Gene James was a professional basketball player who played Forward as number 14, 5. James’s height was 6 ft 4 in. James’s weight was 180 pounds. James died on July 6, 1997, in Sarasota, Florida. James was born on February 15, 1925, in Ironton, Ohio. This article takes a deep dive into Gene James’s net worth.
In high school, Gene James played basketball for Stonewall Jackson High School (Kanawha County, West Virginia); (Charleston, West Virginia). James played basketball in college with Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball (1942-1943, 1946-1948) and started playing professionally in 1949. James was first drafted in 1948. James left the game of basketball in 1951.
James played for the New York Knicks during 1948-49 BAA season 1950- as well as the Baltimore Bullets (1944-54) in 1950. Some of the highlights of Gene James’s career included: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion, and Associated Press honorable mention NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans.
Basketball annual payments can range between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of factors. Although on average, NBA players earn a salary of about $2 million, a small contingent of players with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is close to $100 million, although as of today no player earns anywhere near that much money. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, salaries can go below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Gene James’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Gene James’s net worth at death is:
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