Stanton Kidd is an American professional Basketball player. His main position is small forward, but he can also play as a power forward.
Kidd currently plays for OGM Ormanspor in Basketbol Süper Ligi. His basketball career has revolved around major basketball leagues in the world.
Until 2021 Kidd has already played for six clubs since his professional career in 2015.
Kidd also runs Stanton Kidd Foundation in his hometown, Baltimore. He is doing his best to bring changes to people in his community.
Stay with us to know more about his personal life and professional career. But first, Let’s have a look at Kidd’s quick facts.
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|Date of Birth||18th March 1992|
|Birth Place||Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
|Age||30 Years Old|
|Height||6 ft 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Weight||98 kgs (216 lb)|
|Body Mass Index (BMI)||25.0|
|Father name||Stanley Kidd|
|Mother name||Glenda Kidd|
|Siblings||Older Brothers (Chapman Barksdale and Stanley Kidd Jr.) and Older sister (Jessica Kidd)|
|Agent||Justin Haynes (Worldwide Sports Marketing)|
|Position||Small Forward/ Power Forward|
|College||South Plains (2010-2012), North Carolina Central (2012-2015), Colorado State (2014-2015)|
|Current Team||OGM Ormanspor (2020- present)|
|Current Affiliations||Basketbol Süper Ligi|
|Net worth||$1 Million (Approximately)|
|Jersey Number||11, 0, 53, 15, 22, 43|
|Social Media||Instagram @woodiekidd11/ Twitter @Stantonkidd|
|Playing Career||Limburg United (2015-2016), Tigers Tubingen (2016-2017), Darussafaka (2017-2019), Utah Jazz (2019), Melbourne United (2019-2020)|
|Major Accomplishment||Euro Cup Champion (2018)|
|Basketball Merch||Shoes, T-shirts, Sweatpants|
|Last Update||July, 2022|
Stanton Kidd | Early Life and Family
Stanton Kidd was born on 18th March 1992 in Baltimore, Maryland. As of 2022, he is 30 years old and is of American nationality.
His father’s name is Stanley Kidd, and his mother, Glenda Kidd. His father used to play basketball for Morgan State.
Kidd is the youngest among his siblings. Kidd has two elder brothers, Chapman Barksdale and Stanely Kidd Jr. Likewise, her older sister’s name is Jessica Kidd.
The star player started playing basketball at the age of 5. Since childhood, Kidd idolized Michael Jordan.
He believes his family members are his biggest supporter in achieving his dream of playing professional basketball. Kidd’s dad and mom always say he represents his hometown and family anywhere he plays.
As of 2022, Kidd is single. The relationship history with Kidd is unknown, and he doesn’t have any children too.
Stanton Kidd | Body Measurement & Player Analysis
Stanton Kidd is also tall, like most basketball players. His listed height is 6 ft 6 inches (1.98m), and he weighs around 98 kgs (216 lbs).
To stay in the best shape and improve his game, Kidd has regular workouts in the gym.
Kidd has the size and frame to play both in the number 3 and number 4 position. Although he has solid, consistent mechanics and quick release, Kidd has struggled to show consistency from deep.
However, Kidd’s strength and athleticism make him excellent defensive assets. He is often taken as a terrific on-ball defender.
He helps the team make crucial defensive stops. Kidd’s physical traits also help to make quick plays in transition.
Stanton Kidd | Basketball Career
High School Career
Kidd went to Edmondson- Westside High school in Baltimore, Maryland. He recorded 23 PPG, 12 RPG, and 6 APG during his senior year. Kidd then led the Red Storm to its first City Division I title.
In Kidd’s senior year, he was also named MVP and All-metro player honor. He graduated from high school in 2010.
In college basketball, Kidd played in three different colleges. Kidd played for South Plains College in his first and third years.
In Kidd’s first year, he led the team in rebounds averaging 5.9 rebounds, and scored 7.9 PPG. He also recorded three double-doubles in that season.
Later in Kidd’s sophomore season, Kidd scored 11.9 PPG, 6.3 RPG, and 1.3 APG, helping the team secure a 36-0 record.
He was a crucial member in winning the 2011-12 National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship.
After earning an associate’s degree from South Plains College, he transferred to North Carolina Central University.
In Kidd’s junior season at North Carolina Central University, he averaged 14.5 points and 6.9 rebounds.
In a 66-62 win against North Carolina A&T, he scored season-high 24 points. He was named to Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference first team.
In the 2013-14 season for senior year, Kidd transferred to Colorado State University. But, because of NCCA transfer rules, he sat out in that season.
Later in the 2014-15 season, Kidd registered 11.5 PPG, 5.0 RPG, and 1.8 APG. Then for his performance, he was selected as honorable mention All-Mountain West honors.
First Professional Season
On 27th July 2015, Kidd signed his first professional contract, one year deal with Belgian club Limburg United.
On 16th October 2015, he scored season-high 18 points in a 110-78 win over Leuven Bears. Later on 18th December 2015, Kidd registered his first double-double with 18 rebounds and 14 points.
In the playoff in the first match, only Kidd scored 15 points in an 87-80 win over Telenet Giants Antwerp. His team reached the semis but lost the series 3-2 against eventual champion Oostende.
In the regular season, he posted 9.7 PPG, 5.6RPG, and 1.1APG, whereas 7.8 PPG, 3.3RPG, and 0.6 APG.
On 21st July 2016, for the 2016-17 season, Kidd signed with the German side Tigers Tubingen. In the 2016-17 season, he registered 12.9 PPG, 4.7 RPG, and 1.8 APG over 20 games.
Likewise, on 8th January 2017, he scored 24 points in an 86-82 loss against EWE Baskets Oldenburg. Over 20 games, Kidd scored double-figure in 14 games.
On 21st July 2017, Kidd agreed to 2 year deal with the Turkish club Darussafaka.
Later on, on 14th January 2018, he tied his career-high 24 points in a 98- 65 win over Gaziantep. In a match, he went perfect 9-9 from the field.
Later in the same season, Kidd also won his first title and Darussafaka’s first-ever 2018 Euro Cup Championship.
In the final first game, he scored 9 points and grabbed three rebounds in a 78-81 victory over Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.
In his first season with Darussafaka, Kidd averaged 7.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 0.9 assists.
During the 2018-19 season, Kidd played over 20 games averaging 9.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.0 assists. Over 20 games, he scored double figures in half of them.
Short NBA Career
On 21st July 2018, Kidd signed with the NBA team Utah Jazz for the 2018 NBA Summer League.
Later on 5th July 2018, Kidd scored his summer league-high 15 points and five rebounds in an 87-94 win against 87.
Over six games in the summer league, Kidd registered 10.8 PPG and 3.3 RPG. His work ethic and defensive and playmaking ability impressed Jazz. So, Kidd was included in 15 men’s squad for Jazz.
However, his NBA career didn’t go well. He played only four games for Jazz and didn’t score any points in the NBA. Later on, on 21st November 2019, Jazz waived him to sign Juwan Morgan.
On 17th July 2019, Kidd signed with Melbourne United to replace Casey Panther for the 2019-20 season.
On 25th January 2020, Kidd scored a season-high 21 points in a 94-104 win against The Hawks.
Kidd helped his team to secure a playoff spot. However, they lost a series 3-2 against Sydney Kings. In the second game, he scored 18 points in the only win in the series.
Over 20 games, Kidd averaged 9.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 0.5 assists.
On 18th August 2020, Kidd signed with Turkish club OGM Ormanspor. On 25th October 2020, Kidd scored season-high 23 points in a 77-66 win over Fethiye.
Later on, 16th January 2021, Kidd registered his career-high five assists in an 89-87 loss against Galatasaray.
Kidd is enjoying the best season of his career. Currently, he is averaging 13.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 2.3 assists. Over 19 games Kidd have scored double figures in 17 of them.
Stanton Kidd | Charity, Tattoo, Jersey, and Shoes
Along with basketball, Kidd has also been involved in charity works. He has initiated Stanton Kidd Foundation with his family members.
Likewise, they invest time and resources to bring positive change to the community. They promote education and build stronger families in Kidd’s hometown Baltimore.
Kidd also has a partnership with Cutt Nation. They provide educational, athletic, and personal growth essential in youth development.
Most NBA players are tattoo fans, same in the case of Kidd. He has many tattoos on his body.
The details of most of his tattoos are not known. However, he has one famous tattoo which stands out most.
On the calf of Kidd’s right leg, he has portrayed a photo of Huey Percy Newtons. He was an African-American political activist and “Black Panther Party” founder.
To date, Kidd has worn many jersey numbers. He has already worn 11, 0, 53, 15, 22, and 43 jersey numbers from his high school to a college career.
The athlete currently wears number 53 as a tribute to legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter GiGi.
Kidd is a shoe-free agent. As of now, he doesn’t have shoe deals with any brands. But mostly on games and practice Kidd usually wears Nike Mamba shoes. He also wears customized shoes.
Stanton Kidd | Social Media Presence and Net Worth
Stanton Kidd currently handles Instagram and Twitter accounts and has 8.8k and 1.3 followers, respectively. He usually posts workouts and highlights videos on his social media account.
Kidd also has his official website. One can buy his merch on his websites, like hoodies, sweat pants, and T-shirts, and watch his various videos and upcoming events.
Most of his salary details are still unknown. According to various online sources, Kidd is expected to have a net worth of around $1 million.
The basketballer’s major source of income comes from basketball. But he also makes earning from sponsorship from brands like Good Papers, Pure Raw Juice, Lorraine’s Cleaning Service, and House of Bombshell.
Stanton Kidd | Frequently Asked Questions
Which club does Stanton Kidd play for?
Currently, Stanton Kidd plays for the Turkish club OGM Ormanspor. He has already played for six clubs in his professional career.
What was Stanton Kidd’s NBA salary?
The athlete’s salary in the NBA was $250,000 during the 2019-20 season.
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