|Marquese De’Shawn Chriss
|Sacramento, California. U.S.
|6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m)
|Professional Basketball Player/ NBA Player
|109 kg (240 lb)
|22 years old
|Shawntae Wright, Michael Wright (Step-dad)
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Are You an NBA Fan? If you are, then you’ve come to the right place. Well, today we are going to talk about the famous Golden State Warriors‘ professional American basketball player, Marquese Chriss.
Chriss lies upon one of the rising NBA players who garnered name throughout playing for the high-named NBA teams like Huston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Phoenix Suns. Enjoy the whole article to know more about the NBA‘s rising star!!!
Marquese Chriss is a Multi-Millionaire!
Marquese Chriss holds a net worth of $15 million as of 2020. He gathered that fortune from his career as a professional basketball player.
Chriss started playing basketball while he was in the eighth grade. Further, he played basketball both in his highschool and college. At first, he represented his highschool Pleasant Grove High School where he ranked 4 stars out of 5 by the ESPN sports. Later, he also represented his college University of Washington in the 2014-15 league. Following this, he averaged 21.9 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks per game.
NBA Draft & Teams
Marquese’s professional career started on March 23, 2016, when he was drafted for the 2016 NBA draft. At first, he was picked in the draft by the Sacramento Kings, however, he was later traded to Phonix Suns.
NBA rising basketball player, Marquese Chriss. Source: Instagram
Chiss played for two seasons; 2016-17 and 2017-18 for Phonix Suns. Further, he earned a total of $2.94 million from the first season whereas $3.07 million from the second season. During his time in the team, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
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The NBA player left Phonix Suns in 2018 and signed a contract with Huston Rockets on August 31, 2018. Moreover, he missed his first five games of the season due to a sprained left ankle. Later, he left the team when Rockets denied to pay him $4 million for the following year. After that, Chriss played for the Cleveland Cavaliers where he earned a salary of $3.2 million in the 2018/19 season.
Current Team & Salary
Marquese recently signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on October 1, 2019. Warriors offered him a salary of $819,401 for the 2019/20 season after signing him in a two-way contract with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League on January 15, 2020. Additionally, George Hill and Amile Jefferson are also popular NBA players.
Is Marquese Chriss in a Relationship?
Marquese Chriss is out of any dating and marital relationships. It seems like the basketball player is focused on his career.
Famous American professional basketball player, Marquese Chriss. Source: Instagram
The 22-year-old NBA player is private regarding his personal life and speaks less about his romantic life. Besides, he shares a strong bond with his mother and gives credit to her about everything he has achieved until now. Here take a look at the picture he shared on his Instagram on his mother’s birthday.
Marquese Chriss’s Instagram post featuring his mother and brother. Source: Instagram
He captioned the post with beautiful words saying,
“Happy birthday beautiful lady! this woman deserves all the credit in the world for getting me where I am today. I’ve had my back my entire life and I love you with all my heart and U deserve the world, not just one day. But I hope u have the best birthday!!”
Well, we can say that he is a mama’s boy.
Quick Facts of Marquese Chriss
- Marquese plays as a power forward.
- He used to play baseball and football during his childhood.
- While studying in 8th grade he broke his collarbone due to which his mother stopped him playing football.
- He received an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Freshmen selection while playing for the University of Washington.
- On January 25, 2017, Marquese was named as the U.S. Team for the 2017 Rising Stars Challenge.
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