Jerry Bird Net Worth 2018: What is this basketball player worth?

Jerry Bird was a professional basketball player who played Forward as number 7. Bird died on July 16, 2017, in Corbin, Kentucky. Bird was born on February 3, 1934, in Corbin, Kentucky. Bird’s weight was 210 pounds. Bird’s height was 6 ft 6 in. This article takes a deep dive into Jerry Bird’s net worth.

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Jerry Bird Career and Earnings/Salary

In high school, Jerry Bird played basketball for Corbin High School (Corbin, Kentucky). Bird played basketball in college with Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball (1953-1956) and started playing professionally in 1958. In the 1956 draft, Bird was chosen number 18 in round 3 by the Minneapolis Lakers. Bird left the game of basketball in 1959.

Bird played for the New York Knicks during 1958.

Jerry Bird Net Worth 2018

Player annual payments can range between $20,000 and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of circumstances. Although most professional NBA players earn a salary of nearly $2 million, a few with D-league crossover deals are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is around $100 million, although as of today no player makes anywhere near that much money. The top players in the league earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, annual payments can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.

Jerry Bird net worth
Jerry Bird net worth: basketball salary distribution

So what was basketball player Jerry Bird’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Jerry Bird’s net worth at death is:

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