Kendrick Nunn Trademarks
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September 21, 2023
Kendrick Nunn is a professional basketball player from Chicago, Illinois. He plays point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kendrick Melvin Nunn is the son of Kimberly Harris and Melvin Nunn and has two sisters, Kendyl and Keilah. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 3, 1995. His father who played college basketball is a youth basketball coach.
Growing up, Nunn’s favorite player was Derrick Rose. Nunn would wind up playing high school basketball at Rose’s alma mater, Simeon Career Academy. He was coached by Rob Smith and played alongside future University of Illinois teammate, Jaylon Tate and future fellow NBA player, Jabari Parker. He also played for the Meanstreets AAU program under former NFL wide receiver, Tai Streets.
Nunn helped to lead his high school team to a state title as both a freshman and a sophomore. At the end of his sophomore year, he played for the United States National Team in the FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship, where he was coached by Don Showalter. There, he also played alongside future NBA players, Jahlil Okafor, and high school teammate, Jabari Parker. The team would win a gold medal in the 2011 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship in Cancun, Mexico, where he averaged more than nine points per game.
As a junior, Nunn averaged more than 15 points, five rebounds, and two assists per game while leading his school to another state championship. He also won a second gold medal with the US National Team in the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Kaunas, Lithuania that same year.
As a senior, he led his team to a fourth consecutive record-breaking state title. That year, Nunn averaged more than 14 points, seven rebounds, and three assists per game. He was honored with an invitation to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game, where he recorded 19 points. During his high school career, he was honored as First-team All-State by the Champaign News-Gazette (twice), Second-team All-State by the Associated Press (twice), Third-team All-State by the Chicago Tribune, Third-team All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, and Special Mention All-State by the Tribune.
Nunn was considered a national consensus top 75 recruit coming out of high school. He was offered scholarships by Saint Louis University, Ohio State University, Marquette University, University of Illinois, University of California, Los Angeles, Texas A&M University, and Oklahoma State University, among others. Nunn committed to Texas A&M University first, before flipping his commitment to play for head coach John Groce, at the University of Illinois.
As a freshman at the University of Illinois, Nunn started in 12 of the 35 games that he played in. During his time as a starter, he averaged more than 10 points per game. He was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week four times (including two consecutive weeks) before being named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team.
The next year, Nunn started in 24 of the 33 games that he played in. He started his sophomore season with stand-out performances against Minnesota, Michigan, and Rutgers as well as five steals and four assists against Penn State. He finished the season second on the team with 1.2 steals per game and third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.1 points.
As a junior, Nunn averaged 15.5 points per game with five rebounds per game in the 28 games that he played in. He was dismissed from the team and transferred to Oakland University, where he had to sit out his first season due to NCAA regulations.
When he was finally allowed to play for the Golden Grizzlies, he was named Horizon League Player of the Week twice and led all NCAA D1 schools in three-point shooting. That year, he averaged almost 26 points per game, was given First Team All-League honors, and was named the Horizon League Player of the Year. He went undrafted when he left college.
Nunn played in the NBA’s G league for a season with the Santa Cruz Warriors before being signed by the Miami Heat in 2019. His NBA debut was in their season opener against the Memphis Grizzlies. He recorded 112 points in his first five NBA games and was considered for NBA Player of the Week for his very first professional game. He was named Rookie of the Month three times, chosen for the Rising Stars Challenge at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, and given 2019–2020 NBA All-Rookie First Team honors.
During the 2020 NBA finals, Nunn set a record for the most points scored by a rookie off the bench in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Less than one year later, he was signed by the Lakers.
In 2019, Kendrick Nunn filed a trademark application for “NUNNBETTER” for use on shirts, the phrase being an obvious play on his last name.
In 2021, he obtained a federal trademark registration for a logo that is a stylized version of his initials “K” and “N” also for use on shirts.
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IC 025. US 022 039. G & S Clothing, namely, shirts. FIRST USE: 20210524. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20210524.
IC 025. US 022 039. G & S Clothing, namely, shirts. FIRST USE: 20150110. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20200820.