Kent Bazemore, the Atlanta Hawks’ 6-foot-5 shooting guard, was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for veteran forward Evan Turner. His shooting, athleticism, and defensive abilities will give the Blazers more depth on the perimeter.
Following a seven-year NBA career in which he was primarily a starter, he is likely to become a valuable member of the Blazers’ evolving bench.
Early Life of Kent Bazemore
On July 1, 1989, Kenneth Lamont Bazemore Jr. was born, making him 29 years old. Kenneth and Glynis Bazemore, his parents, gave birth to him. Cancer is his birth sign. In North Carolina, he attended Bertie High School. He later enrolled at Old Dominion University.
What are the Net Worth and Salary of Kent Bazemore?
In 2019, Bazemore is the NBA’s 59th highest-paid player. He’s also the 24th highest-paid guard in the league. In 2019-2020, his starting salary is $19,269,662. His net worth, on the other hand, is unknown.
Who is Kent Bazemore Wife?
Samantha Serpe, Bazemore’s wife, is the love of his life. He married her at the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina in July of 2017. His wife went to Villanova University and played field hockey. However, she left the corporate worlds of New York and San Francisco to relocate to Atlanta with her better half.
Jett Serpe Bazemore was born on April 23, 2019, to Kent and his wife. He shared a photo of his newborn son on Instagram to announce the arrival of his son.
How tall is Kent Bazemore?
Bazemore stands 6 ft 5 inches tall and has a rangy build.
The Career of Kent Bazemore
Bazemore began his professional career in the Orlando Summer League, where he played for the Oklahoma Thunder. In July 2012, he was a member of the Golden State Warriors’ Las Vegas Summer League team.
Bazemore and Mashron were traded by the Golden State Warriors to the Los Angeles Lakers in February 2013. The following month, against the New Orleans Pelicans, he set a new career-high with 23 points. He suffered a torn ligament in his right foot near the beginning of April, preventing him from playing for the rest of the season.
In November of 2015, the Atlanta Hawks signed him. In a December 2015 game against the Miami Heat, he scored a career-high 28 points. Later that summer, in July 2016, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks. In March 2018, he put up 29 points against the Golden State Warriors.