Eric Moreland is an American basketball player, born in Houston, Texas. He belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He has won certain honors including D-League All-Defensive Team, NBA Third-Team title and many more.
He has been a part of the NBA team, Toronto Raptors in 2019 when they won the Championship title against the Golden State Warriors in finals. His performance played a great role in the success of the Toronto Raptors throughout the tournament.
He has played for different teams including Sacramento Kings, Reno Bighorns, Canton Charge, Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns, and Toronto Raptors. Now, he is playing for Shanxi Loongs.
Since he has played for so many different teams and learned from various couches, Eric Moreland is the kind of player who’s ready for all challenges.
Eric Moreland Family
Eric is the son of Louis Moreland and Verlarne Moreland. His father has two marriages and has two siblings, a sister named Jelisa Moreland and a step-brother, Louis Truscott. Louis is also a famed basketball player who plays for BC Mures. He was drafted by Gary Steelheads of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) in 2003.
In terms of love-relations, Eric is a play-boy. He was dating a social media sensation, Lauren Wood a few years back. Now he is dating the divorce of NBA star Scottie Pippen, Larsa Pippen. Both have been seen hanging out with each other, but they have not given any confirmation to the media about their affair.
Eric Moreland Education
Eric studied at Hightower High School, Missouri City, Texas, US. He joined Ocean Academy in Bayville, New Jersey where he played basketball while he was good in studies too.
He completed his graduation in Human Development and Family Sciences from Oregon State University. Eric mends his path towards a Basketball career rather than continuing his Post-graduation studies.
Eric Moreland Career
Eric played high school basketball at the Hightower and he managed to maintain an average of 15.5 points each game. He joined the Ocean Academy for basketball training.
Due to his short temper and rules disobeying habit, he was not allowed to play initial matches. Eric played a couple of seasons and his average was 8.9 points, 10.3 points for rebounds with 1.4 points for assists each game.
Eric joined the Summer League of NBA when he stayed undrafted in 2014. But, he was picked by the Sacramento Kings for Summer League. His contract was revived in next season’s Summer League because of exceptional performance.
His League stats include an average of 6.4 points with 8.0 rebounds. At that particular season, he faced an injury of his foot but after his successful surgery; he made a good come back.
In 2016, Moreland was signed by the Cavaliers. Eric jumped from one franchise to another and lastly settled in Shanxi Loongs.
If we look at Eric’s career, starting from his initial drafting franchise until Shanxi Roster, there is a gradual improvement in his stats and his performance has become better and better.
Eric Moreland Net Worth
A large chunk of Eric’s earnings comes from his NBA career. Moreover, he earns money from best performance bonuses, endorsements, and short contracts of training camps and by playing leagues during his career. His net worth is above $65 million.
Eric Moreland Basketball Shoes
- Air Jordan 11
- Nike Kyrie Low 2
- Nike PG 2