Latrell Sprewell net worth, height, age, wiki, biography, and latest updates.
Latrell Sprewell is a former professional basketball player from the United States who played in the National Basketball Association for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was named to the NBA All-Star Game four times during his professional career and also helped the Knicks reach the NBA Finals.
Latrell Sprewell: Profile summary
|Real Name/Birth Name||Latrell Fontaine Sprewell|
|Tag Name||Latrell Sprewell|
|Main Profession||Former professional basketball player|
|Birth Location||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Age||52 years old|
|Heights in Feet||6 feet and 5 inches|
|Height(s) cm||196 cm|
|Weight(s) in pound||194 pounds|
|Daughter and Son||Yes (Jarett Sprewell, Tiffany Sprewell, Tyree Sprewell)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Latrell Sprewell: Early Life & Biography
Latrell Sprewell was born on September 8, 1970, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to his parents, Latoska Field and Pamela Sprewell. He went to Washington High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Later, he attended the University of Alabama, where he was part of the college basketball team. His college teammates became popular NBA players like Jason Caffey, James Robinson, and Robert Horry.
He was involved in illegal activities since college and was once arrested for stealing.
Latrell Sprewell: Personal Life
Sprewell married his long-time girlfriend, Candace Cabbil, with whom he has three children. However, the couple divorced after being together for more than 15 years.
Cabbil filed a lawsuit against him, accusing him of physical abuse. As a result, he had to pay $200 million as alimony and agreed to support her and their four children through college.
Latrell Sprewell: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 September 1970, Latrell Sprewell is 51 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
Latrell Sprewell: Career
Latrell Sprewell started his career in 1992 when he was the 24th overall NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. He made an immediate impact by playing 69 games and averaging 15.4 points per game. Over the next few years, his performance improved significantly, and he played for the Western Conference All-Star team in 1994, 1995, and 1997.
His fame started deteriorating when he attacked the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, P. J. Carlesimo, in one of the practice matches. Sprewell was offended by some of the comments made by the coach. He choked the coach for more than ten seconds before his teammates and the assistant coach pulled him over.
Sprewell paid a high price for the incident as he was suspended for ten games, and later the Golden State Warriors ended his three years contract. The NBA also suspended him for over a year, which made him out of the league for more than 60 matches.
After his suspension, he was traded to the New York Knicks. Initially, he stayed on the bench, but later, he played for the team. New Year Knocks reached the finals but lost to San Antonio Spurs in the final match. The Knicks extended his contract for another five years. However, in the next season, Sprewell was fined for misbehaving with the management.
Later, he joined Minnesota Timberwolves for three years. After the end of the 2005 season, his career ended unexpectedly when he refused a three-year contract offer from the Timberwolves.
Latrell Sprewell: Awards & Achievements
Latrell Sprewell won several awards and recognition in his illustrious career. He was included in the NBA All-Star team four times (1994, 1995, 1997, 2001). In 1993, he was part of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. The following year, he was a member of the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. In 1994, he was also included in the All-NBA First Team.
Latrell Sprewell: Net Worth
Latrell Sprewell has an estimated net worth of more than $1 million.