Facts of Dion Waiters
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Dion Waiters is a well-known American basketball player who was drafted fourth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2012.
Early life of Dion Waiters
Dion Waiters was born on December 10, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. In 2019, he will be 28 years old, and his horoscope sign is Sagittarius. He is the son of Dion Waiters Sr. and Monique Brown (mother). His mother raised him after he was born when she was seventeen years old; his father was in prison at the time of his birth.
His cousin is Scoop Jardine, a former Syracuse monitor. He grew up with his younger sibling, Demetrius Pinckney. Dion identifies as an American and comes from an Afro-American family.
Educational Background of Dion Waiters
He received his secondary education at Philadelphia’s Bartram High School and South Philadelphia High School. After that, he attended South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut. He also attended Life Center Academy in Burlington, New Jersey, and played high school basketball there. To further his education, he enrolled at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
He attended Syracuse for two years of high school basketball before declaring for the 2012 NBA Draft.
At the time, he was named Big East Sixth Man of the Year, an AP Honorable Mention All-American, and a member of the All-Big East Tournament team.
The Cleveland Cavaliers selected him fourth overall in the 2012 NBA draft.
At the time, he shared the court with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, and Tyler Zeller.
In 61 games as a rookie, he averaged 14.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 3.0 assists.
On January 5, 2015, he was acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Los Angeles Lakers.
For the 2015-2016 season, he was also given a seated position.
He averaged 9.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game this season.
After eighteen months with the Oklahoma City Thunder, he was endorsed by the Miami Heat in 2016.
In the 2016-2017 season, he averaged 15.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 4.3 assists.
On July 7, 2017, the Heat re-signed him based on his season performance.
In the 2017-2018 season, he averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 3.8 assists.
Honors and Awards of Dion Waiters
In February 2013, he was named NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month.
The following year, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
In 2013 and 2014, he was also named an NBA Rising Star.
In January 2017, he was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month.
Salary and Net Worth of Dion Waiters
Starting in 2019, Dion Waiters is expected to have a total net worth of around $2 million, which he has amassed through his successful basketball career. Furthermore, his annual salary is around $2.898 million.
In 2017, he agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with the Miami Heat. According to the terms of the agreement, he will earn approximately $12.1 million as a Heat player in the 2019-2020 season. His annual salary for the 2020 season is expected to be $12.65 million.
Who is the Girlfriend of Dion Waiters?
Dion Waiters is currently in a romantic relationship with Brandy, his childhood sweetheart. Dion’s sweetheart, Brandy, is also from Dion’s old Philadelphia neighborhood. The couple is frequently seen on their outings. They had their first child, Dion Jr., as a child. They then gave birth to two girls, whose names are unknown. The five of them are currently coexisting cheerfully and peacefully.
What is the Height of Dion Waiters?
Dion Waiters is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 98 kg. Servers has dark hair with earthy undertones and dark eyes.