Kendrick Nunn is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball for the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.
To prepare for the 2011 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship, Nunn was one of 24 high school athletes invited to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Of the 27 hopefuls, only four from the Windy City were selected to the 12-member national team.
At the 2011 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship in Cancun, Mexico, he helped the United States to a gold medal.
Coached by Mid-Prairie High’s Don Showalter, the squad racked up over 100 points in each win.
While competing in the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Nunn and his Simeon teammate Jabari Parker and Whitney Young high school opponent Jahlil Okafor were selected.
Nunn helped the United States win the gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship.
Kendrick Nunn Injury: Is Kendrick Nunn Healthy?
According to Kendrick Nunn, who confirmed that he’ll exercise his player option, he’s feeling better than ever.
Kendrick Nunn, speaking to the media for the final time before free agency, talked about the year he missed due to a recurrent bone injury and his plans now that he’s healed.