Toby Kimball

Last updated
Toby Kimball
Toby Kimball 1969.jpg
Kimball, circa 1969
Personal information
Born(1942-09-07)September 7, 1942
Framingham, Massachusetts
DiedMay 2, 2017(2017-05-02) (aged 74)
La Jolla, California
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Belmont Hill School
(Belmont, Massachusetts)
College UConn (1962–1965)
NBA draft 1965 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career1965–1975
Position Power forward / Center
Number26, 7, 18
Career history
1965–1966 Ignis Varese
1966–1967 Boston Celtics
19671971 San Diego Rockets
1971–1972 Milwaukee Bucks
1972–1973 Kansas City–Omaha Kings
1973–1974 Philadelphia 76ers
1974–1975 New Orleans Jazz
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,470 (6.1 ppg)
Rebounds 3,870 (6.8 rpg)
Assists 571 (1.0 apg)
Kimball Stats   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg at
Stats at

Thomas Kimball (September 7, 1942 – May 2, 2017) was an American professional basketball player from Framingham, Massachusetts.


As 6'8" power forward/center at the University of Connecticut, Kimball averaged 18.4 points and 17.9 rebounds over three seasons. [1] He played in the NBA from 1966 to 1975 as a member of the Boston Celtics, San Diego Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Kansas City Kings, Philadelphia 76ers and New Orleans Jazz. Kimball averaged 6.1 points and 6.8 rebounds over his NBA career. His best season was his second, in which he averaged a double double (11.0 points and 11.7 rebounds). [2] .

Kimball was inducted into the University of Connecticut's "Huskies of Honor" in 2006. [3] His son confirmed via social media that Kimball died on May 2, 2017. [4]

NBA career statistics

  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage 3P%  3-point field goal percentage FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high

Regular season

1966–67 Boston 38-5.8.361-.6753.80.3--2.6
1967–68 San Diego 81-31.1.396-.59211.71.8--11.0
1968–69 San Diego 76-22.1.445-.4688.81.2--7.8
1969–70 San Diego 77-21.1.429-.5788.11.2--7.1
1970–71 San Diego 80-13.8.387-.4725.10.8--3.4
1971–72 Milwaukee 74-13.1.467-.5434.20.8--3.5
1972–73 Kansas City-Omaha 67-9.6.436-.6572.90.4--3.5
1973–74 Philadelphia 75-21.2.474-.6867.
1974–75 New Orleans 3-30.0.304-.8578.


1966–67 Boston 1-4.0.000-.0003.00.0--0.0
1968–69 San Diego 6-32.8.434-.52012.30.7--9.8
1971–72 Milwaukee 7-5.1.417-1.0000.90.3--1.7

See also

Related Research Articles

Emeka Okafor American basketball player

Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi "Emeka" Okafor is an American former professional basketball player. Okafor attended Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas and the University of Connecticut, where in 2004 he won a national championship. In his first season in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2004–05, Okafor was named Rookie of the Year. He was traded to the New Orleans Hornets in 2009 and was then dealt to the Washington Wizards in 2012. However, a herniated disc in his neck caused Okafor to miss four consecutive seasons from 2013 to 2017 before being medically cleared to play.

Rudy Gay American basketball player

Rudy Carlton Gay Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 6'8" forward played college basketball for the University of Connecticut before being drafted eighth overall in the 2006 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets; he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies days later.

Scott David Burrell is an American basketball coach and former player who is currently the men's basketball head coach at Southern Connecticut State University. He has played internationally and was also a professional baseball player. In 1990, Burrell was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays of MLB. He played in Minor League Baseball during the 1990 and 1991 seasons. After ending his baseball career, he was drafted in 1993 by the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He was later traded to the Golden State Warriors and then the Chicago Bulls, where he won a championship ring. He next played with the New Jersey Nets and then finished his NBA career with the Hornets in 2000–01. He played in other professional basketball leagues through the 2005–06 season.

Josh Boone (basketball) American basketball player

Oscar Joshua Boone is an American professional basketball player for Halcones de Xalapa of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional. A 6'10" power forward-center, he played three years of college basketball for UConn. He declared for the 2006 NBA draft after his junior season, forgoing his final year of college.

Hasheem Thabeet Tanzanian basketball player (born 1987)

Hasheem Thabeet is a Tanzanian professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played college basketball for UConn before being drafted second overall in the 2009 NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. His performance as a second overall draft pick has led many analysts to label him as one of the "biggest busts" in NBA history.

The UConn Huskies men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball team of the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Connecticut. They currently play in the Big East Conference and are coached by Dan Hurley.

Kemba Walker American professional basketball player

Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was picked ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. He grew up in The Bronx, New York City. After graduating from Rice High School in 2008, he played college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies. In their 2010–11 season, Walker was the nation's second-leading scorer and was named consensus first-team All-American; he also led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA championship and claimed the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award. Walker is a four-time NBA All-Star.

Jeff Adrien American professional basketball player

Jeff Adrien is an American professional basketball player for San Lorenzo de Almagro of the Liga Nacional de Básquet, Argentina. He formerly served as captain for the University of Connecticut Huskies, where he played as a power forward.

Huskies of Honor Award given by the University of Connecticut

Huskies of Honor is a recognition program sponsored by the University of Connecticut (UConn). Similar to a hall of fame, it honors the most significant figures in the history of the UConn Huskies—the university's athletic teams—especially the men's and women's basketball teams. The inaugural honorees, inducted in two separate ceremonies during the 2006–07 season, included thirteen men's basketball players, ten women's basketball players, and four head coaches, of whom two coaches—Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma—and two players—Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo—are also enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Since that time, an additional nine women's basketball players, seven men's basketball players, five national championship teams, one women's basketball assistant coach, and one athletic director have been honored.

Andre Drummond American basketball player (born 1993)

Andre Jamal Drummond is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft with the ninth overall pick.

Jeremy Lamb American basketball player (born 1992)

Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a freshman, he was the second-leading scorer on the 2011 national champion UConn Huskies team.

Shabazz Napier American] basketball player

Shabazz Bozie Napier is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Russian team Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. In early 2022, in light of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, he left the team.

Tony Hanson

Tony Hanson was an American basketball player. He was drafted by the New Orleans Jazz in the third round of the 1977 NBA draft.

Ryan Boatright American-Armenian basketball player

Ryan Jamar Boatright is an American-born naturalized Armenian professional basketball player for Paris Basketball of the LNB Pro A. He also represents the Armenian national basketball team. He completed his college career at Connecticut in 2015. Boatright was a key player for the Huskies' 2013–14 NCAA Championship team, as he earned 2014 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team honors.

Amida Brimah Ghanaian professional basketball player

Amida Abiola Brimah is a Ghanaian professional basketball player for Mets de Guaynabo of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He played college basketball for the UConn Huskies.

Daniel Hamilton (basketball) American basketball player (born 1995)

Daniel Domonique Hamilton is an American professional basketball player who last played for Ionikos Nikaias of the Greek Basket League. He played college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies, and earned second-team all-conference honors in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) as a sophomore. After he decided to forgo his remaining two years of college eligibility, Hamilton was selected in the second round of the 2016 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. His draft rights later were traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Walter Roderick Sellers is an American former professional basketball player. He played at Wilson High School in his native Florence, South Carolina, and played college basketball at UConn, where he was an all-conference performer in his senior year in 1992. After going undrafted in the 1992 NBA draft, Sellers opted not to sign for the Grand Rapids Hoops, which had selected him first overall in the CBA draft, and instead went to Europe, starting his professional career with Greek side AEK Athens. Sellers spent his whole career in Europe, playing in Greece, France, Italy, Spain and Turkey: he appeared in three Euroleague seasons and in 1999 he was the FIBA Saporta Cup Finals Top Scorer. In his 14-year career he has won 1 French league, 2 French cups, 1 Italian Supercup and 1 Semaine des As.

Christian Lucien Vital is an American professional basketball player for the Hamilton Honey Badgers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL). He played college basketball for the UConn Huskies.

James David Bouknight is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the UConn Huskies.

Isaiah Whaley is an American basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He signed an exhibit 10 contract with Charlotte on June 24, 2022.


  1. "MBB All-Time Roster and Stats" (PDF).
  2. "Toby Kimball Stats". Retrieved September 3, 2007.
  3. "Connecticut Men's Basketball Inaugural "Huskies of Honor" Inductees Announced". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29.
  4. Toby Kimball, One Of UConn's Great Rebounders, Dies At 74