|Height||6 ft 9 in (2. Power forward is a position in the sport of Basketball. The position is referred to in playbook terms as the four position and is commonly abbreviated "PF" A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. 06 m)|
|Weight||240 lb (110 kg)|
|Born||December 30, 1977 |
|High school||Bryan Adams High School|
|Draft||1st overall, 2000|
New Jersey Nets
|Former teams||New Jersey Nets (2000–2004)|
|Awards||2000 Oscar Robertson Trophy,|
2000 John R. Wooden Award
2000 Naismith College Player of the Year
2000-01 NBA All-Rookie First Team
Kenyon Lee Martin (born December 30, 1977, in Saginaw, Michigan) is an American professional basketball player. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. Events 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield. 1816 - The Treaty of St Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Bryan Adams High School is a public Secondary school located at 2101 Millmar Drive in the Casa View neighborhood of east Dallas, The University of Cincinnati is a Coeducational public Research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 2000 NBA Draft was held on June 28th 2000 in Minneapolis Minnesota (making it the last draft to be held in a team's arena-the The New Jersey Nets are a professional Basketball team in the National Basketball Association that plays in the Eastern Conference 's Atlantic The Oscar Robertson Trophy is given out annually to outstanding men's College basketball players by the United States Basketball Writers Association. The John R Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college Basketball players The Naismith College Player of the Year award named for Basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to College The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. Events 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield. 1816 - The Treaty of St Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Nicknamed "K-Mart," he currently plays power forward for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. Power forward is a position in the sport of Basketball. The position is referred to in playbook terms as the four position and is commonly abbreviated "PF" The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado.
Martin was a talented and extremely boisterous player in college, playing for the Cincinnati Bearcats under the direction of Bob Huggins. The University of Cincinnati is a Coeducational public Research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bob Huggins (born September 21, 1953 in Morgantown West Virginia) is the Head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball As a senior, he averaged 18. 9 points, 9. 7 rebounds and 3. 5 blocks per game. He was the consensus National Player of the Year, earning numerous awards from various organizations, but suffered a broken leg in the Conference USA Tournament, keeping him out of the NCAA Tournament that year. Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is a single elimination Tournament held each spring featuring 65 College basketball teams in the Cincinnati retired his #4 jersey on April 25, 2000. Events 1607 - Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Later that year, he was selected first overall in the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. The 2000 NBA Draft was held on June 28th 2000 in Minneapolis Minnesota (making it the last draft to be held in a team's arena-the The New Jersey Nets are a professional Basketball team in the National Basketball Association that plays in the Eastern Conference 's Atlantic Martin is currently the last American-born college senior to have been the top overall pick; the top picks since him consist of three high school players (Kwame Brown, LeBron James and Dwight Howard), one international player with two years of U. Kwame James Brown (born March 10 1982 in Charleston, South Carolina) is an American professional Basketball player who currently plays LeBron Raymone James (born December 30 1984 in Akron Ohio) is an American professional Basketball player who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of Dwight David Howard (born December 8 1985 in Atlanta Georgia) is an American Basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National S. college experience (Andrew Bogut), two international players with no American college experience (Yao Ming and Andrea Bargnani) and one college freshman (Greg Oden) who is currently injured until next year. Andrew Michael Bogut (born 28 November 1984 is an Australian professional Basketball player Yao Ming ( born September 12 1980 is a Professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA Andrea Bargnani, nicknamed " Il Mago " (translated to "The Magician" (born October 26 1985 in Rome, Italy) is Gregory Wayne Oden Jr (born January 22 1988 is an American Basketball player at the center position
As a rookie for the New Jersey Nets, Martin moved from center to power forward and averaged 12 points, 7. The center, colloquially the five, is one of the standard positions in a regulation Basketball game 4 rebounds and 1. 7 blocks per game. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. The NBA All-Rookie Team is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA honor given since the 1962–63 NBA season to the top Rookies during the regular In his second season, Martin averaged 14. 9 points, 5. 3 rebounds, 1. 3 steals and 1. 7 blocks per game in helping the Nets rise from last place in the Atlantic Division to an Eastern Conference title and the best season to date in the Nets' NBA history. Along with Nets stars Jason Kidd and Richard Jefferson, Martin led the Nets to the 2002 NBA Finals, where they were swept by the Los Angeles Lakers. Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23 1973 is an American professional Basketball player in the NBA who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. Richard Allen Jefferson (born June 21 1980 is a 6 ft 7 in (201 m American professional Basketball player The 2002 NBA Finals was the 56th championship round of the National Basketball Association (NBA The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA team based in Los Angeles, California. In his third season Martin again helped his team into the NBA Finals, where the Nets lost in six games against the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas. The next year, Martin averaged 16. 7 points, 9. 5 rebounds and 1. 3 blocks en route to his first NBA All-Star selection, as a backup forward for the Eastern Conference All-Stars. The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. In the 2004 NBA All-Star Game, Martin scored 17 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and had 3 assists. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Martin and teammate Alonzo Mourning almost fought when Martin mocked Mourning's life-threatening kidney disease. Alonzo Harding Mourning Jr (born February 8, 1970, in Chesapeake Virginia) is an American professional Basketball player who  Martin later admitted that he had made a mistake and apologized to Mourning. He received a taste of his own medicine when then New Jersey teammate Tim Thomas remarked on Martin's speech impediment and eye twitching tic. Timothy (Tim Mark Thomas (born on February 26 1977, in Paterson New Jersey) is an American professional Basketball player in the 
At the end of the 2003-04 NBA season, Martin was traded to the Denver Nuggets for three future 1st round draft picks in a sign-and-trade deal. The 2003–04 NBA season was the 58th season of the National Basketball Association.
In 2006, Martin was suspended from the Denver Nuggets indefinitely for "conduct detrimental to the team. The 2005–06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. " During halftime of game two in the first round of the 2006 NBA playoffs between the Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers, Martin got into an argument with head coach George Karl over his playing time, and proceeded to refuse to play for the second half of the game. The 2006 NBA Playoffs was the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2005-06 season. George Matthew Karl (born May 12 1951) is an American retired National Basketball Association (NBA and American Basketball Association During the offseason, Karl and Martin apparently "patched things up. "
Martin had microfracture surgery on his right knee and missed all but two games of the 2006-07 NBA season. Microfracture surgery is one of the Articular cartilage repair surgical techniques that works by creating tiny fractures in the underlying Bone The 2006–07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association.  He was on the opening day roster of the 2007-08 NBA season and changed his uniform number from 6 to the number 4, which he wore in college. The 2007–08 NBA season was the 62nd season of the National Basketball Association. 
During the third-quarter of a 2006 game against the Chicago Bulls, a fan sitting two rows behind Martin yelled at him, "Suit up, you chump," referring to the fact Martin was in the midst of one of his various stints on the injured reserve and in street clothes behind the Nuggets bench. The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern All accounts indicate that the fan did not use any profanities. At that point, Martin is said to have stood up, pointed at the heckler, and then motioned to one of his 'bodyguards' to go confront the heckling fan, ordering "shut him up". His friend then stood up and yelled at the heckler, "Shut your mouth before we take you outside and beat your (expletive)!. " He also apparently screamed at a Nuggets fan named Don Miller--who, along with his teenage son, happened to be sitting next to the heckler--calling him a "fat (expletive) white boy. " Martin was subsequently fined $15,000. 
On February 11, 2006, after a Denver win over the Dallas Mavericks, a volatile Martin was involved in a heated and profanity-laced locker room exchange with a local reporter. The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are the professional Basketball team of the National Basketball Association based in Dallas Texas 
On January 1, 2007, Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams was murdered after attending a birthday party held for and by Martin. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Denver Broncos are a professional American football team based in Denver, Colorado. A cornerback ( CB) (also referred to as a corner) is a positional role played by a member of the defensive team in American and Canadian Darrent Demarcus Williams ( September 27 1982 &ndash January 1 2007) was an American football player for the Denver  The Hummer limo Williams rode in was riddled with bullets. Hummer is a Brand of Off-road vehicles sold by General Motors, also known as GM The Denver Police Department reported that the shooting was preceded by some type of altercation or argument at the nightclub between Crips gang members and other unknown patrons. The Denver Police Department is the full service Police department jointly for the City and County of Denver, Colorado, which provides the full spectrum The Crips are a primarily but not exclusively African American gang founded in Los Angeles California in 1969 mainly by 16-year-old Raymond A police spokesman said, "There was some confrontation between a group of people in the vehicle and a group at the nightclub. " Williams was not involved in the altercation.
Martin's 2008 bash was held at an incident-free "secure" mansion in Miami, complete with an extensive guest list, red carpets, ice sculptures and exotic dancers. 
Martin is the half-brother on his mother's side of Colorado Buffaloes star guard Richard Roby. The University of Colorado at Boulder sponsors 16 varsity sports teams Richard Roby (Born September 28, 1985 in San Bernardino California) is a Basketball player He is also the cousin of Robert "50" Martin of AND1 Mixtape Tour fame. The AND1 Mixtape Tour is a traveling Basketball competition and exhibition sponsored by the basketball apparel manufacturer AND1.
|Naismith College Player of the Year (men)|
|John R. Wooden Award (men)|
|NBA first overall draft pick|
2000 NBA Draft
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||American basketball player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 30, 1977|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Saginaw, Michigan|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|