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Tuesday, February 22, 1994 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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All Star -- Shawn Kemp

40 SHAWN KEMP - FORWARD - TWO-TIME NBA ALL-STAR FOR SONICS

-- Full name: SHAWN TRAVIS KEMP. -- Nickname: The Reign Man. -- Number: 40. He has worn it since he had it on his elementary-school football team. -- Birthdate: Nov. 26, 1969. Birthplace: Elkhart, Ind. -- College: Attended Trinity Junior College but did not play college basketball. Entered the NBA at age 19. -- High School: Concord High School in Elkhart, Ind. -- Sonic history: Has been with the club five seasons, since 1989-90. -- Career highs: 21 rebounds vs. Charlotte (1992). 35 points vs. Atlanta (1993). -- Marital status: Single. -- Motto: "No matter what, give 100 percent. -- Childhood fear: Failure. "I was always afraid to fail. That's why I have that motto, no matter if you're kicking butt or getting your butt kicked." -- Most inspirational person: His mother, Barbara Kemp. -- Favorite movie: Scarface. -- When he's not playing basketball: "I spend time with my two best friends from high school," whom Kemp live with.

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