Kentavious Caldwell-Pope net worth: Lakers guard robbed of items worth $150K at gunpoint
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, a Los Angeles Lakers guard, was robbed of luxury goods worth $150,000 at gunpoint earlier this month. The 28-year-old NBA player was standing in the driveway of his Los Angeles home with a group of friends around 4 am on June 17 when a car pulled up and the crime occurred.
Earlier this week, Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso was arrested in Texas for possession of under two ounces of marijuana. On May 15, hip-hop artist Mike Darole was shot during an attempted robbery in Sunnyvale, California.
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Although the NBA player's robbery did not result in any deaths, it did take away a sizeable chunk of his material possessions when three men exited the vehicle with guns drawn and demanded Caldwell-Pope and his friends hand over their things. Here's what's to know how much the Lakers' player is worth.
What is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's net worth?
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's net worth is estimated at $18 million, according to WTFoot. His salary is pinned at $12,073,020, according to HoopsHype. His projected salary for 2021-22 is $13,038,862, and $14,004,703 for 2022-23.
The website states that the NBA player is making 48.33 percent more than in 2019/20 and is the 105th best-paid NBA player this year. He is also the 51st best-paid guard this year. Caldwell-Pope, who is managed by Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Management, is projected to be the 3rd best-paid player of the Los Angeles Lakers next year. In November last, he agreed to a three-year, $40 million contract, according to Fox News.
Caldwell-Pope has worn Nike sneakers throughout his NBA career, including many player editions. He most recently wore Giannis Antetokounmpo's signature Nike Zoom Freak 1, and he's also worn LeBron James' and Anthony Davis' signature sneakers, according to Essentially Sports.
The June 17 robbery happened just two weeks after Caldwell-Pope's Lakers were eliminated by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Jewelry, a Rolex watch, and an iPhone were among the items allegedly stolen, with a total estimated value of roughly $150,000.