Damion Lee was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 21st, 1992 he is currently a professional American basketball player for the Golden State Warriors. Damion Lee asserted his dominance on the court as early as Prep school when he led his team to a 30-7 record and the National Prep school championship.
Lee played college basketball for three years at Drexel University and transferred to Louisville for his final year. At Drexel University he was named the CAA Rookie of the year award. In 2015 when he transferred out of Drexel University to Louisville he was considered to be the top transfer in college basketball by ESPN.
Net worth and salary
Damion Lee’s wealth mostly comes from being a successful basketball player. His salary has been increasing steadily over the years, primarily because of his performances for the Golden State Warriors. He signed a three-year contract worth $4.5 million which includes a guaranteed $2.6 million and an annual average salary of $1.5 million. In 2020-2021 Lee will earn a base salary of $1.9 million. After his contract expires he will become a free agent and be in the market for new contracts.
Damion Lee’s actual net worth is hard to determine since most of his assets are not available to the public, but we can surely assume it’s millions of dollars.
Personal life and studies
Damion Lee earned his general humanities degree at Drexel University and majored in special education with a concentration in assistive technology at Louisville.
Damion married Sydel Curry the sister to His teammate Stephen Curry on September 1st, 2018. They have a good relationship on and off the court.
After completing his education in Louisville, he didn’t manage to get into the 2016 NBA draft. Lee joined Miami Heat for the 2016 NBA Summer League and he later signed with the Boston Celtics. He was waived by the Celtics and a month later he joined Maine Red Claws and played in the NBA Development League. He suffered a serious injury halfway into the season and he averaged 17.8 points in 16 games.
In 2016 he was traded to the Santa Cruz Warriors for the NBA G League and his NBA League journey started when he was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in 2018.
Lee signed a two-way contract with the Golden State Warriors in July 2018 which led him to return to Santa Cruz Warriors. He signed another two-way contract with Golden State Warriors in 2019 and went on to record a career-high of 23 points.
Lee went on to scale the heights at Golden State Warriors partly due to the injuries suffered in the team. In 2018 his efforts didn’t go unnoticed when the National team included him in the team for the 2019 FIBA World cup qualifiers.