Gene Short was a professional basketball player who played Small forward as number 20. Short’s height was 6 ft 6 in. Short died on March 16, 2016, in Houston, Texas. Short was born on August 7, 1953, in Macon, Mississippi. Short’s weight was 200 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Gene Short’s net worth.
In high school, Gene Short played basketball for Blair (Hattiesburg, Mississippi). Short played basketball in college with Jackson State Tigers men’s basketball (1972-1975) and started playing professionally in 1975. In the 1975 draft, Short was chosen number 9 in round 1 by the New York Knicks. Short left the game of basketball in 1976.
Short played for the Seattle SuperSonics during 1975- as well as the New York Knicks in 1975. Some of the highlights of Gene Short’s career included: 2× Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.
Basketball annual payments can range between a couple thousand dollars and millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of statistics. Although on average, NBA players make a salary of almost $2 million, some with D-league crossover contracts are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is close to $100 million, although as of today no player brings in anywhere near that much money. The top players in the league earn around $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, salaries can be as low as $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Gene Short’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Gene Short’s net worth at death is:
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