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Joe Dumars was born on the 24th May 1963, in Shreveport, Louisiana USA. He is a retired basketball player who spent fourteen seasons in the team of the Detroit Pistons and won two NBA titles in 1989 and 1990. In 2006, Dumars became an inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was been the General Manager of the Detroit Pistons from 2000 to 2014.

So just how rich is the former basketball player? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of Joe Dumars’ net worth is as much as $35 million, as of the data given in 2016.

Joe Dumars Net Worth $35 Million

To begin with, Dumars arrived in the NBA in 1985 after four years at the University of McNeese State, where he became the 11th leading scorer in NCAA history. He was selected 18th overall in the first round of the NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons. At the end of season he became the NBA All-Rookie Team through reputable statistics of 9.4 points, 4.8 assists per game. His arrival coincided with the club taking power in the Central Division. Winner of 46 regular season games, the Pistons went out in the first round of the play-offs. During each of the five seasons that followed, the Pistons became noted particularly against the Chicago Bulls by neutralising Michael Jordan. They participated in three NBA finals for two titles in 1989 and 1990, peaked of the so-called Team Bad Boys, in particularly rough games especially because of the playing style of Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer, Vinnie Johnson, Dennis Rodman and John Salley. However, Dumars was known as a gentleman because his behaviour. Joe Dumars was in the Dream Team II for the world championship men’s basketball in 1994, which the USA team won ahead of Russia and Croatia. Dumars has had many honours during his career. In 1994, he received the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for his charity work.

Joe Dumars is one of the eight players in the history of NBA who have worn the jersey of their first club for over 1000 matches. His long career of 14 seasons with the Detroit Pistons was consecrated as one of the best shooters of his generation. He won two league titles, six appearances at NBA All-Star Game and four nominations to the Defensive First Team. He retired at the end of the 1998 – 1999 season after setting several club records: largest number of games played (1018) and 3 points scored (990), 2 points scored (16401) and interceptions (902).

Concerning his career as General Manager, Joe Dumars was part of the staff of the Pistons, and General Manager from 2000 to 2014. He was responsible for several key transfers that enabled the club to win the NBA championship in 2004 and reach finals in 2005. To give examples, he transferred Jerry Stackhouse against Richard Hamilton in 2002, sacked the coach Rick Carlisle in 2003, and acquired Rasheed Wallace in transit to the Atlanta Hawks against a handful of second-tier players in 2004.

He is now tipped to become General Manager of the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2016 – 2017 season.

Finally, in the personal life of the former basketball player, Joe has been married to Debbie Dumars since 1989.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 24, 1963
Birth place: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Height:1.91 m
Weight:194 lbs (88 kg)
Profession:Basketball player
Education:McNeese State University
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Debbie Dumars (m. 1989)
Parents:Joe Dumars, Ophelia Dumars
Awards:NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (1989), NBA Sportsmanship Award (1996), NBA Executive of the Year Award (2003), J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1994), J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1994), NBA champion (2004), Basketball Hall of Fame (2006)
Nominations:NBA All-Defensive Team(1993 (1993), 1992, 1990), NBA All-Rookie Team (1986), NBA champion (1989 (1989), 1990), NBA Finals MVP (1989), NBA All-Star (1990–1993 (1990–1993), 1995, 1997), All-NBA Second Team (1993), All-NBA Third Team (1990 (1990), 1991)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1As the General Manager of the Detroit Pistons, in the 2003 NBA draft, he drafted Serbian center Darko Milicic with the 2nd overall pick. While Milicic was traded after three lackluster seasons, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, all drafted with later picks, were selected to multiple NBA All-Star games.
2Was a member of the late 80s/early 90s Detroit Pistons teams that were nicknamed "The Bad Boys" for their physical play. Despite playing on "The Bad Boys", he was widely respected around the league for his quiet behavior and sportsmanship.
3Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Ma. on September 8, 2006. Other inductees included Charles Barkley and Dominique Wilkins.
4Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.
5Guard for Detroit Pistons (1985-1999).


Filmography

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302010-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Relatively Speaking: Joe Dumars2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
1997 NBA All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself
1993 NBA All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself
1992 NBA All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself
1991 NBA All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself
1990 NBA All-Star Game1990TV SpecialHimself
The NBA on CBS1987TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Pistons Guard

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself

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