Torrey Craig Biography

( 1990 - )
November 19, 2018
First published on:November 19, 2018
by Roy

Facts of Torrey Craig

Date of Birth: 1990, December 19
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Name Torrey Craig
Father Johnny Craig
Mother Teresa Mays
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Columbia, South Carolina
Currently Working For Denver Nuggets
Salary $2,000,000
Weight in KG 98
Tatto(s) Arms and Chest
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Small forward
School attended Great Falls High School
University attended USC Upstate
Current team Denver Nuggets
School Location Great Falls, South Carolina
University Team USC Upstate Spartans
Date 14.4
Contract 7.2
No. of Twitter Followers 3,092
No. of Instagram Followers 25.2k
Weight 98 kg

Torrey Craig is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He currently plays for the Denver Nuggets as their shooting guard. In the past, he has played for other teams like Cairns Taipans, Wellington Saints, and Brisbane Bullets.

 

Craig signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Denver Nuggets in 2017. He makes around $2,000,000 as his yearly salary from Denver Nuggets.

Early Life of Torrey Craig

Torrey Craig was born on December 19, 1990, in Columbia, South Carolina to parents Johnny Craig and Teresa Mays. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. He attended Great Falls High School in Great Falls, South Carolina where he played for his high school basketball team.

After completing high school, Torrey Craig enrolled at USC Upstate and played for the Atlantic Sun. In his freshman season, he averaged 14.4 points, 7.2 rebounds per game and won the Atlantic Sun Conference Freshman of the Year honors.

Professional Life of Torrey Craig

Torrey Craig made his professional debut as a basketball player began in 2014 when he signed with the Cairns Taipans of the NBL. He played two seasons with the team. On his first season of 2014-15, he averaged 8.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game playing in 32 games. While in the second season, he averaged 11.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.1 blocks per game.

Craig signed with the Wellington Saints for the 2015 New Zealand NBL season. His performance with the team during the season earned him All-Star Five honors and ended the season with an average of 20.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

It was only in 2017 that Torrey Craig began his career in NBA with the Denver Nuggets after impressing the team in the Summer League. He signed a two-way contract with the team on July 19, 2017. After an impressive season with the team, playing alongside teammates like Will Barton, Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic, and Isaiah Thomas, he signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Nuggets on July 10, 2018.

With a height of 6 feet and 7 inches, Craig currently plays as the shooting guard with the jersey no. 3 for the Nuggets. He was never drafted in the NBA but has found his way in the league with his skills.

Craig's NBA career stats so far:

Year Team GP  Min Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
2018 Denver Nuggets 13 15.8 3.8 2.8 0.5 0.5 0.4
2017 Denver Nuggets 39 16.1 4.2 3.3 0.6 0.3 04
Career   52 16.0 4.1 3.2 0.6 0.3 0.4

Personal Life of Torrey Craig

Torrey Craig has not only found success in his professional life but has also found bliss in his personal life. He has found the blessing to be a parent and is a proud father to a son. His son, Braylon Craig, was born on June 4, 2014.

Craig often posts pictures of his son on his Instagram account and it is clear that he really adores his son. He does posts pictures of his son very often but he has not shared as much picture of his child's mother.

It is currently unknown who his partner is at the moment. It is also not known as to whether he is married or the mother of his child is just his girlfriend. In an Instagram video on March 5, 2016, we can see a glimpse of what could be his girlfriend or wife. But, other than that there is not much information about her.

Net Worth of Torrey Craig

Prior to making his debut in the NBA, Torrey Craig used to play for the basketball league overseas. It has only been a little over a year that Craig has played professionally in the NBA. As soon as he made his debut in the league, he was able to impress the Denver Nuggets and sign a two-way contract with the team.

On July 10, 2018, the Nuggets did sign him to a two-year, $4 million contract which puts his current annual salary to be around $2 million. Despite the information regarding his current financial revenue, we are unable to give an accurate estimation of his net worth due to missing information about his past financial revenue.

However, Craig has made a fortune out of his career this much cannot be denied. As evidence of his financial success, he owns a car of Porsche which as we all know is an expensive brand of car.



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