James Posey was a professional basketball player who played Assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Posey’s height is 6 ft 8 in. Posey’s weight is 217 pounds. Posey was born on January 13, 1977, in Cleveland. This article takes a deep dive into James Posey’s net worth.Image Credit: Keith Allison
In high school, James Posey played basketball for R. B. Chamberlin (Twinsburg, Ohio). Posey played basketball in college with Xavier Musketeers men’s basketball (1996-1999) and started playing professionally in 1999. In the 1999 National Basketball Association draft, Posey was chosen number 18 in round 1 by the Denver Nuggets. Posey left the game of basketball in 2011.
Posey played for the Denver Nuggets during 1999-2002- as well as the Houston Rockets in 2002. Later, Posey played for the Memphis Grizzlies throughout 2003-2004, the Miami Heat over 2005-2006, the Boston Celtics during 2007, and the New Orleans Hornets during 2008-2009. Some of the highlights of James Posey’s career included: 2× NBA champion, NBA All-Rookie Second Team, First-team All-Atlantic 10 Conference, and NBA champion.
Posey won a gold medal in the 1998 Goodwill Games in the United States national basketball team event.
Basketball yearly earnings vary 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 nearly $2 million, a small contingent of players with D-league crossover contracts are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is approximately $100 million, although as of today nobody brings in anywhere near that much money. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, annual payments can dip below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
So what is basketball player James Posey’s net worth in 2018? Posey earned a career high salary of around $8 million in ’12. Our estimate for James Posey’s net worth as of 2018 is: $14 million
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