John Salmons is a retired American basketball player who played in 895 games in the NBA. This 43-year-old former player is 6 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 210 lbs. His spectacular career positioned him to become a famous, wealthy, and honored player. So lots of basketball fans are interested in John Salmons’ net worth. This article discusses the biography of this man, including his personal life and career earnings.
John Salmons’s Net Worth- $21.5 Million
As of now, Jhon Salmons’ net worth is $21.502 million. His annual NBA salary ranged between $5.5 million and $7.5 million. His success in the fields of glorious basketball career chased him to earn lots of money and to be a millionaire. Most of the segment of his prosperous life’s belongings are from his basketball career earnings. In his post-retirement life, he also earned a lot.
|Total Salary Earned From NBA Career:||$57.3 Million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$4.4 million|
|Debut Season 2002-03 Salary:||$0.67 million|
|Highest Paid Season 2012-13:||$8 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Sacramento Kings:||$17 million|
|Salary Earned From Milwaukee Bucks:||$20 million|
Preliminary Stage of Life
John Salmons came to the world on December 12, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His full name is John Rashall Salmons.
“I want to learn as much as possible to see if this is a world I want to get into.” – John Salmons #NBPATechSummit pic.twitter.com/EWVZtvp4Jp
— NBPA (@TheNBPA) July 20, 2016
He spent his successful college career at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. At the time studying in this college, he represented The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team. The duration of his college career was from 1998 to 2002. He made several records in his college career, including playing 107 consecutive games for the college tea, which is the second-longest streak in school history, and as the first player in school history, he surpassed 1000 career points (1287), 600 rebounds (687), 400 assists (433) and 150 steals (192).
|Jersey Numbers:||5, 7, 15 and 25|
|College Education:||University of Miami|
|Birth Date:||December 12, 1979|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|First NBA Draft Year:||2002|
|Drafted Team:||San Antonio Spurs|
|Position:||Shooting Guard, Small Forward, and Point Guard|
|Net Worth:||$21.5 million|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches|
|Current Age:||43 years now|
John Salmons’s NBA Teams and Contract History
John entered the arena of professional basketball in 2002, and he left the arena in 2015. In his 13 years basketball career, he wore the jersey of the Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, and New Orleans Pelicans.
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In the 2002 NBA draft, San Antonio Spurs chose him in 26th overall for the 1st round. Though the San Antonio Spurs drafted him, he could not play for this team. With an immediate trade deal between San Antonio Spurs and the Philadelphia 76ers, he became part of the Philadelphia 76ers. He served until 2006. From 2006 to 2009, he was with the Sacramento Kings. In the next season, 2009–2010, he played for the Chicago Bulls. Here he played with Derrick Rose. He wore the jersey of the Milwaukee Bucks from 2010–2011. For two years (from 2011 to 2013), he ran in the field of basketball for the Sacramento Kings. He represented the Toronto Raptors in the 2013–2014 season. The last team of his career was the New Orleans Pelicans (2014–2015).
In his NBA career, he wore the boots for playing the games 895 times, and he scored 9.3 points on average, 2.9 rebounds on average, and 2.4 assists on average. His other career statistics are FG% 43.1, FG3% 36.6, FT% 79.9, eFG% 48.3, PER 12.1, WS 33.9
Success and Recognition
John Salmons enriched his career by winning a lot of awards, getting titles, achieving recognition, and so many successes in his life. He became part of the Second-team All-Big East in 2002. He inserted his name to the Third-team All-Big East in 2001
John Salmons’s Wife and Child
John Salmons chose his long-dated girlfriend, Taniesha Salmons a share his personal bed. He wed her on September 2, 2006. The conjugal life of John Salmons and Taniesha Salmons was blessed with two children. They are a son Josiah Salmons and a daughter Saria Salmons.
John Salmons Salary Details
|4 seasons||Philadelphia 76ers||$4.1 Million USD|
|3 seasons||Sacramento Kings||$17.2 Million USD|
|1 season||Chicago Bulls||$5.1 Million USD|
|3 seasons||Milwaukee Bucks||$20.2 Million USD|
|1 season||Toronto Raptors||$7.5 Million USD|
|1 season||Atlanta Hawks||$1 Million USD|
|1 season||Phoenix Suns||$2 Million USD|
From the first to the last of his professional career, he ran after the ball in the field of basketball, playing in the Shooting Guard, Small Forward, and Point Guard positions. Playing in these positions, he turned out to be an asset to his team. With satisfactory performance, he proved there was no alternative to him. He was seen running, wearing jerseys 7, 15, 5, and 25.