Gene Short Net Worth 2018: What is this basketball player worth?

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.

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Gene Short Career and Earnings/Salary

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.

Gene Short Net Worth 2018

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.

Gene Short net worth
Gene Short net worth: basketball salary distribution

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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