Kevin Martin Biography
Kevin Martin is a renowned retired American professional basketball player He played 12 seasons in the NBA and retired in 2016. He is a happily married man and father of one child.
Kevin Martin Early Life & Education
Kevin Dallas Martin Jr. was born on February 1, 1983, to Kevin Sr. and Marilyn Martin in Zanesville, Ohio. He completed his high school from Zanesville High School.
Since his early age, he was keen interest in sport and to pursue his career he went to attend Western Carolina University with a full scholarship. In the university, he majored in sports management.
Kevin Martin Career
Kevin Martin started his career playing basketball professionally in 2005 after being selected by Sacramento Kings NBA draft.He became a second in the NBA Most Improved Player Award. On 28 August 2007, he contracted a five-year deal expansion with the Kings worth $55 million. Martin dropped most of his matches due to his groin injury.
He was purchased to Houston Rockets and debuted with a game against Indiana Pacers on 18 February 2020, where he scored 14 points. Martin sustained a shoulder injury which didn’t grant him play. On 27 October 2012, he was purchased to Oklahoma City Thunder and converted a free agent after completing deal ownership.
Then, he signed a four-year contract with Minnesota Timberwolves worth $28 million on 2 July 2013 but he couldn’t play much game due to his surgery to repair his fractured right wrist
On 1 March 2016, Timberwolves cleared Martin and he joined San Antonio Spurs on 9 March 2016 however, on November 24, 2016, he made his announcement of his retirement from the NBA.
Kevin Martin Personal Life
Kevin Martin is a happily married man and father of one baby boy. He and his wife Jill Adler has been married for a long time. After dating around several years the couple decided to get married and their wedding ceremony was set on 15 July 2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
As a loving spouse, the couple has been blessed with a baby boy named Karrick Martin.
Besides that, he is also associated with organizations. In June 2010, Kevin Martin volunteered to provide funds to pay for the funeral of Kasey King-Thomas, a six-year-old boy who died in a school bus event near Martin’s hometown.
Kevin Martin Net Worth
He is one of the well-known faces in the sports field. His successful career path has paid him well financially building his net worth estimated to be 57.6 million. Currently, he lives a luxurious lifestyle with his family, which is only probably due to his hard work and dedication in NBA.