Who is Andre Iguodala?
Andre Iguodala is a big name in the basketball and sports industry. He is a professional basketball player who plays for the team Miami Heat that plays in the National Basketball Association. He is an outstanding player who has played with the teams Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, and the Miami Heat. Furthermore, this 36-year-old professional player has various achievements under his name which are recognized by the basketball industry.
Andre was born on the 28th of January, 1984 with the name Andre Tyler Iguodala in the capital city of the U.S state of Illinois, Springfield. He was born to Linda Shanklin. Furthermore, he has an older brother named Frank Iguodala, who was a basketball player in college.
Andre’s star sign is Aquarius. His height stands to 6 feet and 6 inches (1.98 meters) tall. His weight is 215 lbs (98 kilograms). He plays the position of shooting guard for the team. Apart from basketball, Andre also likes books.
Education of Andre Iguodala
Andre attended the Lanphier High School located in his hometown. Later, he attended the University of Arizona for two years.
Andre has Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @andre. He has 1.8 million + followers on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @andre. He has 1.3 million + followers on Twitter. He is active on social media and posts regularly.
Early Career of Andre Iguodala
During High School, Iguodala played basketball as well as track. He was a talented player who won many awards like the Student-Athlete of the week titles. In his senior season, Andre had 7.8 rebounds per game, 23.5 points per game and 4.1 assists per game. In 2002, he was also named the number six forward and the twenty-six player in the nation as well.
Andre then played for the University of Arizona although considering colleges like the Arkansas University or the Kansas University. In his junior season with the University, Andre played a total of 32 games for the team but started only 4. He had the career-high games played in college this season. Furthermore, he had an average of 19.2 minutes per game, 4.9 rebounds per game and 6.4 points per game. Similarly, in his final season with the Arizona Wildcats, he played and started 30 games in total with 32.1 minutes per game, 8.4 rebounds per game, and 12.9 points per game.
Professional Career of Andre Iguodala
Andre Iguodala entered the NBA draft in 2014, where he was selected by the team Philadelphia 76ers as the 9th overall pick. In his debut season, Andre played a total of 82 games, which is his career-high games played in the NBA. He had an average of 32.8 minutes per game and 5.7 rebounds per game. Furthermore, he recorded 9.0 points per game this season. In the next season, i.e the 2005-06 season, he played a total of 82 games and started all of the games. He recorded an average of 37.6 minutes per game, 5.9 rebounds and 12.3 points per game.
In the 2006-07 season, Andre started and played 76 games in total averaging 40.3 minutes per game, 5.7 rebounds per game and 18.2 points per game. He recorded his career-high minutes per game in this season. Similarly, he played a total of 82 games in the 2007-08 season with an average of 39.5 minutes per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, and 19.9 points per game. Furthermore, Andre recorded his career-high points per game this season. In the 2008-09 season, he played and started 82 games in total with 39.9 minutes per game, 5.7 rebounds per game and 18.8 points per game.
In the 2009-10 season, Andre again played a total of 82 games for the Philadelphia 76ers with an average of 38.9 minutes per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 17.1 points per game. He achieved his career-high rebounds per game in this season. Similarly, he played 67 games in the 2010-11 season with 36.9 minutes per game average, 5.8 rebounds per game and 14.1 points per game. In the 2011-12 season, Andre played a total of 62 games for the team with 35.6 minutes per game average, 6.1 rebounds per game and 12.4 points per game. Andre was traded to the team Denver nuggets in the 2012-13 season. For the team, he played and started 80 games with 34.7 minutes per game, 5.3 rebounds per game and 13 points per game in total.
Andre Iguodala signed a contract with the team Golden State Warriors in 2013 of four years. In his debut season with the Golden State Warriors, he played and started 63 games in total with 32.4 minutes per game average, 5.3 rebounds per game and 9.3 points per game. In the 2014-15 season, Andre played 77 games for the Golden State Warriors but did not start a single game. He recorded an average of 26.9 minutes per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and 7.8 points per game. Furthermore, he also won an NBA championship with the team this season. In the 2015-16 season, Andre played 65 games with 26.6 minutes per game, 4.0 rebounds per game and 7 points per game in total.
Andre played 76 games with the Golden State team in the 2016-17 season and averaged 26.3 minutes per game,4.0 rebounds per game and 7.6 points per game. He also won his second NBA championship this season. In the 2017-18 season, he played 64 games and started 7 of the games with the Golden state warriors. This season, he had an average of 25.3 minutes per game, 3.8 rebounds per game and 6.0 points per game. Furthermore, he won an NBA championship this season as well. In the 2018-19 season, Andre played 68 games and started 13 games in total with 23.2 minutes per game, 3.7 rebounds per game and 5.7 points per game. He was then traded to the team Miami Heat for the 2020 season.
Andre is a skilled player who has received many achievements. He is a three times NBA champion in the years 2015, 2017 and 2018. Furthermore, he has become an NBA All-Star in 2012 and NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2014 and the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2011.
The Net Worth of Andre Iguodala
Andre’s net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. He is hence expected to receive a salary of around $12.3 million.