Andre Emmett was an American professional basketball player who died last year in 2019. Late Emmett started his career early while he was in high school. He played basketball for the Texas Tech Red Raiders in high school. Later when he started playing as a senior in 2004 he became All-American consensus. The same year NBA draft included him in the second round. Therefore, he had a short period to play with the Memphis Grizzlies and the New Jersey Nets.
Before Emmett started playing professionally as a basketball player, he played college basketball for 4 years straight for Bob Knight at the University of Texas Tech. During his freshman year, Emmett won the starting lineup by scoring 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. At the time he was playing under the instruction of his Coach James Dickey. Eventually, with his game, Emmett was one of the top scorers in college basketball in his junior and senior years. During his college, he received his junior and senior year’s Unanimous 1st team All-Big 12 honors and his senior year’s consensus All-American honors. Similarly, in the year 2004, he achieved the NCAA Slam Dunk Contest and topped off his college career.
Caption: Andre Emmett
Andre Emmett: Early Life, Education, and Family
Emmett was born to his parents Andre Emmett and Regina Oliver on 27 August 1982 in Dallas, Texas, United States. During his childhood, he spent a lot of his time with his siblings; Releighla Marshall, Tiphani Carter, Darra Oliver, Rafiki Carter, Sasha Emmett, and Simon Emmett. Talking about his parents, there are no details available about them. Similarly, talking about his educational qualification, McCain attended Dallas Independent School for his formal education. Later he joined David W. Carter High School in 2000 and by the time he started his basketball career already. Similarly, for his higher education, he enrolled at Texas Tech University in 2004 and earned a bachelor’s degree in business.
Andre Emmett: Career and Achievements
Emmett was playing basketball from his highschool however his professional career started in the year 2004. As an NBA draft, the Seattle SuperSonics selected Emmett with the 35th overall selection. Similarly, the same year he joined the 2004 NBA Summer League Grizzlies and signed his first professional contract with the Grizzlies. As per the contract, he played a total of 8 games for the Grizzlies from 2004 to 2005. After the end of the contract, he again joined the Grizzlies for the 2005 NBA Summer League. Later in the same year in August, in a five-team trade, Emmett was traded to the Miami Heat.
In 2006, Emmett joined the Dallas Mavericks for the Las Vegas Summer League and the Rocky Mountain Revue for the Seattle SuperSonics. Similarly, the Houston Rockets joined Emmett for the 2007 NBA Summer League. After a year, Emmett joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2008 NBA Summer League. He did a contract with the Shandong Lions of China in November 2009 for 2009 to 2010. Similarly, from 2010 to 2012, he worked with some major clubs and signed some really vital contracts. He signed with Fujian Xunxing of China in December 2010 and after a year with Bighorns in December 2011. Similarly, he signed a 10-day contract with the New Jersey Nets in 2012 and NBA D-League for the NBA Summer League.
Likewise, he joined the Chicago Bulls on 1 October 2012 however on 15 October Bulls overlooked him. Eventually, in the year 2014, Emmett joined Cocodrilos de Caracas for the FIBA Americas League. Before that, he was playing for Halcones Rojos Veracruz of Mexico. On 1 November 2014, Fort Wayne Mad Ants selected Emmett in the second round of the 2014 NBA D-League draft. In 2015, he joined the Futures All-Star team for the 2015 NBA D-League All-Star Game, the second time in his career. The same year he played for the KCC EGIS with the 5th overall pick in the 2015 KBL foreigner draft.
Caption: Emmett in the BIG3 Playoffs in New Orleans on 25 August 2019.
Andre Emmett: Net Worth and social media
The athlete had a total net worth of $2 Million US dollars. His main source of income was his profession as a basketball player. Similarly, talking about her social media availability, he is available on none now.
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Andre Emmett: Body measurements
Late Emmett was very handsome to look at. He had very charming facial features, black eyes, an athlete body, and chocolate skin. Additionally, he was 1.96 meters tall and weighed around 98 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements are not available at the moment.
Andre Emmett: Death
The basketball player died on 23 September 2019 in Dallas, Texas, the United States at the age of only 37. Talking about his cause of death, it was a murder. According to the Police, two people with a handgun shot Emmett to death in September outside his home. Additionally, the two who committed the crime had an argument with the late Emmett before they shot him.