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Etan Thomas Wiki Biography
Dedrick Etan Thomas was born on 1 April 1978 in Harlem, New York City USA, and is best known as a former basketball player who participated in nine NBA seasons.
So just how rich is Etan Thomas as of late 2017? Authoritative sources report that Thomas’ net worth is as high as $16 million, accumulated largely from his over a decade long career in the sport industry. In addition, Thomas is an author, poet, actor and motivational speaker.
Etan Thomas Net Worth $16 million
Etan attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and then enrolled into Syracuse University, attending from 1996 until 2000. He played basketball there and had the average of 11 points per game, and being named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in his senior year of college, before graduating with a business management degree He ended up being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks for the NBA in 2000, however, he didn’t get to play in the team as he was traded to the Washington Wizards in 2001. During his first season, he played in 47 games and recorded 1.7 field goals and 3.9 rebounds per game. In the 2003-04 season, Thomas appeared in 79 games, including the 15 he started – his average of field goals per game was 3.3.
In 2005, he published ‘’More Than an Athlete: Poems by Etan Thomas’’. In his poems, Etan was critical of Doug Collins, the Wizards’ former coach, but continued playing for the same team for three more seasons before discovering that he had a heart disease. During a routine physical checkup for 2007-08 season, it was revealed that Etan had a leaking aortic valve, so he had open heart surgery in October 2007, and so didn’t play during the 2007-08 season. Having recovered, he returned to play in 2008-09 season, appearing 26 times and scoring an average of 1.2 field goals. However, in 2009 he was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, playing for one season and appearing in 13 games, ending the season with 1.3 field goals and 3.3 points per game. He received a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation, Inc. Legacy Award in 2009, before Thomas’ partnership with the Atlanta Hawks was announced in September 2010. He ended the season with 2.5 average points, after playing in 13 games – he then retired from playing basketball.
Etan continued working in other fields; in 2011, he landed a starring role in Thornton Wilder’s play ‘’Our Town’’. In 2012, he co-wrote his autobiography entitled ‘’Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge’’ with Nick Chiles, which received a positive response and holds a score of four out of five stars on Amazon and AbeBooks. In 2013, he published ‘’ Voices of the Future’’, a book consisted of essays and poems written by youth nationwide. His work has been published on websites such as The Washington Post, Huffington Post and CNN. Thomas can now be seen as a co-host of a weekly radio show, ‘’The Collision’’, on which he discusses politics and sports.
In his personal life, Etan is married to Nicole Thomas; the couple has two daughters and a son.
|Full Name||Etan Thomas|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 1, 1978|
|Place Of Birth||Harlem, New York City, New York, United States|
|Education||Syracuse University, Booker T. Washington High School|
|Children||Two daughters and a son|