Kendrick Melvin Nunn (born August 3, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Lakers and here is everything you need to know about Kendrick Nunn, including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Kendrick Nunn Facts

PositionPoint guard
BornAugust 3, 1995 (age 27), Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
High schoolSimeon Career Academy, (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeIllinois (2013–2016), Oakland (2017–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
2018–2019Santa Cruz Warriors
2019–2021Miami Heat
2021–presentLos Angeles Lakers
Social MediaInstagram
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Kendrick Nunn

Nunn signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Golden State Warriors after going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draught; it guaranteed him at least a spot on their Summer League roster and an invitation to their fall camp, as well as some money. The Warriors eventually declined to sign him and released him on October 12. He was then added to the roster of the Santa Cruz Warriors, their G League affiliate.

Kendrick Nunn Salary and Net Worth

Kendrick Nunn’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million in 2022, with an increase expected in the coming year.

Nunn has agreed to a two-year, $10,250,000 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, with $10,250,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $5,125,000. Nunn’s base salary in 2022-23 will be $5,250,000, with a cap hit of $5,250,000 and a dead cap value of $5,250,000.

Kendrick Nunn Career

Nunn attended Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy. As a freshman, Rick Majerus, then the head coach at Saint Louis University, extended him his first basketball scholarship offer.

Nunn assisted Simeon in winning four Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state championships.

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Nunn in action for Illinois

Nunn verbally committed to Texas A&M before his junior year in August 2011, but he de-committed two months later and announced his intention to reopen his recruiting process.

Nunn, a first-year University of Illinois student, started all 35 of the Fighting Illini’s games last season. On February 9, 2014, he started and scored 19 points against Penn State, snapping the team’s eight-game losing streak. Nunn tied his career high with 19 points against Minnesota on February 19, helping the Illini win 62-49.

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Nunn after switching his college to Oakland

As a senior, Nunn finished second to Trae Young in scoring with an average of 25.9 points per game, and he led the NCAA Division I in three-point field goals made per game with an average of 4.47.

Kendrick Nunn Professional Career

Nunn signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Golden State Warriors after going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft; Finally turning him down, the Warriors released him on October 12. The Santa Cruz Warriors, their G League affiliate, then included him on their roster.

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Kendrick during his Warriors stint

On April 10, 2019, the Miami Heat declared Nunn to be a member of the team. In the final preseason game against the Houston Rockets on October 18, Nunn made a big impression by scoring 40 points, the most by a Heat player in a preseason game in the previous 20 years.

His NBA debut occurred on October 23 during the Heat’s 120-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in the team’s regular-season opener. His three-game scoring average of 22.3 points after one week in the league led to a nomination for NBA Player of the Week.

Kendrick Nunn in action for Miami Heat

Nunn is the NBA’s first undrafted player to win multiple Rookie of the Month awards, joining Caron Butler (4) as the only other Heat players as of January 2. For his efforts in January, he was named Rookie of the Month for the third time. He was chosen for the Rising Stars Challenge at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game after scoring 16 points for Team USA. Nunn finished second in the Rookie of the Year voting, and he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team for the 2019-20 season on September 15, 2020.

On August 6, 2021, Nunn agreed to a two-year, $10 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. On October 21, he was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee and was expected to be sidelined for several weeks.

Kendrick Nunn Achievements and Records

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2020)
  • Horizon League Player of the Year (2018)
  • First-team All-Horizon League (2018)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman team (2014)
  • FIBA Americas U16 Championship – Gold for USA
  • FIBA World U17 Championship – Gold for USA

Kendrick Nunn Endorsements

Kendrick Nunn’s brand deals includes with companies like and Puma. The monetary value of the brand deal has not been disclosed.

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Nunn in his Puma Hoops

Kendrick Nunn Personal Life

Nunn, a Chicago native, says he was raised by a single father and is a single father to his 4-year-old son, Kyren Nunn. Kendrick Nunn stated that his father was very involved in his children’s lives and served as a great role model for him and his sister.

FAQs about Kendrick Nunn

Ques: What is the net worth of Kendrick Nunn?
Ans: Kendrick Nunn’s Net Worth is said to rise up to 3 million dollars in the coming year.
Ques: What is Salary of Kendrick Nunn?
Ans: Kendrick Nunn currently makes a million dollars annually as salary from his playing time in Lakers.
Ques: Which companies did Kendrick Nunn endorsed?
Ans: Kendrick Nunn is currently tied to PUMA.
Ques: What is the value of Kendrick Nunn’s house?
Ans: He lives in a modest apartment in Miami, FLORIDA. So the value of his house is not deemed to be much.


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