Who doesn't like knowing about sports figure that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Maybe, you've just known about them through sports websites, or may have been a long time dedicated fan. They are such big parts of our lives, and it is only natural that we be interested in them. One of them is Kyle Korver, a professional basketball player for Atlanta Hawks since 2012 to present.
Let's find out more about this celebrity through the short bio compiled from various sources below. Born in Paramount, California on 17th March 1981, Korver's nationality is American. He plays in the shooting guard / small forward position and is one of the best players in the NBA league. His full name is Kyle Elliot Korver. According to many websites on the internet, Korver's popularity as a basketballer is growing every day, and we can surely hope that the future holds great fame and accolades for him. He has played in many crucial matches, and his tireless efforts have won him critical acclaims for his play-making skills. In his professional career, he played for Philadelphia 76ers (2003 to 2007), Utah Jazz (2007 to 2010), Chicago Bulls (2010 to 2012), and currently is playing for Atlanta Hawks.
He studied in Pella High School, and then went on to attend Creighton College. In 2003, he was selected by the New Jersey Nets in the 2nd round of NBA draft as the 51st overall. Some of the awards that he has won are the NBA Sportsmanship Award (2015) and MVC Player of the Year (2 times, in 2002 and 2003). As a part of the team, he was honored as the Second team All MVC in 2001, First team All MVC (2 times) in 2002 and 2003, Consensus second team All-American (2003), and the pretigious NBA Sportsmanship Award (2015). He became an NBA All-Star in 2015, and also has set the record for the highest 3-pointer baskets/goals in one season - close to 53.6% ! He also had earlier a record to his name for scoring the most number of 3 pointers in consecutive games that count to the total of 127. He recovered from an ankle injury in May 2015.
It is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media. Korver has over 150 thousand followers on twitter, and over 160 thousand followers on instagram. He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life.
A celebrity's success is to be measured through the lives they have touched and impacted on, still it is necessary to know how successful they have been financially. Korver's salary with his current team right now is just over $6 million, and his net worth is $13 million. Physically, he is 6 feet 7 inches in height, but the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting basketball action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a basketballer rightly deserves all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far.Juliet Richardson is Korver's girlfriend-turned-wife, whom he married in 2011. The couple has 2 children.