Andre Emmett was a professional basketball player who played at shooting guard and small forward positions as number 2. Emmett was born on August 27, 1982, in Dallas, Texas. After completing the degree at Texas Tech University, Emmett was drafted in the 2004 NBA Draft. Andre also played in NBA D-League, PBL, and KBL in his career. This article takes a deep dive into Andre Emmett Net Worth.
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In high school, Andre Emmett played basketball for Carter High School (Dallas) (Dallas, Texas). Emmett played basketball in college with Texas Tech Red Raiders team from 2000 to 2004. In the freshman year, Emmett had an average of 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds. His average increased under the new coach, Bob Knight, who started coaching this team in 2001. Andre was also named in 1st team All-Big 12 Honors and finished the college career with winning 2004 NCAA Slam Dunk Contest.
In the 2004 National Basketball League draft, Emmett was chosen number 35 in round 2 by the Seattle SuperSonics. However, he was traded to Memphis Grizzlies with whom he signed his first professional contract. For Grizzlies, Andre played only eight games before being traded to Miami Heat. Heat also waived him after only two months, and he joined Austin Toros in the NBA D-League. Later, Emmett played for the Lietuvos Rytas throughout 2006, the Los Angeles D-Fenders over 2007, the Liège Basket during 2007-2008, and the Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez during 2008-2009. His most recent appearance was for Capitanes de Arecibo in Premier Basketball League.
Some of the highlights of Andre Emmett’s career include NBA Development League All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, 2x NBA Development League All-Star Game, List of Chinese Basketball Association scoring leaders, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, 3x First-team All-Big 12 Conference, and 2x Big 12 Conference Scoring leader.
On Monday, September 23, 2019, Andre Emmett was shot in front of his residence in Dallas by two unknown suspects while he was sitting in his car. Emmett tried to escape from the suspects who were carrying a handgun and was shot in an attempt to rescue himself. A neighbor called the rescue team, and he was shifted to hospital where he died later.
Player annual payments can range between a few thousand dollars and millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of factors. Although on average, NBA players make a salary of approximately $2 million, a few with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is nearly $100 million, although as of today nobody brings in anywhere near that amount. The top players earn close to $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, salaries can be under $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
Our estimate for Andre Emmett Net Worth before his death was $1 Million – $2 Million. Andre Emmett net worth includes his earnings as a professional basketball player. In his debut season, Andre earned around $0.4 million, and his career-best earnings came in 2006 where he earned around $0.7 million.
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