Chimezie Metu

Jorge 30 Nov,2018

Facts of Chimezie Metu

Full Name
Chimezie Metu
Birth Name
Chimezie Metu
Famous Name
Chimezie Metu


Career & Net worth

Basketball Player
Currently Club
San Antonio Spurs
Career Earnings

Chimezie Metu is an American/Nigerian professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Chimezie Metu currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs as their Power forward.


As a Power forward, Chimezie Metu reportedly earns around $1,306,392 as his yearly salary from San Antonio Spurs.

Chimezie Metu Early Life

Chimezie Metu was born on March 22, 1997, in Los Angeles, California. As per his nationality, he is American/Nigerian and belongs to African ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aries. In addition, the information about his parents and siblings are not available yet.

Chimezie Metu attended Lawndale High School in Lawndale, California where he played for his high school basketball team.

CAPTION: Metu playing in his college days SOURCE: Twitter

After completing high school, Chimezie Metu enrolled at the University of Southern California and played for the USC Trojans men's basketball. As a sophomore, he averaged 14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game.  Later as a junior, he averaged 15.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

Chimezie Metu Net Worth And Salary

Chimezie Metu signed a 3-year / $3,919,177 contract with the San Antonio Spurs, including a guaranteed $2,255,316 and an average annual salary of $1,306,392.

In 2018-19, Metu will earn $838,464 as a base salary, with a cap hit of $838,464 and a dead cap of $2,255,316. Chimezie Metu so far has made earnings of $838,464 from his entire NBA career.

His projected salary for the next two seasons are:

2019/20 $1,416,852
2020/21 $1,663,861

Moreover, he is 16th best-paid player of  San Antonio Spurs, DeMar DeRozan, LaMarcus Aldridge, Patty Mills are among the highest paid players.

Currently, his net worth is estimated to be in around 6 digit figure, but there isn't any concrete information about the information.

Chimezie Metu Professional Career

On 21 June 2018,  San Antonio Spurs drafted Metu with the 49th selection in 2018 NBA draft. Metu was later included in the San Antonio Spurs NBA Summer League roster.

Later on September 4, 2018,  he signed with Spurs and eventually made NBA debut against Portland Trail Blazers

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CAPTION: Chimezie Metu SOURCE: ClutchPoints

Some of career highlights and awards are:

2017 Pac-12 Most Improved Player 
2018 First-team All-Pac-12
2017 Second-team All-Pac-12

Currently, he is playing along with DeMar DeRozan, LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol and many more.

Chimezie Metu Personal Life

Chimezie has just started his career and seems to focus on his professional career. Furthermore, he is not involved in any rumors regarding his likely girlfriend or wife.

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 10 inch in height and weighs around 102 Kg. Chimezie Metu is not only a world-class athlete but also is a very attractive individual. 

In addition, Metu is pretty famous on social media, having 16.8k followers on Instagram and 5,193 followers on Twitter.

Chimezie Metu Facts and Stats

  • Height: 6 feet 10 inch 
  • weight : 225 lbs
  • Salary: $838,464
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: African
  • Playing for: San Antonio Spurs
  • Position in Team: Power forward

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