December 15, 1967|
Athens, Alabama, U.S.
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||197 lb (89 kg)|
|High school||Athens (Athens, Alabama)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Undrafted|
|Position||Forward / Guard|
|1999–2013||Miami Heat (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
As assistant coach:
Keith Bernard Askins (born December 15, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. Married to Paulina Holguin. Twin sons
After playing at the University of Alabama, the 6'7" Askins signed with the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat in 1990, after not being drafted. A versatile athlete who could play at multiple positions, he spent his entire career as a reserve and defensive specialist, retiring after being waived in 1999 with career totals of 1,852 points and 1,428 rebounds.
Immediately after retiring, Askins joined the Heat's coaching staff, going on to serve as assistant for Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra and winning three championships. In September 2013, he was promoted to the team's director of college and pro scouting.