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Kevin Dillard – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroAmerican basketball player
Is Athlete 
Basketball player 
From United States of America 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 15 October 1989, Homewood
Age:30 years

Kevin Andre Dillard (born October 15, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL).

High school and college career

Dillard attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, Illinois, where he was named the 2008 Illinois Mr. Basketball.

After graduating from Homewood-Flossmoor, Dillard played two years of college basketball for Southern Illinois University. After the 2009–10 season, Dillard transferred to Dayton. He had to sit out one season under NCAA rules. He was named to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team as a junior and senior.

College statistics

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2008–09Southern Illinois3130.9.441.452.7272.04.21.30.212.2
2009–10Southern Illinois2928.9.423.320.7733.15.01.10.112.3
2011–12Dayton Flyers3332.7.412.325.8272.76.01.40.413.3
2012–13Dayton Flyers3133.0.405.396.8921.94.51.10.115.3

Professional career

Dillard went undrafted at the 2013 NBA draft 2013. On August 7, 2013, he signed with A.S. Junior Casale of Italy for the 2013–14 season.

On July 4, 2014, he signed with VEF Rīga of Latvia. On November 8, 2014, he parted ways with VEF Rīga. On December 8, 2014, he signed with Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of France for the rest of the season.

On August 1, 2015, he signed with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of Germany for the 2015–16 season. However, on September 4, 2015, he parted ways with Ludwigsburg before appearing in a game for them.

On October 27, 2015, he signed with Cholet Basket of France. On November 25, 2015, he left Cholet and signed with the Greek club Apollon Patras. On February 2, 2016, he was found positive at doping control and was given a 2-months suspended sentence. On April 2, 2016, he signed with Belgian club Antwerp Giants for the rest of the season.

On July 27, 2016, Dillard signed with Turkish club Pınar Karşıyaka. On December 4, 2016, he was excused from the team, with poor performance and negative attitude cited as reasons for the decision. In the wake of the falling out, he did not re-join the playing group at all during the rest of December while looking for another gig elsewhere. On January 7, 2017, he signed with the New Zealand Breakers for the rest of the 2016–17 NBL season.