Know About Markelle Fultz; NBA, Age, Girlfriend, Stats, Contract, Salary

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Published Date: 25 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 25 Oct, 2019

The NBA season 2019-20 is going to be something special for the Markelle Fultz. The young NBA talent finished with 12 points, six assists and two steals in 23 minutes during his first regular season game in more than 11 months.

Markelle Fultz is an American basketball player, who plays as a point guard/shooting guard for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he played college basketball for the Washington Huskies for the 2016-17 season.

Markelle Fultz Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Markelle was born on 29 May 1998 to American parents in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. His father abandoned the family and he was raised by his mother Ebony Fultz. He is the youngest in his family and has an older sister named Shauntese Fultz.

Fultz attended DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. Afterward, he went to the University of Washington to play college football. He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and his listed weight is 195 lbs (88 kg).

His Career; NBA, Stats

Markelle played for the Washington Huskies in the Pac-12 Conference for the single 2016-17 season. Then the Philadelphia 76ers selected him as the consensus first overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

In his first regular-season NBA game, Feltz posted 10 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist in 18 minutes of play coming off the bench in October 2017. However, in November 2018, he was ruled out because of a shoulder injury.

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Markelle Fultz’s NBA career stats as of 2019 (Picture: Basketball-Reference)

Markelle was traded to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Jonathon Simmons and two draft picks in February 2019. In his Orlando Magic debut, he provided reminders of his potentiality with the fantastic performance on 23 October 2019.

Contract & Salary

Initially, Markelle penned a 4-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, worth $37,400,017. It included $37,400,017 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $9,350,004.

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After his transfer to the 76ers, the Orlando Magic elected to exercise his contract for the 2020-21 season. He is due to earn $12.3 million in the 2020-21 season.

Who Is Markelle Fultz’s Girlfriend?

The 21-year-old was recently in a relationship with girlfriend Sierra Mack; a former college soccer player. They began dating in late 2018 and separated in April 2019.

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Previously, he was reportedly dating Sierra’s sister Kat Mack. Source suggests that she was even pregnant with Fultz’s baby. However, their relationship turned sour and they called it quits in 2019.

Some Interesting Facts About Markelle Fultz

  • While in college, he was named to the third-team All-American and to the first-team All-Pac-12.
  • Fultz became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double at age 19 in April 2018.
  • His injury is described as thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), the neurogenic type of the disorder which “affects nerves between the neck and shoulder resulting in abnormal functional movement and range of motion.
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