In American basketball, Sonny Weems is known as “Money Weems.” His playing positions in the field of basketball are shooting guard and small forward. The shooting style is right. Sonny is 6.5 feet tall and weighs 205 pounds.
|Birth:||July 8, 1986, Arkansas, United States|
|Full Name:||Clarence “Sonny” Weems|
|Profession:||Former Basketball Player|
|College Education:||University of Arkansas|
|Height:||6 feet 6 inches|
|Jersey Number:||9, 10, 13, 24|
|Current Age:||35 years|
Sonny Weems Net Worth- $6 Million
Weems started his professional basketball career in 2008, and until now he has been pursuing his career in the NBA. He played in the NBA G League, Lithuanian Basketball League, VTB United League, Israeli Premier League, Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), and Turkish Super League (BSL). The total net worth of Sonny Weems is $6 million. His average annual NBA salary is $1.5 million.
Family and Early Life
Sonny Weems was born on July 8, 1986, in West Memphis, Arkansas. The full name of this man is Clarence “Sonny” Weems. In his school life, he played in the Academies of West Memphis (AWM) in West Memphis, Arkansas. In his senior year of college, he made his way to the first-team all-state and led his high school team to the 5A state championship. As a sophomore and junior, he scored 20 points, and as a senior, he scored 14.0 rebounds per game.
During the time of his play in college life, he was a player at the University of Arkansas–Fort Smith (UAFS) in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a member of the Arkansas–Fort Smith Lions team at the time of his study in this college. The duration of his college career was from 2004 to 2006. As a freshman at the time of the study, he was named to the third-team All-American, all-conference, and all-region. Later, he was admitted to the University of Arkansas (UA) in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Here he represented the Arkansas Razorbacks, basketball team. Here he played from 2006 to 2008.
Sonny Weems’ Contract History and Drafted Teams
During his professional career, he wore the jerseys of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado 14ers, Toronto Raptors, Zalgiris Kaunas, CSKA Moscow, Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Zhejiang Golden Bulls, Anadolu Efes, and Guangdong Southern Tigers.
In the 2008 NBA draft, the Chicago Bulls took him 39th overall in the 2nd round. Though he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in a trade deal, his NBA debut for this man was against the Denver Nuggets on January 17, 2009. He spent time with this team in the 2008–2009 seasons. During the 2008–2009 seasons, he played for the NBA G league’s Colorado 14ers. He was a player for the Toronto Raptors in the 2009–2011 seasons. In the 2011–2012 season, he moved to Lithuania and played for the Algiris Kaunas basketball team. He got a taste of Russian basketball while playing for CSKA Moscow from 2012 to 2015.
Sonny played in the 2015–2016 season under the terms of his contract with the Phoenix Suns. He was a player for the Philadelphia 76ers in 2016. Moving to Israel, he played for the Israeli Premier League team Maccabi Tel Aviv in the 2016–2017 seasons. During the 2017–2018 seasons, he made his debut in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls. In 2018, he also appeared in the Turkish Super League (BSL), wearing the Anadolu Efes jersey. At present, he is under contract with the Guangdong Southern Tigers until 2018.
Success and Records
He was the CBA Finals MVP in 2020. He was part of the team that won the CBA championship from 2019 to 2021 for the first three times. In 2014, he earned his place on the All-EuroLeague First Team. From 2013 to 2015, he was a celebrated part of three times VTB United League championship wins. He was an LKL All-Star in 2012. Sonny was present when the LKL All-Star Day Slam Dunk championship was won in 2012. He was the LKF Cup winner in 2012. He earned his place on the First-Team All-SEC in 2008. In 2012, he became part of the winning team in the LKL championship. He earned his place on the NJCAA’s third-team All-American in 2005.
— Sonny Weems (@SonnyWeems13) September 28, 2020
In the sphere of the NBA, he took part in 183 games. The career statistics of this man are PTS 6.5, TRB 2.2, AST 1.4, FG% 46.5, FG3% 28.3, FT% 70.2, eFG% 48.0, PER 10.1, WS 0.0
Sonny Weems’ Wife and Daughter
The tree of his accomplishments was blooming with many flowers of success. The age of this man is now 35 years old. Nothing is clearly known about the personal life of Sonny Weems. He has a daughter named Sienna. She was born in Toronto and still lives here with her mother.
He spread the light of his Excellency in the field of basketball, wearing the jerseys of the 13, 24, 10, and 09. He does not wear any specific jerseys. All of the jerseys he wore in his career for several teams will be remembered by his fans and the basketball-loving people of America. These numbers are the sign of this man.
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.