Travis Knight


Travis Knight

infobox NBA Player
name = Travis Knight
nickname =


position = Center
height_ft = 7
height_in = 0
weight_lbs = 235
nationality = American
birth_date = birth date and age|1974|9|13
birth_place = Salt Lake City, Utah
college = UConn
draft =29th overall
draft_year = 1996
draft_team = Chicago Bulls
career_start = 1996
career_end = 2003
former_teams = Los Angeles Lakers (1996-1997, 1998-2000)
Boston Celtics (1997–1998)
New York Knicks (2000–2003)
awards =

Travis Knight (born September 13 1974, in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1st round (29th overall) of the 1996 NBA Draft. A 7'0" center from the University of Connecticut,he played under head coach Jim Calhoun. While at UConn, Knight was a member and founding father of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity (aka PIKES). He has two young daughters named Natasha and Skyler.

Knight played in 7 NBA seasons from 1996 to 2003. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks.

In his NBA career, Knight played in 371 games and scored a total of 1,276 points. He holds the NBA Playoff record for quickest disqualification, having fouled out in six minutes in Game 4 of the 1999 Western Conference semi-finals. [ [http://www.usatoday.com/sports/basketba/99play/sm03.htm USA TODAY Latest news ] ]

Since his retirement in 2004 Knight has hosted several charity basketball camps for under-privileged children in various third world countries.

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External links

* [http://www.nba.com/playerfile/travis_knight/index.html NBA.com Profile]


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