James Ennis

by Nick 27 Aug,2017
James Ennis

Renowned for his shooting accuracy, James Ennis plays as a small forward wearing a jersey number 8 for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He started his NBA career with Miami Heat.Previously, he also played two years of collegiate with the Long Beach State 49ers men’s basketball team.

Previously, he also played two years of collegiate with the Long Beach State 49ers men’s basketball team.

Early Life

Born on July 1, 1990, in Ventura, California, Ennis is of American nationality and is of Afro-American descent. Born in the early of July, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Ennis was born to James Ennis and Denise Taylor. He grew up along with his five siblings in Westview Village. He attended Ventura High School, where he graduated in 2009.

College Career

Soon after graduation, Ennis attended Oxnard College, from 2009-10. Upon playing basketball for one season, he returned home and played basketball at Ventura College from 2010-11.

For his junior season, Ennis went to play with Long Beach State 49ers and established himself in the position of small forward. As a senior, Ennis was named Big West Player of the Year and an AP honorable mention All-American

Professional Career

Ennis turned after being selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA draft. However, right away he was traded to Miami Heat on draft, later he joined Heat and played for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

On August 10, 2013, Ennis agreed on a contract with Perth Wildcats for the 2013-14 NBL season. Following 2013-14 NBL season, he moved to Puerto Rico, where he played for the Piratas de Quebradillas.

On 15 July 2014, Ennis agreed on multiyear deals with Miami Heat. On October 29, 2014, he made his NBA debut for Heat against the Washington Wizards. He was acquired by Memphis Grizzlies on November 10, 2015 and assigned to Iowa Energy of Grizzlies D-League.

On 2 March 2016, Ennis was released from the team and again picked by the Iowa Energy on 6 March 2016. He signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on April 9 for the rest of the season.

On July 13, 2016, Ennis made the second stint and agreed on a two-year contract, worth of $6 million, and since then he is playing for them.

Personal Life & Affair

Ennis proved himself one of the top basketball players and dragged the attention of millions of people towards him. His fans want to find info about his affair, girlfriend, dating history, or marriage life.

He is unmarried but currently dating his girlfriend, Nicole Parker who is a super model and looks superb bikini.

Ennis has not shared much more info about her girlfriend, her first encounter with Nicole, how they came close to each other, and their first date. Currently, the love birds seem very happy in their relationship. They both are career-oriented, so they do not plan about their marriage.

Ennis is very close to his parents. Financially, he supports his parents and five siblings.

Standing 6”7” and weighing 210 lbs, Ennis has reached the age of 27 now. He set a perfect example for upcoming generations.

Net Worth & Salary

Ennis is one of the desirable names in the world of NBA. On his second stint with Memphis, he agreed on a two-year, $6 million. His contract paid him a fortune of earnings, with an average salary of $2,963,205.

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