Dejuan Blair is one of the brightest stars in American basketball. He is a former professional basketball player from the United States. This man is regarded as one of the NBA’s most successful players. His average annual salary was $1.2 million. This player’s resume is replete with accolades, honors, and recognition. His illustrious career catapulted him to a position of prominence, distinction, and fortune. Let’s learn more about this individual.
DeJuan Blair’s Family
Dejuan Blair came to the nest of his parents on April 22, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The full name of this man is Dejuan Lamont Blair. He is the son of his father, Greg Blair Sr., and his mother, Shari Saddler. He is the oldest of four children by his parents. The basketball players were Hsu’s parents. They played at Schenley High School. He has a brother named Greg Blair Sr.
|Full Name:||Dejuan Lamont Blair|
|Father Name:||Greg Blair Sr.|
|Mother Name:||Shari Saddler|
|Position:||Power forward and Center|
|Birth Date:||April 22, 1989|
|Birthplace:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Wife/Girlfriend:||Angel Love Davis|
|College Education:||University of Pittsburgh|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches|
|Current Age:||32 Years|
He went to the Manchester Academic Charter School, and later, he went to Schenley High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In his school life, he gained 1,563 career points. In his senior and junior years of high school, he was named the state’s AP player and made the first-team all-state. He led his high school team to the 2007 PIAA Class 4A state championship. He was named Pittsburgh City League Player of the Year three times.
College career stats
In his college life, he was a player at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Panthers men’s basketball team during his time at this college. The duration of his college life was from 2007 to 2009. As a freshman at the college, he made his name on the All-American Freshman team. He was the captain of the college team that won the Big East Conference tournament. Blair also became the Big East Co-Rookie of the Year and got All-Big East honorable mention honors. He also set Pitt freshman records for most starts (36), rebounds (337), and field goals made (168), and was the first freshman in school history to score 400 points and grab 300 rebounds. The following season, he was named the 2009 Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year after being named a consensus first-team All-American.
DeJuan Blair’s Contract and NBA Teams
This man’s professional career is a mash-up of Russian professional basketball, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), the NBA G League, the Liga Nacional de Básquet (LNB), and the National Basketball Association (NBA). In his professional life, he wore the jerseys of the San Antonio Spurs, Krasnye Krylia, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Jiangsu Monkey King, Texas Legends, Los Angeles D-Fenders, San Lorenzo de Almagro, and Austin Spurs.
In the 2009 NBA draft, the San Antonio Spurs took him 37th overall in the 2nd round. On October 28, 2009, he made his NBA debut with this team. He was with this team until 2013. Moving to Russia, he played for the Russian team Krasnye Krylia in 2011. As a player for the Dallas Mavericks, he played in the 2013–2014 season. He was a player for the Washington Wizards in the 2014–2016 seasons. He spent time with the Chinese basketball team Jiangsu Monkey King in 2016. In 2017, he represented the NBA G League team Texas Legends and, in the same year, another NBA G league team. Moving to Latin America, he played for the Argentinian team San Lorenzo de Almagro in the 2017–2018 seasons.
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Records and Awards
The bag of achievements of this man is full of awards, titles, recognition, records, and so many successes. He was part of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2010. In 2009, he was named to the consensus first-team All-American team and was the Big East’s co-Player of the Year.
In the sphere of the NBA, he took part in 424 games. The career statistics of this man are PTS 6.8, TRB 5.1, AST 0.8, FG% 52.4, FG3% 0.0, FT% 60.8, eFG% 52.4, PER 16.5, and WS 19.0.
DeJuan Blair’s Wife
Dejuan Blair is married in his personal life. He is the husband of Angel Love Davis. Angel Love Davis is a registered nurse. She is also the mother of the two children. They are a daughter named Heaven Love and a son named Savior Amar, born on May 23, 2020.
Height and Weight
Dejuan Blair stands up to 6 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 270 pounds. This man is still alive in the world, and his age is 32 now. In the field of basketball, his fans saw him skating wearing jersey number 45. Number 45 was a brand number in his career. It was used as his alternative name. His fans could easily trace him in the field of basketball with that number. They still miss this jersey and wish to see him again in the field of basketball. The shooting style of this man is right.
His playing positions in the field of basketball were power forward and center. He was comfortable in both of the positions. On-demand of the play and at the suggestion of the coach, he chose the position of the game. He was a sought-after player on his teams for these positions. Being in these positions, he gained lots of personal success and helped his contracted team to win lots of matches.
DeJuan Blair’s Net Worth From NBA
The beginning of his professional career was in 2009, and the end of his professional life was in 2019. The last team in his professional life was the NBA G League team, the Austin Spurs, and he played for this team in the 2018–2019 seasons. After this season, he did not play for any NBA team. The net worth of this renowned basketball player is $5 million. He became a millionaire on the fortune of a successful basketball career in the field of basketball. The majority of his assets are derived from his career earnings. The rest of the wealth is from the earnings of his post-retirement life activities.
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