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Who is Jeremy Lamb?
Jeremy Lamb is an American basketball player. Jeremy Lamb plays shooting guard for the National Basketball Association’s Sacramento Kings. The shooting guard is renowned for his accurate shooting, endurance, and reliable offense.
Due to his impressive accomplishments, Lamb was selected for the National squad for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.
Because of his performance during the competition, Lamb was the only American selected for the five-player All-Tournament Team.
Childhood & Family
Jeremy Lamb was born on May 30, 1992, in Norcross, a town in Georgia.
The basketball player is an American citizen and is of African American origin.
His real name is Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb. He is the son of Rolando Lamb (the father) and Angela Lamb (the mother).
His father was a pastor in addition to being a former basketball player for Virginia Commonwealth who was renowned for his game-winning buzzer-beater.
The most significant person in his life as a child was Rolando.
Both the 1985 Seattle Supersonics draft pick and his collegiate basketball players at Virginia Commonwealth University received athletic discipline from Rolando.
It’s not unexpected that Jeremy decided to make basketball the focus of his life at the age of 29.
He was the third child out of four. His sibling by name of Zach Lamb. His brother Zach played basketball for Cal State Bakersfield.
Net Worth & Salary
Jeremy Lamb’s net worth is estimated to be more than $10 million.
Since entering the NBA in 2012, the shooting guard has accrued a sizeable income as a result of his contracts and pay with several organizations.
According to Spotrac, Lamb agreed to a three-year, $31,500,000 contract with the Indiana Pacers, with a guaranteed $31,500,000 and an average annual salary of $10,500,000.
With a cap hit of $10,500,000 and a dead cap value of $10,500,000, Lamb will have a basic salary of $10,500,000 in 2021–2022.
In addition to them, Lamb does support a few well-known companies, but we don’t have adequate details on his agreements.
Facts of Jeremy Lamb
|Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb
|May 30, 1992
|University of Connecticut (2010–2012)
|3 (Jerian, Jerai and Jaelin Grant)
|30 years old
|6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m)
|82 kg (180 lb)
|In a relationship
|Oklahoma City Thunder (2012–2015)
Tulsa 66ers (2012–2013)
Charlotte Hornets (2015–2019)
Indiana Pacers (2019–present)
|NBA Draft Pick
|Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
|Shooting guard / Small forward
Homes & Cars
Lamb adores owning cars and actively engages in their customization. He drives a Maserati Levante, a Porsche 911 Turbo, and a BMW M6 Grand Sport.
His off-court activities demonstrate his love of cars. In order to make the most of his downtime, Lamb modified his vehicles.
The Pacers star’s BMW M6 Grand Sport has Navy Matte on it.
Gloss black accents and PPG-painted custom brakes were added to the automobile. He also has a white Maserati Levante and a black Porsche 911.
Lamb possessed a gorgeous two-story, 5,200-square-foot mansion in North Carolina while he played for the Charlotte Hornets.
Lamb put this home up for sale in 2019. He asked $2.2 million for this beauty.
High School Career
At Norcross High School in Norcross, Georgia, where he played basketball and served as team captain, Jeremy averaged six rebounds and 20 points a contest.
Furthermore, he demonstrated outstanding leadership and a 27-3 overall record as he guided Norcross to the regional title and the Elite 8 of the state playoffs.
Coach Jim Calhoun noticed him and suggested that UConn sign him after noticing parallels between Lamb and former UConn standout Richard “Rip” Hamilton.
In 2010, Lamb, a four-star recruit, was ranked as the No. 76 overall player and No. 19 shooting guard in the nation by Rivals.com.
Career in College
During his first season at UConn, Lamb participated in every game. With 11.1 points per game, he was second only to Kemba Walker on the squad.
He achieved a career-high on January 25, 2011, when he scored 24 points against Marquette.
Lamb helped the ninth-seeded Huskies win the 2011 Big East Tournament and earn a #3 seed in the NCAA Tournament by averaging 14.2 points per game.
In the 2011 NCAA Tournament, he increased his scoring output to 16.2 points per game, and on March 24, 2011, he tied his career high with 24 points against San Diego State in the Sweet 16.
Prior to UConn’s Final Four game against Kentucky, he was 11 for 15 from three-point range in the NCAA Tournament, the greatest percentage ever for a Final Four player.
He led the Huskies to a 53-41 victory over Butler in the national championship game with 12 points and seven rebounds.
Under-19 World Cup
On June 17–24, 2011, USA Basketball invited Jeremy to the 17-man tryouts for the 12-man FIBA Under-19 World Cup roster.
He was ultimately chosen to make the team.
The 12 chosen athletes represented the United States in the 2011 FIBA U19 World Cup in Latvia from June 30 to July 10.
The five-player All-Tournament Team included only one American, Lamb. The 2012 basketball season was heartbreaking for Lamb and UConn alike.
He and UConn underperformed relative to their talent, finishing the regular season with a losing record in Big East play.
Additionally, after losing to Iowa State University, they were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament in the first round.
Lamb announced his intention to enter the 2012 NBA Draft.
Lamb was selected by the Houston Rockets with the No. 12 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
On October 27, 2012, Jeremy was dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder along with James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Lazar Hayward, and Daequan Cook for Kevin Martin, two first-round draft picks, and a second-round pick.
Lamb played a portion of his first season with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
On February 4, 2013, Jeremy received a spot on the Futures All-Star squad for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.
But Tony Mitchell was brought in to take his place because the Thunder had called him up and he was no longer listed as an “active” player on a D-League roster at the time of the game.
On December 29, 2013, Lamb scored a career-high 22 points in a game against the Houston Rockets.
On November 14, 2014, in a loss to the Detroit Pistons, he notched the first double-double of his professional career with 24 points and ten rebounds.
Lamb was acquired by the Charlotte Hornets on June 25, 2015, in exchange for Luke Ridnour and a second-round draft pick in 2016.
On November 2, 2015, the basketball player and the Hornets agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract extension.
He beat the Chicago Bulls 130-105 the following day with 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting.
Jeremy reached the milestone on January 4, 2016, as he scored 22 points against the Golden State Warriors in a 111-101 defeat.
On November 26, 2016, Jeremy started his first game for the Hornets after overcoming a hamstring injury that sidelined him for ten games.
In a 107-102 victory over the New York Knicks, he had a career-high game with 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.
For the second straight game on November 28, Lamb set a season-high in points.
In a 104-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, the athlete came off the bench to score 21 points and grab nine rebounds.
On December 20, 2017, Lamb surpassed his previous career high by scoring 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting in a defeat to the Toronto Raptors 129-111.
He scored 19 points in the opening 15 minutes.
On July 7, 2019, Lamb and the Indiana Pacers reached an agreement on a three-year, $31.5 million contract.
On February 24, 2020, the Indiana Pacers revealed that Lamb had torn his left anterior cruciate ligament, fractured his lateral femoral condyle, and damaged his lateral meniscus while playing against the Toronto Raptors on February 23.
Due to this injury, Lamb missed the remainder of the 2019–20 season.
Whom does Jeremy play for in the NBA?
On February 8, 2022, the Sacramento Kings revealed that they had traded Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, and Tristan Thompson to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for guard Jeremy and a 2023 second-round selection.
Swingman Lamb played in 39 games with the Pacers this season, averaging 15.7 minutes and 7.1 points.
The Connecticut native is in his eighth season as a working actor.
Since 2016, Jeremy Lamb has been openly dating his partner, Hali Eplin.
She is employed by Northwood Ravin, a multifamily development, construction, and property management company, as an asset manager.
When Hali became pregnant with their child in 2018, the engaged couple’s lives were ecstatic.
When their daughter, Halo Amor Lamb, was born on June 26, 2019, Jeremy and his fiancée was overjoyed. The infant child was 2.5 kilograms when she was delivered.
The new parents keep up their Instagram family and love posts. When the athlete and his girlfriend, an asset manager, first met, it all started in Charlotte.
In September 2019, the couple left their beloved city after gathering their stuff.
Maybe they’ll decide to continue their relationship and get hitched in their new home. Fans will have to wait a little while longer to witness Jeremy and Hali’s wedding.
Age and Physical Stature
Jeremy Lamb is 30 years old. Jeremy has a well-kept body and seems to be quite athletic from a physical standpoint.
He keeps himself physically healthy by eating healthfully and going to the gym every day.
The American player also has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and a weight of 82 kg. Unfortunately, the player’s remaining physical measurements are unclear.
The dimensions will be sent to you as soon as we can.
Like many other people, Jeremy has tattoos all over his body. He is very attractive because of his black hair and eyes. He is of African American ancestry and American nationality.
On his social media pages, he has a considerable amount of fans.
Jeremy has over 50 thousand Twitter followers and 253,000 Facebook fans.
You can keep up with his off-court and on-court activities by following his accounts on numerous platforms.