George Gervin is a former American basketball player. He is regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the NBA. In 1996, his name was included in the list of the 50 greatest players in NBA history. Gervin was also among the 75 greatest basketball players in 2023. If you are a fan of his but still do not know about George Gervin’s net worth, personal life, or early life, then this article is for you.
George Gervin’s Net Worth in 2023- $4 Million
Eminent basketball player George Gervin’s net worth is now $4 million. All the assets are from his professional NBA career.
|Total Net Worth in 2023:||$4Million|
|Salary From Virginia Squires:||$40,000 Per year|
|Salary From San Antonio Spurs:||$228,000|
|Source of Income:||NBA, Media, Business|
|Spending at:||Cars, Family, Charity, Mansions|
Height and Age
The height of this person is 6 feet 7 inches. The weight is 82 kg. He is still alive and his age is 69 years old. His playing position was shooting guard. He was known for playing tactics as the “Iceman.”
|Birth Date:||April 27, 1952|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Full Name:||George Gervin|
|Father:||Booker Gervin Sr.|
|Siblings:||Derrick Gervin and Barbara Gervin-Hawkins|
|High School:||Martin Luther King High School|
|College Education:||Eastern Michigan University|
|NBA Draft Year:||1974-Phoenix Suns|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches|
|Current Age:||69 years old|
Early-stage of life
George Gervin was born in Detroit, Michigan, in April 1952. His parents are Booker Gervin Sr. and Geraldine Gervin. He has two siblings named Derrick Gervin and Barbara Gervin-Hawkins.
He studied at Eastern Michigan University, California State University, and Long Beach University in his educational life. The basketball career of George Iceman Gervin began at Martin Luther King High School. In 1970, with his performance of an average of 31 points and 20 rebounds, his school team reached the state quarter-final. He became the Detroit Free Press All-State selection.
His college career began at Long Beach College. Later he moved to Eastern Michigan University and played for this university. Magic Johnson also played for this university in his pre-stage of professional career. Like his school life, he also spread the light of his talent here. In 1971–72 Seasons playing for the university, he scored on average of 29.5 points.
In the following season, he faced a bit of a barrier. He could express himself more, but his punching toward a player became a bar to playing in the NCAA College Division national semifinal game. It would be a scope of his college life where he could show his performance more.
“If one person did it, it’s possible that someone else can accomplish the same feat. All the young kids who have people tell them you can’t do this, you can’t do that … Kobe has proven things like that can happen.”–George Gervin.
George Iceman Gervin’s Professional ABA and NBA Career
During his professional career, he played for various teams in many countries. He gathered a lot of records and recognitions.
He played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA). The professional career Gervin began with the Virginia Squire and ended with the San Antonio Spurs.
In his NBA life, he spent playing time with the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls. 1972-73 was his CBA life. This season, he played for the Pontiac Chaparrals in Michigan. In 1973 he signed a worth $40,000 for one year contract.
NBA & ABA Life
His ABA career was from 1972 to 1974. His NBA career began in 1974. In the 1974 NBA draft, he was chosen by the Phoenix Suns. He spent a notable portion with the San Antonio Spurs in both ABA and NBA from 1974 to 1985.
From 1985 to 1986, he played for the Chicago Bulls. Here he played with some of the famous NBA players like Orlando Woolridge, John Paxson, and Michael Jordan. This was his last team of the NBA career. He played with this team for a total of 82 games. While playing for this team, his average score was 16.2 ppg, and he had another 40-point game performance. The tenure of Chicago is memorable to him, especially on April 20, 1986. On this day against the Boston Celtics, Gervin recorded an assist and a personal foul in five minutes of play.
After leaving the Chicago Bulls, he moved to Italy and played here for the 1986-1987 season. He also played in the CBA in 1989. In the 1989-1990 seasons, he played in Spain.
In the ABA and NBA career with 14 seasons, the average of this man is 14 points per game. Separately the NBA career average is 26.2 points per game.
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Moved to Europe
After leaving the NBA career, he moved to Europe from the USA. He played for Banco Roma in the 1986–87 seasons in Italy. This season, he scored an average of 26.1 points per game. At the time, playing for the Spanish National Basketball League for TDK Manresa team of Spain, he scored averaged 25.5 points, five rebounds, and 1.2 assists at a slow rate. In his last match in Europe, he scored 31 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.
“You better believe it makes a difference.”–George Gervin.
Achievements & Awards
During his career, he became the NBA All-Star nine times. In 1980 he became the MVP of the NBA All-Star Game. He was selected All-NBA First Team five times and All-NBA Second Team twice. He also won-
- 4x NBA scoring champion
- 3x ABA All-Star
- ABA All-Time Team.
- NBA’s 50th Anniversary
- Basketball Hall of Fame
- College Basketball Hall of Fame
George Gervin’s Wife & Children
The conjugal life of Gervin was with ups and downs. He married Joyce King in 1976, and later they were separated in 1984. Again after the separation of one year, he remarried his previous wife.
He has three sons. One of his sons is George Gervin Jr. He is also a player like his father. He plays for the Harlem Globetrotters.
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.