D.J. Kennedy had his St. John’s career end early in the Big East Tournament of his senior year. His injury also prevented him from playing in what would have been his first NCAA Tournament. After extensive rehab, Kennedy found himself in the NBA D-League.
Kennedy spent the past 44 games of his basketball career starting for the Erie BayHawks. The versatility of Kennedy was what he was known for in his time with his Johnnies. He was able to keep that trend going as he averaged 15.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 37.4 minutes per game while also shooting 44.7% from the field.
During his time with St. John’s D.J. averaged 11.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists and 30.4 minutes a game in 129 career games. Of those 129 game, he did not start in only 4.
D.J. will now get a chance to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. He signed on for their last four games in which he will wear the number 12.
Ron Artest is currently the only other St. John’s alum playing in the NBA. Kennedy and Artest will be joined by Moe Harkless next season as he will be participating in this years NBA Draft.
After four great years at St. John’s, we wish D.J. Kennedy all the best as he continues his basketball career. We will be sure to keep you updated on all that D.J. does.