Andre Iguodala is an American Basketball Player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors. Iguodala is a 6’6″ 14-year NBA veteran, who was the 9th pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers after just two years at the University of Arizona. Besides playing for the Golden State Warriors the past six years, Iguodala has also played for the Denver Nuggets for one season and the 76ers the rest of his career thus far. Iguodala is a three-time NBA Champion with the Warriors, has appeared in one All-Star game, two-time NBA All-Defensive and was the NBA Finals MVP in 2014-15.
Andre Iguodala Net Worth As Of 2019: $50 Million
Iguodala is currently on the second year of a three-year/ $48 million deal. The forward has made upwards of $110 million from NBA contracts.
Early Basketball Career
In 2002, Iguodala was one of the top high school prospects in the country coming out of Springfield, Illinois but was a McDonald’s All-American. Iguodala decided to play his college ball at the very prominent University of Arizona. At Arizona, Iguodala led the Wildcats to a Pac-10 title and an elite eight appearance in the NCAA tournament. Iguodala decided to leave college after just two seasons and entered the NBA Draft. Being one of the top prospects in the draft, Iguodala was selected with the 9th pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. Iguodala made an immediate impact on the court, with his high flying and hard-working style of play, Iguodala became a favorite for the Philadelphia faithful. Iguodala later was selected to the All-Rookie team after posting 9 points, 3 assists and around 6 rebounds per game. Iguodala then began to improve each year until he was later able to become an All-Star during the 2011-2012 season with the Philadelphia 76ers. This would end up being the last year Iguodala would spend with the 76ers as he was later apart one of the biggest trades in NBA history.
Iguodala was apart of a trade involving 12 players, 5 draft picks and involved 4 different teams. The trade was centered around Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Andre Iguodala. In which we saw Iguodala get traded to the Denver Nuggets, were Iguodala only spent one season before deciding to sign with the Golden State Warriors once he became a free agent in the 2013 off-season. This is were Iguodala became a Champion.
In the 2013 off-season Iguodala decided to sign with the up and coming Golden State Warriors. The Warriors had an abundance of young talent including Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Iguodala was able to establish a veteran presence in the locker room that the Warriors desperately needed in order to make the next step in becoming a Championship team. The Warriors won their first Championship in 2015, were Iguodala was named Finals MVP. The following season Iguodala was apart of the greatest regular season team in NBA history winning an NBA record 73 games, but unfortunately lost in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavilers. Golden State would go on to win the next two NBA Championships. Iguodala and the Warriors will try to win their third straight NBA Championship and their fourth in the past five years.
Iguodala still has one year left on his three-year deal with the Warriors. Iguodala is now 35 and this season could be one of his last. But if he wanted to Iguodala could play for a couple more years if he decides to play for that long. Iguodala does have a family to consider and has made enough money and has accomplished so much that he could call it quits at anytime. Iguodala has one of the best resumes currently in the NBA and could be a candidate to be a Hall of Fame player.