|Born||January 25, 1964|
New York City, New York, US
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school||Saint Dominic|
(Oyster Bay, New York)
|College||Notre Dame (1982–1986)|
|NBA draft||1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 124th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|Number||41, 45, 8, 7, 9, 40|
|1986–1987||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1996||San Antonio Spurs|
|1998||La Crosse Bobcats|
|1999–2000||León Caja España|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||1,259 (4.5 ppg)|
|Rebounds||795 (2.8 rpg)|
|Assists||307 (1.1 apg)|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Timothy Joseph Kempton (born January 25, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball who played the power forward and center positions. Born in Jamaica, New York, he played college basketball for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish before having a 14-year professional career, playing 8 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in addition to seasons in Italy, France, Spain, and Turkey. He was selected in the 6th round (124th pick overall) of the 1986 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers.
Kempton played for Notre Dame under coach Digger Phelps from 1982 to 1986,appearing in 107 games over 4 season and averaging 8.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists on 26.2 minutes per game.
Kempton played in 8 NBA seasons for 8 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). 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 also a professional basketball player.Tim also has a daughter, Catherine Kempton, who plays tennis.
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