Shawn Kemp to attend Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular


shawn-kemp-sonicFormer Seattle Supersonics star, NBA legend Shawn Kemp will attend the 2015 Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular in Chicago on Nov. 22 next year.

Kemp is scheduled to meet t he fans, sign autographs, chat with the attendees and pose for pictures at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, according to AthletePromotions.

The Seattle SuperSonics drafted Kemp in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft. At the tender age of 19, he was the youngest player in the NBA but that did not stop him from being a key contributor to the SuperSonics team.

By his second season he skyrocketed to superstardom. Kemp would go on to play 14 seasons in the NBA and make six All-Star teams.

Kemp helped the Supersonics reach the NBA finals in 1996, where the team fell to the champion Chicago Bulls.

Kemp holds career averages of 14.6 ppg, 8.4 rpg and 1.2 bpg in 1051 NBA games (727 started). Also participated in NBA Slam Dunk contest, was a member of Dream Team II and is considered one of the most electrifying NBA forwards of the 90â€ēs.


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