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Kris Humphries biography

Date of birth : 1985-02-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mineapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-16
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward for the Nets, NBA Draft

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Kris Humphries is a professional basketball player who is currently a member of the NBA's New Jersey Nets.

Career history:

2004–2006 Utah Jazz
2006–2009 Toronto Raptors
2009–2010 Dallas Mavericks
2010–present New Jersey Nets


Selected by Utah in the first round (14th overall pick) of the 2004 NBA Draft… Traded with Robert Whaley to Toronto for Rafael Araujo (6/8/06)... Signed contract extension (10/31/07)... Acquired with Shawn Marion, Nathan Jawai and cash considerations from Toronto for Antoine Wright and Devean George in a deal that also sent Greg Buckner to Dallas from Memphis in exchange for Jerry Stackhouse and cash considerations, a second round pick and cash considerations from Toronto to Memphis, and Hedo Turkoglu from Orlando to Toronto for cash considerations from Dallas and Toronto (7/9/09)… Acquired by New Jersey from Dallas with Shawne Williams in exchange for Eduardo Najera (1/11/10).

Appeared in 69 games with Dallas and New Jersey… Averaged 7.1 points and 5.5 rebounds in 17.7 minutes per game… Shot .441 (180-408) from the field and .668 (127-190) from the line… Acquired by the Nets, from Dallas, along with Shawne Williams in exchange for Eduardo Najera on January 11, 2010… In 44 games with the Nets, averaged 8.1 points and 6.4 rebounds in 20.6 minutes… Shot .433 (127-293) from the field and .699 (102-146) from the line… With New Jersey, recorded 14 games scoring in double figures, two 20+ point performances, five games with 10+ rebounds and three double-doubles… Led or tied the Nets in scoring once, in rebounds 11 times, in assists once, in steals seven times and in blocks 13 times… Missed one game due to injury, 4/14 at Miami with a sore right elbow… Recorded third double-double, 10 points, a season-high tying 12 boards and a career-high five blocks vs. New Orleans on 4/3… Recorded 17 points, 7-11 FG's, and seven rebounds vs. Phoenix on 3/31… Tallied second double-double with 11 points, 10 boards and a career-high four steals at Boston on 2/27… Tied a season-high with 12 rebounds vs. Miami on 2/17… Tallied a season-high tying 12 rebounds vs. Detroit on 2/2… Recorded a career-high 25 points on a career-high 10-14 FG's and eight rebounds in 30 minutes vs. LA Clippers on 1/27… Recorded 21 points on 9-14 FG's in 28 minutes off the bench at LA Clippers on 1/18… Made Nets debut on 1/13 vs. Boston finishing with nine points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes… Appeared in 25 games, 11 DNP-CD's, for Dallas averaging 5.6 points and 3.8 rebounds in 12.6 minutes, prior to trade on 1/11/10.

Averaged 3.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 9.1 minutes in 29 games for Toronto... Scored 10+ points three times… Led bench with season-highs 14 points and nine rebounds in 16 minutes vs. Miami on 11/16… Missed five games (12/5-12/08) with right knee tendinitis… DND-sprained right toe vs. Philadelphia on 11/12… Missed final 38 games of season with a fractured right fibula, sustained during the 4th quarter vs. Phoenix 1/18…


Played one season at Minnesota before declaring as an early entry for the NBA Draft… Became first freshman to lead the Big Ten in scoring (21.7 ppg) and rebounding (10.1 rpg) in the same season… Named 2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Big Ten First Team by the media and coaches… Scored in double-figures 29 times, with 16 double-doubles… Set a school record for points in a season by a freshman (629)… Set a school single-game scoring mark with 36 points at Indiana (2/18/04)… Had a streak of 8 consecutive 20-point games, including 24 points, 13 rebounds against Indiana, 24 points, 8 rebounds vs. Wisconsin and 23 points, 9 rebounds against Illinois.


Father, William, played football at the University of Minnesota, lettering from 1979-82 as an offensive lineman… Sister, Kaela, swam for the University of Texas… Named 2004 Mr. Basketball in the state of Minnesota by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and College Basketball News… Was a member of the 2002 U. S. Junior World Championship Qualifying Tournament Team.

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