#5 Kendrick Perkins

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Position: Center Born: 11/10/1984
School: Clifton J. Ozen HS (TX) Height: 6'-10"
Years: 8 Weight: 275


“Perk” arrived in Oklahoma City at the trade deadline last February and made his Thunder debut nearly three weeks later. He appeared in 17 games and immediately established his defensive presence. The Thunder was 13-4 with Kendrick in the starting lineup. He set a Thunder record by pulling down a combined 31 rebounds in back-to-back games in April.

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THREE FAVORITE MEALS:
Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese, toasted, from Sonic.
Lunch: Subway, Spicy Italian.
Dinner: I need to get some bonus points at home with this one: Whatever the wife cooks at home.

WHAT HOLIDAY DO YOU LOOK FORWARD TO THE MOST:
Thanksgiving. It's the one holiday you don't have to buy a gift or present; you're celebrating for the right reason."

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS MEMORIES:
“I remember one Christmas when I was 8, I got my first basketball goal that was 10-feet. When I was 11, I remember getting my first video game, the Sega Genesis."

BEST MOVIE YOU’VE SEEN RECENTLY:
"Paranormal Activity 3. That's still got me spooked."

YOU GET ONE SUPER POWER:
Ability to fly, become invisible or super human strength: Pick one and why?
“Well, I can already fly, though I may not fly long. I'd rather be invisible. That's the coolest thing ever. You can eaves drop, be nosy, be in places you're not supposed to be. Imagine being invisible. That's pretty cool."

COMMUNITY REWIND:
Most memorable appearance in the community in 2010-11 and why?
“I went with Rumble and Brian Davis to a school and we donated a basketball court to that school.”



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Perkins on the Cleanup

Kendrick Perkins throws down the putback dunk off the Russell Westbrook miss.

Inside Practice: Kendrick Perkins

Thunder center Kendrick Perkins speaks with reporters following Friday's practice in Dallas.

1-on-1 with Perkins

Thunder center Kendrick Perkins talks 1-on-1 with broadcaster Kelly Crull before Game 1 of Round 1 against the Dallas Mavericks.

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