Austin Reaves is an American-born professional basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA league. After going undrafted in the 2021 NBA draft, Reaves signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers in August 2021 – on September 27, he got a standard NBA contract. This charismatic scorer made his NBA debut in October 2022, scoring eight points off the bench in a 115–105 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
In his career so far, Raves has played 85 games in the NBA, wherein he has managed to play more than 24 minutes per game. Having an accuracy of more than 32% from downtown, Austin averages 8.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. However, he known to be one of the best Free-Throw shooters in the team, posing an efficiency rate of 86.8%, in a team which has struggled to find consistency in scoring from close range.
Being a part of one of the most reputed and arguably the most successful team in the league, Reaves has lived up his billing. From scoring game-winning buzzer beaters, to supporting the likes of LeBron James, Anthony Davis – this man has done it all. Some even suggest him to be an X-Factor in deciding the playoff aspirations for ‘Purple and Gold’ franchise.
As reported by ‘Info Net Worth,’ Austin earns most of his income by playing in the NBA league after he signed a lucrative deal with Jeanie Buss’ Los Angeles Lakers. Reaves’ professional career kicked off in 2021 with the franchise, subject to which his net worth is estimated to be $2-$3 million.
Austin Reaves NBA Salary
This 24-year-old is among the best-paid modern-day NBA players in the year 2022. ‘Info Net Worth’ reported that he would be the one of the best-paid guard in 2023. Reaves’s salary is deemed to be around $925,258, and going ahead, he has signed an excellent deal of $1,563,518 for the year 2022-2023. Given his performances off the bench under Darvin Ham, there seems to be no argument of why doesn’t deserve an increment.
Austin Reaves Endorsements
Austin landed in a shoe deal with the Chinese company ‘Rigorer.’ It is a sporting goods brand specializing in basketball products and offers an extensive range of protective gear. Reaves becomes the first NBA endorser and only the second American with the company, joining former college basketball sensation and NBA draft pick Jimmer Fredette, who has played in the Chinese Basketball Association for four of the last five seasons.
Rutuja is from Pune and has been playing the game since 4th grade. Her favourite team is the Los Angeles Lakers and her favorite players are Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. She is working as a NBA content writer with Firstsportz.
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