Kent Bazemore, a reputed American basketball player, played for many NBA teams. He finished his college career at Old Dominion University. He gained lots of honors in his professional career. As of now, he is pursuing his career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Let’s know about this man.
Age: 33 years old
Height: 6 feet 4 inches
Weight: 195 pounds.
Positions: Shooting guard and small forward.
Jersey numbers: 20, 6, 24, 26, and 9
Shooting style: Left
“They think I’m out of shape, so imma jog that memory.”- kent bazemore
What is Kent Bazemore’s Net Worth?
The net worth of Kent Bazemore is $90 million. His annual salary is $15.73 million USD.
Yearly career earning history:
Salary from Golden State Warriors- $473,604
Salary from Los Angeles Lakers- $788,872
Salary from Atlanta Hawks- $2,000,000
Net yearly earning- $2,000,000
Salary from Atlanta Hawks- $15,730,338
Salary from Atlanta Hawks- $16,910,113
Net yearly earning- $18,089,887
Salary from Sacramento Kings- $8,158,307
Salary from Portland Trail Blazers- $9,907,001
Salary from Golden State Warriors- $2,320,044
Salary from Los Angeles Lakers- $2,401,537
How did Kent Bazemore pass his early life?
Kent Bazemore was born on July 1, 1989, in Kelford, North Carolina, U.S. His full name is Kenneth Lamont “Kent” Bazemore Jr. He is the son of his father, Kenneth Bazemore, Sr., and his mother, Glynis Bazemore.
In his school life, he went to Bertie High School in Windsor, North Carolina.
He finished his college career at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia. During his studies at this college, he played for the Old Dominion Monarchs’ men’s basketball team. The duration of his studies was from 2008 to 2012. He received the Lefty Driesell Award, which is presented to the college basketball team’s top defender.
“If the roots are deep, then you don’t have to worry about the wind..”- kent bazemore
Collegr Career Highlights
As a freshman at the college, with an average of 4.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game with the Monarchs in 2008–09, he was an important rotation player. This year, his team, ODU, won the 2009 CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
He averaged 8.4 points, 3.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game in his sophomore year, and that year he was selected for the CAA All-Defensive team.
He was selected as the CAA Defensive Player of the Year and was second-team All-Conference for his career-high averages of 12.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.2 steals per game.
Bazemore was named the CAA preseason player of the year before the 2011–12 campaign. He was also named a preseason Mid-Major All-American. He averaged 15.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game in his final season at ODU.
How did Kent Bazemore pass his professional NBA career?
In the 2012 NBA draft, Kent Bazemore was undrafted. His NBA debut was on November 9, 2012.
His professional career is mixed with the National Basketball Association and NBA G league. He started his professional career in 2012 and has been pursuing his career in the NBA ever since.
His career began with the Golden State Warriors from 2012 to 2014. He played for the NBA G League team Santa Cruz Warriors in the middle of this team. He played with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014. Then he joined the Atlanta Hawks and played from 2014 to 2019. He was a player for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2019–2020 seasons. He played in 2020 as a player for the Sacramento Kings. Kent played for the Golden State Warriors in the 2020–2021 seasons. From 2021 to now, he has been pursuing his career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Average Career Stats
As a player in the NBA, he took part in 657 games over ten years. The NBA career statistics of this man are given below.
Points Percentage (PTS)-8.2
Total Rebounds (TRB)-3.2
Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-41.3
Field Goal Percentage 1 point (FG3%)-35.6
Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-72.4
Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-48.8
Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-11.4
Win Shares (WS)-13.5
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— Kenny Baze (@24Bazemore) July 1, 2022
What are the achievements of Kent Bazemore?
Kent Bazemore gained lots of honors as recognition of his success. He won the Lefty Driesell Award in 2011. He was part of the first-team All-CAA in 2012. In 2011, he was a member of the second-team All-CAA. He was named CAA Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012. He earned his place on the CAA All-Defensive Team from 2010 to 2012 for the third time. As a token of honor, jersey number 24 was retired by the Old Dominion Monarchs.
“So we get up, we work hard, we try to do the best we can, and that’s all we can do.”- Kent Bazemore
Is Kent Bazemore married?
Kent Bazemore is a married person in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Samantha Serpe. He wed her in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2017.