Jameer Nelson is a former professional basketballer who is currently serving in the Delaware Blue Coats. So, what is Jameer Nelson’s net worth? How Much is the Basketballer earning in 2022? Jameer Nelson is also known as Nelson Sr., as his son has also the same name. Hence, his son is known as Nelson Jr., who is also garnering attention for his impressive play, just like his father. In 2004, he got named as national college player of the year for the Saint Joseph’s Hawks.
Denver Nuggets selected him originally for NBA Draft Pick in 2004 and shifted to Orlando Magic afterwards. After that, he entered into a contract with five more teams for one or two years. Now, he is with the Delaware Blue Coats since 2020 and is an assistant general manager. But, he had not yet announced his official retirement as a basketballer. Currently, his son is garnering attention and is a point guard like his father. The duo also shared a good relationship. Nelson Jr. is proud of his father and sees him as a role model that helped it reach that stage.
What Is Jameer Nelson’s Net Worth?
Jameer Nelson’s net worth is estimated to be $44 million currently. He made such a high amount of net worth from his career as a professional basketball player and executive. Currently, he is working as assistant general manager for the NBA G League’s Delaware Blue Coats. Nelson’s exact earning sources or any other business ventures are still not known properly. But, he also had not officially announced his retirement despite he last got seen playing for Detroit Pistons in the season of 2017-2018. He played for Orlando Magic for ten years from 2004 to 2014. After that, he played for Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, and New Orleans Pelicans.
How Much Did Jameer Nelson Earn From His Professional Basketball Career?
In 2004, Jameer entered into a contract with Orlando Magic for $5,500,000. His salary in 2004 and 2005 from Orlando Magic was $1,100,000. It got increased to $1,200,000 and $1,900,000 in 2006 and 2007. Nelson renewed his contract with Orlando Magic in 2008 for $38,500,000 and he earned a salary of $7,700,000 in that year itself, 2009, and 2010. But, his salary got slightly decreased to $6,100,000 in 2011. The processional basketballer’s contract renewal took place again in 2012 with Orlando Magic for $25,200,000 and made $8,600,000 in 2013 as his salary. In 2014, he changed his contract renewal from Orlando to Dallas Mavericks for $5,500,000 and earned a salary of $2,700,000. Jameer entered into a contract with Denver Nuggets for $13,600,000 and the salary he made from it was $4,300,000.
Nelson Sr. Stayed With Orlando Magic For Ten Seasons
Nelson Sr. and Orlando Magic’s contract ran for ten years. However, Denver Nuggets initially picked him for the 2004 NBA Draft and traded him to the Orlando Magic subsequently for a first-round draft pick in 2005. He started as a rookie and primary backup to Steve Francis, the All-Star point guard of the team. Later on, he got moved to point guard after his impressive play. After that, he made his way to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team and also earned the consideration of the Rookie of the Year in 2005.
Jameer As Assistant General Manager Of The Delaware Blue Coats
Jameer joined as assistant general manager of the Delaware Blue Coats in November 2020 who is the Philadelphia 76ers’ NBA G League affiliate. There were no disclosing of other terms and policies. He provides valuable expertise to the scouting efforts of the 76ers’ and also assists the manager of the Blue Coats in overseeing all sides of basketball operations. Since then, he has been working with the Delaware Coats.
Jameer Nelson’s Son Is Following In His Footsteps
It is no doubt that Jameer Nelson’s son is followed in his footsteps after seeing his outstanding games. He is garnering quite the attention after following the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) conference tournament’s Blue Hens victory. Nelson Jr. also praised his father after the victory and said that he is always supportive of him and always straight up with him. His father is a great role model, a great guy and a great person. Nelson Jr. said that his father always says to him one does not have to go back and fix anything if one always does it the right way the first time.