Anthony Leon “P. J.” Tucker Jr. (born May 5, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) and here is everything you need to know about Myles Powell, including his net worth, personal life, and more.

P.J. Tucker Facts

Birth PlaceRaleigh, North Carolina
Father’s NameAnthony Tucker
Mother’s NameAleshia Tucker
Star SignTaurus
CollegeUniversity of Texas (2003-2006)
Net Worth (2021)$13 million
Salary (2021)$7 million
Age36
Date of BirthMay 5, 1985
Height (ft)6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight (kg)111 kgs (245 lbs)
NationalityAmerican
NBA Draft Year2006
NBA Draft PickRound: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Playing Career2006–present
PositionPower forward / Small forward
TeamsToronto Raptors (2006–2007)
→Colorado 14ers (2007)
Hapoel Holon (2007–2008)
Donetsk (2008–2010)
Bnei HaSharon (2010)
Aris Thessaloniki (2010–2011)
Sutor Montegranaro (2011)
Piratas de Quebradillas (2011)
Brose Baskets (2011–2012)
Phoenix Suns (2012–2017)
Toronto Raptors (2017)
Houston Rockets (2017–2021)
Milwaukee Bucks (2021)
Miami Heat (2021–present)
Wife/GirlfriendTracey Tucker
ChildrenKing, Zoe, and Aaliyah
EndorsementsNike
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Anthony Leon “P. J.” Tucker Jr.

P.J. Tucker Salary and Net Worth

As of 2022, PJ Tucker’s net worth is $13 million. His salary and various endorsements account for the majority of his net worth.

Tucker agreed to terms with the Miami Heat on a two-year, $14,350,000 contract, with $14,350,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $7,175,000.

Tucker will earn a base salary of $7,000,000 in 2021-22, with a cap hit of $7,000,000 and a dead cap value of $7,000,000.

P.J. Tucker Career

School & College Career

Tucker attended Raleigh’s William G. Enloe High School, where he was named North Carolina Player of the Year in 2003 and had his jersey number retired. He scored 1,169 points in three seasons at the University of Texas at Austin, including a career-high 594 in the 2005-06 season. During his Longhorns career, he also had 714 rebounds, 170 assists (including 107 in 2005-06), and 116 steals. Tucker was named a second-team All-American and the Big 12 Player of the Year in his junior year after missing most of his sophomore season due to poor academic performance.

Tucker during college days (Bleacher Report)

Professional Career

The Toronto Raptors selected Anthony Leon “P. J.” Tucker Jr. in the second round (35th overall) in 2006. Tucker is the 2021 NBA champion and plays the position of power forward/small forward.

Tucker was a University of Texas basketball player from 2003 to 2006. Tucker had an outstanding college career, earning him the titles of second-team All-American and Big 12 Player of the Year (2006). He was also named to the Big 12 Freshman All-Star Team (2004).

The Toronto Raptors selected Tucker thirty-fifth overall in the 2006 NBA Draft after playing college basketball. On July 26, 2006, he signed a two-year contract with the Raptors.

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Tucker in action during Raptors season in 2007 (House of Huston)

From 2006 to 2007, Tucker played with the Toronto Raptors for two seasons. While with the Raptors, Tucker, on the other hand, also participated in NBA G-League play for the Colorado 14ers (now the Texas Legends).

European Ventures

Tucker later made a playing trip to Israel and Europe. He performed throughout Europe from 2007 to 2012. For the 2007–2008 season, Tucker joined Israeli Premier League squad Hapoel Holon. He later won the MVP award and guided his group to the league title. Additionally, Tucker received the MVP award for the 2008 Israeli Basketball Premier League Finals.

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Tucker during the Aris BC days (Pressaris)

For the 2008–09 season, Tucker joined with BC Donetsk of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League. After that, Tucker played for Bnei HaSharon and Aris BC.

In April 2011, Tucker agreed to a contract with Sutor Basket Montegranaro in Italy. In July 2011, he then agreed to a one-year contract with Germany’s Brose Baskets Bamberg. Tucker, who was honoured as Finals MVP, assisted Brose Baskets in winning the 2012 championship.

Back to America

Tucker returned to the NBA in 2012 and signed with the Phoenix Suns. He was a player for the Phoenix Suns from 2012 until 2017. Tucker set numerous career highs while a member of the Suns.

On February 23, 2017, Tucker was traded back to the Toronto Raptors. Tucker played for the Raptors through the end of the 2016–17 campaign. He took part in the NBA Playoffs as well, but he was unsuccessful in capturing the title.

In addition, Tucker agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017. For the Rockets from 2017 through 202. He frequently made it to the NBA Playoffs with the Rockets but was unable to bring home a championship.

Tucker was dealt to the Milwaukee Bucks on March 19, 2021. Tucker won the 2021 NBA Championship while playing for the Bucks. In the NBA Finals, the Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns.

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Latest photo of P.J. Tucker (Heat Nation)

Finally, Tucker joined the Miami Heat on August 7, 2021.

P.J. Tucker Personal Life

Tucker, the son of Anthony Tucker and Aleshia Tucker, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. Notably, Tucker’s father, Anthony, was a soldier.

P.J. got the nickname “Pops Junior” from his father, so that’s where he got it.

Tucker’s three siblings are also named Isiah, Quetta, and Quitta.

Tracey Tucker, Tucker’s longtime lover, is said to be his wife, according to rumours.

Tracey and P.J.’s three children are named King, Zoe, and Aaliyah.

FAQs about P.J. Tucker

What is the age of P.J. Tucker?
P.J. Tucker is 36 years old and he was born on May 5, 1985.
What is the net worth of P.J. Tucker?
P.J. Tucker has a net worth of $13 million as of 2021.
Where was P.J. Tucker born?
P.J. Tucker was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.
In which year was P.J. Tucker drafted?
P.J. Tucker was drafted in the year 2006/ Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall.
In what position does P.J. Tucker play?
P.J. Tucker plays in the position of Power forward / Small forward.
How many NBA championships has P.J. Tucker won?
P.J. Tucker has won one NBA championship (2021).

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