Kendrick Perkins played for Clifton J. Ozen High School’s basketball team. As a senior, he averaged27.5 points, 16.4 rebounds and 7.8 blocked shots a game. The senior preferred to bypass school and join NBA. The senior was selected by the Boston Celtics as the very first round, 27th overall pick during the 2003 NBA Draft. Perkins spent seven seasons together with the team, and provided 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 1 blocked shot in 2011. He was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder in 2011. After four seasons together with the team, Perkins signed a contract together with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015. Kendrick La’Dale Perkins was born on November 10, 1984 in Nederland, Texas.