The famous professional basketball player who is well known to all with the nicknames K.C, Ken, and KCP is Kentavious Caldwell Pope. After entering the NBA in the 2013 draft, he played for many NBA teams, including the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, and Washington Wizards. While playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, he led the team to the NBA championship in 2020. Currently, he is playing for the Denver Nuggets as a shooting guard. Let’s know about this man. Let’s check some quick facts about Kentavious Caldwell Pope below.
Age: 29 years old now
Parents: Lawrence Pope (father) and Rhonda Caldwell (mother)
Height: 6 feet 5 inches
Weight: 204 pounds
Position: Shooting guard
Shooting style: Right
Jersey number: 5
Kentavious Caldwell Pope Net Worth in 2022
The estimated net worth of Kentavious Caldwell Pope is $18 million. It may fluctuate from time to time. His yearly salary earning is 12 million USD.
Year-by-Year Career Earnings:
Salary from Detroit Pistons- $2,653,080
Net yearly earning- $2,772,480
Salary from Detroit Pistons- $2,891,760
Net yearly earning- $3,678,319
Salary from Los Angeles Lakers- $17,745,894
Salary from Los Angeles Lakers- $12,000,000
Net yearly earning- $7,583,702
Salary from Los Angeles Lakers- $12,073,020
Salary from Washington Wizards- $13,038,862
Kentavious Caldwell Pope was born on February 18, 1993, in Thomaston, Georgia, U.S. His full name is Kentavious Tannell Caldwell-Pope.
In his school life, he went to Greenville High School in Greenville, Georgia. During his school life, he was named a McDonald’s All-American as one of the top high school basketball players in the class of 2011.
In his college career, he was a student at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia Bulldogs men’s basketball team from 2011 to 2013. He participated in Southeastern Conference (SEC) collegiate basketball for two seasons and won SEC Player of the Year honors as a sophomore in 2013.
Kentavious Caldwell Pope- Professional NBA Career
In the 2013 NBA draft, the Detroit Pistons took Kentavious Caldwell Pope 8th overall in the 1st round. His NBA debut was on October 30, 2013. He began his professional career in 2013 and is still pursuing a career playing basketball.
His career began with the Detroit Pistons in 2013, and he continued to play with this team until 2017. He served the Los Angeles Lakers from 2017 to 2021. He played for the Washington Wizards in the 2021–2022 seasons. From 2022 to now, he has been passing the time as a player for the Denver Nuggets.
In the field of the NBA, he spent a total of 9 years, participating in a total of 683 games. The NBA career statistics of this man are given below.
Points Percentage (PTS)-11.6
Total Rebounds (TRB)-3.1
Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-42.1
Field Goal Percentage 3 points (FG3%)-36.0
Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-81.3
Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-50.7
Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-11.9
Win Shares (WS)-34.6
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- NBA championship (in 2020)
- SEC Player of the Year (in 2013)
- First-team All-SEC
- SEC All-Freshman Team (in 2012)
- McDonald’s All-American (in 2011)
Kentavious Caldwell Pope is a married person in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, McKenzie Redmon. He wed her in June 2016. He has a son named Ken Caldwell-Pope Jr.