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Chris Herren Biography & Wiki 2017
Albert Chris Herren was born on the 27th September 1975, in Fall River, Massachusetts USA, and is a former player of basketball who played two seasons in the NBA, and later in the Turkish league, the Chinese league and the CBA. Being 1.88 meters tall, he played in the position of the point guard. Chris Herren was active in the professional sport from 1999 to 2006.
How much is the wealth of the former basketball player? As has been estimated by authoritative sources, the net worth of Chris Herren is as much as $100,000, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017.
Chris Herren Net Worth $100,000
Concerning his college career, Herren played in the prestigious McDonald’s All-American Games in 1994. Afterwards, he played one season with the Eagles of Boston College, to be later transferred to the Bulldogs of California State University in Fresno, averaging 15.1 points, 5.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game. In 1998, he was inducted into the best quintet of Western Athletic conference, and the following year was the best passer of the conference, averaging 7.2 assists per game.
Talking about his professional career, he was selected 33rd in the second round of the NBA Draft 1999 by the Denver Nuggets, where he played as a substitute for Nick Van Exel, averaging 3.1 points and 2.5 assists per game. Before the start of the next season he was transferred along with Bryant Stith to the Boston Celtics, in exchange for Robert Pack and Calbert Cheaney. Yet the season in Boston was cut short by injuries; Chris Herren played 25 games, averaging 3.3 points and 2.2 assists.
After he wasn’t offered a contract renewal, he decided to continue his career at Galatasaray Café Crown of the Turkish league. Herren was hired to oversee the play-offs, and successfully participated averaging 24 points and 3 rebounds per game. The following year gave a twist to his career as the player was signed by the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese league, and later played with the Jiangsu Dragons. Herren finished his career at home, playing with the Dakota Wizards of the CBA.
At the end of 2004, Herren was charged with heroin possession, and DUI, being arrested in Portsmouth (Rhode Island). After nearly four years of rehabilitation, he apparently used the drugs again until he decided to change his life after a car accident in 2008.
In the middle of 2009, he launched the Herren Hoop Dreams, a basketball team for boys, and in 2011 the foundation Herren Project, to help young drug addicts through the recovery process. Following the popularity of his life history he has also become a popular motivational speaker. Herren has written a book with journalist Bill Reynolds, entitled “Basketball Junkie: A Memoir” and is also the subject of the documentary “Unguarded” produced by ESPN. Both recount his rise, fall and redemption in (and out of) the sports world.
Finally, in the personal life of the former basketball player, he is married to Heather Herren, and they have three children.
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Christopher Albert Herren Quick Facts
|Birth date:||September 27, 1975|
|Birth place:||Fall River, Massachusetts, USA|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|Profession:||Former professional basketball player, Speaker for motivation|
|Education:||Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts; Boston College, Fresno State|
|Children:||Samantha Herren, Drew Herren, Chris Herren|
|Parents:||Al Herren, Cynthia Herren|
|Awards:||NBA draft: 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall, First-team All-WAC (1998), McDonald's All American (1994)|
|Nominations:||Boston Globe and Gatorade Player of the Year|
|Movies:||"Unguarded" (2011), "Basketball Junkie", "The Anonymous People" (2013), "If Only" (2015)|
|Books:||"Basketball Junkie: A Memoir" (2011 (2011), Bill Reynolds co-author), "Unguarded" (2011)|
Christopher Albert Herren Interesting Facts
|1||2nd round pick by the Denver Nuggets in the 1999 NBA draft out of California State University-Fresno.|
Christopher Albert Herren Filmography
|If Only||2015/II||Short||Coach Glenn|
|Wicked Bites||2014||TV Series|
|The Anonymous People||2013||Documentary||Himself|