Spencer Dinwiddie is a famous American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Spencer Dinwiddie played college basketball for the Colorado Buffaloes and earned first-team all-conference honors in the Pac-12 as a sophomore in 2013. Dinwiddie recovered and was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft. Check all the details below about Spencer Dinwiddie’s Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Stats, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Spencer Dinwiddie Wiki/Biography
Spencer Dinwiddie was born on 6th April 1993, (Age: 29 years; as of 2022) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. His full real name is Spencer Gray Dinwiddie and he is commonly known as Spencer Dinwiddie.
His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His zodiac sign is Aries and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous American Basketball Player.
Spencer Dinwiddie Educational Qualification
Spencer Dinwiddie completed his schooling at William Howard Taft High School. After that, he joined Colorado College for his higher studies or degree. And after that, he played basketball in his college or in his school. And then, he played in professional teams.
Spencer Dinwiddie Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 5″ inches
- Weight: 98 kg
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
Spencer Dinwiddie Family & Parents
Spencer Dinwiddie was born into a middle-class family to American Parents. His father’s name is Malcolm and his mother’s name is Stephanie Dinwiddie. He has one sibling a younger brother Taylor. His family always support him in his all decision and in his basketball career.
Spencer Dinwiddie’s Girlfriend and Relationship
Spencer Dinwiddie’s dating status is committed and his marital status is unmarried. Dinwiddie dated Arielle Roberson she is a sister of fellow NBA player Andre Roberson.
The couple has one son together. They lived happily together or with their son and enjoy their life joyfully.
Spencer Dinwiddie Career & Profession
As a youth, Spencer Dinwiddie was recognized as one of the greatest standout athletes since Jordan Farmar. He averaged 5.9 points and 4.1 assists as the starting point guard alongside a fellow 2014 draftee in DeAndre Daniels at the conclusion of his junior season. Spencer Dinwiddie maximized his game as he start his final year representing the school, averaging 11.2 points and 7.7 assists.
Spencer Dinwiddie was one of the most skilled passers in school history and became the John R. Wooden California High School Player of the Year in 2011. However, Long Beach Poly’s Ryan Anderson was named California Mr. Basketball. Spencer Dinwiddie became just one of seven players that won the prestigious award as a senior. The powerful duo of Daniels and Dinwiddie won the city championship this season as well.
In the first regular season game for Colorado, Spencer Dinwiddie makes his collegiate debut in a 32- point victory over Fort Lewis with seven points and seven rebounds. Dinwiddie reached double figures in his sixth appearance, which was against Georgia. The California native led the team to this win and made three key free throws in the final seconds. Spencer Dinwiddie teamed with fellow freshman Askia Booker, forming another duo on his new team.
They combined for 677 points, making school history by scoring over 250 points each. At the conclusion of the season, they were the only Buffaloes to do so. Dinwiddie became a member of the Pac-12 Conference Tournament Championship Team. Dinwiddie was named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team with Tony Wroten. He was the only Pac-12 freshman to have a field-goal percentage of over .400 total.
The departure of Carlon Brown and Nate Tomlinson was instrumental in his breakout sophomore season when he earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors. Leading the team in assists, they reached the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the second consecutive season, in which they reached the second round. It was the first time the team had reached back-to-back tournaments since the 1963 season.
The Buffaloes won the 2012 Charleston Classic, in which Dinwiddie took the role of starting small forward in the final three rounds. Dinwiddie led the team in assists 20 times and was the top scorer on 15 different occasions. Spencer Dinwiddie recorded 29 points in a home win over Colorado State, which marked his own career-high scoring record. On February 10, 2012, Dinwiddie recorded a perfect game against Oregon State.
Spencer Dinwiddie continued to act as the leader of the Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball team through the beginning of his junior year. Dinwiddie helped the team win 14 of their first 16 regular season games, which makes them one of the most successful underdogs in the country, most notably toppling the Kansas Jayhawks due to a game-winner from Askia Booker. Spencer Dinwiddie was considered the catalyst for the unanticipated run from his team, however.
Spencer Dinwiddie shot a career-best 14-for-15 from the free-throw line against Santa Barbara. Colorado won each game in which their top scorer scored 20 or more points in total. He suffered a career-threatening ACL injury against Washington, forcing him to sit out for the remainder of the season on 12th January 2014.
Spencer Dinwiddie reportedly made contact with Russ Paine, who helped Adrian Peterson recover from his ACL injury and become the 2012 NFL MVP. On April 24, 2014, Dinwiddie declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.
Spencer Dinwiddie was selected with the 38th overall pick by the Detroit Pistons in the 2014 NBA draft. He appeared in 34 games for the pistons as a rookie, making one start and receiving two assignments to the Grand Rapids Drive, the Pistons’ D-League affiliate.
His lone start came on February 20, 2015, after a pair of trades left the Pistons short-handed. Eight days later, he scored a season-best 20 points to go with eight assists in 25 minutes off the bench in a 99–95 loss to the Washington Wizards.
Spencer Dinwiddie received his first opportunity of the season in the tenth game, scoring 17 points on November 15 in a 97-85 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. However, after struggling in the next four games, he fell out of the rotation, compounded by Blake’s form improvement and Brandon Jennings’s return from injury. Dinwiddie hen appeared in game two of the Pistons’ 4–0 first-round playoff series loss to the Cavaliers.
Windy City Bulls
Spencer Dinwiddie was traded to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Cameron Bairstow on 17th June 2016. Dinwiddie was waived by the Bulls on 7th July re-signed on 28th July and waived again on 21st of October after appearing in five preseason games.
Spencer Dinwiddie then spent the start of the 2016–17 season with Chicago’s D-League affiliate team, the Windy City Bulls, averaging 19.4 points, 8.1 assists, and 3.7 rebounds over 37.4 minutes in nine games.
Spencer Dinwiddie signed with the Brooklyn Nets on 8th December 2016. He scored 15 of his season-high 19 points in the fourth quarter of the Nets’ 129-125 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on 15th February 2017. On October 25, 2017, Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 22 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds left to lift the Nets to a 112–107 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He set a new career-high with 25 points in a 118-107 win over the Utah Jazz on 17th November.
On December 23, Spencer Dinwiddie tied his career high with 26 points in a 123–119 overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers. On January 12, he recorded a near triple-double with 20 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds in a 110–105 win over the Atlanta Hawks. On January 17, he had a career-high 13 assists in a 100–95 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. On February 17, Dinwiddie won the Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend.
Dinwiddie signed a reported three-year, $34 million contract extension with the Nets on 13th December. t was his third 30-point game off the bench, matching the franchise record set by Clifford T. Robinson in 1980–81. On January 16, 2019, he scored 25 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and overtime of the Nets’ 145–142 win over the Houston Rockets.
It was disclosed that a right thumb injury that he had originally hurt roughly two months earlier and had gotten progressively worse would require surgery, having suffered torn ligaments.
Dinwiddie underwent surgery on 28th January. Dinwiddie had his 14th 20-point game off the bench to set a Nets single-season record—Darryl Dawkins, Purvis Short, and Orlando Woolridge all had 13. He start the season as a reserve until Kyrie Irving injured his shoulder during the 2019-2020 NBA season.
Spencer Dinwiddie switched his jersey number from 8 to 26 after the approval of the NBA, in honor of the late Kobe Bryant on 28th January 2020. On June 29, 2020, Dinwiddie announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19. On December 27, 2020, Dinwiddie left the game between the Nets and the Charlotte Hornets with a suspected right knee strain, which was later revealed to be a season-ending partial ACL tear.
He was acquired by the Washington Wizards via a sign-and-trade deal involving five teams, sending Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers.
He signed a three-year deal worth $54 million and a maximum of $60 million through incentives.
He was traded, along with Davis Bertans, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Kristaps Porzingis and a protected 2022 second-round pick on 10th February 2022.
He scored a season-high 36 points against the Sacramento Kings on 5th March.
National Team Career
He was named to the USA Basketball Men’s World University Games Team for the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia 2013.
He was one of three players on Team USA to start all eight games. He averaged 7.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game and led Team USA with 44 assists and 12 steals.
Spencer Dinwiddie’s Net Worth
Spencer Dinwiddie’s net worth is estimated at $12 million dollars. His profession is a famous American basketball player he played so many matches in so many teams and earned money from them. His annual salary is 17.14 million USD as of December 2022.
The final year of his deal (2023-24) is only partially guaranteed. $10 million of his $18.8 million salary that season is guaranteed, while the rest will have to be guaranteed by June 30, 2023.
Spencer Dinwiddie Social Handles
- Instagram: spencerdinwiddie
- Twitter: sdinwiddie_25
Spencer Dinwiddie Amazing Facts
- Currently, he played for Dallas Mavericks.
- His jersey number on his team is 26.
- Dinwiddie’s position in his team is Point Guard.
- He joined the Brooklyn Nets in December 2016 and played with them until being traded to the Washington Wizards in 2021.
- In February 2022, Dinwiddie was traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
- He confirmed reports that he wanted to represent the Nigerian national team on 19th April 2020.
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