Shawn Kemp is a former basketball player who has a net worth of $5 million. He could lead a luxurious life because of his effluent basketball career.
Shawn Kemp, also known as ‘Reign Man,” is a former professional basketball player. This man’s personal life is full of controversy, as he has faced allegations of drug use several times. He was also arrested on the allegation of a drive-by shooting. Here, we have tried to show the ins and outs of this man. Let’s read this article.
Height: 6 feet 10 inches
Weight: 280 lbs
Position: power forward and center
Jersey numbers: 40 and 4
Shooting style: Right
Shawn Kemp Early Life
Shawn Kemp was born on November 26, 1969, in Elkhart, Indiana, U.S.
Father: Shawn Travis Kemp Sr.
Mother: Barbara Kemp
In his early life, he went to Concord High School in Indiana, United States. In his school life, he began to show his excellency in the field of basketball, leading his school team to the state championship final and becoming Elkhart County’s all-time leading scorer.
During the early stages of his college career, he studied at Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) in Athens, Texas.
Shawn Kemp Professional Basketball Career
Shawn Kemp was first drafted in the 1989 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics (17th overall, in the 1st round). He played in the NBA from 1989 to 2003.
He played with the first team of his career, the Seattle SuperSonics, from 1989 to 1997. Then he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers (from 1997 to 2000). Wearing the jersey of the Portland Trail Blazers, he spent the time from 2000 to 2002. His last team was the Orlando Magic (for the 2002–2003 season).
Shawn also represented the national basketball team of the United States. In the 1994 FIBA World Championship, he won the gold medal. In 2003, he retired from professional basketball.
Chasing after basketball, he spent a total of 15 years of his life. In the league of the NBA, he played in a total of 1051 games. All of the statistics of his career are given below.
- Total Points 15,347 and on average 14.6 PPG
- Total Rebounds 8,834 and on average 8.4 RPG
- Total Blocks 1,279 and on average 1.2 BPG
- AST: 1.6
- FG%: 48.8
- FG3%: 27.7
- FT%: 74.1
- eFG%: 49.0
- PER: 19.1
- WS: 89.5
- NBA All-Star from 1993 to 1998
- All-NBA Second Team from 1994 to 1996
- McDonald’s All-American in 1988
- First-Team Parade All-American in 1988
- Second-team Parade All-American in 1987
- Fourth-Team Parade All-American in 1986
Shawn Kemp’s Wife and Children
Children: Several media outlets claim that he has seven children. However, as far as we know, he has two children: Shawn Kemp Jr. and Jamon Kemp. Shawn Kemp Jr. (born in 1991) is a basketball player who studied at the University of Washington from 2011 to 2015. Jamon Kemp (born in 2000) is also a basketball player, like his brother. He plays point guard at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Wife: Shawn first married Marvena L. Thompson in 2001 in Harris County, Texas. Unfortunately, they separated at the end. Later, he married the former cheerleader and fitness competitor Nikki Giavasis.
Media Career: Kemp also acted in the film Aqua Teen Forever: Phantasm and the 2009 season premiere of Pros vs. Joes. He also engages in various initiatives relating to sports.
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.