What is KJ Simpson’s Wingspan?

Last Modified Jun 4, 2024 05:18 GMT
KJ Simpson’s Wingspan
KJ Simpson’s (Image credits: Getty Images)


The 6-foot-2 point guard, Kenneth Simpson Jr., played collegiate basketball for the Colorado Buffaloes in the Pac-12 conference. Simpson’s father was inducted into the Hall of Fame at both the high school and college levels. As a four-star recruit, Simpson initially committed to the Arizona Wildcats but decided to withdraw after head coach Sean Miller was fired.


After withdrawing from the Wildcats, Simpson committed to play for the University of Colorado. In his freshman season, he appeared in 32 games but only made a single start. He led them in assists and steals and earned a place on the the Pac-12 All-freshman team.


In his sophomore season, Simpson was inserted into the starting lineup, playing 29 games and making 28 starts. The sophomore point guard averaged 15.9 points, 3.8 assists and 4.3 rebounds, shooting 81.7% from the FT line. In his second consecutive year, Simpson led the team in assists and steals earning a place in the All-Pac-12 second team.


In his junior season, Simpson improved his overall game and was also on the 2023/24 Naismith Trophy midseason watch list. He averaged 19.7 points, 4.9 assists, 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals, showcasing his all-around game from scoring to playmaking to rebounding. He led the team in points, assists and steals, while also being the Pac-12’s highest scorer and making the All-Pac-12 first team.


The point guard also made his first March Madness appearance. He recorded a double-double in the first four matchups against Boise State, 19 points and 11 rebounds, leading them to victory by 60-53. Simpson led the Buffaloes to their first-round victory over the Florida Gators by 102-100, recording 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and a steal. His journey ended in the second round and he declared for the NBA Draft.


KJ Simpson Wingspan

KJ Simpson’s Wingspan
KJ Simpson’s (Image credits: Getty Images)


According to the latest results of the NBA Draft combine, KJ Simpson has a wingspan of 6 feet 4.50 inches and a standing reach of 7 feet 9.50 inches. Simpson is projected to be an early second-round pick in the latest Bleacher Report mock draft and his NBA comparison is Cole Anthony. His playmaking, shot making, scoring and energy can help his draft stock to rise.


KJ Simpson Height

According to the NBA Draft Combine, KJ Simpson stands tall at 6 feet 2 inches. His height without shoes is measured at 6 feet 0.25 inches.


KJ Simpson Weight

According to the NBA Draft Combine, KJ Simpson weighs 187 pounds or 84.2 kg.

FAQ's On KJ Simpson’s Wingspan

A. KJ Simpson is 21 years old, born on August 8, 2002. 

A. KJ Simpson plays as a point guard.

A. KJ Simpson played collegiate basketball for the University of Colorado. 

A. KJ Simpson stands tall at 6 feet 2 inches.

A. KJ Simpson has a wingspan of 6 feet 4.50 inches.

A. KJ Simpson weighs 187 pounds.

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