One of the famous power forwards in American basketball is Carl Landry. He is a retired American professional basketball player. He is one of the successful players in American basketball. From the early years of his life, he began to play basketball and started to show his magical performance. Showing his potential, he established himself as a star player. The career of this man is affluent with records, awards, titles, and recognition. He demonstrated success at every stage of his career, including high school, college, and basketball. On the fortunes of a dazzling career, he became a famous, wealthy, and honored man. With his attractive play, he was able to generate lots of fans. Let’s know about this man.
Carl Landry’s Net Worth and Salary Details
He began his professional life in 2007 and ended his career in the professional arena in 2019. The professional career of this man is an amalgamation of Japanese professional basketball, Chinese professional basketball, and American professional basketball. The net asset of this prominent American basketball player is $31 million. His yearly salary earnings are $6.5 million USD. The huge earnings from a stunning basketball career led him to a millionaire life. Most of the earnings in his life are from basketball, and the rest are from his post-retirement activities.
|2 seasons||Houston Rockets||$3.4 Million|
|3 seasons||Sacramento Kings||$16 Million|
|2 seasons||New Orleans Hornets||$12 Million|
|1 season||Golden State Warriors||$4 Million|
|2 seasons||Philadelphia 76ers||$13 Million|
Who has Carl Landry in his family?
Landry cried for the first time in the world on September 19, 1983, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The full name of this man is Carl Christopher Landry. He is the son of his mother, Anita Landry. His brother, Marcus Landry, is a basketball player. He played as a small forward in the NBA. Carl has another brother named Jason Landry. He has two sisters. They are Shenita Landry, who is a basketball player, and Sharnice Landry. Shenita Landry played as a power forward for Montbrison in France.
|Net Worth:||$31 million USD|
|Full Name:||Carl Christopher Landry|
|Mother Name:||Anita Landry|
|Sibling:||Marcus Landry, Shenita Landry, Sharnice Landry, Jason Landry|
|Birth Date:||September 19, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|High School Education:||Harold S. Vincent High School|
|College Education:||Vincennes University|
|NBA Drafted Team:||Seattle SuperSonics|
|Height:||6 feet 9 inches|
|Jersey Number:||7, 14 and 24|
|Current Age:||38 Years Old|
At the beginning of his life, he went to Harold S. Vincent High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He led his high school team to the Wisconsin Division I state championship in 2000 and 2001.
College Career Highlights and Stats
In the first phase of his college career, he went to Vincennes University (VU) in Vincennes, Indiana. Here he passed the time from 2002 to 2004. As a freshman at this college, he scored 14.7 points and grabbed 7.8 rebounds per game. In his sophomore year, in 2003–04, he led the Trailblazers with averages of 19.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks per game. He received the honor of being a first-team junior college all-American and the All-Region MVP. For his outstanding career at this college, in 2012, he was inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Hall of Fame.
Later, he spent time with Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. During his studies at this college, he represented the Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball team. The duration of his college career at this college was from 2004 to 2007. In the 2004-05 seasons at the college, he scored in double figures 22 times and recorded six double-doubles. He received the honor of being named second-team All-Big Ten. In his senior season at the college, he scored double figures in 33 of 34 games and got the honor of first-team All-Big Ten honors. He finished three seasons in college with 18.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Still, he is the holder of the school’s second-highest career field goal percentage with 60.2 accuracies. After a successful college career, he made the transition to professional basketball.
Contract History and Drafted Teams
In his professional life, he wore the jerseys of the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Jilin Northeast Tigers, and Hiroshima Dragonflies. In the 2007 NBA draft, the Seattle SuperSonics took him 31st overall in the 2nd round. Though he was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics, his NBA debut of this man was against the Houston Rockets on November 24, 2007. He stayed with this team till 2010.
He joined the Sacramento Kings in 2010 and remained with them until 2011. Carl served the New Orleans Hornets in the 2011–2012 seasons. He was a player for the Golden State Warriors in the 2012–2013 seasons. He was under contract with the Sacramento Kings from 2013 to 2015. Carl wore the jersey of the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2015–2016 seasons. He got a taste of Chinese professional basketball while playing with the Jilin Northeast Tigers in the 2017–2018 seasons. The last team of his professional career was the Japanese professional basketball team, the Hiroshima Dragonflies. He played for this team in 2019. After 2019, he did not play for any NBA team.
Another great basketball camp in the books! Worked their tail off and got better. Thank you @CarlLandry #wework pic.twitter.com/KudZhSWjQN
— Perrell Lucas (@vpluke5) July 29, 2016
Records and Recognition Carl Landry Gained
Carl beautified his career with the light of awards, titles, recognition, records, and so many successes. He earned his place on the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2008. Carl was part of the first-team All-Big Ten in 2007. He was named to the second-team All-Big Ten in 2005.
In the sphere of the NBA, he took part in 513 games. This man’s NBA career statistics are as follows: Points 5541 on an average of 10.8 ppg, Rebounds 2533 on an average of 4.9 RPG, Assists 355 on an average of 0.7 APG, FG% 53.5, FG3% 30.0, FT% 78.5, eFG% 53.6, PER 17.5, WS 35.9
Height and Jersey Number
Carl Landry stands up to 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 248 pounds. This man is still alive in the world, and his age is 38 years old now. He did not wear any particular jersey. In the field of basketball, he was seen running, wearing jersey numbers 14, 24, and 7. Sometimes, commentators called him by a jersey number instead of mentioning his name. All are memorable to his fans.
In the field of basketball, his position was a power forward. Playing in this position, he proved that he was best suited to that position. Being in that position, he achieved lots of success and helped his teams win lots of matches. The shooting style of this man is right.
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.