Marquis Teague is one of American basketball’s most well-known point guards today. He has spent three years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Besides the NBA, he has played for the Israeli, Russian, Korean, and British professional basketball teams. He finished his college career at the University of Kentucky. The career of this man was affluent, with lots of honors. Let’s know about this man.
Age: 29 Years
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Weight: 180 pounds
Positions: Shooting guard and point guard
Jersey numbers: 25, 12, and 20.
Shooting style: Right
Marquis Teague Net Worth in 2023
As of now, Marquis Teague net worth is $2 million. His yearly salary is 1.12 million USD.
Year-by-year career earning history:
Salary from Chicago Bulls-$857,000
Salary from Brooklyn Nets-$1,074,720
Salary from Philadelphia 76ers- $1,120,920
Salary from Memphis Grizzlies- $83,129
Salary from Memphis Grizzlies-$74,816
Marquis Teague Early Life
Marquis Teague was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on February 28, 1993. His full name is Marquis Devante Teague.
Teague is the son of his father, Shawn Teague, and his mother, Carol Teague.
His brother, Jeff Teague, is also a point guard in the NBA and regional scout for the Atlanta Hawks.
In his school life, he went to Pike High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. In his college life, he was on the old medal-winning team in the FIBA U-17 World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, and was a part of the Indiana versus Kentucky All-Stars game.
He finished his college career at the University of Kentucky (UK) in Lexington, Kentucky. During his studies at this college, he was a member of the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team. The duration of his college career is from 2011 to 2012.
In his college career, he helped his college team to the 8th national championship.
Teams Marquis Teague Played For
In the 2012 NBA draft, Chicago Bulls took Marquis Teague 29th overall in the 1st round. His NBA debut was on November 2, 2012. He started his professional career in 2012 and is still pursuing his career in the arena of American basketball.
This man’s professional career is associated with American professional basketball, NBA G League, Israeli professional basketball, Russian professional basketball, Korean professional basketball, and British professional basketball.
Marquis Teague NBA Career Highlights
He began his professional career in 2012 with the NBA team Chicago Bulls and played until 2014. In the middle of his tenure with this team, he played for the NBA G League team, Iowa Energy. He was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2014. Marquis played for the NBA G League team, Oklahoma City Blue, from 2014 to 2016. He was a player for the Liga Leumit team Ironi Nahariya in 2016. As a player of the VTB United League team, Avtodor Saratov played in the 2016–2017 seasons.
In 2017, he was a member of the NBA G League team Fort Wayne Mad Ants. During the 2017-2018 NBA G League season, he chased down the ball with the Memphis Hustle. He wore the jersey of the Memphis Grizzlies in 2018. Then he represented the Korean Basketball League (KBL) team Jeonju KCC Egis in the 2018–2019 seasons. He spent the 2019-2020 seasons with his old team, the Memphis Hustle. From 2021 to the present, he has been a member of the London Lions of the British Basketball League (BBL).
He has played in 91 NBA games and has spent three years with NBA teams. The NBA career statistics of this man are given below.
- Points Percentage (PTS)-2.4
- Total Rebounds (TRB)-1.0
- Assists (AST)-1.5
- Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-34.3
- Field Goal Percentage 1 point (FG3%)-22.2
- Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-66.1,
- Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-36.3
- Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-4.9
- Win Shares (WS)-0.9
Gaining from the Career
Marquis Teague gained lots of honors from his NBA career and overseas basketball career. He was a celebrated part of the NCAA championship team in 2012. Marquis made his way to the McDonald’s All-American in 2011. He was a fourth-team Parade All-American twice, in 2010 and 2011.
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