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

Purvis Short was a professional basketball player who played Small forward as number 45, 10. Short’s weight is 210 pounds. Short was born on July 2, 1957, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Short’s height is 6 ft 7 in. This article takes a deep dive into Purvis Short’s net worth.

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Purvis Short Career and Earnings/Salary

In high school, Purvis Short played basketball for Blair Center Hattiesburg High School (Hattiesburg, Mississippi). Short played basketball in college with Jackson State Tigers men’s basketball (1974-1978) and started playing professionally in 1978. In the 1978 draft, Short was chosen number 5 in round 1 by the Golden State Warriors. Short left the game of basketball in 1992.

Short played for the Golden State Warriors during 1978-1986 as well as the Houston Rockets in 1987-1988. Later, Short played for the New Jersey Nets throughout 1989, and the Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C. over 1991-1992. Some of the highlights of Purvis Short’s career included: 2× Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.

Short set a career record of 14,607 (17.3 ppg) points, 3,625 (4.3 rpg) rebounds, and 2,123 (2.5 apg) assists.

Purvis Short Net Worth 2018

Basketball yearly earnings range between a couple thousand dollars and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of considerations. Although typical NBA players make a salary of almost $2 million, a small contingent of players with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is approximately $100 million, although as of today nobody earns anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, salaries can go below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.

Purvis Short net worth
Purvis Short net worth: basketball salary distribution

So what is basketball player Purvis Short’s net worth in 2018? Short earned a career high salary of around $700,000 in ’89. Our estimate for Purvis Short’s net worth as of 2018 is: $20 million

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