Brad Wanamaker Celebrity Life
Born on 25th July 1989, Bradley Daniel Wanamaker is a professional basketball player in the United States of America. He plays for the National Basketball Association’s Boston Celtics. Wanamaker played basketball at the college level for the University of Pittsburgh. In 2017, he earned a selection in the Second Time of All-EuroLeague.
Wanamaker was born to Deborah Samuel and Bradley Wanamaker. The player has 2 brothers – James Samuel and Brian Wanamaker.
Basketball Career in High School
Wanamaker was born in Philadelphia in the United States of America. He took admission in a Roman Catholic High School located in his hometown. He played school-level basketball in this school. When he was a senior in high school, the Philadelphia Daily News named him the Player of the Year.
Basketball Career in College
After graduating from high school, the player enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh and played college-level basketball here. At that time, he was a team member of the Pittsburgh Panthers where he was trained by Jamie Dixon, the head coach.
During his 4 years at the University of Pittsburgh, the player recorded 1,090 points. While he was in his senior year, the player earned the distinction of getting the honorable mention NCAA Men’s Basketball All-American.
Professional Basketball Career
Wanamaker went undrafted in the NBA draft of 2011 and distributed time in the season of 2011-12 between a couple of games in Italy prior to coming back to America and joining the Austin Toros. Wanamaker could join the Toros in time and helped the team to clinch the title of the NBA Development League in 2012.
The player shifted to the top league club of Limoges of France’s called the LNB Pro A for the season of 2012-13. There he had an average of 3.4 rebounds and 9.0 points per game. He came back to Italy the following season and signed a contract with a local club.
The player signed a new contract on 2nd July 2014 with a German basketball team called Brose Bamberg. As a team member of Bamberg, Wanamaker won the Bundesliga of 2014-15. The player was also named the Finals Most Valuable Player.
He signed a contract with Bamberg for another season on 23rd June 2015. In the season of 2015-16, he played at the EuroLeague. His solid performance led his team to become one of the Top 16 teams. He entered into a 2-year contract on 23rd June 2016 with Darüşşafaka Doğuş, a Turkish team.
The following year, i.e. on 7th September 2017, he signed an agreement for 1 year with Fenerbahçe Doğus, the EuroLeague Champions of 2107. Fenerbahçe managed to reach the Final Four teams at the EuroLeague 2018 for the season of 2017-18. It was the 4th consecutive time the team reached the Final Four slot.
However, they were out after losing the final game to Real Madrid. Wanamaker played thirty-six games in EuroLeague and has an average of 2.7 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 11.3 points per game.
The player entered into an agreement for 1 year with the team Boston Celtics on 2nd July 2018. Wanamaker played his debut game in NBA on 16th October and recorded 1 rebound and 2 points and his team defeated the Philadelphia 76ers. It was announced by the Celtics on 17th July 2019 that they had assigned the player again.
Not many are aware that Wanamaker has a twin brother called Brian Wanamaker who also plays basketball for the National Basketball League of Lithuania. He married Michelle, his longtime girlfriend. They had started dating in 2007. The couple has two kids – a daughter and a son.
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