Sonny Dove was a professional basketball player who played Small forward as number 44, 11. Dove’s height was 6 ft 7 in. Dove’s weight was 198 pounds. Dove died on February 14, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York. Dove was born on August 16, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York (state). This article takes a deep dive into Sonny Dove’s net worth.Image Credit: Sphilbrick
In high school, Sonny Dove played basketball for St. Francis Preparatory School; (Brooklyn, New York). Dove played basketball in college with St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball (1964-1967) and started playing professionally in 1967. In the 1967 draft, Dove was chosen number 4 in round 1 by the Detroit Pistons. Dove left the game of basketball in 1978.
Dove played for the Detroit Pistons during 1967-1968 as well as the Scranton Miners in 1969. Later, Dove played for the New York Nets throughout 1969-70 ABA season 1971-72 ABA season, the Allentown Jets over 1972-1973, and the Brooklyn Dodgers during 1977-1978. Some of the highlights of Sonny Dove’s career included: Consensus second-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, and Haggerty Award winner.
Dove set a career record of 2,458 (11.1 ppg) points, 1,334 (6.0 rpg) rebounds, and 219 (1.0 apg) assists.
Basketball salaries vary between a couple thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of circumstances. Although most professional NBA players earn a salary of almost $2 million, a small contingent of players 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 nobody earns anywhere near that amount. The top players earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the NBA, salaries can be under $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Sonny Dove’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Sonny Dove’s net worth at death is:
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