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Benson Keith

Player Profile

BirthDate 1988/08/13
Height 6.11''
Country USA
Available YES
College Oakland
NBA Draft 2011: Atlanta Hawks (NBA,2rd(48))
Passport Import Players
Role Center
Benson Keith
Benson Keith

Benson Keith

Profile

Farmington Hills, Mich.
2005-2006: Beverly Hills, MI / Detroit County Day High School
2006-2007: Oakland University (NCAA)
2007-2008: Oakland University (NCAA): 29 games: 5.2ppg, 3.5rpg, 1.4bpg, FGP: 50.5%, FT: 66.7%
2008-2009: Oakland University (NCAA, starting five): 36 games: 14.3ppg, 7.8rpg, 2.4bpg, FGP: 62.2%, FT: 66.7%
2009-2010: Oakland University (NCAA, starting five): 35 games: 17.3ppg, 10.5rpg, 3.3bpg, FGP: 53.3%, 3PT: 40.0%, FT: 72.4%
2010-2011: Oakland University (NCAA, starting five): 35 games: 17.9ppg, 10.1rpg, 1.1apg, 3.6bpg, FGP: 54.7%, 3PT: 39.1%, FT: 64.3%
2011: drafted by Atlanta Hawks (NBA,2rd(48))
2011-2012: Banco di Sardegna Sassari (Italy-Serie A): 4 games: 5.5ppg, 5.8rpg, left in Oct.`11, then moved to Atlanta Hawks (NBA), only pre-season, in Jan.`12 joined Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League, starting five): 20 games: 15.2ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.5bpg, FGP: 50.4%, FT: 68.2%, in Mar.`12 signed a 10-day contract with Golden State Warriors (NBA): 3 games: 0pts, 1.0rpg
2012 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Atlanta Hawks): 5 games: 13.2ppg, 6.0rpg
2012 September-October: Atlanta Hawks (NBA) pre-season camp
2013: In February signed at Talk N Text Tropang Texters (Philippines-PBA): Commissioner`s Cup: 5 games: 23.6ppg, 15.8rpg, 1.8spg, 2.4bpg, FGP: 60.0%, FT: 68.8%, then moved to Erie Bay Hawks (D-League): 24 games: 10.0ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.0apg, 1.7bpg, FGP: 46.0%, FT: 63.6%
2013 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando (Brooklyn Nets): 5 games: 6.6ppg, 5.2rpg
2013 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Charlotte Bobcats): 2 games: 5.5ppg, 6.0rpg
2013-2014: Tsmoki-Minsk (Belarus-Premier League): VTB United League: 14 games: 15.6ppg, Reb-3(7.7rpg), FGP: 58.5%, FT: 82.1%; Belarusian Premier League: 6 games: 15.3ppg, 6.3rpg, FGP: 59.0%, FT: 70.8%; EuroChallenge: 12 games: 17.3ppg, 7.3rpg, 1.6bpg, 2FGP: 61.7%, FT: 82.9%
2014: Shaanxi Wolves (China-NBL): 18 games: Score-4(28.6ppg), Reb-3(15.4rpg), 1.0spg, Blocks-3(1.5bpg), FGP: 61.1%, 3PT-2(55.6%), FT: 77.5%, left in June
2014 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Los Angeles Clippers): 5 games: 8.2ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 65.4%, FT: 87.5%
2014-2015: Banvit Basketbol Kulubu (Turkey-TBL), released in Sep.`14, then signed at Neptunas Klaipeda (Lithuania-LKL): Euroleague: 7 games: 4.1ppg, 3.4rpg; Eurocup: 5 games: 4.0ppg, 3.2rpg; Lithuanian LKL: 14 games: 7.5ppg, 3.2rpg, 2FGP: 52.1%, FT: 80.6%, in Feb.`15 moved to BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (Estonia-Alexela KML, starting five): VTB United League: 8 games: 13.8ppg, 9.1rpg, 1.0spg, 1.4bpg, FGP: 54.5%, FT: 74.3%; Estonian Alexela KML: 13 games: Score-4(16.0ppg), 8.2rpg, Blocks-1(1.8bpg), FGP: 54.9%, FT: 72.2%
2015 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando (Orlando White): 5 games: 12.8ppg, 6.2rpg, Blocks-2(2.4bpg), FGP: 46.2%
2015-2016: $845,059: Miami Heat (NBA), released in Oct.`15, then moved to Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League): 56 games: 13.3ppg, 7.2rpg, 1.6bpg, FGP: 58.2%, 3PT: 11.1%, FT: 76.7%
2016 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Minnesota Timberwolves): (Finalist): 4 games: 1.5ppg, 1.0rpg
2016 September-October: Miami Heat (NBA) pre-season training camp
2016-2017: Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League, starting five): 50 games: 20.5ppg, Reb-5(10.5rpg), 2.2bpg, FGP: 60.4%, 3PT: 42.9%, FT: 77.1%
2017 July: NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, NV (New Orleans Pelicans): 6 games: 6.7ppg, 6.2rpg, FGP: 42.9%
2017: Guizhou (China-NBL, starting five): 2 games: 21.5ppg, 10.0rpg
2017-2018: Aris Thessaloniki (Greece-A1): 9 games: 10.3ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.3bpg, 2FGP: 54.4%, 3FGP: 33.3%, FT: 53.3%; Basketball Champions League: 9 games: 6.3ppg, 4.0rpg, 2FGP: 46.9%, FT: 68.8%, left in Dec.`17, in Jan.`18 moved to Osaka Evessa (Japan-B1 League, starting five): 32 games: 14.9ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.3apg, Blocks-4(1.4bpg), FGP: 52.8%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 77.6%
2018-2019: Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (Germany-BBL, starting five): 34 games: 11.8ppg, Reb-4(7.4rpg), Blocks-3(1.1bpg), FGP: 56.0%, 3PT: 46.2%, FT: 66.0%
2019-2020: South East Melbourne Phoenix (Australia-NBL): 16 games: 5.8ppg, 3.9rpg, 2FGP: 50.0%, FT: 72.7%, in Jan.`20 moved to Shabab Al Ahli Dubai (United Arab Emirates-D1)
2020-2021: BC Rytas Vilnius (Lithuania-LKL, starting five): 5 games: 9.4ppg, 4.0rpg, 2FGP: 54.1%, FT: 87.5%: Basketball Champions League: 3 games: 7.7ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.0bpg, in Feb.`21 signed at Levski Lukoil Sofia (Bulgaria-NBL, starting five): 20 games: 14.3ppg, 7.1rpg, FGP: 65.3%, FT: 65.6%
2021-2022: Kaohsiung Steelers (Taiwan-PLeague+, starting five): 24 games: 16.0ppg, 10.3rpg, 1.9apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 51.0%, 3PT: 25.3%, FT: 55.1%
2022: Enemies (Big3)

Awards/Achievements

UAE League Semifinals -20
UAE League Regular Season Runner-Up -20
German BBL -2019 (Player of the Week Rd.1)
USBasket.com D-League All-Defensive Team -2017
USBasket.com All-D-League First Team -2017
USBasket.com All-D-League Center of the Year -2017
D-League Champion -2016
D-League Central Division Champion -2016
D-League Showcase Cup Winner -2016
D-League All-Star Game -2016, 17
NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando Finalist -2015
Eurobasket.com All-Estonian League Third Team -2015
Estonian League Finalist -2015
Estonian League Regular Season Runner-Up -2015
Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese NBL Honorable Mention -2014
Eurobasket.com EuroChallenge All-Imports Team -2014
Eurobasket.com All-EuroChallenge First Team -2014
Eurobasket.com All-EuroChallenge Center of the Year -2014
EuroChallenge Quarterfinals -2014
Belarusian Cup Winner -2014 (MVP)
All-Summit League Defensive Player of the Year -2011
All-Summit League All-Tournament MVP -2011
AP NCAA All-America Honorable Mention -2010
NABC Division I All-District 12 First Team -2010, 11
All-Summit League Player of the Year -2010, 11
All-Summit League First Team -2010, 11
Summit League Tournament Winner -2010, 11
Summit League Regular Season Champion -2010, 11
All-Summit League Second Team -2009
Summit League All-Tournament Team -2009, 10, 11
Summit League Tournament Finalist -2009
Summit League Tournament Semifinals -2008
MCC Tournament Finalist -2007
MCC Regular Season Runner-Up -2007
Eurobasket.com Bulgarian League All-Imports Team -2021
Eurobasket.com All-Bulgarian League Third Team -2021
Bulgarian League Champion -2021
Bulgarian League Regular Season Runner-Up -2021
Bulgarian Cup Finalist -2021
Asia-basket.com All-Taiwanese PLeague+ Honorable Mention -2022

Highlights


Games

  




Steelers - Pilots 84-64 Date: December 18, 2021

Benson Keith #6
Minutes:
36
Points: 27 2FG: 11-15 Free Throws: 5-7 Rebounds: 17 Ranking: 36.0

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