E’Twaun Moore started from his high school days to play a style of basketball synonymous with professionals, the kid continued improving with every game he played through college after which he was drafted in 2011 by the Boston Celtics.
In his few years of being a pro, Moore has recorded great achievements and made his presence felt in several NBA teams since he was drafted with all having something positive to say about him.
The NBA player earned lots of notable titles from college basketball and this in a way facilitated his NBA drafting. Apart from his life in the court, there is so much more to know about E’Twaun Moore. To find out more about the NBA player we would be starting with the question:
Who is E’Twaun Moore? His Bio, Age
He was born E’Twaun Donte Moore on February 25, 1989, in East Chicago, Indiana. Moore attended Central High School where he recorded great achievements in playing B-ball which he naturally had a talent for. Etwaun’s senior season saw him record an impressive 21.2 points, and 5.5 rebounds at average. The NBA player led his school’s team to 2007’s Indiana High School Athletic Association 4A State Championship, where his skills earned him the Trester Award. He also made it to the top ranks on various platforms including a number 7 shooting guard spot on Rivals.com.
After his high school, E’Twaun Moore proceeded to Purdue University where his college basketball career began. Recording great points in his freshman season, he made his way to the Big Ten All-freshmen Team. Moore’s sophomore season saw him lead his school team to the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The following season, Moore led Purdue to claim the Big Ten Conference regular season title which they had missed for 14 years. During his senior season (2010-2011) at Purdue, Moore earned lots of recognition for his outstanding performances. He reached his first 30-point game in 2010 in a game against Southern Illinois where he scored 31 points. At the end of his senior season, Moore averaged 18 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 3.2 assists and was also one of the 20 nominees for the prestigious John R. Wooden Award.
E’Twaun’s professional career kicked off in 2011 when he was selected in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. He subsequently signed a contract with the team in December that year. His stint with the Celtics saw him record a career-high 7 rebounds in a game against Miami Heat.
His next move was in 2012 to Orlando Magic. At Orlando Magic, E’Twaun Moore recorded impressive performances including a career-high 18 points against Philadelphia 76ers. Moore moved to Chicago Bulls in September 2014 and played for two seasons., before moving to New Orleans Pelicans in July 2016.
His Net Worth, Salary
The NBA player has garnered quite enough over the course of his career. Moore has his impressive skills in the court to thank for his enviable financial status. His first official contract which was with the Boston Celtics was worth $1.24 million. As he advanced in the game, his financial status advanced as well.
E’Twaun’s next contract with Orlando Magic was worth $1.65 million, and the one after, with Chicago Bulls, was $1.96 million. All these were nothing compared to his 4-year $34 million contracts with the New Orleans Pelicans which made him one of the highest paid players in the team. The NBA player was placed on an average salary of $8,500,000 by the Pelicans. His salary with the Pelicans which was recorded as his highest supersedes his earlier pays with the Boston Celtics, as well as the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic. All these amounts to an enviable net worth for the NBA player. But there has been no ascertained figure as Moore is very private about his personal life.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
E’Twaun Moore has got the perfect body that suits his demanding career. He stands at a tall height of 1.93m (6ft 4in) which is quite proportional to his weight of 87kg (190 lbs). He may not be the tallest but his height helps him a lot in stopping shooters. Moore puts his wingspan which measures 6’9.5″ to good use in terms of stopping offenders from drives. He also has his wingspan to thank for his perfect over-guarding of a dominant side.