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Kelly Olynyk
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Olynyk during a Houston Rockets
No. 41 - Houston Rockets
Position Center
Personal information
Born April 19, 1991 (1991-04-19) (age 30)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Physical stats
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 238 lbs (108 kg)
Career information
High school South Kamloops
British Columbia)
College Gonzaga (2009-2013)
NBA Draft 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career 2013-present (8 years)
Career history
20132017 Boston Celtics
20172021 Miami Heat
2021–present Houston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
  • Consensus first team All-American (2013)
  • First team Academic All-American (2013)
  • WCC Player of the Year (2013)
  • First team All-WCC (2013)

Kelly Olynyk is a Canadian professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets of the NBA. Olynyk was drafted 13th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks out of Gonzaga University, he was traded the same day to the Boston Celtics.

High school career

College career

Professional career

Boston Celtics (2013–2017)

Olynyk was selected by the Dallas Mavericks with the 13th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft and then traded immediately to the Boston Celtics for the rights to Lucas Nogueira and two future second round picks.

Miami Heat (2017–2021)

On July 7, 2017, Olynyk signed a four-year, $50 million contract with the Miami Heat. He won the Eastern Conference Finals with the Heat in 2020.

Houston Rockets (2021–present)

On March 25, 2021, Olynyk, Avery Bradley, and a 2022 draft pick swap were traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Victor Oladipo.