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As of June 20, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship.
  • Named a finalist for the 2017 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Cup Team on June 20, 2017.
  • Accepted an invitation to the 2017 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Cup Team training camp on June 8, 2017.
  • Scored four points with two assists in the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit.
  • Named to 2017 USA Junior National Select Team that will play in the 20th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Feb. 28, 2017.
  • Started all six games he played for the USA Men’s U17 World Championship Team that went 7-0 to win gold at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain; averaged 11.2 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. and also snagged 13 steals.
  • Member of the 2015 USA U16 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Bahia Blanca, Argentina; played in all five games, started four and averaged a team fourth-best 10.6 ppg. and 4.6 rpg.
  • Participated in the 2016, 2015 and 2014 USA Men’s Junior National Team October minicamps.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and compete for the University of Kentucky.

High School Honors

  • 2017 McDonald’s All-American: scored 15 points and added three rebounds.
  • 2017 Naismith High School All-America second team.
  • 2016 USA Today All-USA Florida first team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps National Junior of the Year.
  • 2016 MaxPreps All-American third team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps Junior All-American first team.
  • 2016 Florida Class 4A all-state first team.
  • 2015, 2016 All-Conference.

High School Notes

  • Ranked as the No. 7 overall prospect in the 2017 ESPN 100 recruiting rankings. 
  • Attends Tampa Catholic H.S. (Fla.), where he led the Crusaders to a 25-6 record in 2016-17, including a runner-up finish in the Florida Class 5A state championship; scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in title game. 
  • Averaged 28.5 ppg. and 11.3 rpg. his senior year, finsihing high school with a total of 2,760 points.
  • Averaged 30.1 ppg., 11.2 rpg. and 2.4 apg. as a junior in leading his team to district and regional titles and the 2016 Florida Class 4A semifinals.
  • Led the state in scoring in 2015-16 with 918 points.
  • Averaged 24.4 ppg. and 10.0 rpg. as a sophomore in 2014-15 in aiding Tampa Catholic to the Florida 4A-Region 3 semifinals and a 20-10 record.
  • As a freshman in 2013-14, averaged 8.8 ppg., 8.8 rpg. and 1.4 bpg.
  • Competes in the summer for E1T1 United (Fla.) in the EYBL.
  • Named to All-EYBL third team after averaging 19.6 ppg. and 7.9 rpg. on the circuit.
  • Scored a high of 28 points in a win over All Ohio Red on May 14, 2016.

Personal Notes

  • Son of Michelle and Kevin Knox; has two younger brothers, Kobe and Karter, and one younger sister, Ashley.
  • Born in Phoenix, Arizona, but resides in Riverview, Florida.
  • Father was a wide receiver at Florida State, where he won a 1993 national championship, and was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 1994 and played one season with the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Grandfather, Levi Knox, is retired from the U.S. Air Force; aunt, Lt. Colonel N’Keiba Estelle, is currently serving in the U.S. Air Force; and uncle, the late Maj. Rayond Estelle, was killed in duty as a member of the U.S. Air Force.

The Knox File

  • Started playing basketball when he was 4.
  • Favorite USA Men’s National Team player: Kevin Durant.
  • Plans on studying business administration in college.
  • Favorite superhero: Superman.
  • Favorite movies: “Love & Basketball,” “White Men Can’t Jump,” “The Green Mile” and “The Avengers.”
  • Favorite App: Snapchat.
  • Favorite sport aside from basketball: football.
  • Favorite class: English.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite Olympian: Kevin Durant.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “Pursuit of Happyness” by Chris Gardner.
  • Would compare his game to: Kevin Durant.
  • Shoe size: 18.
  • Instagram: @kknox_23
  • Twitter: @kevin_knox23

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST BLK STL
2015 U16
5/4 22- 39
.564 1- 2
.500 8- 16
.500 23/4.6
53/10.6
5 3 8

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