About Mitch Richmond
Mitch Richmond has become a popular person because of his career as a basketball player. Currently, he is retired from playing basketball professionally and is working as a special assistant coach of the St. John’s Red Storm team. Both of these involvements – being a professional basketball player and a special assistant coach – has added up a lot of revenues to the current estimate of Mitch Richmond net worth, which has been stated to reach 20 million dollars.
When he was studying at Moberly Area Community College and Kansas State University, he was playing basketball there, as well. Mitch Richmond has earned quite a lot of honors during his basketball career, such as being named the NBA Rookie of the Year, a five-time All-NBA Team member as well as a six-time NBA All-Star player. In 2014, Mitch Richmond was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
In basketball, he was also referred to as ‘The Rock’. The Sacramento Kings, in which he was playing, retired his number 2. He played in this team for seven seasons, and thus, the team has also increased the current amount of Mitch Richmond net worth.
Moreover, Mitch Richmond appeared on the cover of the video game called “NBA Live 97”.
Born in 1965, he is considered as one of the most dominant basketball players of Kansas State. When he was playing basketball on a collegiate level, Mitch Richmond appeared in NCAA Tournament and in the 1988 NCAA Midwest Regional Finals. In 1988, Mitch Richmond participated in the NBA Draft, during which he was chosen to play with the Golden State Warriors as he was the team’s fifth overall pick. In the season of 1988-1989, Mitch Richmond became the NBA Rookie of the Year. He stayed with this team until 1991 and it was the first professional basketball team, which started to increase the current size of Mitch Richmond net worth.
In 1991, the basketball player signed a contract with the Sacramento Kings. He stayed with this team until 1998. In the period of 1993-1998, Mitch Richmond was a member of the Western Conference’s All-Star team. In 1995, he was titled as the Most Valuable Player of the All-Star Game in Phoenix, Arizona. Mitch Richmond was also playing with the United States’ Olympic team and won a gold medal as a part of it. Thus, his international career has also added up to the current sum of Mitch Richmond net worth.
In 1998, he joined the Washington Wizards team, where he stayed until 2001. However, his time with this team was not as successful as with the Sacramento Kings. Then, in the period of 2001-2002, he joined the Los Angeles Lakers team. He signed a contract with the team as a free agent. Before he even joined NBA, Mitch Richmond was playing with the U.S. national team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where he became a winner of a bronze medal. In 2010, Mitch Richmond appeared in the NBA Asia Challenge 2010 at Araneta Coliseum in Manila.