Know About Kelly Oubre Jr.; NBA, Girlfriend, Age, Contract, Stats, Salary

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Published Date: 21 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 21 Oct, 2019

At an early age, Kelly Oubre Jr. carved his way on the basketball world. Now the Suns’ small forward/ shooting guard is already a superstar on the NFL side, making significant impact through the seasons.

Kelly Oubre Jr. is an American professional basketball player, who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NFL). He played college basketball for the University of Kansas for a single season.

Kelly Oubre Jr. Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Kelly Paul Oubre Jr. was born on 9 December 1995 to parents Kelly Oubre Sr. and Tonya Coleman Oubre. He is accompanied by a brother Gared Washington and a sister Amber Coleman in his family.

Initially, Oubre attended Edward Hynes Elementary School and later went to George Bush High School in Fort Bend, Texas. He then went to the University of Kansas to play college basketball in 2013. He stands at a height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 meters) and weighs 205 lbs (93 kg).

His Career; NBA, Stats

Kelly played college basketball for Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball for the 2014–15 season. There, he averaged 9.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 21.0 minutes per game as per stats.

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Kelly Oubre Jr. NBA career stats as of 2019 (Picture: Basketball-Reference)

Oubre was selected by the NFL side Atlanta Hawks with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. He played for the Hawks for three seasons until 2018. He was then traded with Austin Rivers to the Phoenix Suns for Trevor Ariza in December 2018. His debut for the Suns marked two days later, scoring 13 points in a 111–103 win over the Boston Celtics. However, in March 2019, he became out for the rest of the season with a left thumb injury.

Contract & Salary

Kelly signed a 2-year contract with the Phoenix Suns, worth $30,000,000. It includes $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,000,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $15,625,000, while carrying a cap hit of $15,625,000 and a dead cap value of $15,625,000 in 2019.

Who Is Kelly Oubre Jr. Girlfriend?

The 23-year-old is reportedly dating German-American model and fashion influencer, Jasmine Sanders. Jasmine, also known as Golden Barbie is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit rookie of the year 2019. The duo has reportedly started dating since July 2019.

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Kelly Oubre Jr. is reportedly dating model Jasmine Sanders (Picture: The Sports Daily)

Previously, Oubre was in a relationship with an Instagram model Makena Spooner LeDuff. The couple started dating back in mid-2017 and ended their relationship in May 2019.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kelly Oubre Jr.

  • Kelly was twice named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week during his college year during the 2014-15 season.
  • In September 2019, he filed a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend Makena for stealing his two dogs.
  • His family moved to Richmond, Texas from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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