Kyle Korver Celebrity Life
Kyle Elliot Korver is a professional player of basketball from America. Currently, he plays for Milwaukee Bucks of NBA. During his early days, he played college basketball for the Bluejays.
He got drafted in the year 2003 in the 2nd round of NBA draft by Nets of New Jersey. Right after that, Korver got traded to Philadelphia 76ers. He played with 76ers for 4 and half seasons and then was traded to Utah Jazz.
In the year 2017, Korver was traded to Cavaliers in which he played for consecutive finals team. In the year 2018, Korver was again traded to Utah Jazz. In 2019, he signed his contract with the team of Bucks.
Kyle Korver was born on 17th March 1981 in Paramount city of California. His father’s name is Kevin Korver and his mother’s name is Laine Korver. Korver is the oldest of all his siblings. Korver’s parents used to play basketball in Pella at the Central College. His father works as a pastor for Third Reformed Church situated in Pella.
He was born and brought up in LA and as a child, he was a fan of LA Lakers. Right after watching Kareem Jabbar, Magic Johnson and other players play basketball, he got inspired and decided to pursue the game of basketball as his future career. He shifted to Iowa in the year 1993.
Korver completed his studies from Creighton where he played for the basketball team as well. During the first year of his college in 1999, he was selected for the A11 bench team, A11 newcomer team and also A11 freshman team with an average point of 8.8 in every game.
In his second year of college, he earned the honors of A11 MVC. While in his final year in 2002-2003, Korver joined the team of 6 players who were repeated as Player of the Year of MVC.
On 26th of June 2003, Kyle got selected for the Nets of New Jersey in the NBA draft of 2003. The Nets were low on cash with no other choice of the draft on the board. They selected Kyle and his draft rights were sold out to the 76ers for an amount of $125,000.
Only a rookie, Korver managed to score an average of 4.5 points along with 1.5 rebounds in a total of 74 games. In the year 2007, he was traded to Utah and in the year 2008, he was able to score 27 points against the Denver.
In the year 2010, he signed a contract with the team of Chicago Bulls and scored season-high 24 points in a game against the Suns. In the year 2017, Kyle was traded to Cavaliers by exchanging Mo Williams and Mike Dunleavy. On 29th November 2018, Kyle was traded back to Jazz by exchanging Alec Burks. From the year 2019, Korver has been playing for the Milwaukee Bucks with a contract of one year.
Kyle Korver got married to Juliet Richardson who is a country singer and also a songwriter by profession. Korver is the father of three children, Kyra, Knox, and Koen. Kyle Korver is the oldest of all siblings, Kaleb, Klayton and Kirk.
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