B.J. Armstrong

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B.J. Armstrong

B.J. Armstrong

Who is B.J. Armstrong?

B.J. Armstrong is a retired basketball player. B.J. Armstrong is regarded as one of the most skilled players in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won three NBA titles and received numerous trophies and accolades.

He was also named to the 1994 NBA All-Star team. However, following his final game with the Chicago Bulls in 1999, the great declared his retirement from basketball.

Early Life, Family, and Education

B.J. Armstrong was born on September 9, 1967, in Detroit, Michigan, one of the largest and most populated cities in the United States.

In Detroit, he spent his youth with his parents and brothers. B.J. was born into a wealthy household.

When it comes to his family, his father, Benjamin Roy Armstrong Sr, is a pro basketball player.

B.J. was exposed to basketball by his father at a young age.

When it came to basketball, though, his father, Benjamin, never let him win B.J. He once quoted

The identities of B.J.’s mother and siblings are still unknown and are not stated anywhere.

B.J. enrolled in Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, according to his academic records.

He graduated from Brother Rice High School in 1985 after a good high school career.

The basketball star then went on to the University of Iowa to further his education, graduating in 1989.

Unfortunately, no information on B.J.’s childhood is available. If a solution is found, the readers will be notified as soon as possible.

Age, Height, and Physical Appearance

B.J. Armstrong is a 53-year-old man. He is a Virgo sun sign, according to the horoscope charts.

They are loyal, analytical, kind, diligent, practical, and have a strong sense of humanity, according to what we know.

When it comes to height, the basketball player is fortunate. With a height of 6 feet 2 inche, he is a towering figure.

Similarly, he maintains his athletic build by engaging in an aggressive workout routine despite his body weight of 175 lb (79 kg).

Armstrong has a great physique compared to other athletes his age, and he is extremely dedicated to his physical fitness and diet.

His appearance, however, would be completed without his lustrous black hair and black eyes.

Facts of B.J. Armstrong

Full Name Benjamin Roy “B. J.” Armstrong Jr
Birth Date September 9, 1967
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan
Known as B.J.Armstrong
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity Unknown
Education Brother Rice
University of Iowa
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name Benjamin Roy Armstrong Sr
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings Unknown
Age 54 Years Old
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Merchandise Rookie Card
Build Athletic
Profession Basketball Player
Position Point Guard
Active Years 1989 – 1999
Marital Status Married
Wife Jennifer Armstrong
Kids No
Net Worth $12 Million
Social Media Twitter
Last Update April 2022

Net Worth and Salary

As of 2022, B.J. Armstrong’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million.

However, it is estimated that he earned around $16 million in salary alone throughout his basketball career.

Also, Armstrong is associated with different brand endorsements like Nike and appears in various ads promoting different products. Well, this is also considered one of the income sources for Armstrong.

At present, B.J is enjoying a luxurious life with his family in a beautiful house and is often seen enjoying vacations around different places.

Armstrong has not disclosed anything related to his personal assets like his Bungalow, car, and other property; he has kept it all a secret.

Early Professional Career

As previously said, B.J. began his basketball career at a very young age. He set 17 records after joining Brother Rice High School, averaging 27 points and 5 rebounds for a team, and finishing a game with a score of 20-4.

In high school, he was named to the All-State, All-City, and All-Conference teams in 1984-1985. Armstrong also captained the US All-Star team in the Albert Schweitzer Games in Germany in 1985.

The young player increased his shooting practice to 1,500 shots per day after enrolling at the University of Iowa.

This preparation paid off when B.J. and his university team advanced to the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen.

Armstrong concluded his collegiate career with 517 assists, third-best scorer, third-best steals (178), and fourth-best points (1705).

Chicago Bulls

B.J. was picked by the Chicago Bulls with the 18th choice in the NBA draft in June 1989 after a stellar basketball career at the University of Iowa.

In his first season with the Chicago Bulls, he averaged 5.6 points per game in 81 games. With a total of 28 free throws, the young athlete set a new record for the longest straight free throw streak.

After winning 61 games against the Los Angeles Lakers in 1991, Armstrong also contributed to the team’s NBA championship.

In 1994, however, he was forced to miss one of his games due to the Los Angeles Lakers’ decision to play Magic Jordan for the entire game. This was the only game in Armstrong’s career that he did not play.

In the following seasons, the youthful player improved his scoring abilities, but he did not become a starter for the squad. B.J. was also instructed by coach Phil Jackson to work on his three-point shooting.

He improved his three-point shooting after that, winning the NBA’s Three-Point Field Goal Percentage title with a 453 (63-for-139) average.

B.J. Armstrong
B.J. Armstrong in an ongoing match. Source: pinterest

B.J. and the Bulls squad had a 47-35 record in 1995, and they advanced to the second round.

Following his time with the Chicago Bulls, he was selected by the Toronto Raptors in the 1995 NBA Expansion Draft.

Armstrong, on the other hand, turned down the deal and was traded to the Golden State Warriors in return for Carlos Rogers.

From 1996-to 1997, the youthful basketball player was a member of the Warriors.

B.J. signed with the Charlotte Hornets for the 1997-98 season after his contract with the Warriors expired. He played 62 games in the 1997-98 season.

Benjamin Roy, on the other hand, played 10 additional games for the Hornets in 1999. Armstrong joined the Orlando Magic for the 1998-99 season.

Surprisingly, B.J. returned to the squad with which he began his professional basketball career. Yes, you read that correctly. The Chicago Bulls signed the young player for the 1999–2000 season.

Unfortunately, we won’t be able to see this excellent player on the basketball floor for much longer.

Armstrong retired from basketball after the 1999-2000 season. As a result, his supporters all around the world were devastated by the news.

After Retirement

Armstrong’s career continued after he retired, albeit not as a basketball player. The Chicago Bulls were his most recent basketball squad.

So, after retiring from basketball, he worked as a special assistant to Chicago Bulls Vice President Jerry Krause.

The former basketball player remained with Chicago as a scout for two more years until leaving in 2005. Following that, B.J. worked as a basketball analyst for ESPN’s NBA Fast Break series.

He joined the Wasserman Media Group, which represents athletes and entertainers, in 2006. B.J. is still a part of the Wasserman Media Group, where he is the EVP and Managing Executive.

Wife and Kids

B.J. Armstrong is successful not only in his professional life but also in his personal life. A famous basketball player is a married man. So his fans are quite interested to know about hips and happenings in her life.

Armstrong is happily married to Jennifer Armstrong. The couple tied the knot in the year 1995. Unfortunately, despite much research, we couldn’t find the information regarding Armstrong’s kids.

BJ and his wife, Jennifer, never spoke about anything related to their private lives and kids on the public platform. Maybe they preferred to keep it a secret.

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Social Media Presence

B.J has received a lot of recognition and is one of the most famous faces in America, but despite this fact, he doesn’t have a huge social profile, as one would assume.

The young basketball player primarily used Twitter to connect with his fan and followers.

On his Twitter account, Benjamin Roy is available as @bjarmstrong and has only around 34.1k followers at present.

He had joined the site in June 2016 and had tweeted 1091 posts until now.

Moreover, he occasionally keeps it updated with the stuff related to basketball activities. Also, his Twitter feed looks clean and well-organized.

Not to mention, his Twitter bio says that ‘3x #NBA Champion.

EVP & Managing Executive @Wasserman. Co-host of @PushinThruPod. Not the lead singer of Green Day.’