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Kendrick Perkins
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Team: New OrleansHeight: 6-10 Born: 11/10/1984
Position: CWeight: 270 Birthplace: Nederland, Texas
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 27th pick by Grizzlies (2003)


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July 21 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST5:37 UAE (+1)03:3721:37 ET8:37 PM CT0:37 - Two people familiar with the negotiations say Perkins has agreed to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been announced by the club or Perkins' representatives. The agreement was first reported by ESPN. In New Orleans, Perkins is expected to take on a reserve role behind 7-foot starter Omer Asik.
Analysis: The 6-foot-10 Perkins has spent 12 seasons in the NBA, the first seven in Boston, a stint that included an NBA championship in 2008. He was traded to Oklahoma City during the 2010-2011 season and last season played for the Thunder, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors. Perkins holds career averages of 5.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks.
May 13 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET15:15 GMT23:15 8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST19:15 UAE17:1511:15 ET10:15 AM CT14:15 - A 911 caller told police Perkins and his wife, Vanity, were ''fighting'' by their car on Wednesday morning. When officers arrived, the couple claimed they were having an argument. No one was injured or arrested.
Analysis: Police say information was handed over to the city prosecutor, who will determine if any charges will be filed. The complete police report will not be completed until Thursday.
Apr. 27 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST2:48 UAE (+1)00:4818:48 ET5:48 PM CT21:48 - Perkins was fined $15,000 by the NBA and had a flagrant 1 foul from Sunday's game against Boston changed to a flagrant 2.
Analysis: Perkins set a hard screen against Boston's Jae Crowder.
Feb. 24 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET1:05 GMT9:05 6:05 PM MST8:05 PM EST5:05 UAE (+1)02:0520:05 ET7:05 PM CT0:05 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed veteran center Kendrick Perkins.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Perkins was picked after being waived by Utah. He had been with Oklahoma City since 2011 and was sent to the Jazz in a three-way deal at the trading deadline. Utah waived him two days later, allowing him to come with Cleveland.
Feb. 21 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET22:50 GMT6:50 3:50 PM MST5:50 PM EST2:50 UAE (+1)23:5017:50 ET4:50 PM CT20:50 - A person familiar with the decision says Perkins has agreed to sign with the Cavaliers, giving them more interior depth for the playoffs.
Analysis: Perkins, who won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008, will sign with the Cavs as early as Monday said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not made the signing official.
Feb. 19 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST2:41 UAE (+1)23:4117:41 ET4:41 PM CT20:41 - Oklahoma City traded Perkins, forward Grant Jerrett, the draft rights to Tibor Pleiss and a protected first-round pick to Utah on Thursday.
Analysis: Perkins is a 12-year veteran in the final year of a five-year deal. He is averaging 4.0 and 5.5 rebounds in 19.2 minutes per game.
Feb. 7 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET20:46 GMT4:46 1:46 PM MST3:46 PM EST0:46 UAE (+1)21:4615:46 ET2:46 PM CT18:46 - Perkins' suspension is over.
Analysis: Perkins was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA for initiating and making head-to-head contact with New Orleans' Tyreke Evans. The incident occurred in the first quarter of the Thunder's 116-113 home loss to the Pelicans on Friday night. Perkins and Evans were called for technical fouls on the play. Perkins will miss the Thunder's home game Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Feb. 7 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Perkins, who was suspended Sunday and reportedly had a bruised left knee, started Monday's game in Denver.
Analysis: It was just the second start this season for Perkins, who was averaging 4.0 points and 5.6 rebounds heading into the game.
Dec. 20 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST9:10 UAE06:100:10 ET11:10 PM CT3:10 - Perkins sat out Friday's game against the Lakers with a knee contusion.
Analysis: Perkins is day to day, though he doesn't have much fantasy value.

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