Know About Mike Conley; Contract, Stats, Wife, Age, Height, Trade, Salary

Mike-Conley
Published Date: 20 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 20 Jun, 2019

Mike Conley, an American professional basketball point guard, is in the news headlines as his trade to Utah Jazz is expected to complete on 6 July 2019. As of now, he is the long-haul member of the Memphis Grizzlies.

Since entering the NBA field in 2007, Mike Conley has staged an incredible basketball career with just a single team. While in the journey, he has received massive support from his beautiful wife.

Mike Conley’s Bio: Age, Family, Height

The 31-years-of-age NBA player was born as Mike Alex Conley Jr. on 11 October 1987 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the United States. He is among the four children of his Olympic triple jump gold and silver medalist father, Mike Conley Sr. and mother, Rene Corbin Conley.

Mike has three siblings named Joan, Sydney, and Jon. He is the oldest child in the family and the first one to pass his athletism to his younger ones. Mike’s younger sister, Sydney, is a track and field athlete.

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Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m), Mike attended Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis where he staged his amateur basketball career. Later on, he excelled his raw skills joining the Ohio State University.

Career: Stats, Contract, Trade

Mike was picked fourth overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2007 NBA Draft. He staged his major debut in January 2008. Mike scored a season-high 20 points in a 134-124 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The point guard recorded a career-high 36 points to help his team defeat the Philadelphia 76ers by 120-115 scoreline on 13 December 2014. In the meantime, Mike surpassed Shareef Abdur-Rahim for third on the Grizzlies’ career scoring list with 7,821 points on 31 October 2015.

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Catch Mike Conley’s NBA career stats (Picture: ESPN)

Mike re-signed with the Grizzlies with a five-year, $153 Million contract on 14 July 2016. The deal was greatest by total value in NBA history at that point of time. He only played minimal games in the 2017-18 season following a left Achilles injury. As of now, the Grizzlies’ legend is set to make his move to the Utah Jazz. The trade is expected to complete on 6 July 2019.

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Salary And Net Worth

The NBA professional is ranked among the 50 highest paid athletes on the planet thanks to his whopping salary of $30.5 Million. His salary for the 2019-20 season reads at $32,511,623.

Besides, Mike earns around $1 Million from his endorsements. His overall net worth figure swirls around $40 Million.

Mike Conley’s Wife, Son

Mike Conley is steering a blissful married life with his wife of almost five years, Mary Peluso. The long-haul pair shared the wedding vows on 5 July 2014 amidst a beautiful ceremony in Columbus, the United States. The beautiful function was attended by many of Mike’s teammates, including Greg Oden.

Mike and Mary’s dating history rings back to 2006. They first met while studying at Ohio State University. Soon, they started a regular meet-up, and within no time, the couple became fond of one another.

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Mike Conley with his wife Mary Peluso on 15 September 2018 (Picture: Mike’s Facebook)

Mary describes herself as a fashion blogger and a model. She runs her own fashion website, where she uploads the pictures of what she wears and also reviews them. Since walking down the aisle together with her fiancé, Mary is co-parenting two sons among which Myles Alex Conley was born on 4 August 2016.

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Some Interesting Facts About Mike Conley

  • Mike is the nephew of former American football linebacker Steve Conley.
  • He is the Memphis Grizzlies’ all-time leading scorer.
  • Mike’s Career highlights include NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2013), 2 X NBA Sportsmanship Award (2014, 2016), First-team All-Big Ten (2007), and McDonald’s All-American (2006).  
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