Brandon Knight

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Quick Facts 

Full Name Brandon Emmanuel Knight
Known as Brandon Knight
Nickname The Whopper
Birth Date December 2, 1991
Birth Place Margate, Florida
Residence Not Available
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Education Pine Crest (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) and Kentucky (2010–2011)
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Father’s Name Efrem Knight
Mother’s Name Tonya Knight
Siblings Efrem Knight Jr.
Age 30 years old
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body type Athletic
Profession Basketball Player
Marital Status Married
Wife  Not Available
Children None
Active since 2011 – present
Teams
  • Detroit Pistons
  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Houston Rockets
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Dallas Mavericks
Endorsements  Not Available
Net Worth $10 million
NBA Draft Pick 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Position Point Guard
League NBA
Merch NBA trading card
Social Media  InstagramTwitter
Last Update April 2022

Brandon Knight has the uncommon mix of strength, agility, soundness, and elegance that a basketball player must have.He was most recently a member of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Brandon Knight, a two-time Gatorade National Player of the Year, played NCAA basketball for Kentucky for one season before being picked by the Detroit Pistons in the 2011 NBA Draft.

What is the  Net Worth of Brandon Knight?

Brandon Knight’s basketball career has earned him a total net worth of $10 million, according to several sources.

On July 17, 2015, Knight agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal with the Suns.

In April, Sean Deveney of the Sporting News claimed that Knight was seeking a four-year deal for $48 million while with the Bucks.

Brandon Knight during the game

Brandon Knight signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens for $895,000, with an average yearly salary of $895,000.

In 2022, the Florida native will earn a base salary of $895,000 with a cap hit of $895,000.

Brandon, on the other hand, must have gained money as an NBA basketball player via his other sponsorship arrangements.

Career in High School

Brandon was a student-athlete at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, where he scored a 4.3 grade-point average.

In 2009 and 2010, he was named Gatorade National Player of the Year.

Pine Crest won four state championship games under his leadership, including two in 2008 and 2009.

Brandon was also a four-time 3A-1A Basketball Player of the Year and a two-time Mr. Basketball finalist in Florida (as named by the Miami Herald).

He has 3,515 points in his career, which puts him in second place all-time in Florida high school basketball scoring.

Following his senior year, Knight participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game, Nike Hoop Summit, and Jordan Brand Classic. In the 2010 McDonald’s All-American Game, he hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the West a 107–104 victory.

A Professional Life

Knight was taken eighth overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. In May 2012, the athlete was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, the first Pistons rookie to do so since Grant Hill (1994–95).

Knight had a strong first season, earning All-Rookie honors, but it was evident early on that he wasn’t cut out for starting NBA point guard duties, as he struggled with offensive efficiency.

The athlete was traded to the Bucks in exchange for Brandon Jennings, the Swag King, after two seasons.

Professional basketball player Brandon Knight

Knight spent a year and a half with the Bucks, where he was a member of a shockingly excellent team, before being traded to the Suns in a transaction that brought Michael Carter-Williams to Milwaukee.

Knight had a good first season in Phoenix, but injuries restricted him, and after two years with the Suns, he was traded to Houston in a money dump deal.

Before being sold again in a money dump move from Houston to Cleveland in Houston, he was seldom on the floor.

Brandon signed a 10-day deal with the Dallas Mavericks on December 23, 2021, then Sioux Falls re-acquired him on January 14, 2022, when the 10-day contract ended. On March 29, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Mavericks.

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