Spencer Haywood was a professional basketball player who played Power forward / Center as number 24, 42, 31. Haywood’s height is 6 ft 8 in. Haywood was born on April 22, 1949, in Silver City, Mississippi. Haywood’s weight is 225 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Spencer Haywood’s net worth.Image Credit: U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Kenny Kennemer
In high school, Spencer Haywood played basketball for Pershing High School (Detroit, Michigan). Haywood played basketball in college with, Trinidad State Junior College (1967-1968), and Detroit Titans men’s basketball (1968-1969) and started playing professionally in 1969. In the 1971 draft, Haywood was chosen number 30 in round 2 by the Buffalo Braves. Haywood left the game of basketball in 1983.
Haywood played for the Denver Rockets during 1969-70 ABA season as well as the Seattle SuperSonics in 1970-1974. Later, Haywood played for the New York Knicks throughout 1975-1978, the New Orleans Jazz (NBA team) over 1978, the Los Angeles Lakers during 1979, and the Reyer Venezia Mestre during 1980-1981. Some of the highlights of Spencer Haywood’s career included: NBA champion, ABA Most Valuable Player, 4× NBA All-Star, ABA All-Star, ABA All-Star Game MVP, 2× All-NBA First Team, All-ABA First Team, 2× All-NBA Second Team, ABA Rookie of the Year, ABA All-Rookie First Team, ABA All-Time Team, No. 24 Retired numbers, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, and No. 45 Retired numbers.
Haywood set a career record of 17,111 (20.3 ppg) points, 8,675 (10.3 rpg) rebounds, and 1,541 (1.8 apg) assists.
Player yearly earnings can range between a few thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of factors. Although most professional NBA players make a salary of about $2 million, some with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is around $100 million, although as of today nobody makes anywhere near that much money. 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 is basketball player Spencer Haywood’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Spencer Haywood’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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