Walter Dukes was a professional basketball player who played Center as number 6, 24, 14, 23. Dukes died on March 13, 2001 (aged 70), in Detroit. Dukes was born on June 23, 1930, in Rochester, New York. Dukes’s weight was 220 pounds. Dukes’s height was 7 ft 0 in. This article takes a deep dive into Walter Dukes’s net worth.
In high school, Walter Dukes played basketball for East High School (Rochester, New York) (Rochester, New York). Dukes played basketball in college with Seton Hall Pirates men’s basketball (1950-1953) and started playing professionally in 1953. In the 1953 draft, Dukes was chosen number NBA territorial pick in round 1 by the New York Knicks. Dukes left the game of basketball in 1969.
Dukes played for the Harlem Globetrotters during 1953-1955 as well as the New York Knicks in 1955. Later, Dukes played for the Minneapolis Lakers throughout 1956, the Detroit Pistons over 1957-1962, the Camden Bullets during 1963-1964, and the Trenton Colonials during 1964-1967. Some of the highlights of Walter Dukes’s career included: 2× NBA All-Star, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, Haggerty Award winner, and No. 5 Retired numbers.
Dukes set a career record of 5,765 (10.4 ppg) points, 6,223 (11.3 rpg) rebounds, and 608 (1.1 apg) assists.
Basketball player salaries range between a couple thousand dollars and millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of statistics. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of almost $2 million, a few with D-league crossover contracts are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is approximately $100 million, although currently no player brings in anywhere near that much money. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, yearly earnings can be under $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
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