Career NBA 134 17 13.4 1.8 3.6 .504 0.0 0.2 .133 1.8 3.4 .529 1.0 1.4 .725 1.0 1.4 2.4 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.7 1.6 4.7
2 seasons PHO NBA 75 12 13.2 1.7 3.4 .512 0.0 0.1 .167 1.7 3.3 .520 1.0 1.5 .676 0.9 1.5 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.7 1.6 4.5
1 season DEN NBA 40 4 17.1 2.4 4.9 .485 0.1 0.6 .136 2.3 4.4 .529 1.3 1.6 .781 1.6 1.5 3.1 1.2 1.0 0.3 0.9 2.1 6.1
2 seasons BOS NBA 11 1 6.8 0.8 1.5 .529 0.0 0.1 .000 0.8 1.5 .563 0.9 0.9 1.000 0.9 0.9 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.5 2.5
1 season GSW NBA 8 0 5.8 1.0 1.6 .615 0.0 0.1 .000 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 0.5 .500 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.8 2.3

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 59 8 729 4.6 8.4 .547 0.0 0.2 .250 4.5 8.2 .554 2.7 4.0 .671 2.2 4.0 6.1 1.9 1.7 0.5 1.6 4.6 12.0
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 56 8 945 5.1 10.7 .472 0.1 0.9 .125 5.0 9.8 .504 2.7 3.5 .753 3.2 3.5 6.7 2.4 2.3 0.7 2.0 4.1 12.9
1990-91 26 PHO NBA SG 16 4 263 5.2 11.8 .442 0.0 0.3 .000 5.2 11.5 .452 2.7 4.0 .690 2.9 4.4 7.3 2.1 2.6 0.8 2.3 3.4 13.1
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 40 4 682 5.0 10.3 .485 0.2 1.2 .136 4.9 9.2 .529 2.6 3.4 .781 3.3 3.2 6.5 2.5 2.2 0.6 1.9 4.4 12.8
1991-92 27 TOT NBA SG 16 0 92 4.3 6.7 .647 0.0 0.4 .000 4.3 6.3 .688 3.9 4.7 .833 1.6 4.7 6.3 1.6 0.8 0.8 1.6 3.9 12.5
1991-92 27 BOS NBA SG 8 0 46 2.3 3.1 .750 0.0 0.0 2.3 3.1 .750 6.3 6.3 1.000 2.3 4.7 7.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.6 3.1 11.0
1991-92 27 GSW NBA SG 8 0 46 6.3 10.2 .615 0.0 0.8 .000 6.3 9.4 .667 1.6 3.1 .500 0.8 4.7 5.5 3.1 0.8 1.6 1.6 4.7 14.1
1992-93 28 BOS NBA SG 3 1 29 7.4 16.1 .462 0.0 1.2 .000 7.4 14.9 .500 2.5 2.5 1.000 8.7 5.0 13.7 2.5 1.2 0.0 2.5 2.5 17.4
Career NBA 134 17 1795 4.9 9.7 .504 0.1 0.6 .133 4.8 9.1 .529 2.7 3.8 .725 2.8 3.8 6.6 2.1 2.0 0.6 1.8 4.3 12.6
2 seasons PHO NBA 75 12 992 4.8 9.3 .512 0.0 0.2 .167 4.7 9.1 .520 2.7 4.0 .676 2.4 4.1 6.4 1.9 2.0 0.6 1.8 4.3 12.3
1 season DEN NBA 40 4 682 5.0 10.3 .485 0.2 1.2 .136 4.9 9.2 .529 2.6 3.4 .781 3.3 3.2 6.5 2.5 2.2 0.6 1.9 4.4 12.8
2 seasons BOS NBA 11 1 75 4.3 8.2 .529 0.0 0.5 .000 4.3 7.7 .563 4.8 4.8 1.000 4.8 4.8 9.6 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.9 2.9 13.4
1 season GSW NBA 8 0 46 6.3 10.2 .615 0.0 0.8 .000 6.3 9.4 .667 1.6 3.1 .500 0.8 4.7 5.5 3.1 0.8 1.6 1.6 4.7 14.1

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 59 8 729 6.1 11.1 .547 0.1 0.3 .250 6.0 8.2 .554 3.6 5.4 .671 2.9 5.2 8.1 2.5 2.3 0.7 2.1 6.1 15.8
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 56 8 945 6.1 13.0 .472 0.1 1.1 .125 6.0 9.8 .504 3.2 4.3 .753 3.8 4.3 8.1 2.9 2.8 0.8 2.4 5.0 15.6
1990-91 26 PHO NBA SG 16 4 263 6.9 15.5 .442 0.0 0.4 .000 6.9 11.5 .452 3.6 5.2 .690 3.8 5.8 9.6 2.7 3.4 1.1 3.1 4.5 17.3
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 40 4 682 5.9 12.1 .485 0.2 1.4 .136 5.7 9.2 .529 3.1 4.0 .781 3.8 3.8 7.6 2.9 2.5 0.7 2.2 5.1 15.0
1991-92 27 TOT NBA SG 16 0 92 5.8 8.9 .647 0.0 0.5 .000 5.8 6.3 .688 5.2 6.3 .833 2.1 6.3 8.4 2.1 1.0 1.0 2.1 5.2 16.8
1991-92 27 BOS NBA SG 8 0 46 3.3 4.4 .750 0.0 0.0 3.3 3.1 .750 8.7 8.7 1.000 3.3 6.5 9.8 0.0 1.1 0.0 2.2 4.4 15.3
1991-92 27 GSW NBA SG 8 0 46 8.1 13.1 .615 0.0 1.0 .000 8.1 9.4 .667 2.0 4.0 .500 1.0 6.1 7.1 4.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 6.1 18.2
1992-93 28 BOS NBA SG 3 1 29 10.5 22.7 .462 0.0 1.7 .000 10.5 14.9 .500 3.5 3.5 1.000 12.2 7.0 19.2 3.5 1.7 0.0 3.5 3.5 24.4
Career NBA 134 17 1795 6.2 12.2 .504 0.1 0.8 .133 6.1 11.5 .529 3.5 4.8 .725 3.5 4.8 8.3 2.7 2.5 0.8 2.3 5.4 15.9
2 seasons PHO NBA 75 12 992 6.3 12.3 .512 0.0 0.3 .167 6.2 12.0 .520 3.6 5.3 .676 3.1 5.4 8.5 2.5 2.6 0.8 2.4 5.7 16.2
1 season DEN NBA 40 4 682 5.9 12.1 .485 0.2 1.4 .136 5.7 10.8 .529 3.1 4.0 .781 3.8 3.8 7.6 2.9 2.5 0.7 2.2 5.1 15.0
2 seasons BOS NBA 11 1 75 6.0 11.4 .529 0.0 0.7 .000 6.0 10.7 .563 6.7 6.7 1.000 6.7 6.7 13.4 1.3 1.3 0.0 2.7 4.0 18.8
1 season GSW NBA 8 0 46 8.1 13.1 .615 0.0 1.0 .000 8.1 12.1 .667 2.0 4.0 .500 1.0 6.1 7.1 4.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 6.1 18.2

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 59 729 12.2 .587 .550 .482 .024 7.1 11.3 9.3 6.8 2.3 0.9 13.4 13.5 116 106 1.0 1.0 1.9 .127
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 56 945 12.4 .525 .477 .330 .085 8.2 10.3 9.2 7.9 2.8 1.0 14.1 14.7 108 112 0.7 0.6 1.3 .068
1990-91 26 PHO NBA SG 16 263 12.8 .486 .442 .337 .023 9.2 12.7 11.0 7.5 3.4 1.3 14.7 17.9 100 103 0.0 0.4 0.4 .081
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 40 682 12.3 .542 .492 .327 .112 7.8 9.4 8.5 8.1 2.5 0.9 13.8 13.4 112 114 0.7 0.2 0.9 .063
1991-92 27 TOT NBA SG 16 92 13.4 .718 .647 .706 .059 5.0 13.9 9.5 5.6 1.0 1.3 15.2 11.7 132 110 0.2 0.1 0.3 .153
1991-92 27 BOS NBA SG 8 46 13.2 .931 .750 2.000 .000 7.5 13.7 10.8 0.0 1.1 0.0 21.0 8.9 156 109 0.1 0.0 0.2 .196
1991-92 27 GSW NBA SG 8 46 13.5 .610 .615 .308 .077 2.4 14.0 8.3 11.2 1.0 2.6 11.9 14.6 118 111 0.1 0.0 0.1 .111
1992-93 28 BOS NBA SG 3 29 20.7 .504 .462 .154 .077 27.6 15.5 21.5 10.4 1.7 0.0 12.6 23.8 112 108 0.1 0.0 0.1 .143
Career NBA 134 1795 12.5 .555 .508 .392 .062 7.9 11.0 9.5 7.4 2.5 1.0 13.9 14.2 112 109 2.0 1.7 3.7 .098
2 seasons PHO NBA 75 992 12.4 .554 .514 .434 .023 7.6 11.7 9.8 7.0 2.6 1.0 13.8 14.7 111 105 1.0 1.4 2.4 .115
1 season DEN NBA 40 682 12.3 .542 .492 .327 .112 7.8 9.4 8.5 8.1 2.5 0.9 13.8 13.4 112 114 0.7 0.2 0.9 .063
2 seasons BOS NBA 11 75 16.1 .654 .529 .588 .059 15.3 14.4 14.9 4.0 1.3 0.0 15.7 14.7 128 109 0.2 0.1 0.3 .175
1 season GSW NBA 8 46 13.5 .610 .615 .308 .077 2.4 14.0 8.3 11.2 1.0 2.6 11.9 14.6 118 111 0.1 0.0 0.1 .111

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 8 0 34 4 13 .308 0 0 4 13 .308 1 1 1.000 1 4 5 0 0 0 2 5 9
Career NBA 8 0 34 4 13 .308 0 0 4 13 .308 1 1 1.000 1 4 5 0 0 0 2 5 9
1 season PHO NBA 8 0 34 4 13 .308 0 0 4 13 .308 1 1 1.000 1 4 5 0 0 0 2 5 9

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 8 0 4.3 0.5 1.6 .308 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 .308 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 1.1
Career NBA 8 0 4.3 0.5 1.6 .308 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 .308 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 1.1
1 season PHO NBA 8 0 4.3 0.5 1.6 .308 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 .308 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 1.1

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 8 0 34 4.2 13.8 .308 0.0 0.0 4.2 13.8 .308 1.1 1.1 1.000 1.1 4.2 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 5.3 9.5
Career NBA 8 0 34 4.2 13.8 .308 0.0 0.0 4.2 13.8 .308 1.1 1.1 1.000 1.1 4.2 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 5.3 9.5
1 season PHO NBA 8 0 34 4.2 13.8 .308 0.0 0.0 4.2 13.8 .308 1.1 1.1 1.000 1.1 4.2 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 5.3 9.5

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 8 0 34 5.8 18.8 .308 0.0 0.0 5.8 13.8 .308 1.4 1.4 1.000 1.4 5.8 7.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 7.2 13.0
Career NBA 8 0 34 5.8 18.8 .308 0.0 0.0 5.8 18.8 .308 1.4 1.4 1.000 1.4 5.8 7.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 7.2 13.0
1 season PHO NBA 8 0 34 5.8 18.8 .308 0.0 0.0 5.8 18.8 .308 1.4 1.4 1.000 1.4 5.8 7.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 7.2 13.0

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1989-90 25 PHO NBA SG 8 34 -1.1 .335 .308 .077 .000 3.5 12.1 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.0 19.2 68 111 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.123
Career NBA 8 34 -1.1 .335 .308 .077 .000 3.5 12.1 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.0 19.2 68 111 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.123
1 season PHO NBA 8 34 -1.1 .335 .308 .077 .000 3.5 12.1 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.0 19.2 68 111 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.123

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 4 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Kenny Battle 1.9 1.3 0.3 0.1
Jon Leuer 92.6 2.0 1.4 0.2
Wesley Johnson 87.8 1.9 1.3 0.6 0.0
Rudy Macklin 86.3 1.8 1.4 0.1
Brian Skinner 85.7 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.1
Tony Brown 85.5 1.8 1.3 0.5 0.2
Hank Whitney 83.9 1.8 1.1 0.5
Jim Bradley 83.6 2.3 1.3 0.1
Jon Brockman 82.1 1.9 1.7 0.1
Mickael Gelabale 81.6 1.5 1.3 0.2
Samaki Walker 81.5 2.0 1.4 0.6 0.5
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6
Kenny Battle 1.9 1.3 0.3 0.1
Jon Leuer 92.6 2.0 1.4 0.2
Wesley Johnson 87.8 1.9 1.3 0.6 0.0
Rudy Macklin 86.3 1.8 1.4 0.1
Hank Whitney 83.9 1.8 1.1 0.5
Jim Bradley 83.6 2.3 1.3 0.1
Jon Brockman 82.1 1.9 1.7 0.1
Mickael Gelabale 81.6 1.5 1.3 0.2
Joe Holup 81.1 2.1 1.8 0.3
Zendon Hamilton 80.0 1.8 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Tom Workman 80.0 1.4 1.3 0.4 0.1

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1984-85 20 NILLINOIS 27 1003 195 369 154 234 167 59 60 41 84 91 544 .528 .658 37.1 20.1 6.2 2.2
1985-86 21 NILLINOIS 27 977 201 354 126 193 175 59 67 30 99 90 528 .568 .653 36.2 19.6 6.5 2.2
1987-88 23 ILLINOIS 33 1027 197 341 0 1 122 179 183 55 72 10 70 84 516 .578 .000 .682 31.1 15.6 5.5 1.7
1988-89 24 ILLINOIS 36 1105 218 361 9 17 151 200 174 64 89 13 63 73 596 .604 .529 .755 30.7 16.6 4.8 1.8
Career 123 4112 811 1425 9 18 553 806 699 237 288 94 316 338 2184 .569 .500 .686 33.4 17.8 5.7 1.9

Transactions

June 27, 1989: Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

June 27, 1989: Traded by the Detroit Pistons with Micheal Williams to the Phoenix Suns for Anthony Cook.

January 23, 1991: Waived by the Phoenix Suns.

January 25, 1991: Claimed on waivers by the Denver Nuggets from the Phoenix Suns

October 31, 1991: Released by the Denver Nuggets.

January 18, 1992: Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Boston Celtics.

February 10, 1992: Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Golden State Warriors.

September 16, 1992: Signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics.

December 4, 1992: Waived by the Boston Celtics.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1990-91 Denver Nuggets NBA $350,000
1992-93 Boston Celtics NBA $140,000
Career (may be incomplete) $490,000

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