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Troy Daniels

Troy Daniels

Troy Daniels is a basketball player. Troy Daniels competes for Olimpia Milano in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A and the EuroLeague. Troy has a long history of being a shooter. At VCU, the NBA, and most of the other places he has played, the player has set and broken records.

He played for Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where in 2013 he set the record for the most made three-point field goals in a single game for the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Early life and Family

Troy Daniels was born on July 15, 1991, in Roanoke, Virginia.

Irving Daniels is his father, while Cheryl Daniels is his mother.

The player and his parents are close. The biggest motivator and supporter for him has been both of his parents.

Since he was a little child, Troy has been interested in basketball.

In Roanoke, Virginia, Troy attended William Fleming High School. He was named Player of the Year for the Northwest Region.

Averaging 17 points and six rebounds per game as a senior in 2008-09, he was also named the Roanoke Times Player of the Year in that season.

Troy was also selected for the AAA First-Squad All-State team of the Virginia High School Coaches Association.

The athlete also took part in three straight VHSL AAA State Tournaments, including two championship games in 2007 and 2009.

Net Worth & Salary

Troy Daniels’s estimated net worth is $8 million.

His salary with the Denver Nuggets during the 2019–20 season was roughly $458,439.

The guy earned a substantial chunk of money during his seven seasons in the NBA.

He has made $14,432,310 in his career.

Facts of Troy Daniels

Full Name Troy Daniels
Birth Date July 15, 1991
Birth Place Roanoke, Virginia
Nick Name Troy
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
High School William Fleming High School
College Virginia Commonwealth University
Playing Career 2013 – Present
Zodiac Cancer
Chinese Zodiac Goat
Father’s Name Irving Daniels
Mother’s Name Cheryl Daniels
Siblings None
Age 30 years old
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight 85 kg
Chest Size Not known
Biceps Size Not known
Waist Size Not known
Shoe Size Not known
Food Habits Non-vegetarian
NBA Draft Undrafted
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Career Highlights 
  • NBA D-League All-Rookie Second Team (2014)
  • NBA D-League All-Star (2014)
  • Italian Cup winner (2022)
  • All-NBA D-League Third Team (2014)
Build Athletic
Marital Status Engaged
Fiancee Name  Yris Palmer
Children Ayla Palmer, Amiah Daniels
Position Shooting Guard
Profession Basketball Player
Net Worth $8 Million
Salary Under Review
League Lega Basket Serie A
Active Since 2013
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merch  Basketball Card
Last Update June 2022

Career after College

Shaka Smart was Daniels’ coach while he was a student at VCU. In his first two seasons with the Rams, he played just occasionally.

He did, however, make a brief appearance in the semifinal game between Butler and VCU in 2011. As a junior in 2011–12, Troy averaged 24.4 minutes and 10 points per game, solidifying his role in VCU’s “Havoc” offense.

Troy increased his scoring average to 12.3 points per game as a senior in 2012–13 by starting every game.

In a 109-58 victory over East Tennessee State on January 2, 2013, the player established a record by making 11 of 20 three-point attempts en route to 33 points and ten rebounds.

VCU and the Atlantic 10 both set single-game records with their eleven three-pointers. With 124 three-pointers, he also set the VCU single-season record for three-pointers.

With 251 three-pointers, the American player ranked second in school history at the end of his collegiate career.

Early Years

Troy, who went undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft, signed on with the Charlotte Bobcats for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

On September 30, he agreed to terms with the Bobcats. He was eventually released, nevertheless, on October 10.

On October 18 after that, he joined the Houston Rockets. On October 26, Houston did, though, release him.

In November 2013, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League acquired him as a Rockets affiliate player.

On January 4, 2014, Troy defeated the Idaho Stampede with 32 points and ten three-pointers made. Halfway through his first season with the Vipers, he also broke the D-single-season League three-point record.

On February 21, 2014, Troy signed a contract with the Houston Rockets, but he was soon returned to the Vipers.

He was called up by the Rockets on March 3 and made his NBA debut against the Orlando Magic two days later, playing 92 seconds.

Troy Daniels
Troy Daniels in a basketball match. Source: chatsports

Later, the player was twice more moved to the Vipers. In 50 games with the Vipers in 2013–14, he averaged 21.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.1 steals.

In Game 3 of their 2014 NBA Playoffs’ first-round showdown against the Portland Trail Blazers, Troy nailed the game-winning three-point jumper with 11.0 seconds left in overtime. The Rockets won 121-116.

At the conclusion of the game, the basketball player had 17 points. The Rockets ultimately dropped the series 4-2. On July 14, 2014, Troy re-signed with the Rockets.

Throughout his basketball career, the player was inconsistent with any one team.

On December 19, 2014, he was acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a three-team deal that also involved the Houston Rockets and the Philadelphia 76ers.

Gaining Victory

On February 10, 2015, Troy was moved to the Charlotte Hornets along with Mo Williams and cash in exchange for Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round draft pick.

In the Hornets’ season-ending loss against the Toronto Raptors on April 15, the player set a then-career-high with 24 points.

Likewise, on June 30, 2015, Daniels joined the Hornets for the NBA Summer League. On January 22, 2016, he contributed 17 points to a 120-116 victory over the Orlando Magic in overtime.

Three days later, in a 129-128 double-overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings, Troy set a career-high with 28 points while playing off the bench.

On July 12, 2016, he was acquired by the Memphis Grizzlies in a sign-and-trade deal with the Charlotte Hornets.

On December 3, 2016, he outscored the Los Angeles Lakers 103-100 to record a career-high.

Likewise, he connected on 12-of-23 field-goal attempts, including 6-of-12 from beyond the arc. Two days later, he beat the New Orleans Pelicans 110-108 in double overtime with seven three-pointers and a game-high 29 points.

On December 29, the Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-80, and the player added all 22 of his points in the fourth quarter.

Greg Anthony scored 22 points in a quarter in December 1995, while the team was still based in Vancouver, and Troy’s 22 points in the fourth quarter tied that mark.

One more transaction

On September 22, 2017, Troy was dealt with the Phoenix Suns along with a 2018 second-round pick and a conditional Suns 2018 second-round pick.

He scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers in the second quarter, as the Houston Rockets defeated his team 142-116 on November 16, 2017.

The player tied Gerald Green’s and Shannon Brown’s record for the most 3-pointers made in a quarter for the Sun’s franchise (set in March 2014). (in November 2012).

Troy also established a career-high on December 13 against the Toronto Raptors, losing 115-109, scoring 32 points on 11-of-16 shooting, including 7-of-10 from 3-point range.

In a 109-105 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on January 22, 2018, Daniels made his 27th straight three-pointer while playing off the bench, passing Wesley Person for the longest streak in Suns team history.

Likewise, on July 7, 2019, the athlete agreed to a $2.1 million one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

On March 1, 2020, Daniels was let go by the Lakers. In 2020, the Lakers won the NBA Finals and gave Daniels an NBA championship ring.

On March 5, 2020, Troy committed to the Denver Nuggets.

Troy is now doing what?

He moved to Europe on July 12, 2021, after agreeing to a one-year deal with Ettore Messina’s Italian squad, Olimpia Milano.

The EuroLeague is being watched by the player right now. He believes that the most obvious difference between the NBA and the EuroLeague is their physical makeup.

He claims that while it might not always move as quickly, it occasionally does, and the game is changed by physicality.

Touching a player could result in a foul in the NBA, but in the Euroleague, you can push and shove and do whatever you want—up to a point. It has the peculiarity of completely changing the way the game is played.

During his first two or three weeks, the player had the opportunity to experience it. He initially found it challenging.

He claims that after you get used to it, though, it really makes the game more fun. He continues by saying that it heightens the value of the game because every possession and contest counts.

The Meaning of Jersey No. 30

Troy always has the number 30 on his jersey. Troy wore it when he was a freshman in high school, from freshman to varsity, and then from varsity to college.

He acts in such a manner for a reason. He claims that in addition to leaving a legacy for his name, he also wants to leave one for that number.

The guy wants everyone to remember him and his jersey number 30, especially his children.

Partner and Children

Troy Daniels is in a relationship with Yris Palmer. StarLashextensions was started by Yris, a prosperous American businessperson.

Her other business is Star Lash Beauty Bar. She is also well-known on social media and is a YouTuber.

We can conclude that Yris is more well-liked than Troy, her boyfriend. With celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez, and Karen Sarahi Gonzalez, the businessman gets along great.

In May 2020, the couple posted a video on Yris’ YouTube account announcing their relationship. The “MEET MY BOYFRIEND” video, in which they outlined their relationship length.

In the video, Yris also claimed that Stassie Karanikolaou, another person in Kylie’s group, helped introduce them.

Physical Characteristics

Troy Daniels is 30 years old right now. According to the Chinese calendar, Troy was born in the year of the Rooster. Troy has an athletic physique when it comes to his appearance.

The player also has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and a weight of about 85 kilograms. Sadly, his waist, biceps, and chest measurements are not available at this time.

The player, though, appears to be in good shape based on his outward appearance. Troy also has amazing aesthetics with his black hair and eyes.

Troy’s zodiac sign is also cancer. Humans born under the Cancer sign are tenacious, powerful, and exceptionally sociable. They are also incredibly caring and loving.

Body art

The body of the basketball player is covered with ink. On both of his arms, he has tattoos. On his chest, he has tattoos as well.

The tattoo is not finished, though. He desired a tattoo of a basketball with wings emerging from it.

The athlete disclosed that he had the tattoo for ten years in 2018. Though it hurts the most, he does not intend to finish it. Troy claims that he has finished getting tattoos.

On Father’s Day, he did, however, get a tattoo of a picture of his daughter Amaih.

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Presence in social media

Troy is well-known on social media in addition to being a basketball player.

On his social media accounts, the footballer has a huge fan base.

With almost 205k followers, Troy is active on Instagram as @troydaniels30. The athlete has 47.5k followers on Twitter with the handle @troydaniels.

The player has 121k Facebook fans as well. Troy is also known as TroyDaniels on YouTube.

On March 23, 2020, he launched his channel, which now has 38.5k subscribers.

Follow Troy on his social media accounts if you want to stay up to speed on his numerous life events or learn more about his family and way of life.