Delon Wright – Family, Career, Shoes & More

Wright is a basketball player, professionally playing from America, who is ranked one of the most famous players at the age of 27. He belongs to an African ethnic group but he has very good youth fan-following.

He is a two-time winner of Pac 12 All-defensive team selection in 2014 and 2015.

Wright was drafted by Raptors but was traded to Memphis Grizzlies and currently he is playing as a point guard, shooting guard for Dallas Mavericks.

He was entitled to the John R. Wooden Award. In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious Bob Cousy Award by The College of the Holy Cross.

Family

Stacy Wright and Ray Wright are the parents of Delon Wright. His elder brother, Dorell Wright is also a famous basketball player, a small forward, famous for his 3-point shooting in NBA. He has played early 6 seasons of his career in Miami Heat but then he was traded to Golden State Warriors.

Wright had a girl-friend in past and then he broke-up, but he is not related to anyone right now and he is so entangled in a whirl of shaping his career and he just wants to remain focused on his career.

Education

Wright studied at Levzinger High School and after schooling, he got admission to City College of San Francisco. He is graduated from the University of Utah and he played for Utah men’s basketball team there, from where he made his path towards NBA career.

Career

Wright was in Levzinger High School and he bought his team to California State Championship in 2011. In college days, he made his team win North Division Title in 2013. He is entitled with All-Pac 12 First-team in Utah men’s basketball history and he is the first player in Utah’s history to have this honor. His average points were 16.9 for each game along with 4.89 for assists.

After his senior season, he was short-listed in 50-men for Naismith College Player of the year. He got was 20th overall pick-up by Toronto Raptors in NBA drafting 2015 and signed his first rookie contract and has played for Raptors in Summer League. A rookie contract was signed between Wright and the Raptors for NBA Summer League.

After finishing the 2014-15 season with record franchise wins of 49, Raptors started looking for adding more depth in defensive-depth in the team that allowed 100.9 points per game and wright was under-consideration for Raptors as a defender. Wright scored highest 19 points against Indiana Pacers.

Wright missed the 2016-17 season due to his shoulder injury. After his recovery, he made a good comeback and he scored career highest 25 points with 13 rebounds against loss to Chicago Bulls. He scored his career maiden triple-double against Dallas Mavericks and now he is playing for Mavericks.

Net Worth

His net-worth is above $29 million. He had signed a 3-year contract with Memphis Grizzlies in $28,050,000. He happens to be the 9th most paid player for the Raptors. He has earned $7,268,738 in a 4-year contract with Raptors, while his basic salary is $2,536,898.

Favorite Basketball Shoes

  • Under Armour Curry 6
  • Air Jordan 11 Low Cherry
  • Air Jordan 14 Retro
  • Under Armour Curry 2

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