An American professional basketeer, Darrell Antwonne Arthur is best known as Darrell Arthur. The player currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Early Life and Career
Darrel Antwonne Arthur was born on 25th of March 1988, in Dallas, Texas. Talking about his nationality, Arthur is an American and he belongs to the white ethnicity.
Arthur enrolled at "South Oak Cliff High School," where he started his basketball career. He guided his high school to back-to-back Texas 4A state title in 2005 and 2006 as well as was the tournament’s MVP both years.
Similarly, he grabbed to McDonald’s All-American, and 3rd-team “Parade All-American” honors in 2006. In the same year, he became the “No. 3 power forward” as well as the “No. 16 player in the nation” by Rivals.com.
In 2006, he joined Kansas college where he took number 00 uniform, making him the first ever Jayhawk to wear that number. After his freshman in 2006-07, Arthur was named to the “Big 12 All-Rookie” squad. Likewise, he was titled “All-Big 12 first team” after his victory in the “2008 NCAA championship”.
In 2008, Darrell Arthur was selected by the “New Orleans Hornets” as the 27th overall in the NBA draft. Shortly after that, he was traded to the “Portland Trail Blazers” for cash and then to the “Houston Rockets."
Further, the Houston Rockets traded him to Memphis Grizzlies. On 3rd September 2008, Arthur and Mario Chalmers were suspended from NBA’s Rookie Training Camp following a marijuana-related incident. Later, he was fined $20,000 by the league for missing the rookie camp.
Since 2013, Arthur is playing for “Denver Nuggets." On August 7, 2015, he extended his contract with Nuggets.
On March 31, 2016, in a 101-95 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Arthur tied a career high with 24 points off the bench.
On 9th of July 2016, he extended a contract for the second time with the Nuggets.
Twenty-nine years Darrel Arthurs has maintained his personal life in a low profile. However, through his Instagram post, he is a married man and together with his spouse, he has blessed with a baby.
As of 2015, Arthur’s net worth is approx. $7,563,259 and annual salary is $3,457,149. His current market value is estimated at $15,957,149.