Orlando Woolridge was a professional basketball player who played Small forward as number 0, 6. Woolridge’s height was 6 ft 9 in. Woolridge died on May 31, 2012, in Mansfield, Louisiana. Woolridge was born on December 16, 1959, in Bernice, Louisiana. Woolridge’s weight was 215 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Orlando Woolridge’s net worth.
In high school, Orlando Woolridge played basketball for Mansfield High School (Louisiana) (Mansfield, Louisiana). Woolridge played basketball in college with Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball (1977-1981) and started playing professionally in 1981. In the 1981 draft, Woolridge was chosen number 6 in round 1 by the Chicago Bulls. Woolridge left the game of basketball in 1996.
Woolridge played for the Chicago Bulls during 1981-1985 as well as the New Jersey Nets in 1986-1987. Later, Woolridge played for the Los Angeles Lakers throughout 1988-1989, the Denver Nuggets over 1990, the Detroit Pistons during 1991-1992, and the Milwaukee Bucks during 1993. Some of the highlights of Orlando Woolridge’s career included: Italian Basketball Cup MVP, and Italian Basketball Supercup MVP.
Woolridge set a career record of 13,623 (16.0 ppg) points, 3,696 (4.3 rpg) rebounds, and 1,609 (1.9 apg) assists.
Basketball player salaries range between $20,000 and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of circumstances. Although on average, NBA players make a salary of around $2 million, a few with D-league crossover contracts receive as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is around $100 million, although currently no player brings in anywhere near that amount. The top players in the NBA earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the NBA, salaries can be as low as $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Orlando Woolridge’s net worth at the time of death? Woolridge earned a career high salary of around $2 million in ’95. Our estimate for Orlando Woolridge’s net worth at death is:
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