Jay Huff 2022 –  Net Worth, Salary, Achievements, Records, and Personal Life


James Matthew Huff, a basketball player for the NBA G League’s South Bay Lakers, was born on August 25, 1997 and  here is everything you need to know about Jay Huff, including his net worth, personal life, and more.

Jay Huff Facts

LeagueNBA G League
BornAugust 25, 1997 (age 25), Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
High schoolVoyager Academy (Durham, North Carolina)
CollegeVirginia (2017–2021)
NBA draft2021 / Undrafted
Playing career2021–present
2021–2022Los Angeles Lakers
2021–2022→South Bay Lakers
2022–presentSouth Bay Lakers
Social mediaInstagram
Jay Huff
Jay Huff

After going undrafted in the 2021 NBA Draft, Huff joined the Washington Wizards for the 2021 NBA Summer League. He signed with the Wizards on September 21, 2021, but was released on October 13, 2021.

On October 18, 2021, Huff and the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a two-way contract.

Jay Huff Salary and Net Worth

Jay Huff is one of the wealthiest and most popular American basketball players. Jay Huff’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.

The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of centre Jay Huff to an Exhibit-10 contract on July 27, 2022.

Exhibit-10 contracts are one-year minimum contracts that include a training camp invitation and can be converted into a two-way contract before the season, allowing players to move between the G League affiliate and the pro club. The Lakers can also sign Huff to a non-guaranteed minimum contract that can be waived without causing salary cap problems.

Jay Huff currently plays Center for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, the country’s top basketball league.

In 2022-23, Huff will earn $925,258 per year, costing the Los Angeles Lakers $925,258.

Jay Huff College Career

Huff played varsity basketball for four years at Durham, North Carolina’s Voyager Academy, where his father, Mike, was the head coach. 

On January 21, 2016, as a senior, he surpassed his school’s all-time leading scorer.

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Huff during high school days

Huff, a four-star recruit, chose Virginia as his collegiate basketball team.

Huff redshirted his freshman year in order to gain strength and weight. By the start of his redshirt freshman season, he had gained about 30 pounds (14 kg).

Huff averaged 8.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, and two blocks per game as a junior. After the season, he declared for the 2020 NBA Draft. After reflecting on his decision, he announced he would return to UVA for his senior year on August 1, 2020.

Jay Huff in action during his college days

Following the 2020-21 season, Huff declared for the 2021 NBA Draft.

Jay Huff Professional Career

After going undrafted in the 2021 NBA Draft, Huff joined the Washington Wizards for the 2021 NBA Summer League. He was signed by the Wizards on September 21, 2021, but released on October 13.

On October 18, 2021, Huff and the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a two-way contract. Also on January 12, 2022, he was released.

On January 16, 2022, the South Bay Lakers re-acquired Huff. 

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Huff in action during a recent match

Huff has been named to the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2022 NBA Summer League roster. Huff made his Summer League debut against the Miami Heat, scoring nine points and grabbing seven rebounds. 

On July 27, 2022, Huff signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Jay Huff Achievements and Records

  • NCAA champion (2019)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2021)
  • ACC All-Defensive Team (2021)

Jay Huff Personal Life

Huff’s parents are both former college basketball players. Mike, his father, played for Pacific Lutheran University, and Kathy, his mother, for West Virginia. [4] Mike was the director of Duke University’s Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory. 

Huff is a member of the University of Virginia’s Chi Alpha Christian fellowship.

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Jay Huff’s wedding day photo

Lindsay Knight Huff, Jay Huff’s longtime girlfriend, married Jay Huff on September 19, 2020. The couple got engaged in May and married four months later.

FAQs about Jay Huff

How much does Jay Huff make?
How tall is Jay Huff?
2.16 m
What college did Jay Huff go to?
University of Virginia
What number is Jay Huff?
30, Jay Huff / Number (Los Angeles Lakers / Center)