Though he is known as “Sleepy,” his full name is Eric Sleepy Floyd. He is a retired American basketball player born on March 6, 1960. His successful NBA career gave him lots of fame. He also has lots of fans. They are curious about Eric Sleepy Floyd’s updated worth. This prominent player’s life events are given below in this article.
Sleepy Floyd’s Net Worth Right Now
The net worth of this successful NBA man is $11 million. His dazzling career in the NBA helped him become a rich man. Most of this man’s wealth comes from the earnings of his NBA career.
|Total Net Worth in 2023:||$11 Million|
|Endorsement Earnings:||$0.5 million|
|Total Salary Earned:||$6.6 million|
|Salary From Brooklyn Nets:||$0.15 million|
|Salary From San Antonio Spurs:||$0.5 million|
|Total 4 Seasons Salay From Houston Rockets:||$6.3 million|
|Source of Income:||NBA, Media, Endorsements|
Sleepy Floyd Profile- Age, Height, Weight, and More
How Tall is Sleepy Floyd? Eric Augustus’s height is 6 feet 3 inches. His weight is 78 kg. He is still alive and is 61 years old now. In the field of basketball, he was seen playing in the point guard position. Eric Floyd played on the field wearing jersey numbers 21, 11, and 12. He did not wear a definitive jersey.
|Birth:||March 6, 1960, in North Carolina, USA|
|School:||Hunter Huss High School|
|College Education:||Georgetown University|
|Height:||6 feet 3 inches|
|Current Age:||61 years|
Early Life and Education
Eric Floyd was born in Gastonia, North Carolina. His full name is Eric Augustus “Sleepy” Floyd.
He started his basketball career with his school life. In his school life, he went to Hunter Huss High School (HHHS) in Gastonia, NC. His impressive performance led the team to the North Carolina state basketball championship in 1977.
His college career began at Georgetown University. In his college life, he played for the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball program. Here he played from 1978 to 1982. During the four seasons of his college life, he was the captain of the college team in 1981 and 1982. During his college life, he was named to the All-Big East Conference and All-American teams. In his college career, he scored 2,304 points.
Eric Floyd- Professional Basketball Career
The professional NBA career of Eric Augustus began in 1982 and ended in 1995. In his professional life, he played for the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, and New Jersey Nets.
In the 1982 NBA draft, he was selected by the New Jersey Nets 13th overall in the first round. But he could not finish his rookie season with this team. In 1983, he was traded by the New Jersey Nets to the Golden State Warriors. He was a member of this team until 1988. In his first season with this team, he scored 16.8 points per game. In the following season, he scored his career-high 19.5 points per game. He was also an NBA All-Star.
In 1988, he was traded to the Houston Rockets by the Golden State Warriors and played with this team from 1988 to 1993. In 1993–94, he moved to the San Antonio Spurs, leaving the Houston Rockets, and played with this team for one season. The last team of his career was the New Jersey Nets.
Sleepy Floyd Career Stats
|1982||Golden State Warriors||33||22.8||11.7||43.1||54.5||0.2||2.9||2.2||1.2|
|1983||Golden State Warriors||77||33.2||16.8||46.3||17.8||0.4||3.5||3.5||1.3|
|1984||Golden State Warriors||82||35.0||19.5||44.5||29.4||0.5||2.5||5.0||1.6|
|1985||Golden State Warriors||82||33.7||17.2||50.6||32.8||0.2||3.6||9.1||1.9|
|1986||Golden State Warriors||82||37.4||18.8||48.8||38.4||0.2||3.3||10.3||1.8|
|1987||Golden State Warriors||18||37.8||21.2||43.9||5.0||0.1||5.1||9.9||1.5|
|1993||San Antonio Spurs||53||13.9||3.8||33.5||22.2||0.2||1.3||1.9||0.2|
In 1987, he was named an NBA All-Star along with Joe Barry Carroll and Mark Aguirre. He was named Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Big East twice in 1981. In 1980, he was named to the Second-team All-Big East. In his NBA career, he scored 12260 points (12.8 ppg), 5175 assists (5.4 APG), and 1120 steals (1.2 SPG).
Sleepy Floyd’s Wife
Eric Augustus began his conjugal life with Gracie. In the conjugal life of Eric Augustus and Gracie, they are blessed with two children. Sleepy Floyd was also arrested in a dispute with his wife.
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