Andre Emmett Bio – Andre Emmett Wiki
Andre Emmett was an American professional basketball player. He played college ball at Texas Tech from 200-2004. He was drafted in the second round of the 2004 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics before ending up on the Memphis Grizzlies from 2004-2005.
He played professional basketball ever since all over the world for 24 different organizations including the NBA, D League (Now G League), the Big 3, and numerous other countries.
Andre Emmett’s Big 3 bio reads, “Entering his second season in the BIG3, Andre Emmett was taken with the second overall pick in the 2018 draft. In 2018, Emmett emerged as a leading MVP candidate and had one of the most impressive playoff runs in BIG3 history. Emmett is a strong, physical and polished offensive player who can shoot from outside and commands attention when driving into the lane.
“Emmett played for coaching legend Bobby Knight at Texas Tech, where he finished as the second-leading scorer in school history and fourth all-time in Big 12 history. Emmett twice led the Big 12 in scoring, earning All-America honors in 2004 and winning the 2004 NCAA Slam Dunk contest.
“After college, Emmett spent parts of two seasons in the NBA, with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Jersey Nets. He’s been active overseas and in the NBA D-League. He was a two-time D-League all-star. Playing for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, he was named 2015 D-League All-Star Game MVP.”
Andre Emmett Age
He was born on August 27, 1982 in Dallas, Texas, United States. He died on September 23, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. He was 37 years old.
Andre Emmett Wife
Little is known about Andre Emmett’s wife/girlfriend.
Andre Emmett Children
Emmett had two daughters, Kennedy and Zara.
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Andre Emmett Family
Emmett had six siblings, Releighla Marshall, Tiphani Carter, Darra Oliver, Rafiki Carter, Sasha Emmett, and Simon Emmett
Andre Emmett Death – Andre Emmett Shooting
Andre Emmett died on September 23, 2019 in a shooting in his hometown of Dallas Texas. According to Dallas Police, around 2:30 a.m., Andre Emmett, was approached by two unknown suspects as he sat in his vehicle in front of his home in the 1800 block of N. Prairie Ave. The suspects pulled out a gun and an “altercation” began. Emmett was shot as he ran from the suspects.
Emmett was found by a passerby who called 911. He was found several hundred feet from his home. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
Shams Charania of The Athletic confirmed the news on Twitter. Charania tweeted: “Former NBA player Andre Emmett, who played two seasons with the Nets and Grizzlies, was murdered this morning in Dallas. Emmett recently became a father. He played at Texas Tech and was No. 36 pick in 2004 draft. RIP.”
Former NBA player Andre Emmett, who played two seasons with the Nets and Grizzlies, was murdered this morning in Dallas. Emmett recently became a father. He played at Texas Tech and was No. 36 pick in 2004 draft. RIP.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 23, 2019
The BIG3 released a statement via Twitter: “The BIG3 is in a state of shock over the sudden and tragic death of Andre Emmett. Andre was a member of the BIG3 family for two seasons and never without a smile on his face. His kindness towards others and easy-going demeanor made him a joy to be around.
“Off the court, Dre was passionate about helping young people through his Dreams Really Exist foundation. We are simply heartbroken by this devastating loss. Our thoughts are with Andre’s family and friends during this difficult time.”
Off the court, Dre was passionate about helping young people through his Dreams Really Exist foundation. We are simply heartbroken by this devastating loss. Our thoughts are with Andre’s family and friends during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/3Nr2qeyOJt
— BIG3 on CBS (@thebig3) September 23, 2019
Andre Emmett Height
He stood at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m).
Andre Emmett Net Worth – Andre Emmett Salary
Information about Andre Emmett’s net worth is being updated.
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