Originating from Britain, the man who spread the light of his Excellency in the field of American basketball is Ben Gordon. He is a British-American retired professional basketball player. The career in the field of basketball of this man is affluent, with several awards, recognitions, and titles. He is regarded as one of the great players in the history of the NBA. His dazzling career in the NBA made him famous, wealthy, and dignified. He has lots of fans. They are interested to know about Ben Gordon’s career earnings, and we will disclose it in this article.
Ben Gordon’s Net Worth & Annual Salary
The net worth of this prominent basketball player is $20 million. His yearly earnings are $12.4 million. During his career, the salaries he earned total $84 million. His dazzling career in the field of the NBA favored him to be a rich man. Most of the portions of his wealth are from the field of basketball.
Salary Accumulation Chart:
|Total Salary Earned:||$84 million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$7 million|
|Highest Earned Season:||$13 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Chicago Bulls:||$22 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Detroit Pistons:||$31.6 million|
Ben Gordon’s College & School Education
Ben Gordon made his parents blessed, coming to the world on April 4, 1983, in London, England. The full name of Ben Gordon is Benjamin Ashenafi Gordon. He is the son of his father, Yvonne Gordon. His career with basketball began very early in his life. As his professional career, his school and college career was successful.
Benjamin Ashenafi Gordon
|Birth Date:||April 4, 1983|
|Birth Place:||London, United Kingdom|
|Nick Name:||Gentle Ben, Madison Square Gordon, Air Gordon|
|Mother’s Name:||Yvonne Gordon|
|Profession:||Former Basketball Player|
|College Education:||University of Connecticut|
|Career statistics:||Points 11,084 (14.9 ppg)|
Rebounds 1,851 (2.5 rpg)
Assists 1,868 (2.5 apg)
|Teams He Played For:|
|Height:||6 ft. 3 inches|
|Current Age:||39 years|
His school career began with the Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) in Westchester County, New York, United States. During his school career, he led his school team Mount Vernon Knights, to the 2000 New York State Public and Federation Championships. He was an All-State player at Mount Vernon.
His college career began at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. During his study at this university, he played for the UConn Huskies men’s basketball program. He played for his college from 2001 to 2004.
In his college tenure, he led the team to the winning of the NCAA championship in 2004 with his glowing performance. As a sophomore, he scored on average a team-leading 19.5 points and Gordon Second Team All-Big East honors. In his junior year, he scored on average 20.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 4.5 assists.
Professional period of life
He wore the boots for playing professional basketball for the first time in 2004 and left the field in 2017.
In his 11 years career journey, he wore the jerseys of the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Bobcats, Orlando Magic, and Texas Legends.
In the 2004 NBA draft, he was selected by the Chicago Bulls in 3rd overall for the 1st round. He served on this team till 2009. Eddy Curry was his teammate. In 2009 Ben Gordon signed with the Detroit Pistons and played for till 2012. Later he was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats and played for this team till 2014. In 2014-15 he played for the Orlando Magic. In the same year, he partially played for the Golden State Warriors. The last team of his career was the Texas Legends. He retired from the basketball field in 2017 wearing the jersey of this team.
In his entire career, he played a total of 744 matches. In his NBA career, he scored 11084 points on average, 14.9 ppg, 1851 Rebounds on average, 2.5 RPG, 1868 Assists on average 2.5 APG.
Gaining from the basketball profession
- In 2005 he became the NBA Sixth Man of the Year and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team along with Dwight Howard.
- In 2004, he was the glorified part of winning the NCAA championship.
- He became the Big East Tournament MVP in 2004.
Ben Gordon Family
In his personal life, he has a girlfriend named Ashley Banks. He has a son named Elijah Gordon.
Ben Gordon Age, Height & Weight
Ben Gordon is tall, up to 6 ft. 3 inches, and his weight is 91 kg. He played in the field of basketball as the Shooting guard. He was fitted to that position. Playing in this position, he favored his team to the winning of lots of matches, and he gained lots of success.
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He was seen in the field of basketball wearing jerseys number 7 and 8. Those are the popular numbers for his fans. He is still alive, and his age is 39 years old.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.