Isaiah Stewart Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Siblings, Height, Net Worth, Injury, Contract, Salary

Isaiah Stewart Biography – Isaiah Stewart Wiki

Isaiah Stewart is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played college basketball for the Washington Huskies.

Born in Rochester, New York, he grew up playing soccer and boxing. Beginning in fifth grade, Stewart focused on basketball, which he was drawn to because of his size and athleticism. At the age of 10, he played organized basketball for the first time, while attending elementary school in Rochester.

He attended McQuaid Jesuit High School in New York. He then transferred to La Lumiere School, a prep school in Indiana. Stewart was a consensus five-star recruit and was ranked among the top players in the 2019 class. Stewart earned McDonald’s All-American honors and was named Mr. Basketball USA and Naismith Prep Player of the Year.

On January 21, 2019, he committed to playing college basketball for Washington. Stewart was drawn to Washington because of his longtime relationship with Mike Hopkins. He knew Hopkins, a former Syracuse assistant coach since his time playing for McQuaid Jesuit.

Stewart made his college debut for UW against the Baylor Bears in the 2019 Armed Forces Classic, recording 15 points and seven rebounds, including the game-winning basket in a 67–64 victory for Washington. On April 1, 2020, Stewart declared for the 2020 NBA draft, forgoing his remaining college eligibility.

Stewart was drafted 16th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2020 NBA draft. On November 22, 2020, Stewart, Trevor Ariza, and a conditional future first-round pick were traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Robert Covington. On December 1, the Pistons announced that they had signed Stewart to his rookie scale contract.

Stewart was ejected in the third quarter after getting into a scuffle with LeBron James during a 116–121 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on November 21, 2021. James initially hit Stewart in the face, which led to a bloody-faced Stewart charging at James multiple times. Stewart had to be held back by multiple game officials and players. The next day, it was announced that Stewart would be suspended for two games for his actions.

On March 9, 2023, the Pistons announced that Stewart was diagnosed with a left shoulder impingement and would be sidelined for at least three to four weeks. It was reported that Stewart had agreed to a 4 year, $64 million contract extension with the Pistons on July 10, 2023.

On February 14, 2024, Stewart was arrested in Phoenix for assault after allegedly punching opponent Drew Eubanks in the parking lot of Footprint Center during a dispute before a matchup against the Phoenix Suns. Stewart was issued a citation and released.

Isaiah Stewart Age

The Detroit Pistons player was born on 22 May 2001 in Rochester, New York, United States.

Isaiah Stewart Parents

Stewart’s father Dela Stewart, is a native of Jamaica. He emigrated to the United States in the early 1970s for farm work. Later on, he moved to New York, where he met Stewart’s mother Shameka Holloway, and began working in construction.

His paternal grandfather was a Jamaican fisherman and farmer. Stewart has worn the number 33 basketball jersey in honor of Jamaican former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Patrick Ewing.

Isaiah Stewart Height

He has been listed at 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) tall and 250 pounds (113 kg), he plays the center and power forward positions.

Isaiah Stewart Instagram

The basketball player’s Instagram handle is @the.isaiahstewart.