Player Profile

Julian Khazzouh



2015/16: Promising season in his return to the National Basketball League cut short by injury…played just 17 games and suffered season-ending quadriceps tendon tear with 11 games remaining…averaged 13.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.8 blocked shots and 1.0 steals per game before getting hurt…led the NBL in blocked shots per game…season-high 22 points in opener against Cairns Taipans…season-high 14 rebounds in Kings’ upset Round 11 road victory over Melbourne United…2016/17 season represents his fourth with the Sydney Kings.

Career: One of the best big men in Sydney basketball history…has played 146 games for two clubs (West Sydney Razorbacks/Sydney Spirit & Sydney Kings)…career averages of 13.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game while shooting 48.8% from the field…Sydney Kings team captain from 2010-2012…All-NBL First Team in 2010/11 season…finished second in NBL MVP voting in 2010/11…led league in rebounding and was second in blocked shots in 2010/11…led NBL in both rebounds and blocked shots in 2011/12 campaign…had rare 20-20 game with 20 points and 21 rebounds against Adelaide in 2011/12 season…averaged a double-double (16.4ppg & 10.8rpg) for 2011/12 season…invited to NBA’s Golden State Warriors preseason camp…named as First Team All-NBL following 2011/12 season…finished second to Joe Ingles in NBL Rookie of the Year voting in 2006/07 season…played in NBA Summer League with Los Angeles Lakers in 2012…has also played in the Netherlands, Poland, Israel and Lebanon…signed a six year contract with Sagesse in Lebanon in 2012…at the time it was one of the biggest deals in Lebanese basketball history…spent three productive years at Sagesse…named All-Lebanese League Honourable Mention in 2013…voted All-Lebanese League Newcomer of the Year in 2013…averaged 15.4ppg, 9.5rpg (seventh in the league), 2.0apg and 1.7bpg (third in the league) in final season at Sagesse…also a member of the Australian National Team squad in 2009.

Personal: Married to the sister of former Kings’ guard Luke Kendall…nickname is ‘Jules’.

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