If you are a basketball lover, you may know LaMarcus Aldridge. He is one of American professional basketball players. So far, you may wonder the net worth of a basketball player, especially LaMarkus Aldridge. Here, we will reveal it for you together with the other information related to this athlete.
Net Worth of LaMarkus Aldridge
What is the net worth of LaMarkus Aldridge? His net worth is $40 million. It is known that his salary is $14 million. As a basketball player, he is a 6’11” power forward/ center. He became a Parade All-American and Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A Player of the year at Seagoville High School.
At University of Texas, he played and he made a declaration for the 2004 NBA Draft before he withdrew. In 2006, he became a Third-team All-American and then he declared for the 2006 NBA Draft. There, by the Chicago Bulls, he was chosen #2.
From 2012 to 2014, he is a three time NBA All-Star. He signed a deal with the Trail Blazers in 2009 for five years worth $65 million.
According to Players Wiki, here are the history of LaMarkus Aldridge’s salary per year.
- In 2012, he earned $13,500,000.
- In 2013, he earned $14,878,000.
- In 2014, he earned $16,256,000.
- In 2015, he earned $19,689,000.
- In 2016, he earned $20,575,005.
- In 2017, he earned $21,461,010.
- In 2018, he earned $22,347,015.
- In 2019, he earned $24,375,000.
- In 2020, he earned $24,000,000.
Now, he is in then final year of his 2-year contract which he signed with the Spurs in 2019. The deal was worth $50,000,000 and it includes $50,000,000 guaranteed and also an annual average salary of $25,000,000.
In 2015, a contract was signed by him for 4 years worth $84,072,030 with the San Antonio Spurs and it included $84,072,030 guaranteed and also an annual average salary of $21,018,008. In 2018 to 2019, he earned a base salary of $22,347,015. In 2020 to 2021, he will earn a base salary of $24,000,000.
From his 15-year long NBA career, he has earned more than $200 million. Besides, he also adds value to his net worth through his endorsement deals with brands. Those brands include HE Butt Grocery, Panini, and Nike. He has deal his townhouse outside Dallas in November 2018 for an undisclosed price. The townhouse has been listed for $1.495 million.
High School and College Career
LaMarkus Nurae Aldridge is the real name of LaMarkus Aldridge. He was born on July 19th, 1985 in Dallas, Texas, United States. By his nationality, he is an American. However, she belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
How about his high school career? He was a student of Seagoville High School. There, he became a second-team Parade All-American and Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, or abbreviated as TABC, Class 4A Player of the Year. By Rivals.com, he was considered a five -star recruit so that he was listed as the number 4 best center and the number 16 player in the nation in 2004.
Now, how about his college career? LaMarkus Aldridge became a student of the University of Texas at Austin. He made a declaration for the 2004 NBA draft. However, eventually he withdrew his name. There was a report that the initial decision why he attended college rather than getting into the pro ranks directly from high school was influenced by Shaquille O’Neal’s personal advice. He advised that Aldridge needed to go to college and then evaluate his NBA prospects. After the end of his second year with the Longhorns, exactly in April 2006, he made an announcement that he would leave college to get into the 2006 NBA draft.
In the list below, you are able to see the career highlights and awards of LaMarkus Aldridge. Here they are.
- In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, he was in NBA All-Star.
- In 2015, 2018, he was in All-NBA Second Team.
- In 2011, 2014, 2016, he was in All-NBA Third Team.
- In 2007, he was in NBA All-Rookie First Team.
- Western Conference Player of the Week
- January 17 to 23, 2011
- February 7 to 13, 2011
- March 11 to 17, 2013
- November 18 to 24, 2013
- December 2 to 8, 2013
- December 9 to 15, 2013
- December 1 to 7, 2014
- December 15 to 21, 2014
- February 1 to 7, 2016
- March 19 to 25, 2018
- Western Conference Player of the Month
- February 2011
- NABC All-American Third Team in 2006
- In 2006 Big-12 Defensive Player of the Year
- First-team All-Big 12 in 2006
- Big-12 All-Defensive Team in 2006
- Big-12 All-Tournament Team in 2006
Brooklyn Nets in 2021
He signed with the Brooklyn Nets on March 28th, 2021. Then, he debuted for the Nets on April 1st, 2021. He posted 11 points, nine rebounds and a season-high assists in a 111 – 89 win against Charlotte Hornets. He made an announcement about his retirement on April 15th, 2021. It was because health concerns which arises from an irregular heartbeat.
Retirement of LaMarkus Aldridge Due To His Health Concern
During Aldridge’s 15 seasons in the NBA, he has dealt with heart-related issues. He has a condition which causes a rapid heartbeat. On April 10th, 2021, he played his last game where the result is a 126-101 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Brooklyn.
Aldridge stated which was released on social media that in his last game, he played while dealing with an irregular heartbeat. Furthermore, he continued that later on that night, his rhythm got even worse which really worried him even more. He also said that he went to a hospital the next day to be checked.
In his statement, he also said that even though he is better now, what he felt with his heart that night was still one of the scariest things he has experienced. So, he has made the difficult decision to retire from the NBA. In addition, he said that for 15 years, he has put basketball first and now it is time to put his health and his family first.