Jameer Nelson Net Worth, Salary, and Contract Details

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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

Early Life

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 AAAA State championship.

Full Name:Jameer Lamar Nelson
Profession:Former NBA player
Birth:February 9, 1982, in Pennsylvania, USA
College Education:Saint Joseph’s University
Wife/Girlfriend:Imani Tillery
Nationality:American
Achievements:
  • NBA All-Star
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • Atlantic 10 Player of the Year
Height:6 feet
Weight:86 kg
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.

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.

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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

Jameer Nelson net worthHe 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

YearTeam GPMin3pt% PtsFG%AstReb
2004
Orlando Magic79
20.4
31.2
8.7
45.5
3.02.4
2005
Orlando Magic62
28.8
42.4
14.6
48.3
4.92.9
2006
Orlando Magic77
30.3
33.5
13.0
43.0
4.33.1
2007
Orlando Magic69
28.4
41.6
10.9
46.9
5.63.5
2008
Orlando Magic42
31.2
45.3
16.7
50.3
5.43.5
2009
Orlando Magic65
28.6
38.1
12.6
44.9
5.43.0
2010
Orlando Magic76
30.5
40.1
13.1
44.6
6.03.0
2011
Orlando Magic57
29.9
37.7
11.9
42.7
5.73.2
2012
Orlando Magic56
35.3
34.1
14.7
39.2
7.43.7
2013
Orlando Magic68
32.0
34.8
12.1
39.4
7.03.4
2014
Dallas Mavericks23
25.4
36.9
7.3
37.4
4.12.7
2014
Boston Celtics6
20.2
20.0
4.8
22.0
5.52.8
2014
Denver Nuggets34
20.6
35.4
9.6
45.0
3.71.9
2015
Denver Nuggets39
26.6
29.9
7.7
36.8
4.92.9
2016
Denver Nuggets75
27.3
38.8
9.2
44.4
5.12.6
2017
New Orleans Pelicans43
20.9
36.4
5.1
41.0
3.62.2
2017
New Orleans Pelicans
7
16.6
7.1
3.7
28.2
3.31.1
Career878
27.9
36.8
11.3
43.6
5.13.0

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 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

Jameer Nelson total worthHe became the 2009’s NBA All-Star. He was named to the 2005’s NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Ben Gordon and Dwight Howard were in NBA’s All-Rookie First Team.

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.

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.

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