Mojave King

by John Max 21 May,2021
Mojave King
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Mojave King
  • Birth Place Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Famous Name Mojave King
  • Father Leonard King
  • Mother Tracey King
  • Net Worth $0.1 Million
  • Position in Team Shooting guard
  • Current team Cairns Taipans
  • Nationality New Zealand-American
  • Profession Basketball Player

Mojave King is a professional New Zeland born American basketball player who is signed to the Cairns taipans of the National Basketball League (NBL) as a part of the league's Next Stars program to develop NBA draft prospects. He is a possible first-round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft or 2022 NBA Draft. 

Dunedin, New Zealand native, Mojave King was born on 11th June 2002, under the star sign Gemini. He holds a dual nationality: New Zealand and the United States but intends to obtain Australian citizenship to fulfill his ambition to represent the Australian national team. He stands 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) tall and weighs 88 kg (194 lb). 

How Much Is Mojave King's Net Worth In 2021?

Mojave King is signed to NBL's side  Cairns Taipans. As per reports, the minimum salary for local basketball players in Australia for the 2020/21 season is set at roughly $45,000 with an average NBL player's salary being roughly $106,000 per annum. 

Not to mention, his ultimate goal is to play in the NBA. The average salary of NBA players is $7 million per season. 

As of 2021, Mojave King's net worth is approximately $0.1 million. 

Came From Athlete Family

Both King's parents Tracey and Leonard King are former basketball players. His father is an Afro-American basketball turned coach who finished his collegiate career playing for Florida A&M. Later he began his professional career in Europe and New Zealand where he was a star player for the Otago Nuggets. Also, he is the fourth-highest scorer in NZNBL history.

King's mother, Tracey, on the other hand, a New Zealand native played NCAA basketball for Duquesne. Further, his elder sister, Tylah, played for Pacific in the NCAA.

What's more? his maternal grandfather, John Paul, coached basketball in Otago for over five decades. He is one of the region's most prominent basketball figures.

Is Mojave King Dating? 

No. 1 – Cairns Taipans' shooting guard, Mojave King has been in the media for a long time now. Hence, the public is curious to know if the young talent is dating someone or single. But no media has found about his girlfriend. King has managed his personal life low-key. For now, King is believed to be single.  

Career

King joined the NBA Global Academy in January 2019 where he played for BA Centre of Excellence in the NBL1. After that season, he represented Queensland South at the Australian Under-18 Championships, scoring 26.6 points per game.

Aged 17, King signed with the Cairns Taipans of the National Basketball League (NBL) on 12th March 2020 as a part of the league's Next Stars program to develop NBA draft prospects. By signing the NBL, he turned down offers from several NCAA Division I programs, including Virginia, Arizona, Oregon, and Baylor. 

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