About Latrell Sprewell
Latrell Sprewell is a well known name for people who are interested into basketball. Thus, basketball is the main career of Latrell Sprewell and it also added up to the overall sum of Latrell Sprewell net worth, which has been stated to currently reach 5 million dollars. Currently, he is retired from this sport, but it has made him one of the most well known names in the industry.
As a basketball player, he has been playing for various teams, such as the New York Knicks, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Golden State Warriors. All these teams also added up to the overall estimate of Latrell Sprewell net worth.
When Latrell Sprewell started to play basketball professionally, he was a part of NBA All-Star game four times. Also, he has added a lot of efforts for his team of the New York Knicks to reach the finals of the NBA. Furthermore, when he was playing for the team of Minnesota Timberwolves, Latrell Sprewell was a vital player for reaching the Western Conference finals. Therefore, these achievements also resulted into the increase of Latrell Sprewell net worth.
In addition, Latrell Sprewell became famous not only because of his achievements in basketball.
He became extremely notorious due to one incident, which overshadowed his career as a successful basketball player. In 1997, while playing the game, Latrell Sprewell choked coach P. J. Carlesimo. The result of this incident was Latrell Sprewell’s suspension of 68 games.
In 2005, Latrell Sprewell ended his career as a professional basketball player, which was a huge shock to everybody. In that year, he was offered to sing a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, which was stated to be worth 21 million dollars. Although it seemed that such sum would increase Latrell Sprewell net worth, the basketball player himself stated that this sum of money would not even be enough to feed his family.
Since that year, it has been known that Latrell Sprewell was prohibited from visiting his children. Moreover, he had to ground his yacht, which has been announced to be worth million dollars. As if that was not enough, Latrell Sprewell also had to sell two of his houses.
When he graduated from high school, Latrell Sprewell started attending the University of Alabama and there he played on his school’s team together with later to become stars Jason Caffey, James Robinson and Robert Horry.