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Richard Jefferson

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Net worth 2018: $50.6 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Los Angeles
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 June 1980
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 2.01 m
Education: Moon Valley High School, University of Arizona

Richard Jefferson was bornon 21 June 1980 in Los Angeles, American. Richard Jefferson is a popular American NBA basketball player who plays at the forward position and has represented the United States of America in several international sporting events. He played for ‘all-state’ as a sophomore at Moon Valley High School in Phoenix and as an ‘all-American’ as a senior. He subsequently played for the University of Arizona. His career as a professional basketball player started with his draft by Houston as an ‘extra’ - small forward for ‘Keith Van Horn’. During his seven seasons with the New Jersey Nets, he became one of the best small forwards in the National Basketball Association. His potential, presence on the court, defensive skills and all-round ability cemented his position as one of the key mid and long-range shooters of the team. He was also a member of the USA Men’s Olympic basketball team which competed in Athens, Greece. While playing for the ‘Milwaukee Bucks’ and the ‘San Antonio Spurs’, he enjoyed tremendous professional success. Although he missed a few games in the middle of his career due to injuries and surgeries, he bounced back with renewed vigour and turned his career around with stellar performances. He currently plays for Utah Jazz.


$50.6 Million


He tied for 12th rank in the NBA due to a superb three-point percentage


Between 2011 and 2012, he appeared in 41 games for the Spurs and 22 games for the Warriors, averaging 9


Between 2009 and 2011, he played 162 games for San Antonio and scored in double figures 104 times


He played 82 games for Milwaukee between 2008 and 2009, averaging 19


In December 2007, he surpassed Kerry Kittles to become the New Jersey Nets’ second all-time leading scorer


Between 2001 and 2008, he played approximately 489 games for New Jersey - his highest average was 22


Owing to his spectacular performances, he was selected in the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team in the 1998-1999 seasons


6 points - the highlight of his association with Milwaukee was his 500th career game versus Boston, with a season high of 35 points

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