Sam Dekker
Sam Dekker (Photo Source: Sam's Instagram)

It takes a lot of work to establish oneself in the competitive arena of professional basketball. The foundation for leaving a lasting legacy in this competitive industry is enduring demanding training, overcoming challenges, and continually delivering excellent performances. For professional basketball players, the strain of always living up to extremely high expectations is an unavoidable reality. Even though it can be difficult to maintain continuously excellent performance, a chosen few are able to outperform those expectations.

Today we talk about Sam Dekker whose career has taken off, making him a well-known and renowned figure in the basketball industry. He stands out in the fiercely competitive world of basketball because his capacity to perform admirably under duress has made him a celebrated figure in the industry. 

How Old Is Sam Dekker?

Samuel Thomas Dekker is an American professional basketball player who was born on May 6, 1994, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. His parents are Todd Dekker and Carol Dekker. He shares sibling bonds with his brother John Dekker and sister Hannah Dekker. Sam holds American nationality and his ethnic background is Caucasian. Sam's zodiac sign is Taurus. Sam was fascinated by basketball from a young age and his father was his Sheboygan Lutheran coach. 

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Sam Dekker children

Regarding his education, Dekker went to Sheboygan Lutheran High School. He also studied from 2012 to 2015 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

How Is Sam's Career Timeline?

According to the wiki, Dekker represented the Wisconsin Badgers in college basketball. Dekker was chosen by the Houston Rockets as the 18th overall choice in the 2015 NBA draft after ending his college career with a run to the championship game in the NCAA Tournament. He was unable to play his whole Summer League because of a back injury.

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He was given a position with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers once he had recovered. After participating in the 2015 season, he finished the 2016 season by scoring a career-high 19 points on December 14 against the Sacramento Kings. Later, on June 28, 2017, the Los Angeles Clippers selected Sam Dekker and Patrick Beverley in exchange for Chris Paul. 

He has been part of different teams in his career. He played for Cleveland Cavaliers (2018), Washington Wizards (2018–2019), Lokomotiv Kuban (2019–2020), Türk Telekom (2020–2021), Toronto Raptors (2021), Bahçeşehir Koleji (2021–2022). Currently, Sam is playing for London Lions since 2022.

Is Sam Married?

Sam is a married man. He married Olivia Harlan (daughter of NBA announcer Kevin Harlan) in Door County at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Egg Harbor on July 14, 2018. The couple got engaged to each other in May of 2017 and married fourteen years later. His wife works as a sideline reporter for ESPN. Talking about children, the couple welcomed a baby Harlan Wolf Dekker, in May 2022. He has been romantically involved with Bailey Scheich in the past.

Sam Dekker with his wife

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Sam is active on various social media platforms. He has approximately 176 K followers on his Instagram handle, 39 K followers on Facebook, and 277 K followers on his Twitter handle where he often gives his private and professional life updates to his fans.

What Is Sam Dekker's Net Worth?

Dekker's net worth is estimated to be $6 million. His primary profession as a successful American Professional Basketball Player makes him a huge fortune of money. His monthly salary is estimated to be $30,000 approximately and his yearly annual income and salary are of $0.4 million approximately. His net worth is increasing year by year as he had approximately $5.1 million in 2021 and $5.5 million in 2022 and is sure to grow in the future as well.

How Tall Is Sam?

Sam stands tall at the height of 6 feet 8 inches and weighs approximately 99kg. He has an athletic body type with dark brown hair and eye color. Sam has attractive physics and a charming personality.

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