Tim Kempton

Tim Kempton

Timothy Joseph Kempton (born January 25, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 6th round (124th overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft. A 6'10" forward-center from the University of Notre Dame, Kempton played in 8 NBA seasons for 8 different teams. He played for the Clippers (1986–87), Charlotte Hornets (1988–89, 1993–94), Denver Nuggets (1989–90), Phoenix Suns (1992–93), Cleveland Cavaliers (1993–94), Atlanta Hawks (1995–96), San Antonio Spurs (1996–97), Orlando Magic (1997–98) and Toronto Raptors (1997–98). He was also under contract with Philadelphia 76ers (1996), but did not play in any NBA games for them.

In his NBA career, Kempton played in 280 games and scored a total of 1,259 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1988–89 NBA season as a member of the Hornets, appearing in 79 games and averaging 6.1 ppg.

His son, Tim Kempton Jr., is currently a junior playing basketball at Lehigh University.[1] Tim also has a daughter, Catherine Kempton, she plays tennis! Surprisingly she does not play basketball.


  1. ^ http://www.lehighsports.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=9849&path=mbball

External links

  • Basketball-reference.com profile
  • Italian League profile