Know About Josh Hart; NBA, Age, Girlfriend, Stats, Contract, Salary

Published Date: 06 Nov, 2019 Updated date: 06 Nov, 2019

It is itself a great achievement for Josh Hart to play for the NBA side the New Orleans Pelicans. With his improved skills and game, it looks like he is perfect for the Pelicians so far.

Josh Hart is an American basketball player, currently playing as a small forward/shooting guard for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Villanova University.

Josh Hart Bio; Family, Education, Height, Weight

Josh was born on 6 March 1995 in Silver Spring, Maryland to parents Moses Hart and Pat Hart. He has two siblings; a sister named Aimee and a brother named Moses Joseph Hart.

Hart pursued his early education at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. Later, he went to Villanova University to begin his college football at an NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and weighs 215 lbs (98 kg).

His Career; NBA, Stats

Josh played at Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball for four seasons from 2013 to 2017. Afterward, the Utah Jazz selected him in the first round of the 2017 NBA draft with the 30th overall pick. He traded to the Los Angeles Lakers along with the 42nd overall pick.


Josh Hart’s NBA stats as of 2019 (Picture: Basketball-Reference)

In his first NBA start in December 2017, he recorded a double-double against the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. In July 2019, the Lakers traded him to the New Orleans Pelicans for All-Star Anthony Davis.

Contract & Salary

Josh signed a 4-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, worth $8,474,999. It includes $8,474,999 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $2,118,750.

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He will earn a base salary of $1,934,160 while carrying a cap hit of $1,934,160 and a dead cap value of $1,934,160 in the 2019-20 season.

Who Is Josh Hart’s Girlfriend?

The 24-year-old is currently relishing his love life with beautiful girlfriend Shannon Phillips. Shannon is a student at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland.


Josh Hart pictured with his girlfriend Shannon Phillips in April 2019 (Picture: Shannon’s Instagram)

The couple has been dating for several years since their college days. They often post their picture together on their respective Instagram account.

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Some Interesting Facts About Josh Hart

  • Josh was named to the Associated Press preseason All-America team in November 2016.
  • He had undergone a successful ultrasonic debridement procedure on his right knee patellar tendon on 28 March 2019.
  • Hart was named the league MVP of the 2018 NBA Summer League.
  • He the great-nephew of the former baseball catcher left fielder and coach Elston Howard.
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