Kendrick Nunn is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Nunn was also named as the 2018 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Year. Nunn previously had played three seasons at the University of Illinois as well.
What is Kendrick Nunn Famous for?
- Famous as the basketball player of Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association(NBA).
When and Where was Kendrick Nunn born?
Kendrick Nunn was born on August 3, 1995, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His birth name is Kendrick Melvin Nunn. Nunn belongs to African-American ethnicity while Leo is his zodiac sign.
Kendrick’s father, Melvin Nunn always had his back as he was Kendrick’s first coach. Melvin used to play professionally overseas in New Zealand before. Kendrick was raised on the south side of Chicago under the guidance of his father who let his dream to be a reality.
Kendrick went to Simeon Career Academy, a high school where he played basketball and won altogether four IHSA state titles for the high school. Nunn also received his first scholarship offer from late Rick Majeurs previously when Nunn was a freshman. Nunn then joined Illinois Fighting Illini in 2012.
Kendrick Nunn’s Career Highlights
- Kendrick Nunn kicked off his college career with his first match against Penn State on February 9, 2014.
- Nunn scored a career-high of 19 points in a match against Minnesota on February 19, 2014.
- Nunn even was awarded “Big Ten Freshman of the Week” twice on February 24, 2014, and then on March 3, 2014.
- At the end of the regular season of 2014, Nunn was named to the “2013–14 Big Ten All-freshman Team” by the coaches.
- On May 24, 2016, Nunn was dismissed from the Illinois basketball team after he was found guilty of a misdemeanor battery charge.
- Soon, Nunn got transferred to Oakland University where he earned “Horizon League Player of the Week” for the “2017–18 Oakland Golden Grizzlies” three times.
- Nunn as a senior was chosen as the Horizon League Player of the Year again on February 28, 2018.
- Nunn was signed to the Golden State Warriors in the 2018 NBA Draft however, he was released soon.
- Nunn made his professional debut in the NBA G League with a win against the Northern Arizona Suns.
- Nunn was signed to the Miami Heat on April 10, 2019.
- Nunn entered the preseason game against the Houston Rockets at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Miami.
- Nunn even had won a gold medal in the “2011 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship” for team USA.
- Again, in the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship, Nunn won a gold medal for the USA team.
Is Kendrick Nunn Dating?
The 24 years old basketball player, Kendrick Nuu is currently single.
How Much Does Kendrick Nun Earn?
Kendrick Nunn has quite a good earning through his recently started career as a NBA player. Nunn has managed to amass a fortune of $3 million as his net worth. Nunn recently signed a 3-year contract worth $3 million with the Miami Heat, including $154,737 guaranteed. Nunn even has an annual average salary of $1 million.
In the current season, Nunn has an earning of base salary of $1.4 million, with a cap hit of $1,416,852 and a dead cap value of $150,000. With the fortune in million dollars, Nunn has probably managed to live a healthy life.
How Tall is Kendrick Nunn?
The NBA player Kendrick Nunn is a tall, dark and handsome guy who has a well maintained perfect athletic body physique. Nunn stands tall with a height of 6ft. 2inch.(1.88m) while his body weighs around 86kg(190 lbs). Nunn has a dark complexion with black hair and dark brown eyes.