Willy Hernangomez is a Spanish-born professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He plays in the center position.
Hernangomez began his career in 2011 and he has played for the national basketball team representing Spain as well. Let's take a look at his wiki to gain information regarding his early life, career, net worth, personal life, family, and more.
Hernanagomez lives a luxurious lifestyle, he also owns Mercedez Benz cars and has dealt with the brand. Willy Hernangomez has an estimated $6 million at the moment. Willy has amassed approximately $12,435,586 from his professional career in basketball.
Willy Hernangomez has made a fortune from his successful career as a basketball player. He had signed a $5.8 million contract with the New York Knicks. Currently, his average salary with New Orleans Pelicans is $2.4 Million.
Talking about his personal life, Willy Hernangomez is currently dating a professional padel player, named Nicole Traviesa. He likes to frequently post pictures with her girlfriend, it's still unclear when the couple first crosses each other's path but both of them seem satisfied and are lovey-dovey on Instagram.
The basketball player is close to his family and friends. He likes spending time with the people he loves. Willy's girlfriend is a professional Padel player and is the champion of Catalonia 2018-2022. Willy Hernangomez seems like he will soon marry his love life and might become a parent in the future.
Willy Hernangomez began his career with the Euro League team Real Marid in 2011. considered one of the best prospects of the team, he played his first two seasons on its reserve team. Hernangomez was then loaned to Cajasol Sevilla in 2013.
The basketball player returned to Real Madrid on July 17, 2015, and played for their senior team for a full season. In his lone season for Real Madrid, Hernangomez averaged 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 34 games in the Spanish ACB League.
Hernangomez was then selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the 35th overall pick during the 2015 NBA Draft. However, his rights were later traded to the New York Knicks and Hernangomez signed with the Knicks on July 8, 2016. He made his debut for the team in October against Cleveland Cavaliers.
The basketball player had a career-high 16 rebounds in a 103-95 loss to the Dallas Maverick on January 25, 2017. Later, Hernangomez was named as the replacement for the injured Emmanuel Mudiay in the 2017 Rising Stars Challenge. He was named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month in April 2017.
At the end of the 2017 season, Hernangomez was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. On 7th February 2018, he was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Johnny O'Bryant III and two future second-round draft picks, and now plays for the New Orleans Pelicans.
Hernangomez was part of the junior national team with whom he won a gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and later a silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.
As a member of the senior Spanish basketball team, Hernangomez won a gold medal at Euro Basket 2015. He later won a bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics as well as Euro Basket 2017.
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Guillermo Gustavo Hernangomez Geuer was born on May 27, 1994, in Madrid Spain. His parents are Guillermo Hernangomez and Margarita "Wonny" Geuer Draeger. Both of them are former professional basketball players.
Hernangomez has a brother named Juancho Hernangomez who plays for the basketball team Denver Nuggets. He also has a sister named Andrea Hernangomez. The basketball player is of Spanish nationality. Furthermore, there is not much information regarding his education.
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