The 28-year-old sharpened guard/forward joins returning United championship-winning imports Casper Ware and Josh Boone in Melbourne.
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Kennedy recently led Overseas Elite to a fourth uninterrupted The Basketball Tournament Championship — American knockout foe with a $2.8 million purse.
Kennedy’s signing ends weeks of conjecture around United’s final register spot.
United manager Dean Vickerman pronounced Kennedy had been on a club’s radar final year.
“When we were looking and finished adult with Casey Prather — we watched some games of Casey in Germany and DJ was in that same league,” Vickerman said.
“He’s been a high-level European man given he came out of college and a man that we suspicion has all a collection to fit a pursuit description.
“We looked during a lot of opposite guys and we took a time after NBA Summer League only to see what made out and from a investigate final year of DJ we got a event and Josh Boone knows him good and that was a impression check for us that he ticked a boxes there.”
Having both spent time in New York over their particular careers, a Boone and Kennedy tie is a clever one and they have competed opposite any other in a TBT Tournament too.
Kennedy final played for Pınar Karşıyaka in a 2017/18 Turkish Basketball Super League deteriorate and averaged 15.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists.
Kennedy will be accessible for a NBL Blitz, starting Sep 20-23 in Bendigo and Ballarat.