Javaris Crittenton Net Worth

June 7, 2023
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Javaris Crittenton Cortez was born on the 31st December 1987, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and is a former professional player of basketball who played two seasons in the NBA. Crittenton played basketball professionally from 2007 to 2011. He is currently serving a sentence of 23 years in prison for a manslaughter committed in 2011.

How much is the net worth of Javaris Crittenton? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10,000, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Basketball has been the main source of Crittenton’s modest wealth.


Javaris Crittenton Net Worth $10,000


To begin with, Crittenton alongside his brother and sister were raised by their single mother Sonya Dixon. As a child, Javaris played basketball night and day, but despite this obsession, was a good student. According to his mother, Crittenton practiced with a mini basket that he received as a Christmas present when he was five years old. Later, Javaris was educated at the Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, in which he played basketball alongside Dwight Howard in his sophomore season; both led Southwest Atlanta to the state championship, after which Howard jumped straight to the NBA, where he was selected in the first place of the 2004 Draft. Crittenton continued his career and in his last season as a senior, he managed an average of 29 points, making 7 rebounds and 9 assists, when leading the team to the state championship. After the season he was named McDonald’s All American and Mr. Georgia Basketball.

After matriculation from high school, he chose the University of Georgia Tech, but spent only one season there before moving to the NBA. Despite being a freshman, he was one of the most remembered bases in the university after Stephon Marbury (1995). He led the Yellow Jackets to the NCAA tournament. He averaged 14.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists. He was named Rookie of the Week three times in the ACC. He scored his maximum of 29 points in the game against Florida State at the beginning of 2007.

Talking about his professional career, Crittenton was chosen 19th in the1st round of the NBA draft 2007 by the LA Lakers, then traded alongside Kwame Brown and Aaron McKie to Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Pau Gasol. At the end of 2008 he was traded to the Washington Wizards, and in 2009, he received a suspension by NBA for a misdemeanour involving mutual threats with guns with a colleague.

Subsequently, in 2010 he played in the team of Zhejiang Lions in China, then in 2011, Javaris played for the Dakota Wizards in the D-League.

The player, who has already been suspended by the NBA in 2009, was arrested in late 2011 at an airport in California. He was accused of the death of a 22 year old mother of four children, who was shot from a car. In the spring of 2015, Crittenton was sentenced to 23 years in prison for this crime.

Finally, in the personal life of the former basketball player, he remains single.

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