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Kenyon Martin | Forward

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (36) / 12/30/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 225
College: Cincinnati
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Kenyon Martin went through a workout with the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.
There have been conflicting reports on whether Martin met with the Grizzlies for a spot on their roster or a coaching position. Regardless of impetus behind the meeting, there is reportedly no deal imminent and there are no fantasy implications even if the 36-year-old signs with the Grizzlies to fill their 15th roster spot. Nov 13 - 1:11 PM

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Kenyon Martin met with the Grizzlies about a coaching position.

He may still want to play, but there haven't been many strong indications since summer. Martin would be an interesting fit as a coach with the prominent Memphis frontcourt.
Nov 12 - 2:20 PM

Kenyon Martin will have a workout with the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.

No signing is imminent just yet, but the veteran could bring some solid leadership and depth to the Grizzlies. However, Martin likely won't see enough minutes to warrant fantasy consideration if he does sign, so there is no need to waste a roster spot on him for now. We will update his status as needed.
Nov 11 - 8:03 PM

The Rockets have met with Kenyon Martin about becoming a coach.

Back in summer league, he was optimistic about his chances of playing, but it doesn't sound like it now. Martin might retire and make the Rockets the league leaders for tattoos in their coaching staff.
Oct 24 - 2:31 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) said he's "feeling better" than he did during the season, but is still rehabbing his ankle.

He added that he wants to re-sign with the Knicks and wants to talk to president Phil Jackson. Martin had trouble staying healthy last season and his career is winding down, but the it seems like he wants to come back. He won't have any fantasy value, though.
Jul 12 - 3:46 PM

The Knicks may reportedly try to re-sign Kenyon Martin (ankle) this summer.

The Knicks still have their $3.3 million mid-level exception they could use on the unrestricted free agent this summer. Martin underwent ankle surgery after the season, but will reportedly be ready by training camp. Martin could help fill out the Knicks' bench, but is in the twilight of his career so won't make much of an impact for fantasy owners.
Jul 3 - 9:29 AM

Kenyon Martin will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his ankle in the near future.

He was hoping to play again this season, which is why he put off the surgery. He also says he's not retiring and would like to return to the Knicks next season. so there's that.
Apr 16 - 7:21 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) has not yet resumed on-court workouts and there is no timetable for his return.

The Knicks are solely focused on making the playoffs and they've won eight straight games without K-Mart or Andrea Bargnani, neither of whom is a likely fantasy option for the rest of the season.
Source: The Record
Mar 22 - 9:58 AM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) will not play against the Jazz on Friday.

He is out of his walking boot but coach Mike Woodson doesn't know when Martin will go through on-court work. The Knicks are going to manage his minutes upon his return and he's completely hands off for fantasy purposes. The Knicks will start Ray Felton, J.R. Smith, Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler tonight vs. a vulnerable Jazz defense.
Mar 7 - 5:57 PM

Kenyon Martin said on Monday he has been getting plasma-rich platelet treatment on his ankle.

He is getting better and will be re-evaluated on Thursday. Martin just can't stay healthy this season and the Knicks probably won't give him many minutes even when he's close to 100 percent. Additionally, he said it's been torture watching the Knicks play defense.
Mar 3 - 6:42 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) is still wearing a walking boot and he has no projected return date.

Martin clamored for more minutes earlier in the season but it was only a matter of time before his chronically-damaged ankles betrayed him. He belongs on the waiver wire in all leagues.
Feb 27 - 6:48 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) is not with the Knicks and will not play against the Grizzlies on Tuesday.

His ankle injury has been a problem throughout the season and he should be considered doubtful at best for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans. Martin is not worth owning in almost any format.
Feb 17 - 6:59 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) will be out for the rest of the week and could be out until the All-Star break.

That would rule him out for tonight and he was sporting a walking boot on his left foot at the game. Martin just can't stay healthy this year and the Knicks won't be allowed to play him big minutes even when he's back. Amare Stoudemire will be the main bench big man in a smaller lineup against the Blazers tonight.
Feb 5 - 6:23 PM

Kenyon Martin (ankle) will not play against the Bucks on Monday night.

He returned from an ankle injury on Saturday and is dealing with some soreness. Martin can't stay healthy this year and won't have fantasy value in almost any format because of it.
Feb 3 - 6:44 PM

Kenyon Martin returned from an ankle injury and had four points, two rebounds and two blocks in 15 minutes on Saturday.

That takes him off the injury report for now, but you have to think his next ailment is just around the corner.
Feb 2 - 1:42 AM

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