JJ Redick Celebrity Life
Jonathan Clay JJ Redick is a professional player of basketball from America. He currently plays for the team of New Orleans Pelicans of NBA. He got selected by Orlando Magic in the NBA draft of 2006 as the 11th pick.
During his college days, he played for Duke Blue Devils. He was well known for his free throw and three-point shooting techniques during his college career. He is currently the leading all-time core for the team of Duke.
He was born on 24th June 1984 in Cookeville. His father’s name is Ken Redick and his mother’s name is Jeanie Redick. Ken Redick played basketball at Ohio University for 2 seasons. He has two sisters, Alyssa and Catie, and both played for the University of Campbell. He has one brother, Davik Redick, who played football for Marshall University.
He graduated from Duke University with history as the subject. He also has a younger sister named Abigail. He got married to Chelsea Kilgore on 26th June 2010 after dating for a long time. He is the father of two children, Kai and Knox.
On 13th June 2006, Redick got arrested with the charge of driving in a drunken state in North Carolina. The level of alcohol in his blood was 0.11 where the legal level is 0.08. He was released on a bond of $1000.
High School Career
He went to Cave Spring High School in Virginia. He won the McDonald’s All American MVP of the year 2002. Redick scored forty-three points in the state championship game. He was considered as a 5-star recruit by Scout.com.
During his freshman year at Duke University, Redick led the team with thirty points in a win against North Carolina State in the ACC tournament. In his junior year, he served as a co-captain for the team. He also served in the position of captain in his senior year.
In the season of 2004-2005, he led Duke with a score of 21.8 points in each game. He also won the ACC Player of the Year.
Redick got selected in the NBA draft of 2006 as the 11th pick by Orlando Magic. He had to compete with Keith Bogans and Trevor Ariza for the position of shooting guard in the season of 2007-2008. He started the season as the third-string. In the season of 2008-2009, he had an average of 6 points in each game of 17.4 minutes.
That season, Orlando Magic made it to the finals but lost to the LA Lakers in 5 games. On 21st February 2013, he was traded to Milwaukee Bucks.
On 18th January 2016, he scored career-high with forty points in a win of 140-132 against the Houston. On 8th July 2017, he signed a contract of $23 million for one year with Philadelphia 76ers. On 15th July 2019, he signed with the team of New Orleans Pelicans.
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