Latrell Fontaine Sprewell
Net Worth: $2 million
Source of Wealth: sports, basketball
Born: September 8, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
College: University of Alabama
Latrell Sprewell is a former NBA basketball player. He played 13 seasons in the NBA. He is a 4-time NBA All-Star. He is also known for choking his coach (P.J. Carlesimo) during a Golden State Warriors practice in 1997.
How much money did Latrell Sprewell make?
|1992-93||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$550,000|
|1993-94||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$700,000|
|1994-95||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$890,000|
|1995-96||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$975,000|
|1996-97||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$7,000,000|
|1997-98||Golden State Warriors||NBA||$7,770,000|
|1998-99||New York Knicks||NBA||$8,300,000|
|1999-00||New York Knicks||NBA||$9,000,000|
|2000-01||New York Knicks||NBA||$10,125,000|
|2001-02||New York Knicks||NBA||$11,250,000|
|2002-03||New York Knicks||NBA||$12,375,000|
|Career||(may be incomplete)||$97,060,000|
1999 – Signed a 5-year, $62 million contract with the New York Knicks.
1995 – Signed a 4-year, $32 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.
In 1995, Sprewell’s basketball career came to an sudden end when he refused a 3-year, $21-million contract offer from the Minnesota Timberwolves. He said the $21 million contract offer was “insulting”
Paid endorsements and sponsors
Sprewell had endorsement deals with Converse (worth a reported $500,000-$700,000 per year), And1 (worth $1 million), and DaDa.
In 2007, Sprewell’s companion/girlfriend sued him for $200 million for ending their relationship agreement. She claimed Sprewell agreed to support her and their four kids while they were in college.
In 2008, Sprewell lost his 70-foot yacht after he defaulted on a $1.5 million mortgage.
Sprewell also had two homes in Wisconsin and New york facing foreclosure.
In 2007, the state of Milwaukee filed a lawsuit against Sprewell for $72,102 in unpaid taxes.