DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll is an American professional basketball player, born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA is currently playing for San Antonio Spurs of NBA.
He plays with passion and with dedication towards his team. His achievements prove his seriousness towards his career since he was a freshman.
His steals and goals show how much he is focused on victory. He has scored double-digit scores more than 55 times in his career. He was 27th pick by Memphis Grizzles in 2009 NBA Draft.
He is a son of Edward Carroll and Cynthia Carroll. His father is a professional musician and he has been a professor at the Royal Academy of London. He is grown with two brothers, DeAndre and DeLonte and one sister, DeSharne Carroll.
He is the nephew of Arkansas Razorbacks men’s basketball coach named Mike Anderson and he has been the Carroll guide and motivation since he was a high school basketball player.
Carroll is married to Iesha Carroll and they are blessed with two kids, son Amare Isaiah Carroll and daughter Lailah Carroll.
Carroll studied at John Carroll High School in Birmingham. He has got higher education from the University of Vanderbilt and further from the University of Missouri.
He was recognized as All-State, All-Area, All-Region, All-District as a junior and senior during his high school. In high school, when he was a junior Carroll averaged 17.8 points, 9.1 rebounds and playing as a senior, he average was 19.7 points and 10.7 rebounds. He was awarded the MVP of Alabama-Mississippi State Tournament.
He has also been awarded B12 Tournament and NCAA All-West Region recognition. He has played for many teams including Toronto Raptors, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets. He was recently playing for Brooklyn Nets until 2019, but was traded to San Antonio Spurs and is currently playing for Spurs.
His trading from one team to another after playing for a season didn’t affect his game-play rather it groomed his game strategy and also reflected his worthy skills. He has experience of playing with different teams and couches make his lethal towards the opponents in matches.
The General Manager and President of Raptors emphasized the importance of DeMarre by saying that,
“We are thrilled with not only the skills but the intangibles DeMarre Carroll will bring to our team.”
He scored career highest 24 points in a game when he was playing for Atlanta Hawks against New York Knicks.
Carroll has net-worth above $60 million. He has great earnings from different teams he has played for. He was recently in a $30 million contract with Brooklyn Nets and has now signed a $21 million contract for three-years with San Antonio Spurs which is going to end in 2022.
He is in the top 5 highly paid athletes of San Antonio Spurs. He was in contract with Nike but as soon as the contract expired, Adidas immediately signed Carroll before the season had started in a handsome amount and this is going to be a right-on-the-money moment for Adidas this season.
He also earns from different endorsements, sponsorships, and leagues.
Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017
- Nike Men’s Mamba Focus
- Adidas Crazy 8