The Georgian man who shone in his career in the arena of American basketball is Zaza Pachulia. He is a basketball executive and former player in the NBA. He was a member of the Golden State Warriors championship teams in 2017 and 2018. Zaza also led the Georgia national team in multiple tournaments. He played American and Turkish basketball and later obtained Turkish citizenship. Let’s know about this man.
Zaza Pachulia Net Worth- $13 Million
Zaza Pachulia Net Worth-The age of this man is 38 years old now. He usually wore jersey number #27 in his whole basketball career. His playing position was center, and the shooting style was right. The net worth of Zaza Pachulia is $13 million. His yearly salary was 3.478 million USD.
Zaza Pachulia Salary Details
|Total Salary Earned:||$59.4 million|
|Debut Salary in 2004:||$0.36 Million|
|Salary Earned From Atlanta Hawks:||$34 Million|
|Total Earned From Dallas Mavericks:||$5.2 Million|
|Highest Salary Earning Season (2012-13):||$5.2 Million|
The Preliminary Stage of Life is the turning point for NBA players. Showing the best in high school and college level basketball, they make their way to professional basketball. Zaza Pachulia was born on February 10, 1984, in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union. He is the son of his father, David Pachulia. Zaza Pachulia’s height is six feet 11 inches, and his weight is 270 lbs.
|Birth Place:||February 10, 1984|
|Birth Place:||Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Full Name||Zaza Pachulia|
|Position:||Center / Power Forward|
|NBA Drafted Team:||Orlando Magic|
|NBA Drafted Year:||2003, Second Round (42nd overall)|
|Net Worth:||$13 million|
|Height:||6 feet 11 inches|
|Current Age:||38 Years Old|
Wife and kids
Zaza Pachulia is married in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Tika Pachulia. Zaza wed her in 2008.
He is the father of Four children. They have two sons, Davit Pachulia and Saba Pachulia, and two daughters, Mariam Pachulia and Nutsa Pachulia.
The professional stage of life is a vital part of the NBA players’ lives. Showing the best in professional basketball, they earn their place among the successful players of American basketball.
In the 2003 NBA draft, the Orlando Magic took Zaza Pachulia 42nd overall in the 2nd round. The NBA debut of this man was on November 5, 2003. He began his professional career in 1999 and ended it in 2019. The professional career of this man is an amalgamation of American and Turkish basketball.
From 1999 to 2003, he was a member of the Turkish professional basketball team Ülkerspor. He served the Orlando Magic in the 2003–2004 seasons. He played for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2004–2005 seasons. From 2005 to 2013, he set career highs with the Atlanta Hawks. In 2011, he played for the Turkish Basketball Champions League (BSL) team Galatasaray. He wore the jerseys of the Milwaukee Bucks from 2013 to 2015. He played his last season with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011. Under his contract with the Golden State Warriors, he played from 2016 to 2018. In the last phase of his life, he played for the Detroit Pistons in the 2018–2019 seasons.
In his 16-year-long career, he appeared in 1098 games. This player’s NBA career stats are as follows: points 7414 on average, 6.8 ppg, rebounds 6315 on average, 5.8 RPG, assists 1433 1.3 APG, FG% 46.9, FG3% 0.0, FT% 75.1, eFG% 46.9, PER 14.6, WS 52.7.
What is Zaza Pachulia doing now?
Pachulia announced his retirement from professional basketball on August 29, 2019, and returned to the Warriors as a front office adviser in their basketball operations division. He won his third championship after the Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals of 2022. Currently, he is pursuing his career as a consultant for this team.
— Zaza Pachulia (@zaza27) September 13, 2020
2× NBA champion (2017, 2018)
Turkish Cup winner (2003)
3× Turkish Presidential Cup winner (2001–2003)
Turkish League champion (2001)
NBA champion (2022)
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.