Daishen Nix

by John Max 12 Apr,2021
Daishen Nix
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Daishen Nix
  • Birth Place Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Famous Name Daishen Nix
  • Father Mina Nix
  • Net Worth $0.2 Million
  • Salary $300,000
  • Position in Team Point guard
  • Current team NBA G League Ignite
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Basketball Player

Daishen Nix is an American professional basketball point guard signed to the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League. A consensus five-star recruit, he was named one of the best point guards of the 2020 class. A former UCLA signee, he chose to sign to Ignite instead of playing for college. He finished his high school career at Trinity International School.

Fairbanks, Alaska native, Daishen Nix was born on 13th February 2002, under the star sign Aquarius. By nationality, he is an American and is of Afro-American background. He stands 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall and weighs 224 lb (102 kg).

How Much Is Daishen Nix's Net Worth & Salary In 2021? NBA Draft Prospects

On 28th April 2020, Nix agreed on a one-year $300K deal with NBA G League. As per the deal, he earned $300,000 in the 2020 season. Reportedly, he is expected to earn more than his previous salary in addition to full collegiate scholarship opportunities under the NBA’s developmental program.

Other than that, Daishen Nix is regarded as one of the top point guard prospects in the 2021 NBA draft class alongside highly ranked prospects who also decided to skip college: Jalen Green and Isaiah Todd. The average salary of an NBA player is $7 million. 

As of 2021, Daishen Nix's net worth is $0.2 million. 

Relationship Status: Single

No. 1 – NBA G League Ignite's point guard, Daishen Nix has maintained his personal life as secret as possible. There are no records about him being in a romantic affair or girlfriend. Though he is active on Instagram with 67.1k followers, there are zero posts on the page. For now, he is assumed to be single. 

Early Years (Parents & Academics)

Raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Nix's mother, Mina Tupuota is a former basketball player who finished her high school career at Lathrop High School and enrolled at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

When Daishen turned 13, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, after his mother's advice, to get more basketball exposure as well as to live closer to his extended family.

He finished his high school career at Trinity International School and was selected to play in the McDonald's All-American Game.

Professional Career

On 20th August 2019, Daishen Nix signed to play college basketball for UCLA over offers from Maryland, Kansas, Alabama, and Kentucky. However, he de-committed from UCLA on 28th April 2020, and forgo his college eligibility to play for the NBA G League Ignite.

On 28th April 2020, Nix signed with the NBA G League, joining the NBA G League Ignite as a member of the league's new developmental program running outside its traditional team structure. He said, "Playing in G League is basically getting me ready for the NBA draft. It's just one step below the NBA."

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