Among the rich professional basketball players, Tom Chambers is one of them. He is a retired American basketball player. His NBA life is successful and glorious. In this article, he discussed his career, personal life, and net worth.
Tom Chambers Height, Weight & Age
The height of Tom Chambers is 6ft 10 inches. His weight is 104 kg. The position of his play in the field of basketball was the power forward. Staying in this position, he favored his teams to win lots of matches, and he gained his individual successes. He had no definite jersey; he was seen wearing jersey numbers 8, 22, 24, 42, 25 in the field of basketball. Tom is still alive, and his age is 62 years.
Childhood, School & College
Tom Chambers blessed his parents emerging to the world on June 21, 1959, in Ogden, Utah. The primary education of Tom Chambers was at the Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado.
His college life was with the University of Utah. At the time of studying in this college, he played for the Utah Utes men’s basketball team. Here he played for this team from 1977 to 1981.
|Total Salary Earned:||$10 Million|
|Salary From Phoenix Suns:||$6.3 Million|
|Salary From Utah Jazz:||$2.7 Million|
|Birth:||June 21, 1959, in Utah, USA|
|Fairview High School:||Fairview High School|
|College Education:||The University of Utah|
|Wife/Girlfriend:||Erin Jo Chambers|
|Achievements:||1996’s Israeli League championship, NBA All-Star, NBA All-Star Game MVP, All-NBA Second Team, First-team All-WAC, Second-team All-WAC|
|Height:||6ft 10 inches|
|Current Age:||62 years|
Professional Basketball Career
He took his first step in the arena of the NBA in 1981 and cantoned till 1997. In the long journey of his career, he played for lots of teams. He played for the San Diego Clippers, Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Charlotte Hornets, and Philadelphia 76ers.
— Tom Chambers (@therealTC24) May 30, 2019
In the 1981 NBA draft, San Diego Clippers picked him in 8th overall in the 1st round. The starting of his journey with the San Diego Clippers lasted till 1983. Later, he joined with the Seattle SuperSonics, where he stayed from 1983 to 1988. Later, he signed with the Phoenix Suns and played for this team from 1988 to 1993. Leaving the Phoenix Suns, he made a contract with the Utah Jazz and provided services to this team in 1993-1995.
Besides the NBA, he also played in the Israel Super League (ISL), where he played in 1995-1996. The memory of the Israel career was the golden part of his life. During his tenure with the Israel team Maccabi Tel Aviv, he favored his team to win the Israeli League championship in 1996.
Playing for the Israel team, he returned to his old address. After returning to the NBA, he again started to play for the Charlotte Hornets in 1997. The last games of his life were with the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997-1998 seasons. In the last match of his career, he scored six points, two rebounds, and two steals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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He passed a total of 16 seasons in his long-time career in the NBA. In 1993, he favored his team Phoenix Suns, to reach the NBA final but could not win in the final. From his entire career, he scored 20,049 points on average, 18.1 ppg, 6,703 Rebounds on average, 6.1 RPG, 2,283 Assists on average, 2.1 APG.
Tom Chambers Net Worth
The estimated net worth of this rich man is $84 million. His enriched career in the field of basketball enriched his life with dignity and wealth. Most of the wealth is from the earning of professional life.
Gaining from the career
He was the lucky part of winning the 1996’s Israeli League championship. In 1987, and consecutively in 1989-1991, he became the NBA All-Star. In 1987, he was named the NBA All-Star Game MVP. He became All-NBA Second Team in 1989, 1990 two times. In 1981, he became First-team All-WAC. In 1979 and 1980, he became the Second-team All-WAC two times.
Is Tom Chambers Married? Tom Chambers Family
In 1980, Tom Chambers sat for the marriage with Erin Jo Chambers. The conjugal life of Tom Chambers and Erin Jo Chambers lasted till 1990. In 1990, they were separated. His two sons Dakota and Colton, are also playing basketball and showing brightness like his father.