“But no one gives us energy like Devonte’. His personality ignites us.”
–Bill Self, Kansas head coach.
Devonte’ Terrell Graham is an American basketball player born in Raleigh, North Carolina. He plays for Charlotte Hornets of NBA as a point guard.
He has been honored with MVP and All-Defensive Team of Big 12 Tournament in 2016.
Devonte’ Graham Family
Dewanna King is Graham’s mom who gave birth to him at the age of 14. She had just finished her eighth-standard when she gave birth to Graham. Her grandmother, Doris was very supportive of her birth because Graham’s father never looked back and did not even try to search for his family.
Her mother became a working woman, to fulfill the needs of his child and also herself. Recently, she moved into a new apartment with Graham and his sister.
Graham 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 that he just wants to remain focused.
He doesn’t even talk about his love-life as he doesn’t want gossip about him in the media.
Devonte’ Graham Education
He got his education from Needham B. Broughton High School. He got enrolled in the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team which is an intercollegiate men’s basketball association with the University of Kansas.
Devonte’ Graham Career
Graham played high school basketball and led his team to 4A championship game of the state, where his average score was 15.7 points and 5.4 points for assists. Later, he joined the Brewster Academy located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
He made some changes in his game and improved it. There his average score was 17.2 points and 5.0 points for assists, taking his team to National Prep Championship.
With his exceptional performance, he committed with Kansas. In collegiate time, Graham scored his career highest at that time, 27 points against Oklahoma. Before his senior season, Graham signed a national contract with Appalachian State.
But then Graham realized that he made a mistake by signing the contract with the Appalachian state. In Big 12 tournament, he averaged 24.5 points in two victories over Oklahoma.
Graham was picked by Atlanta Hawks in NBA drafting 2018 but was traded to Charlotte Hornets. During his first three summer leagues, he averaged 10 points and 6 assists each game. Graham made his NBA debut playing against the Raptors but couldn’t score any points. While in the regular season against the Chicago Bulls, he scored three-pointers and made a franchise record.
Graham scored career highest 40 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists against Brooklyn Nets with a victory. After playing a season from the Hornets, Graham was traded to Greensboro Swarm.
Devonte’ Graham Net Worth
Graham signed a three-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets in $2,405,316. In 2019, his basic salary was $1.4 million.
Graham’s net worth is estimated to be $107 million including his endorsements but his actual source of income is NBA.
Devonte’ Graham Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Air Jordan 34
- Air Jordan Jumpman
- Air Jordan 11 Retro