Darryl Gerard D. J. Augustin is an American Basketball player, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. He is playing as a point guard for Orlando Magic in NBA. He was picked by Charlotte Bobcats in NBA draft 2008.
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D. J. Augustin Family
Augustin is the proud son of Darryl Augustin Sr. and Vanessa Augustin. Augustin has no siblings. His parents call him with the nickname “Nacho Libre”. Augustin Jr. is married to Brandy Augustin.
They are blessed with three-children; seven-year-old daughter, Kailey, five-year-old son, Trey, three-year-old son, Chase.
It has been 14-years of his marriage and he is very loyal and a family man. There were rumors of the split of the couple but Augustin denied.
D. J. Augustin Education
Augustin studied at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas. He did a diploma from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. Augustin completed his graduation from Texas.
The university has produced many famous personalities belonging to different fields like showbiz, modeling industry, sports, etc.
Augustin was also brilliant in studies. He also got 4.0gpa in the spring semester in 2007 but he made his path towards basketball career. He ended his education at graduation and didn’t go for higher education.
D. J. Augustin Career
Augustin helped his team reach State Championship multiple times in school days. He played his debut match against Madison High School and scored 29 points, 8 rebounds, 14 assists. Augustin has achieved various awards.
He was named McDonald’s All-American just after finishing high school. Augustin ranked top among point-guard players in 2006.
In his college career, Augustin averaged 14.4 points and 6.7 assists each game. Augustin had an opportunity to join the NBA in 2007, but he decided to stay at school. Augustin was drafted in 2008 by Charlotte Bobcats.
In his professional debut match, he was recorded scoring 12 points and 2.2 assists but lost the match. Augustin made a good debut against the Raptors from the Indiana Pacers with a victory. Augustin scored career highest 35 points while playing for Detroit Pistons against Toronto Raptors in 2015.
Augustin has played for Orlando from 2016 until now. He has an average score of 10.6 points and 4.1 points in assists. While playing for other franchises like Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, and others, he made a good debut for each franchise with complete sincerity.
He has played for Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Oklahoma City Thunder, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers and now for Orlando Magic currently.
D. J. Augustin Net Worth
Charlotte picked Augustin in the 2008 NBA draft. Augustin signed a 4-year contract with Charlotte in $10 million. He remained one of the highly paid players whatever team he joined.
He signed a four-year contract with Orlando Magic in 2016 in $29 million. He owns a luxurious house worth $2.6 million. His total earnings are estimated above $65 million including his endorsements for different brands.
D. J. Augustin Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Fila 95(Grant Hill 1)
- Air Jordan IV
- Nike KD 2
- Nike Air Uptempo Shutter Step
- Nike Air Penny II