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Derwin Kitchen - PG, 6'4, 204
Signed in Israel - Signed with Ironi Nahariya
       Date of birth: 03/14/1986
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
     Out of: Florida State
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

20th July, 2011 Israel Signed a one year contract with Maccabi Rishon.
8th August, 2012 Greece Signed a two year contract with Panathinaikos.
20th December, 2012 Croatia Loaned by Panathinaikos to Cedevita Zagreb for the remainder of the season.
30th June, 2013 Greece Released by Panathinaikos.
8th August, 2013 Israel Signed a one year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem.
23rd June, 2014 Israel Re-signed by Hapoel Jerusalem to a three year deal. Included mutual option for 2016/17.
31st August, 2015 Israel Left Hapoel Jerusalem.
16th October, 2015 Italy Signed a one week contract with Varese.
23rd October, 2015 Italy Signed another one week contract with Varese.
16th November, 2015 France Signed for the remainder of the calendar year with Nancy.
29th December, 2015 Turkey Signed for the remainder of the season with Trabzonspor.
2nd November, 2016 Israel Signed for the remainder of the season with Ironi Nahariya.
When: Where:
2006 - 2007 St. John's (NCAA)
2007 - 2008 Iowa Western CC (Junior College)
2008 - 2011 Florida State (NCAA)
July 2011 - June 2012 Maccabi Rishon (Israel)
July 2012 Denver Nuggets (Summer League)
August 2012 - December 2012 Panathinaikos (Greece)
December 2012 - June 2013 Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia)
August 2013 - August 2015 Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel)
October 2015 Varese (Italy)
November 2015 - December 2015 Nancy (France)
December 2015 - June 2016 Trabzonspor (Turkey)
November 2016 - present Ironi Nahariya (Israel)
From blog:

   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 1: Southwestern Region

Offensively, however, they often encounter problems. Singleton is the leading scorer, but considering his limitations on that end, this is reflective of the problem. There is little to no dribble-driving going on, nor any guard who can create his own shot. Starting point guard Derwin Kitchen does his best to be a facilitator, but it doesn't come naturally to him. Like most of the roster, he is a defensive specialist, tall and athletic for his position, a great rebounder with good hands on defense, who just doesn't have much offensive fluidity. He is efficient, a willing passer, a decent mid-range jumpshooter and a transition finisher, but he just isn't a point guard.

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   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Point Guards

Derwyn Kitchen - Kitchen's scouting report reads much like Stitt's above. The differences are that Kitchen is bigger, with very good size for the point guard position, and more of a ball mover than a scorer. As a senior, Kitchen averaged 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 30.6 minutes per game, shooting a healthy 49% from the field. Unfortunately, it is also rather on his shoulders that Florida State never really ran anything. Kitchen can defend, but he's not a half court point guard.

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Signed in Israel


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