Christian Laettner was a professional basketball player. Laettner was born on August 17, 1969, in Angola, New York. Laettner’s height is 6 ft 11 in. Laettner’s weight is 235 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Christian Laettner’s net worth.Image Credit: Steven Buyansky
In high school, Christian Laettner played basketball for Nichols School (Buffalo, New York). Laettner played basketball in college with Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball (1988-1992) and started playing professionally in 1992. In the 1992 draft, Laettner was chosen number 3 in round 1 by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Laettner left the game of basketball in 2005, 2011-2012.
Laettner played for the Minnesota Timberwolves during 1992-1995 as well as the Atlanta Hawks in 1995 1998. Later, Laettner played for the Detroit Pistons throughout 1998 1999, the Dallas Mavericks over 2000, the Washington Wizards during 2000 2003, and the Miami Heat during 2004. Some of the highlights of Christian Laettner’s career included: NBA All-Star, NBA All-Rookie First Team, 2× List of NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball champions, NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player, List of U.S. men’s college basketball national player of the year awards, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, Consensus second-team All-American, Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, 2× ACC Athlete of the Year, and No. 32 Team history; United States Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
Laettner set a career record of 11,121 (12.8 ppg) points, 5,806 (6.7 rpg) rebounds, and 2,224 (2.6 apg) assists.
Player salaries range between a few thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of factors. Although most professional NBA players make a salary of almost $2 million, some with D-league crossover agreements receive as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is nearly $100 million, although as of today nobody earns anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can be under $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
So what is basketball player Christian Laettner’s net worth in 2018? Laettner earned a career high salary of around $7 million in ’01. Our estimate for Christian Laettner’s net worth as of 2018 is: $18 million
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