Kevin Devon Knox II a.k.a. Kevin Knox is an American professional basketball player currently signed to the New York Knicks, after being picked in 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft. He finished his collegiate career at the University of Kentucky. He has been honored with two gold medals with USA Basketball at the 2016 FIBA U-17 World Championship and 2015 FIBA Americas U-16 Championship.
The nineteen years old NBA star, Knox has an estimated net worth over $2 million. Regarding his personal life, he is possibly single and unmarried.
As of 2019, the jersey No. 20 – New York Knicks star has an estimated net worth over $2 million.
Presently, Kevin is under the 2 years/ $8,120,040 contract with the New York Knicks. In 2018-19, he will earn a base salary of $3,739,920, while carrying a cap hit of $3,739,920 and a dead cap value of $8,120,040.
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All my life I have dreamed of this moment. God has blessed me with this wonderful opportunity to be great! I’m looking forward to learning and growing at my craft. With greatness comes challenges .......and I accept the challenge. To the New York Knicks fans, I am here to help this team win. Proud to be a New York Knick!!!
Previously, Knox turned down $1.4 million a professional offer to play in the Chinese Basketball Association. In 2017, his family took out a $1 million insurance policy to provide protection in case of injury before he attempts to cash in on his talent at the NBA level.
Knox is one of the rising players at current.
The 19-years-old young player is currently single and seems focused on his career rather than having affair with other women.
Till now, Knox's relationship has been overshadowed by his professional life and the regarding information about his affair are yet to be revealed.
He has a good height of 6ft. and 9 inches and weighs 98 kg.
Kevin Knox was born on August 11, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born to Kevin Knox Sr. and Michelle Knox and grew up with his siblings, Kobe, Karter, and Ashley. Reviewing his nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.
Happy Mother's Day to my beautiful mom!! You're truly an inspiration to my life. I'd never be where I am today without your constant love and commitment to hard work???? Thanks for always being there for me through tough times. I know I can always go to you for help or for any advice. I'm so grateful to have you in my life and I LOVE YOU SOOOO MUCH????Thank you for everything!!??
His father was a wide receiver for Florida State and a member of the 1993 national championship team. Knox enrolled at Tampa Catholic High School, Tampa, Florida.
Following his early career, Knox made averaged 30.1 points per game, 11.2 rebound, and 2.4 assists in the district championship.
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During the 2016 Summer, Knox joined the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League side, AAU team. He then scored his career high 28 points against All Ohio Red where he made average 19.6 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game on the EYBL.
Knox represented his team at McDonald’s All-America and Jordan Brand Classic in 2017.
Since May 6, 2017, Knox continued his career with an American college basketball team, “Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball while he receives offers from Duke, Florida State, Missouri, and North Carolina as well. In 2017, Knox was honored with Florida Mr. Basketball.
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In his freshman year, Knox was described as the team’s top players where he averaged 15.2 points per game in his first month of the season. He is the teammate with Malik Monk.
On June 21, 2018, Knox was picked with the 9th overall picks by the New York Knicks in the 2018 NBA draft. Upon his arrival, he joined the team alongside mate DeAndre Jordan.
Knox began his national career with the USA National Team at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. He later represented his team at FIBA U17 World Championship in Spain.