8 Things You Didn’t Know About Kendrick Perkins
Newly acquired Kendrick Perkins is one of the toughest guys in our NBA today. He never backs down from a challenge and will often protect the team’s superstar(s) from getting into physical altercations and possibly ejections due to the heat of the moment. Here, we take a look at some of things you didn’t know about Kendrick Perkins starting with number 8:
8. Kendrick Perkins Did Not Go To College
That’s right, Perkins made the jump from Clifton J. Ozen High School in Beaumont, Texas directly to the NBA. He originally committed to the play for the University of Memphis, but instead decided to enter the draft. After graduating in 2003, Perkins was drafted in the 1st round, 27th over all.