Chris Clemons Celebrity Life
Born on 23rd July 1997, Christopher Adam Clemons is a professional basketball player in the United States of America. At present, Clemons plays for the NBA or National Basketball Association on a 2-way agreement with the National Basketball Association G League's Rio Grande Valley Viper. Clemons played basketball at the college level for the team Campbell Fighting Camels.
High school career and early life
Clemons studied at the Millbrook High School. The player broke the single-game record in the school with 41 points at a state-level tournament in the senior year of his high school. He grew up North Carolina's Raleigh and idolized Allen Iverson in his growing years. He attempted to incorporate the crossover dribble of Iverson into his gaming style.
Although he has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches, Clemons was able to dunk at Millbrook High School. Kevin McGeehan, the Campbell coach hired him because of his high confidence level. As a senior, while playing a game in the state tournament, the player broke the single-game record in the school with 41 points in a basketball game.
College playing career
Chris Clemons enrolled at the University of Campbell. He was also announced as the Big South Freshman of the Year. While he was in the sophomore year, Clemons had a score of 51 points and his team won by 81-79 in the Big South Tournament against the team UNC Asheville. As a sophomore, Clemons was honored as the First Team All-Big South.
While in his junior year, Clemons had an average of 24.9 points in each game, which was the country's 4th-highest. The player assisted the Camels score 18-16, as well as, play at the College Basketball Invitational. Clemons' performance made him the leading scorer of all-time in the history of Big South. The player also crossed the total career point of Reggie Williams, the VMI guard in-game his team played against Austin Peay.
The player had an average of 18.5 points in each game during his freshman year at Campbell University. He got the title of the Big South Freshman of the Year, He had a score of 51 points in a match with a score of 81-79 when this team had a victory as a sophomore in the Big South Tournament over UNC Asheville during his sophomore year.
During his sophomore year, his average was 25.1 in each game, It was the second-highest average in Division I and be was only behind Marcus Keene. The player took 42.2% of the shots of his team, which also is the too percentage in the college-level basketball. Clemons scored 994 points and made the school record in the category for points in a single season.
He broke the scoring record in the tournament. Clemons earned the distinction of being the 4th basketball player who scored 50 points in that season. His season-high score was 42 points made against Liberty on 23rd January 2018. Along with Marcus Burk, he became the first teammate in the history of NCAA to hit ten 3s in one game.
Once the season was over, Clemons announced his participation in the NBA draft of 2018 and yet did recruit an agent so that he could preserve his eligibility for the college. However, he took a decision to back away from the NBA draft so that he could go back and play for Campbell.
During his senior season, he was declared as the Preseason Big South Player of the Year. The player earned the distinction of being the leading scorer all-time in the history of Big South on 21st December 2018.
Professional playing career
Once the NBA draft of 2019 was over, he joined the NBA franchise Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association Summer League. Later on, Clemons signed the contract of Exhibit 10. The player made his debut on 3rd November when he played against another NBA franchise Miami Heat. The Houston Rockets converted Clemons on 17th act over into a 2-way player. In his debut NBA match against the Miami Heat, the player scored 16 points though his team lost to the Heat where the final score was 129-100.
Chris Clemons was born in Griffin in the state of Georgia in the United States of America. His full name is Christopher Clemons. The player for married on 19th December 2014 to Melissa Gonzalez. He is the brother of Nic Clemons while Charlie Clemons is his uncle.
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