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KELIN MARTIN

Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians

173 NBA

HT/WT 6'5 - 230 lbs
Born
Aug 03, 1995
SPORT Basketball
Status active
KELIN MARTIN

KELIN MARTIN

Kelan Martin (born August 3, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Butler Bulldogs. He attended Ballard High School in Louisville, Kentucky. Martin scored 2,047 points during his career with the Butler Bulldogs, the second-highest in the school's history. He was selected for the All-Big East second team on two occasions and the All-District 5 second team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. As a senior, Martin was named to the All-Big East first team.

On November 26, 2020, Martin signed with the Indiana Pacers on a two-year contract. He scored a then season-high 11 points off the bench in 104-93 loss against the Sacramento Kings on May 5, 2021. On May 10, 2021, Martin scored a new career-high of 25 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

FUN FACTS

Growing up, Kelan preferred American football to basketball. He competed for Louisville Legends summer teams in middle school, where he was nicknamed "Baby Shaq" by Rajon Rondo. While at Ballard High School, he competed for the AAU team Indiana Elite, where future Louisville player Quentin Snider starred. Martin measured 6'5" as a freshman at Ballard and started several games. He stopped playing football as a sophomore and worked on improving his running ability. As a junior, Martin guided Ballard to the Sweet 16 of the Kentucky basketball tournament, recording 23 points and 14 rebounds in the Bruins’ 59-55 victory over Montgomery County at Rupp Arena. In the championship, Martin scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, but Madison County beat Ballard 65-64. He averaged 19.1 points and 10.2 rebounds as a junior and was named to the Second Team All-State.

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