The NBA fans might be familiar with the recent NBA draft 2019 list. Nickeil Alexander Walker, a Canadian college basketball player is currently into limelight after his name is declared in NBA 2019 draft. With this declaration, NBA fans have separate hope on him. Further, Nickeil was drafted 17th overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2019 NBA draft. He plays as both shooting guard and point guard for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. Besides he also used to play basketball for Virginia Tech Hokies while in college.
We have dig out all the information about the Nickeil Alexander Walker. Keep scrolling the article below to know more about him.
Nickeil’s Bio,Age,Nationality,Early life,Education
The recently drafted NBA player first took a breath on this earth on September 2, 1998, in Toronto, Canada. By this, he is currently 20 years old. Further, he holds Canadian nationality. However, his ethnicity is still under wrap. Nickeil was born to Nicole Alexander(mother). He has got no father. But he has got an uncle Vaughan Alexander who treats him like his own father. Though he hasn’t got any siblings from his mother’s side, he has one sibling Shai Gilgeous Alexander born to his uncle. Shai is like a friend to Nickeil and loves him more than a brother.
Turning abck and putting some flash into his education, he graduated from Vaughan Secondary school. After that, he went to Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, in Tennessee, Chattanooga. Later he attended Virginia Tech in 2017 to complete his college education. As he is just 20, he hasnt completed his education and is still studying there.
Nickeils relationship status! Married, single or dating?
As Nickeilis just 20 it will not be suitable for talking about his marriage. So after skipping this topic what comes in everyone’s mind is, who is Nickels girlfriend? Well, Nickeil hasn’t disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, after stalking his social media, he hasn’t even mentioned anyone as his girlfriend. This easily shows that he is currently single and focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. Keep in touch with us to know the latest news about his relationship status.
Career: Selection in 2019 NBA draft!
Nickeil used to play basketball a lot during his college days. He averaged 10.7 points and 3.8 rebounds per game during his freshman year. Additionally, he scored the season highest points 29 in a 132-93 win over The Citadel during his second game in college. Due to his fabulous game, he was pretty much noticed in the college. During his college life, he benefited Virginia Tech a lot leading it to a 21-12 record and NCAA tournament. Further, during his regular-season Nickeil averaged 16.5 points,4.1 rebounds and 4 assists per game. Moreover, Alexander-walker leads Virginia Tech to a 24-8 season with a 12-6 record in the ACC. Additionally provided with 4 seeds in the NCAA tournament.
Talking about his professional career, Nickeil is selected with the 17th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Recently on June 20, 2019, he selected by Brooklyn Nets. Then after he signed Atlanta Hawks on July 6, 2019. After that, he moved to New Orleans Pelicans and is currently playing for it.
Besides benefiting from clubs and colleges, he has also done some contribution towards the nation. Nickeil competed for Canada at the 2016 FIBA Americans under-18 championship. There he averaged 17.4 points per game leading the team to a silver medal. He is compared with Jordan Clarkson.
Net worth and Salary
As Nickeil has just been selected in the 2019 NBA draft, he receives a 4-year contract of worth $11 million. he will receive $5 million while signing the contract. As he is in his starting career so his salary for this year will be $1.6 million. Gradually the salary will increase every year. He will receive nearly $1.9 million in the second year. Being in the starting position he hasn’t that much net worth but in the future, he is sure to earn a huge net worth.
Height, Weight, tattoos and social media presence
The future NBA star is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 204 Ibs. He has got black curly hair. Further, he has got a muscular athletic body. Moreover, his tattoos in one of his hands are pretty noticeable. He has got the picture of women in his arms and something written near underarms. His one hand is completely covered with tattoos.
Apart from this, Nickeilis very active in social media. He has 40.1k followers on Instagram and 8796 followers on Twitter.
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|Full Name:||Nickeil Alexander walker|
|Birth Date:||September 2, 1998|
|Height:||6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)|
|Net Worth||$5 million approx|
|Education||studying in Virginia Tech|
|Siblings||Shai Gilgeous Alexander (from uncles side)|
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