Courtney Lee Biography

( 1985 - )
November 24, 2018
First published on:November 24, 2018
by Roy

Facts of Courtney Lee

Date of Birth: 1985, October 3
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Courtney Lee
Birth Place Indianapolis, Indiana
Father Anthony Lee Sr
Mother Teer Butler
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $12.2 million
Past Team Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets
Siblings Anthony Jr. Lee
School Location Indianapolis, Indiana
University Team Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
No. of Twitter Followers 69.9K
No. of Instagram Followers 162K
Weight 215 lb
Position in Team Shooting Guard
Current team New York Knicks
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Basketball Player
Currently Working For New York Knicks
University attended Western Kentucky University
School attended Pike High School
Children Olivia Lee
Squad No 5

Courtney Lee is an American professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Lee currently plays for the New York Knicks as their Shooting Guard. 

 

Courtney Lee has an estimated net worth of over $40 million.  Lee makes millions every year and is reported to make $12.2 million as salary this season. Lee has not been married but has a daughter. So let's get to know all about Kinks' shooting guard in short. 

Courtney Lee's Early Life

Courtney Lee was born on October 3, 1985, in Indianapolis, Indiana to parents Anthony Lee Sr and Teer Butler.  He grew up with a brother who is named Anthony Jr. Lee.

Courtney Lee attended Pike High School in Indianapolis, Indiana where he played for his high school basketball team which won several state championships.

After completing high school, Courtney Lee enrolled at Western Kentucky University and played for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. His college career stats were 17.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.9 steals.

Courtney Lee's Professional Life

The Orlando Magic drafted Courtney Lee with their 22nd overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft. Lee appeared in 77 games in his rookie season out of which he started in 42 games. He ended the rookie season with an average of 8.4 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists, and 1.0 steals.

Lee was traded to the New Jersey Nets on June 24, 2009. He played one season with the Nets and was traded to the Houston Rockets on August 11, 2010. He spent two seasons with the rockets. In the 2011-12 season with the Rockets, he averaged 11.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.2 steals.

The Boston Celtics acquired Courtney Lee on August 11, 2010, in a three-team sign and trade deal involving the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers. He signed a 4-year, $21.5 million contracts with the Boston. After two seasons with the team, he was traded to Memphis Grizzlies on January 7, 2014.

Courtney Lee signed with his current team New York Knicks on July 8, 2016. Lee and Lance Thomas were named co-captain of the Knicks prior to the start of 2017-18 season. He averaged 12.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game last season.

The current roster of  Knicks includes Frank Ntilikina, Enes Kanter, and Tim Hardaway.

Courtney Lee's Personal Life

Courtney Lee is rumored to be married but it is far from fact as there are no records of him ever getting married. He has not opened up about his love affairs as such, there has never been any information about his girlfriend.

Lee seems to be active behind the media eyes as he does have a child. He has a daughter named London Olivia Lee who was born on February 3, 2016. Lee does post pictures of his daughter on his Instagram account.

The name of Olivia's mother remains a mystery. Lee has never given any details as to who his partner and Olivia's mother is and whether he is still with her or has separated from her.

Courtney Lee's Net Worth

Courtney Lee's net worth as of the year 2018 is estimated to be over $40 million. As a professional basketball player in the NBA, he has over 10 years of experience and has earned $50 million in career earnings.

Lee has signed a 4-year, $48,003,340 worth contract with the New York Knicks which shall keep him with the team till 2020 season. For the 2018-19 season, his salary will be $12.2 million.


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