Jameer Nelson is a retired American basketball player who was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. He has lots of fans. They want to know about Jameer Nelson’s net worth. As of now, his net worth is $20 million.
Contract & Salary Accumulation Chart:
|Total Salary Earned:||$72 million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$5.5 million|
|Highest Salary Earned (2013-14):||$8.6 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Orlando Magic:||$55.5 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Denver Nuggets:||$16.2 million|
|Career’s Last Season Salary:||$2.2 million|
Jameer Nelson was born on February 9, 1982.
From early of his life, he was with basketball. From his school life, he began to expose his latent faculty. In his early life, he went to Chester High School in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. In his school life, he led the team to the PIAA State championship.
|Full Name:||Jameer Lamar Nelson|
|Profession:||Former NBA player|
|Birth:||February 9, 1982, in Pennsylvania, USA|
|College Education:||Saint Joseph’s University|
|Current Age:||39 Years|
Jameer Nelson College Career
His college career was glorious, like his professional career. In his college career, he earned fame. He went to Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. During his study at this college, he played for the Saint Joseph’s Hawks men’s basketball team. His college career began in 2000 and lasted until 2004.
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During his college tenure, he was named the national college player of the year in 2004. In his junior season, he scored on average 19.7 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game, and 4.7 assists per game.
He was titled with the 2004 Wooden Award, the 2004 Naismith Award, the 2004 Bob Cousy Award, the Rupp Trophy, and the Oscar Robertson Trophy.
At the time of retirement from his college career, he was the best player in college basketball history, as its all-time leader in scoring 2094 points, assisting 714, and stealing 256. Nelson’s number was retired by the university on April 23, 2004.
Professional NBA Career & Teams
He started to create the story of his professional life in 2004, and the story ended in 2017.
In his 14 years career journey, he played for the Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans, and Detroit Pistons.
In 2004, he was selected by the Denver Nuggets in 20th overall for the 1st Round. He spent time with this team till 2014. In 2014, he partially played for the Dallas Mavericks. In the 2014-2015 seasons, he played for the Boston Celtics. From 2015 to 2017, he was wearing the jersey of the Denver Nuggets. In 2017-2018 he played for the New Orleans Pelicans. The last team of his career was the Detroit Pistons. In 2018 playing for a short time with this team, wearing the jersey of this team, he said goodbye to basketball.
After his retirement, he engaged in his next career as the assistant general manager to the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League.
In his entire NBA career, he played a total of 878 matches. He scored a total of 9940 points on average, 11.3 ppg, 2595 Rebounds on average, 3.0 RPG, and 4508 Assists on average 5.1 APG.
Jameer Nelson Stats
|2017||New Orleans Pelicans||43||20.9||36.4||5.1||41.0||3.6||2.2|
|2017||New Orleans Pelicans||7||16.6||7.1||3.7||28.2||3.3||1.1|
How tall is Jameer Nelson? His Age & Weight
Jameer Nelson is tall, up to 6 feet, and his weight is 86 kg. His playing position in the field of basketball is a Point Guard. He did not wear definite jerseys. Nelson wears jersey numbers 14, 28, 1, and 41. Nelson is still alive, and his age is 39 years.
Gaining From the NBA Career
In 2004, Jameer got a nomination as a National College Player of the Year and consensus first-team All-American. In 2004, he became the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. From 2002 to 2004, he became the First-team All-Atlantic 10 for three times. In 2001, he was named to the Second-team All-Atlantic 10. He was in the Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team two times. For his honor, his jersey No. 14 was retired by Saint Joseph’s Hawks.
Jameer Nelson’s Wife & Children
Jameer Nelson entered into his conjugal life On July 5, 2008, with his long-dated girlfriend, Imani Tillery. He has a son from a previous relationship named Jameer Jr. He is also a basketball player. His son plays in the guard position for The University of Delaware.
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