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D.J. Kennedy
SG/SF - 6'6, 210lbs - 34 years old - 1 years of NBA experience
Free agent - Signed with Hapoel Galilee
  • Birthdate: 11/05/1989
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
  • Pre-draft team: St. John's
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: Herb Rudoy/Luciano Capicchioni (Interperformances)
2nd November, 2011D-LeagueDesignated as a local tryout player by Erie BayHawks.
22nd November, 2011D-LeagueWaived by Erie BayHawks due to injury.
8th December, 2011D-LeagueRe-acquired by Erie BayHawks
21st April, 2012NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2012/13 with Cleveland.
25th July, 2012NBATraded by Cleveland to Memphis in exchange for Jeremy Pargo.
17th September, 2012NBAWaived by Memphis.
27th September, 2012NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Memphis.
7th October, 2012NBAWaived by Memphis.
1st November, 2012D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Erie BayHawks.
5th March, 2013D-LeagueTraded by Erie BayHawks, along with Mike Singletary, to Rio Grande Valley Vipers in exchange for Terrel Harris, Wesley Witherspoon and Mustafa Shakur.
10th September, 2013NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Dallas.
22nd October, 2013NBAWaived by Dallas.
27th October, 2013FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with Gravelines-Dunkirque.
3rd December, 2013FranceLeft Gravelines-Dunkirque.
5th January, 2014IsraelSigned for the remainder of the season with Hapoel Holon.
1st September, 2014RussiaSigned a one year contract with Krasny Oktyabr.
18th November, 2014RussiaLeft Krasny Oktyabr.
6th December, 2014GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Ludwigsburg.
10th August, 2015RussiaSigned a one year contract with Enisey Krasnoyarsk.
16th August, 2016NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year minimum salary contract with Denver.
15th October, 2016NBAWaived by Denver.
14th November, 2016ChinaSigned for the remainder of the season with Guangzhou Securities.
16th March, 2017GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Ludwigsburg.
11th August, 2017TurkeySigned a one year contract with Pinar Karsiyaka.
Career Moves
2007 - 2011St. John's (NCAA)
November 2011 - April 2012Erie BayHawks (D-League)
April 2012 - July 2012Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
July 2012 - October 2012Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
November 2012 - March 2013Erie BayHawks (D-League)
March 2013 - June 2013Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
July 2013Miami Heat (Summer League)
September 2013 - October 2013Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
October 2013 - December 2013Gravelines-Dunkirque (France)
January 2014 - June 2014Hapoel Holon (Israel)
July 2014Minnesota Timberwolves (Summer League)
September 2014 - November 2014Krasny Oktyabr (Russia)
December 2014 - June 2015Ludwigsburg (Germany)
July 2015Houston Rockets (Summer League)
August 2015 - June 2016Enisey (Russia)
August 2016 - October 2016Denver Nuggets (NBA)
November 2016 - March 2017Guangzhou (China)
March 2017 - June 2017Ludwigsburg (Germany)
August 2017 - presentPinar Karsiyaka (Turkey)
Articles about D.J. Kennedy

December 13, 2013

D.J. Kennedy - Kennedy went to camp with the Mavericks, who hadn't any space for him, and thus he got cut. He has yet to return to the D-League, yet should land somewhere soon - with his versatile point forward-style game, Kennedy has the talent to the play in the NBA, given a lengthy opportunity.

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July 8, 2013

D.J. Kennedy

Kennedy was traded to the Grizzlies in a salary dump, waived, then brought back, waived again, and went to the D-League. In 49 games split between Erie (where he spent most of the season) and Rio Grande Valley (where he was traded for the final 14 games in exchange for Wesley Witherspoon and Terrel Harris), Kennedy averaged 16.6 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.6 steals per game. Put simply, Kennedy is an NBA calibre player, who needs someone to recognise this. He's close.

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June 23, 2011

D.J. Kennedy - Kennedy had a good chance of being drafted, until he began to underwhelm in the second half of the season before going down with a season ending knee injury, right in the midst of St. John's crescendo. When healthy, he was an athlete and very good passer, whose remarkably flat jumpshot nonetheless went in a few times, with good rebounding and versatile defensive play. He couldn't create off the dribble, handle or post, yet he had potential, even after four years at college. But the injury killed the buzz, and now Kennedy may have to go the Deron Washington route - the LEB Gold, via the D-League.

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March 17, 2011

Speaking of notable absences, St. John's will be missing key cog D.J. Kennedy for the tournament after he suffered a season ending knee injury. Kennedy had a decent season as a role player for the Red Storm, playing decent athletic defense, making passes, hitting some jumpshots, rebounding and running the court, contributing in various ways without ever needing (or wanting) to be a go-to player on offense.

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