Know About Kent Bazemore; Contract, Stats, Trade, Age, Wife, Salary

Published Date: 25 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 25 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Kent Bazemore is officially a Portland Trail Blazers’ player following his successful trade on 24 June 2019. He previously played for three different teams: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and Atlanta Hawks.

The basketball shooting guard, Kent Bazemore ringed his NBA debut in 2012. Since, he has recorded wonderful career stats while enjoying the soothing company of his beautiful wife.

Kent Bazemore’s Short Bio: Age, Height

The 29-years-of-age player was born as Kenneth Lamont Bazemore Jr. on 1 July 1989 in Kelford, North Carolina, the United States. He was raised by his parents, Kenneth and Glynis Bazemore.

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Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 m), Kent attended Bertie High School in North Carolina. There, he developed his love for basketball and later took it further to the Old Dominion University.

Career Stats, Contract, Salary

After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft, Kent joined the Oklahoma City Thunders for the Orlando Summer League. Later, he joined hands with the Golden State Warriors for the Las Vegas Summer League before signing with the club on 26 July.

However, the small forward was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on 19 February 2014. His season was cut short following a foot injury. Kent later signed with the Atlanta Hawks on 23 September 2014. He recorded a season-high 20 points in a 115-100 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on 28 March 2015.


Catch Kent Bazemore’s NBA career stats (Picture: ESPN)

Earlier on 12 April 2019, Kent panned a $19.2 Million contract option with the Hawks for the 2019-20 season. However, he moved to the Portland Trail Blazers with the trade on 24 June 2019. As part of his earlier contract, Kent is set to receive the salary of $19,269,662 in 2019-20 season.

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Who Is Kent Bazemore’s Wife?

Kent Bazemore is a married man! The talented basketball player shares a romantic bond with his fitness lover-wife, Samantha Serpe. The pair was together since Kent’s rookie year. They finally chose to put a new label to their romantic relationship in July 2017 at Biltmore Estate, North Carolina.


Kent Bazemore celebrates Valentines 2019 with wife Samantha Serpe (Picture: Samantha’s Instagram)

Samantha, who was born on 5 January 1990, is the co-creator of the food recipe and advice website, Saga and Celery. The pair together has a son named Jett Serpe Bazemore who was born on 24 April 2019.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kent Bazemore

  • He is the member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
  • Following his college career with the Old Dominion, Kent’s #24 Monarchs jersey was retired and he was inducted into the school’s athletic Ring of Honor.
  • His career highlights include Left Driesell Award (2011), 2 X CAA Defensive Player of the Year (2011, 2012), 3 X CAA All-Defensive Team (2010-2012), and First Team All-CAA (2012).  
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