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.
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.
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.
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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