Andrew Nembhard is a Canadian professional basketball player. On July 22, 2022, Nembhard signed a four-year, $8.6 million rookie contract with the Pacers, the largest rookie contract ever given to any player.
Andrew Nembhard Personal Life
Andrew Nembhard was born on 16th January 2000 in Aurora, Ontario, Canada to Claude Nembhard and Mary Nembhard. He has a younger brother named Ryan, a basketball player.
Andrew began playing basketball at a very young age.
Andrew Nembhard Career
Nembhard was recruited by the Montverde Academy of the University of Florida in Montverde, Florida. In his freshman season with the Gators, he started every game and posted the fourth-best assists in school history. Averaging 8.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 5.4 assists, Nembhard ranked fifth in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in the assist-to-turnover ratio. Nembhard was named to the conference’s all-freshman team. Just days later, Nembhard upset Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 2019 SEC Tournament.
Nembhard entered the 2019 NBA Draft but ultimately decided to return to the Gators for one more season. As a sophomore, Nembhard averaged 11.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game and led the SEC in assists and turnovers at 2.2. After the season, he declared for the 2020 NBA draft but hired an NCAA-certified agent, which allowed him to return to Florida. On May 30, 2020, Nembhard waived the draft and joined the NCAA transfer portal.
On June 23, 2020, Nembhard announced his transfer to Gonzaga. He chose the Bulldogs over offers from Duke, USC, Memphis, Georgetown, and Stanford. He was granted an immediate waiver of eligibility on November 24.
In his first season at Gonzaga, he came primarily off the bench (though played more minutes than the two Bulldog starters), averaging 9.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game for a team that went undefeated in the conference tournament. Nembhard was named the inaugural West Coast Conference Sixth Man of the Year as well as second-team all-conference. He averaged 11.8 points, 5.8 assists, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.6 steals per game. Nembhard was named to the All-WCC First Team. On April 21, 2022, Nembhard declared for the 2022 NBA Draft and waived his remaining college eligibility.
The Indiana Pacers selected Nembhard with the 31st overall pick. Nembhard joined the Pacers’ 2022 NBA Summer League roster. In his summer league debut, Nembhard had five points, five rebounds, and five assists in a 96-84 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. On July 22, 2022, Nembhard signed a four-year, $8.6 million rookie contract with the Pacers, the largest rookie contract ever given to any player. On November 28, Nembhard hit a buzzer-beating game-winning 3-pointer in a 116–115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. With Tyrese Haliburton injured on December 5, Nembhard had a career-high 31 points, 13 assists, 8 rebounds, and 5 three-pointers in a win over the Golden State Warriors. On January 31, 2023, Nembhard was named a 2023 NBA All-Star along with outstanding rookie Bennedict Mathurin. Nembhard had back-to-back 20-point games with 24 points on March 16 against the Milwaukee Bucks and 22 points on March 9 and 14 against the Philadelphia 76ers on March 18. On March 22, Nembhard posted a double-double with 25 points and 10 assists in a win against the Toronto Raptors. In his debut against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 28, Nembhard had a double with 15 points and a career-high 15 assists.
Nembhard has represented Canada in basketball at various FIBA tournaments, including the U-16, U-17, and U-18 levels. He was also a member of the senior national team that competed in the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
Andrew Nembhard Net Worth
Andrew is a rising star in basketball. He has a net worth of $7 million. He is under a contract with the Indiana Pacers where he received an annual salary of $2,244,111 for the 2022/23 season. For the 2023/24 season, he is receiving an annual salary of $2,131,905.
Andrew Nembhard Jersey
Andrew currently plays as a point guard for the Pacers and wears jersey number 2. Before Andrew, 11 other players wore this jersey. Darren Collison was one of those who wore the number 8 for many years.
Andrew Nembhard Relationship
Andrew is a young star player for the Indiana Pacers and is not yet married or engaged. According to online sources, he is not even dating or seeing anyone at the moment. So, for now, we assume he is single and single.
Andrew Nembhard Education
Andrew completed his schooling at Vaughan Secondary School, Vaughan, Ontario, and later transferred to Montverde Academy. He attended the University of Florida from 2018 to 2020 and later transferred to Gonzaga University.
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Andrew Nembhard Physical Stats
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||191 lb (87 kg)|
Andrew Nembhard Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Andrew William Nembhard|
|Date of Birth||16 January 2000|
|Birthplace||Aurora, Ontario, Canada|
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