Pro career 2009–2012
Weight 104 kg
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Height 2.06 m
|Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)|
Role Basketball Player
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Name Matt Kingsley
Position Power forward
|Born July 11, 1986 (age 29)
Beaumont, Texas (1986-07-11) |
High school Cypress Creek (Houston, Texas)
College Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Men's Basketball
Matthew "Matt" Kingsley (born July 11, 1986) is a former American basketball player, best known for his college career at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Kingsley, a 6'9" power forward, played one season at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Texas. During his career at Stephen F. Austin, Kingsley scored 1,504 points and was named to All-Southland Conference teams for three consecutive years. As a senior in 2008–09, Kingsley averaged 15.8 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, earning Southland Conference Player of the Year and AP honorable mention All-American honors.
After not being selected in the 2009 NBA draft, Kingsley signed his first professional contract with BC Šiauliai in Lithuania. He ended up playing for four different teams in four different countries during the 2009–10 season. For 2010–11, Kinglsey signed with Bàsquet Mallorca, where he played until rupturing his Achilles tendon in December, 2010. After recovering, he played the 2011–12 season with the Svendborg Rabbits in Denmark.