1. What is Kelly Tripucka Net Worth?
Kelly Tripucka has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He is a professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons in the NBA and for various teams in Europe. Tripucka was born on August 25, 1959, in Garfield Heights, Ohio. He attended Notre Dame and was drafted by the Pistons in 1981.
2. Kelly Tripucka Early Life
Tripucka grew up playing basketball with his older brother Mark and father Frank, who was also a professional basketball player. He attended Notre Dame University where he played college basketball from 1977 to 1981. During that time he was named All-American twice, first team All-Big East twice and Academic All-American once.
3. Kelly Tripucka Career
After college, Tripucka was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 12th overall pick in 1981 NBA Draft and went on to have a successful 9 year career in the NBA with stops at Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz and Charlotte Hornets before retiring from the game in 1990.
During his time with the Pistons he averaged 16 points per game while shooting over 50% from the field which earned him an All-Star appearance during his rookie season as well as being named to the 1982 All-Rookie First Team and winning two NBA Championships with Detroit in 1989 and 1990 respectively.
After retiring from the NBA he continued playing professionally overseas for teams like Scavolini Pesaro (Italy), Joventut Badalona (Spain) and PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece). In 2005 he returned to Detroit as part of an alumni team for a charity game organized by former Piston Vinnie Johnson to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims.
4. Kelly Tripucka Biography
Kelly Tripucka is a retired American professional basketball player who had a successful career playing in both the NBA and internationally across Europe during his 9 year tenure as a pro player before retiring from the game in 1990 at age 31 due to recurring injuries sustained throughout his career. He currently works as an analyst covering college basketball games for ESPN networks and also serves as an ambassador for several organizations such as USA Basketball, Special Olympics Michigan, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Make-A-Wish Foundation among others which makes him one of most respected figures in sports today.
5. Kelly Tripucka Height & Weight
Tripuka stands 6 feet 8 inches tall (203 cm) and weighs 220 pounds (100 kg). His wingspan measures 6 feet 10 inches (208 cm).
6 Date of Birth of kelly tripucka
Kelly Tripuka was born on August 25th 1959 in Garfield Heights Ohio United States
7 kelly tripucka Nationality
Kelly Tripuka is an American citizen