Isaiah Canaan Biography

March 8, 2019
First published on:November 27, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Isaiah Canaan

Birth Name Isaiah Canaan
Birth Place Biloxi, Mississippi
Birth Date May 21, 1991
Horoscope Taurus
Father Sardie Canaan
Mother Nicole Ramsey Martin
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $1.75 million (2018-19)
Past Team Houston Rockets
University Team Murray State racer's men's basketball team
Date 2009
Contract Phoenix Suns
Career Earnings $6.5 million
No. of Twitter Followers 45k
No. of Instagram Followers 105k
Height 6 Feet
Weight 91 kg
Position in Team Point Guard
Current team N/A
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Basketball Player
Famous for 3-point shoot
Started career as a player of Houston Rockets
Currently Working For N/A
Awards NBA D-League All-Star (2014), Consensus second-team All-American (2012), 2× OVC Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
Current City Phoenix, Arizona
University attended Murray State University
School attended Biloxi High School
Graduated year 2013
Married to Not known
Children N/A
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend Not known
Religion Christian
Tatto(s) Yes

Isaiah Canaan is an American Profesional Basketball player who most recently played for Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 2013 NBA draft by Houston Rockets, Canaan also played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls, Northern Arizona Suns, Phoenix Suns, and Minnesota Timberwolves.

The former finalist of Mr.Basketball Award at Murray University, Isaiah reportedly earned about $1.75million as an annual salary from Phoenix Suns. This skilled shooter has an estimated net worth of $5 million and is the 351st best-paid NBA player this year.

Isaiah Canaan Net Worth and Salary

Isaiah Canaan has an estimated net worth of $5 million in 2019. As of the records in 2017/2018, he is the 13th best-paid player of Phoenix Suns.

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He earned more than a million as salary in 2017-2018 and $1.75 million in 2018-2019 as salary. The contract also includes a 1-year option to stay with the Suns.

Isaiah Canaan so far has made earnings of $6.35 million from his entire NBA career.

Year Team Salary
2013-14 Houston Rockets $570,515
2014-15 Philadelphia 76ers $816,482
2015-16 Philadelphia 76ers $947,276
2016-17 Chicago Bulls $1,015,696
2017-18 Chicago Bulls $200,000
2017-18 Houston Rockets $53,465
2017-18 Phoenix Suns $997,547
2018-19 Phoenix Suns $1,757,429
Total    $6,358,410

Back in 2018, Canaan earned $1 million with a Cap hit of $1.152 million.

Isaiah Canaan Personal Life, Girlfriends

Well, most parts of Canaan's personal life are quite a mystery. At 27, he appears to be single and there are not any detailed information about his relationships. There are rumors, he could have dated some girls.

Isaiah Canaan Age, Height, and  Facts

As of March 2019, Isaiah is 27 years old. The talented shooter is approximately 6 feet(1.83m) tall and weighs about 91 kg(201lbs) and is a Taurus signed. He is currently the 13th best-paid player in Phoenix Suns and150th best-paid point guard this year.

Canaan is quite popular among youths and frequently interacts with fans. He has thousands of followers on Instagram and Twitter. 

Isaiah Canaan Early Life

Isaiah Canaan was born on May 21, 1991, in Biloxi, Mississippi to parents, Sardie Canaan and Nicole Martin. His nationality is American and belongs to the Afro-American Ethnic Group. He lived with his mother in Atlanta and used to attend singing choir in Church while in middle school.

Isaiah led Biloxi High School's Basketball team to the 5A Mississippi State Championship. Canaan went to Murray State University and averaged 10.4 points per game as a freshman. In 2010, he was named Ohio Valley Conference's "Freshman of the Year".

CAPTION: Isaiah Canaan SOURCE: Murray State Athletics

During Sophomore year, Canaan lifted his average scoring to 11.7 points per game. Murray State University inducted him into the Hall of Fame for his contribution to sports. 

College Statistics

Year Games Played Points Per Game Rebounds 3-pt %
2009-2010 36 10.4 2.3 .482
2010-2011 32 11.7 1.9 .403
2011-2012 33 19 3.5 .456
2012-2013 31 21.8 3.5 .370

Isaiah Canaan Professional Career

On July 15, 2013, Houston Rockets drafted Isaiah in the 2013 NBA draft, with a rookie scale contract. He scored a career-high of 24 points in November. During that period Canaan suffered from a severe ankle sprain injury.

In February, he was traded to 'Philidelphia 76ers' in exchange for K.J McDaniels. On March 4, 2015, he recorded career high of 31 points and eight 3 pointers.

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On July 20, 2016, Canaan signed with Chicago Bulls and in 2016-2017, he appeared in 39 games and averaged 4.6 points. Phoenix Suns called him in December 2017.

Isaiah became the first player in Suns's history to have 15 points in their first two games. Another famous point guard Devin Booker is Canaan's, fellow mate. He re-assigned with Pheonix on August 3, 2018. He had 19 points and five 3-pointers in November.

NBA Stats:

Year Team Games Played PPG
2013-2015 Houston 47 10.8
2014-2016 Philadelphia 99 23.6
2016-2017 Chicago 39 4.6
2017-2018 Houston 1 0
2017-2018 Phoenix 19 9.1
2018-2019 Phoenix 19 7.5
2018-2019 Minnesota 7 4.7
2018-2019 Milwaukee 4 1.5


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