DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Biography

( 1993 - )
November 19, 2018
First published on:November 19, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell

Date of Birth: 1993, June 5
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell
Birth Place Orlando, Florida
Famous Name DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell
Horoscope Gemini
Father DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell
Salary $77,250
Past Team Illinois State and Bakken Bears
School Location Orlando, Florida
University Team Illinois State
Weight 91kg
Position in Team Shooting guard / Small forward
Nationality Trinidad and Tobago and American
Ethnicity Black
Profession Basketball Player
Currently Working For Denver Nuggets
University attended Eastern Oklahoma State University and EIllinois State University
School attended West Oaks Academy
Squad No 5

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell is a Trinidad and Tobago and American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell currently plays for the Denver Nuggets as their Shooting guard / Small forward. DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell has played for other teams like Illinois State and Bakken Bears.


As a Shooting guard / Small forward, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Denver Nuggets.

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Early Life

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell was born on June 5, 1993, in Orlando, Florida to parent DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell.

As per his nationality, he is Trinidad and Tobago and American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini.  Moreover, the details about his siblings are not available yet.

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell attended West Oaks Academy in Orlando, Florida where he played for his high school basketball team.

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After completing high school, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell enrolled at Eastern Oklahoma State University and Illinois State University and played for the Illinois State University. DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, in his college career, held an average of 14.1 points.

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Professional Career

In August 2016, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell signed a one-year agreement with the Basketligaen Bakken Bears and the FIBA Europe Cup. He led the team to win Basketligaen championship in his first season.

Later, He reached the semi-finals of the FIBA Europe Cup during his second season with the Bears and won the Basketligaen Championship.

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CAPTION: DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell playing for Denver Nuggets SOURCE: NBA.Com

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell joined the roster of the Denver Nuggets NBA Summer League before the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 12.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game in 19.3 minutes. On 7 August 2018, the Denver Nuggets signed a two-way contract with Akoon-Purcell

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Stats at Basketligaen Bakken Bears:

YEAR TEAM Games played Games Started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per Game Steals Per Game Blocks Per Game Points Per Game
2016-2017 Bakken Bears 37 32 27.1 .779 5.9 1.8 .4 21.4*
2017-2018 Bakken Bears 29 25 27.1 .881 4.9 1.6 .1 17.3

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, He reportedly has signed a two-way contract with Denver Nuggets. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $77,250 annually.

He is one of the lowest paid players of Denver Nuggets, having a salary less than Jarred Vanderbilt by $761,214 USD.

Other than being a famous NBA Shooting guard / Small forward, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell is pretty famous in social media.

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 6 in height and weighs around 91 kg. DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. 

The 25-year-old NBA star seems to focus on his basketball careers and there are currently no rumors about his likely girlfriend or wife.

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