Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Celebrity Life
Born on 18th February 1993, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is a professional basketball player in the United States of America who plays for the National Basketball Association's Los Angeles Lakers. Caldwell-Pope's name was included in the list of McDonald's All-American for being one of the top basketball players at the high school level when he has in the 2011 class.
Pope played basketball at the college-level with the Southeastern Conference's Georgia Bulldogs for two years. He was voted as the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year when he was in his sophomore year in 2013. Pope was chosen in the NBA draft of 2013 as the 8th overall pick by the franchise Detroit Pistons. Caldwell-Pope was with the Pistons for four years prior to joining as a free agent in the Lakers in 2017 to 2018.
Caldwell-Pope had quite a fantastic playing performance when he was in high school. When he was a senior, Pope had ana average of 8.2 rebounds and 31 points per game. He was studying at the Grenville High School situated in Greenville in the state of Georgia. Caldwell-Pope's name included in many key high school teams of All-America in his senior year and was also chosen to play in the Mc Donald's All-American Game of 2011, as well as, the Jordan Brand Classic.
Basketball career in college
Caldwell-Pope opted for Georgia and played for Cody Anderson and Mark Fox instead of scholarship offers that poured in from places like Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Florida State, and Alabama among others.
Professional basketball career
1. Detroit Pistons from 2013 to 2017
Caldwell-Pope was chosen by the franchise Detroit Piston in the NBA draft of 2013 where he was the 8th overall pick. Later, the player got associated with the Detroit Piston in the NBA Summer League of 2013 whole signing his rookie contract also with the team on 19th July the same year. On 16th April 2014, Caldwell-Pope had a career-high score of thirty points though his team lost to the team Oklahoma City Thunder.
The player joined the Pistons once again in July 2014 for the NBA Summer League of 2013. He had an average of 7.4 rebounds and 24.0 points in 5 games. Caldwell-Pope had 153 3-point shots when the season ended, which was seventy more as compared to the closest player of his team.
He tied with Kevin Love for the 16th spot in the National Basketball Association. The player had his career-high score of 31 points on 16th December 2015 and his team defeated the Boston Celtics in the match. He also scored 27 points, a then season-high score on 9th November 2015 though his team lost to the team Phoenix Suns. He was suspended on 23rd June 2017 for 2 games by the NBA without pay after pleading guilty of driving a car while intoxication. The Detroit Pistons gave up their rights to the player on 7th July 2017, thus making Caldwell-Pope an unrestricted free agent.
Caldwell Pope signed a contract of 1-year on 13th July 2017 worth 18 million USD with the franchise Los Angeles Lakers. He played his debut game for his new team on 22nd October 2017 and scored 20 points though his team lost to another team New Orleans Pelicans. The player had his season-high score of 29 points on 27th November 2017 when his team played against the franchise Los Angeles Clippers.
The player signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers once again on 6th July 2018 for reportedly 12 million USD for a year. In March 2019, Caldwell-Pope had a season0gh score of 35 teams though the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Lakers.
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