Andre Emmett Biography

Andre Emmett was born in Dallas, Texas on  August 27, 1982. He is an American professional basketball player for Capitanes de Arecibo of the BSN.

Andre Emmett Age

Andre Emmett was born in Dallas, Texas on  August 27, 1982. He is currently 36 years old as of 2019.

Andre Emmett Height|Weight

Andre Emmett stands at an estimated height of 1.96 meters and weighs at 104.3 kg as of 2019.

Andre Emmett Girlfriend

The American professional basketball player for Capitanes de Arecibo of the BSN Andre Emmett prefers living a low key personal life, There are no information about his past and previous relationship. He is he rather more focused about his career.

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Andre Emmett Career

College career

Andre Emmett played college basketball for 4 years for Bob Knight at Texas Tech University. Andre Emmett is currently the Red Raiders’ 2nd all-time leading scorer and the 4th all-time leading scorer in the Big 12 behind Buddy Hield, LaceDarius Dunn, and fellow Red Raider Jarrius Jackson with 2,256 points. During his freshman year and playing for Coach James Dickey, Emmett earned his way into the starting lineup averaging 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

When Bob Knight arrived at Texas Tech in 2001, Emmett saw his scoring average improve to 18.7 which was good enough for 3rd in the conference behind Drew Gooden and Kareem Rush and 1st team All-Big 12 honors.

Professional career

In 2004 to 2005 Emmett was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the 35th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft. Andre Emmett was later traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in a draft night trade. He joined the Grizzlies for 2004 NBA Summer League. On July 7, 2004, he signed his first professional contract with the Grizzlies. he played a total of 8 games for the Grizzlies.Emmett re-joined the Grizzlies for the 2005 NBA Summer League.

On August 3, 2005, Emmett was traded to the Miami Heat in a five-team trade involving the Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz, and New Orleans Hornets. On October 31, 2005, he was waived by the Heat. In November 2005, he was acquired by the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League. In July 2006, Emmett joined the Dallas Mavericks for the Las Vegas Summer League and the Seattle SuperSonics for the Rocky Mountain Revue.

Later that year, Andre Emmett signed with Lietuvos rytas of Lithuania for the 2006 to 2007 season. In December 2006, he left Lietuvos. On January 19, 2007, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders.

Emmett joined the Houston Rockets for the 2007 NBA Summer League. In December 2007, he signed with the Liège Basket of Belgium for the rest of the 2007–08 season, subsequently finishing the best scorer of the Belgian championship.In December 2010, he signed with Fujian Xunxing of China for the rest of the 2010–11 season.On March 25, 2011, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns.

On December 15, 2011, he was re-acquired by the Bighorns. On February 14, 2012, he signed a 10-day contract with the New Jersey Nets.On February 24, 2012, he returned to the Bighorns. In April 2012, he signed with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon for the 2012 FLB League playoffs.

In January 2014, Emmett joined Cocodrilos de Caracas for the 2014 FIBA Americas League. In April 2014, he joined Halcones Rojos Veracruz of Mexico before re-joining Cocodrilos de Caracas for the 2014 LPB season. On July 13, 2014, he signed with Piratas de Quebradillas of the BSN where he played one game.

On November 1, 2014, Emmett was selected by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the second round of the 2014 NBA D-League draft. On February 4, 2015, he was named to the Futures All-Star team for the 2015 NBA D-League All-Star Game, the second time in his career.He went on to record 28 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals, and was subsequently named the All-Star Game MVP.In March 5, 2015 Andre Emmett left the Mad Ants and signed with the Meralco Bolts of the Philippine Basketball Association for the 2015 Governor’s Cup campaign.

Andre Emmett Big 3

Entering his second season in the BIG3, Andre Emmett was taken with the second overall pick in the 2018 draft. In 2018, Emmett emerged as a leading MVP candidate and had one of the most impressive playoff runs in BIG3 history. Emmett is a strong, physical and polished offensive player who can shoot from outside and commands attention when driving into the lane.

Andre Emmett played for coaching legend Bobby Knight at Texas Tech, where he finished as the second-leading scorer in school history and fourth all-time in Big 12 history. Emmett twice led the Big 12 in scoring, earning All-America honors in 2004 and winning the 2004 NCAA Slam Dunk contest.

After college, Andre Emmett spent parts of two seasons in the NBA, with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Jersey Nets. He’s been active overseas and in the NBA D-League. He was a two-time D-League all-star. Playing for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, he was named 2015 D-League All-Star Game MVP.

Andre Emmett Salary

Andre Emmett earns an annual salary of  61,467 US dollars.

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