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Jacque Vaughn was born on 11 February 1975, in Los Angeles, California and is a former professional basketball player, with several teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and is a coach as of this day.
So just how rich is Jacque Vaughn, as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources report that Vaughn’s net worth is as high as $10 million. His wealth has been accumulated from his 12-year career as a basketball player, and seven years of involvement with coaching the game.
Jacque Vaughn Net Worth $10 million
Vaughn attended John Muir High School near Pasadena, and was active in sports and achieved numerous good results. He was one of the highest ranked high school recruits in the nation, and his skills on the basketball court gained him attention, and the possibility of pursuing a sporting career, winning by numerous awards such as the Dial Award as the nation’s top male high school scholar athlete; he was named the #2 point guard in the class of 1993. After considering UCLA, Georgetown and Arizona among others, Jacque enrolled into the University of Kansas where he played for coach Roy Williams alongside many others who would later on become successful basketball players. He started off taking the position of the starting point guard, and helping his team achieve many victories. His efforts were recognized and he received awards such as the MVP award in 1993, among many others. His career was already progressing and continuously growing.
By his senior year, he was the all-time leader in assists in Kansas basketball history, with 804.
Following his successful college career he was selected by Utah Jazz 27th in the 1997 NBA draft. Besides playing for Utah, he subsequently played for the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks, the New Jersey Nets and the San Antonio Spurs, which was the culmination of his career, as he was a part of the San Antonio Spurs in 64 NBA games, and helped the team win the NBA Championship in 2007, receiving critical praise and making a name for himself.
He retired after the 2008-09 season with the Spurs, having an average of 4.5 points and 2.5 assists per game during his 850 game career. He became the Spurs assistant coach for two seasons, then as of 2012 moved to be head coach of the Orlando Magic but was eventually fired in 2015 and returned to the Spurs as a pro scout. He spent an entire season with the Spurs but eventually ended up with the Brooklyn Nets to be Kenny Atkinson’s assistant coach, his current position.
In his personal life, Jacques married his college girlfriend Laura in 2002, and the couple has two sons together. Vaughn has stated that he enjoys writing and reading poetry.