Andre Iguodala Biography

Andre Iguodala is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also been a swingman in the NBA All-Star in 2012 and has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Team twice.

He won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors and was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2015. He was also a member of the United States national team at the 2010 FIBA World Championship and 2012 Summer Olympics, winning the gold medal both times.

Iguodala played college basketball with the Arizona Wildcats. After earning first-team all-conference honors in the Pac-10 (known now as the Pac-12) as a sophomore in 2004, he was selected in the 2004 NBA draft with the ninth overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Iguodala played for Philadelphia until the summer of 2012 when he joined the Denver Nuggets in a four-team trade. He was acquired by Golden State in 2013. In 2014–15, he became a reserve for the first time in his career, but he captured the Finals MVP after returning to the starting lineup in the middle of the championship series.etta

Andre Iguodala Age

Andre Iguodala was born on January 28, 1984, Springfield, Illinois U.S.A. He is 36 years old as of 2019. He celebrates his birthday on January 28 every year. He celebrates his birthday on January 28 every year.

Andre Iguodala Wife

Andre Iguodala is married to Christina Gutierrez, the two tied the knot in August 2015 at One & Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. Meet the fabulous and gorgeous Christina Gutierrez Iguodala aka Christina Christina Iguodala; she is the wife of NBA player Andre Iguodala. Her man is the small guard who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors.

The Iguodalas are also the proud parents of two lovely, healthy and amazing children, his son Andre Tyler whose mommy is Mrs. Gutierrez Iguodala; while younger daughter London was born from his short-lived relationship with Clayanna Warthen.

Iguodala, from Springfield, Illinois wаѕ аn NBA All-Star in 2012 аnd hаѕ bееn named tо thе NBA All-Defensive Team twice. Hе wаѕ аlѕо selected fоr thе United States men’s basketball team аt thе 2010 FIBA World Championship аnd 2012 Summer Olympics, winning thе gold medal bоth times.

Andre Iguodala Kids

Andre has two children; a son named Andre Iguodala Jr. and a daughter named London Iguodala. It is alleged that his daughter, London is from a previous relationship with Clayanna Warthen.

Andre Iguodala Height

Andre Iguodala stands at a height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 meters)

Andre Iguodala Qick facts

  • Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
  • Shoe Size: 18 (US)
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Chest Size: 47 Inches
  • Waist Size: 36 Inches
  • Biceps: 16 in or 41 cm

Andre Iguodala Salary

    2018/19 Golden State Warriors $16,000,000 ($16,263,757*)
  • 2017/18 Golden State Warriors $14,814,815 ($15,491,462*)
  • 2016/17 Golden State Warriors $11,131,368 ($11,829,913*)
  • 2015/16 Golden State Warriors $11,710,456 ($12,569,462*)
  • 2014/15 Golden State Warriors $12,289,544 ($13,207,355*)
  • 2013/14 Golden State Warriors $12,868,632 ($14,116,289*)
  • 2012/13 Denver Nuggets $14,718,250 ($16,428,488*)
  • 2011/12 Philadelphia 76ers $13,531,750
  • 2010/11 Philadelphia 76ers $12,345,250 ($14,507,601*)
  • 2009/10 Philadelphia 76ers $12,200,000 ($14,487,927*)
  • 2008/09 Philadelphia 76ers $11,300,000 ($13,227,685*)
  • 2007/08 Philadelphia 76ers $2,804,889 ($3,448,263*)
  • 2006/07 Philadelphia 76ers $2,201,640 ($2,779,372*)
  • 2005/06 Philadelphia 76ers $2,058,000 ($2,710,243*)
  • 2004/05 Philadelphia 76ers $1,914,480 ($2,585,032*)

Total $151,889,074 ($169,008,299*)

Andre Iguodala Net Worth

Andre Iguodala is an American professional basketball swingman who has a net worth of $50 million dollars and an annual salary of $12.3 million dollars.

Andre Iguodala Professional basketball player

Denver Nuggets (2012–2013)

On August 10, 2012, Andre was dealt with the Denver Nuggets in a series of trades involving the Sixers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Orlando Magic. Other players involved in the deal included All-Stars Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard. His arrival in Denver led to some league experts labeling Denver as a contender. Iguodala returned on the opening night of 2012–13 to play his former team.

He put up 11 points in an 84–75 loss and received a mixed response from the crowd. The Nuggets went on to make the playoffs with a franchise-record 57-25, and a team record 15 consecutive wins. However, they were upset in the first round by the Golden State Warriors, despite Iguodala having a good series, averaging 18 points, 8 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2 steals per game in the series. This led to the firing of Nuggets coach George Karl, who just won the NBA Coach of the Year Award.

2013–14 season

In July 2013, Iguodala declined a five-year deal with Denver and agreed to a four-year for a reported $48 million with the Golden State Warriors. He officially joined the Warriors in a three-team sign-and-trade deal with the Nuggets and the Utah Jazz. On November 14, Iguodala made the game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the Warriors’ 116-115 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Getting the inbound pass from Klay Thompson, Iguodala turned and made the fade-away jump shot over the Thunder’s Thabo Sefolosha. Iguodala finished with 14 points and 9 assists. When playing against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 23, 2013, Iguodala strained his left hamstring late in the third quarter.

Unfortunately, Iguodala went on to miss twelve consecutive games. However, on December 17, 2013, Iguodala returned to action in a game against the New Orleans Pelicans. On January 3, 2014, Iguodala hit a game-winning, 3-point buzzer-beater in the Warriors’ 101–100 win over the Atlanta Hawks. The win extended the Warriors’ season-high winning streak to 8 games. For his defensive contributions to the Warriors, Iguodala was named to the 2014 All-NBA Defensive first team.

2014–15 season: Finals MVP

Entering the 2014–15 season, first-year Warriors coach Steve Kerr elected to move Iguodala from the starting rotation to the sixth man reserve position, in favor of forwarding Harrison Barnes. Since entering the NBA, Iguodala had played in 806 games as a starter without entering a game as a reserve, a league-high over that span.

On March 18, 2015, he scored a then season-high 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting in a 114-95 win over the Atlanta Hawks. The Warriors advanced to the 2015 NBA Finals to face Cleveland, where he was the team’s best defender against Cavaliers star LeBron James.

With Golden State down 2–1 in the series, Iguodala made his first start of the season, replacing center Andrew Bogut in Game 4. Iguodala scored a season-high 22 points on 8-of-15 shooting, which included four 3-pointers. The Warriors’ small lineup, which came to be known as the Death Lineup, helped turn the series around.

The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers in six games, and Iguodala was named the Finals MVP, becoming the first player to win the award without starting a game during the regular season. He was also the first MVP to not have started every game in the Finals. He finished the series averaging 16.3 points, 4 assists, and 5.8 rebounds. When Iguodala was in the game, James made only 38.1% of his shots, compared to 44% without Iguodala.

2015–16 season

On November 11, 2015, Iguodala scored a season-high 20 points against the Memphis Grizzlies to help the Warriors begin the season 9–0. The Warriors’ NBA-record start ended after 24 wins when they lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 108–95 on December 12.

An ankle injury suffered in early March forced Igoudala to miss 13 straight games. The Warriors finished the regular season as the first seed in the Western Conference with a 73–9 record, the best overall record in NBA history, surpassing the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls’ mark of 72–10, while Iguodala finished as runner-up for the 2015–16 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.

In the first round of the playoffs, the Warriors faced the eighth-seeded Houston Rockets, and in a Game 4 win on April 24, Iguodala scored a season-high 22 points. The Warriors went on to defeat the Rockets in five games. In the second round, Iguodala helped the Warriors defeat the Portland Trail Blazers in five games to qualify for the Western Conference Finals.

In their conference finals match-up with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Iguodala helped the Warriors fightback from a 3–1 deficit in the series to win clinch a 4–3 victory. In-Game 6 of the series, Iguodala’s defense on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook was key to the Warriors forcing Game 7. In Game 7, Iguodala started in place of Harrison Barnes and again marked Kevin Durant.

With a Game 7 victory, the Warriors moved on to the NBA Finals for the second straight year. The Warriors would again play the Cleveland Cavaliers for the championship. Despite the Warriors going up 3–1 in the series following a Game 4 win, they went on to lose the series in seven games to become the first team in NBA history to lose the championship series after being up 3–1.

2016–17 season: Second NBA Championship

On November 28, 2016, Iguodala had a season-best game with 12 points, five rebounds and five assists in a 105–100 win over the Atlanta Hawks, helping the Warriors start the season 16–2 while recording their 12th straight victory—their equal third-longest streak in franchise history.

On January 16, 2017, he came off the bench to make all five of his field-goal attempts for a season-high 14 points in a 126–91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. In February 2017, long-time agent Rob Pelinka was appointed as the new general manager for the Los Angeles Lakers; Iguodala chose to remain with the Landmark Sports Agency, and co-founder Brandon Rosenthal took over as Iguodala’s agent.

On March 6, 2017, he set a new season-high with 24 points in a 119–111 win over the Atlanta Hawks. On March 13, 2017, he was fined $10,000 by the NBA for using racially intemperate language in an interview following the Warriors’ loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 10. The Warriors finished the season as the first seed in the West with a 67–15 record.

Following a 129–115 victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals over the Spurs, the Warriors reached their third straight NBA Finals series while becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12–0. Iguodala was a key bench player during the 2017 NBA Finals, often guarding LeBron James and scored 20 points in Game 5, helping the Warriors win the championship by defeating the Cavaliers in five games.

2017–18 season: Third NBA Championship

Iguodala entered the 2017 off-season as a free agent and held meetings with numerous competing teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings, and Houston Rockets. However, on July 25, 2017, Iguodala re-signed with the Warriors on a three-year, $48 million contract.

On December 11, 2017, against the Portland Trail Blazers, Iguodala played his 1,000th regular-season game, becoming one of 126 players in NBA history to accomplish the feat. Iguodala played in Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals after missing the final four games of the Western Conference Finals and the first two games of the NBA Finals with a left lateral leg contusion. The Warriors went on to win their third championship in four years with a sweep of the Cavaliers.

2018–19 season

Iguodala averaged a career-low 5.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists in the regular season. During the playoffs, he boosted his averages to 9.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 4.0 assists, while also starting a majority of the games. In a sign of respect towards their opponent and with increased urgency, Kerr opened the conference semifinals against Houston by moving Iguodala from the bench and starting their Hamptons Five lineup for the first time in the season.

After starting nine consecutive games, he missed the deciding Game 4 in the conference finals against Portland with a sore left calf injury from Game 3. The Warriors returned to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight season but lost in six games to the Toronto Raptors.

In a 114–110 series-ending loss in Game 6, Iguodala had 22 points for his best scoring output of the postseason. However, Thompson left the game after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee, and Durant was already sidelined after rupturing his right Achilles tendon in Game 5.

Memphis Grizzlies (2019–2020)

On July 7, 2019, Golden State traded Iguodala along with a protected first-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for Julian Washburn. The Warriors received a traded player exception in the deal. Golden State was eyeing a replacement for Thompson while he recovered from his injury, and the trade freed salary cap space for them to acquire All-Star guard D’Angelo Russell in a sign-and-trade package with the Brooklyn Nets for Durant, who had announced earlier that he planned to sign with the Nets.

Afterward, the Warriors stated that they planned to eventually retire Iguodala’s No. 9 jersey. The Grizzlies, who were rebuilding, reached an agreement before training camp to allow Iguodala to stay away from the team and train on his own.

They kept him on their 15-man opening day roster instead of buying out the 35-year-old veteran, who was earning $17 million in the last year of his contract. Memphis was hoping for a quality trade with a playoff contender in exchange for Iguodala and his championship experience.

Miami Heat (2020–present)|Salary

On February 6, 2020, Iguodala was traded to the Miami Heat in a 3-team trade for $48 million dollars.

2019/20  $17,185,185
2020/21  $15,000,000
2021/22  $15,000,000

Andre Iguodala Awards

  • NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award 2015
  • NBA All-Defensive Team 2014
  • NBA All-Rookie Team 2005

Andre Iguodala Business interests

Iguodala is a tech-investor and a leading advocate for athletes in the NBA to invest in the technology industry. His partnership with entrepreneurs in San Francisco’s Silicon Valley has led to an annual event tagged Players Technology Summit. The inaugural edition of the event began in 2017 where Iguodala and teammate Stephen Curry played hosts.

The second edition saw other athletes from the NBA like Kevin Durant and Jaylen Brown make debuts. The Players Technology Summit, sponsored by Bloomberg, was established as a platform to set a discourse and help shape conversations for athletes’ financial future through opportunities in the technology industry.

Together with partner Rudy Cline-Thomas, Iguodala has been able to invest in companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Tesla. The two have also invested in at least 25 different startups in the technology industry.

Andre Iguodala National team career

Iguodala was a member of the United States national team in the 2010 FIBA World Championship, winning the gold medal. In the FIBA World Championships Iguodala displayed his athleticism with an array of fastbreak dunks. Iguodala was also selected for the 2012 London Olympics team, largely due to his exceptional defensive ability.

He helped Team USA win the gold medal against Spain in a 107–100 victory. Coach Mike Krzyzewski called Iguodala one of the team’s best players and compared his game to that of Scottie Pippen. He also won a bronze medal with the U.S. at the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in 2002.

Andre Iguodala College career

Iguodala initially signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Arkansas. He had narrowed down his list of desired schools to two: Kansas or Arkansas. Iguodala was enticed by Arkansas’s 1–3 system, which would have allowed Iguodala to run the point occasionally. He visited the Arkansas campus and he was impressed by their large gymnasium and the number of fans at practice when he visited with his mother and father.

However, after their coach, Nolan Richardson was fired that year (2002), Iguodala decided to attend Arizona instead. At Arizona, he joined future NBA players Channing Frye, Luke Walton, Mustafa Shakur, Salim Stoudamire, and Hassan Adams. One of the determining factors for Iguodala was the commitment of Hassan Adams, whom Iguodala had played within the Jordan Brand Classic in high school.

Many colleges regarded Iguodala as a track star turned basketball player but teammate Luke Walton said, “He is going to be one of the best players to ever come out of Arizona by the time he is done here”. He was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen team for 2002–03. In his freshman year, he quickly established himself as one of the best all-around players on the team, ranking in the top 5 for his team in just about every major category.

As a sophomore in 2003–04, he was named team MVP after leading his team in rebounds, assists, and steals.  He also made the All-Pac-10 First Team and was named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press. He collected three triple-doubles that season, joining Jason Kidd as the only two players in Pac-10 history to post two or more triple-doubles in a season.

During his career at Arizona, the Wildcats made it to the NCAA Tournament both seasons. In his freshman year, the Wildcats were defeated in the Elite Eight by Kansas. In his sophomore year, Arizona was defeated in the first round by Seton Hall.

After posting career totals of 594 points (9.6 ppg), 409 rebounds (6.6 RPG) and 95 steals (1.53 SPG) in 62 games (34 starts) he left to enter the NBA draft. At Arizona, Iguodala planned to major in education. After the season, Iguodala signed with agent Rob Pelinka, co-founder of the Landmark Sports Agency, who had represented NBA All-Stars such as Kobe Bryant, Carlos Boozer, and Gerald Wallace.

Andre Iguodala Philadelphia 76ers 

Andre Iguodala was selected 9th overall in the 2004 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. When he was selected, by an ESPN personality Dick Vitale commented that it was a mistake for the Sixers to take him, saying “Andre was a shooter from the college three-point line. He’s not going to be able to play”, he used this as motivation in what proved to be a very productive rookie season.

He was then thrust into the starting lineup immediately during his rookie season and was the only 76er to play and start all 82 regular-season games plus 5 playoff games, becoming a favorite target of Allen Iverson in the process, often connecting on highlight-reel dunks on passes or alley-oops from Iverson.

He proved his versatility, as he was the only rookie and 76er to record a triple-double that season, by doing it against the defending champion Detroit Pistons. During the game, he scored 10 points, caught 10 rebounds and dished out 10 assists. During the season, he averaged 9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3 assists, 1.7 steals, and 32.8 minutes per game.

His efforts were rewarded when he was named to the All-Rookie First Team and started on the rookie team during the Rookie Challenge portion of All-Star Weekend. He finished fourth in voting for NBA Rookie of the Year. Iguodala was the only Sixer to play in and start all 82 games in his second season. On February 17, 2006, at the Rookie Challenge, he won MVP honors for his 30-point performance in the Sophomores win.

A day later, he participated in the Slam Dunk Contest. His first dunk was a simple windmill, but then for his second dunk, he received a pass from Allen Iverson off the backside of the backboard, then leapt under the board and put in the reverse on the other side and was awarded a perfect score of 50 points.

In the final round, he did a behind-the-back dunk and followed with a reverse. The award, however, was given to Nate Robinson, in a controversial decision, as Robinson had missed 14 straight dunk attempts before hitting his final one. Iguodala averaged 12.3 points and 5.9 rebounds on the season.

Andre Iguodala Draft

Andre was declared in the 2004 NBA draft, where he was drafted as the ninth overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. Iguodala played for Philadelphia until the summer of 2012 when he joined the Denver Nuggets in a four-team trade. He was acquired by Golden State in 2013.

Andre Iguodala Mvp

Andre was named the 2014-2015 season finals NBA MVP, becoming the first player to win the award without starting a game during the regular season.

Andre Iguodala Finals Mvp

Iguodala was named the most valuable player of the 2015 NBA Finals, beating LeBron James by a vote of 7-4. He finished the series with averages of 16.3 points, four assists, and 5.8 rebounds, shooting 52.1 percent from the field.

Andre Iguodala to Lakers

Andre Iguodala was traded from the Golden State Warriors to the Memphis Grizzlies he then became a fit for the Los Angeles Lakers. After the Grizzlies could not find a trade partner for Iguodala, it appeared like a buyout was likely and it was only a matter of time before Iguodala could sign with the team of his choice. However, the recent reports derailed this thinking and now it looks like Iguodala will never suit up in the purple and gold, at this season. He intends to go to the Lakers after his contract deal is over.

Andre Iguodala Injury

Andre Iguodala suffered a fractured leg in the playoffs, but the Warriors put it out as a bone bruise. Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon after his return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals following a calf injury. Iguodala talked about people asking when Durant would be back and compared the situation to his own injury last season.

“Last year it happened to me,” Iguodala said. “I missed the last three games of the Houston series, it goes to Game 7. We barely get out of that series and now you looking at me like ‘when you coming back?’ And I had a fractured leg and but it’s being put out there like you got a bone bruise.

Like ‘no, it’s a fracture.’ “So I’m fighting with the team, I’m fighting with people, I’m fighting with the media. Then my teammates ask me everyday ‘How are you feeling? How you feeling?’”

Andre Iguodala Contract

On July 25, 2017, Iguodala re-signed with the Warriors on a three-year, contract of $48 million dollars. Iguodala was prepared to sit out in the entire 2019-20 season if the Memphis Grizzlies did not move him at the trade deadline, but he got his wish and some extra cash.

The Grizzles traded Iguodala to the Miami Heat on Wednesday, and the former Arizona Wildcat will sign a two-year, $30 million extension with his new club, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The second-year will be a team option. He is currently in the final year of a three-year, $48 million deal which he signed with the Golden State Warriors before being traded to Memphis last summer in a cap-clearing move.

Iguodala made it clear from the start that he never intended to play for the Grizzlies, a rebuilding team that has actually been pretty good this season, currently sitting in eighth in the Western Conference. That attitude rubbed some of his Memphis teammates (if you can call them that) the wrong way.

Grizzlies and former Oregon Ducks guard Dillon Brooks recently said that he “can’t wait till we find a way to trade him so we can play with him and show him really what Memphis is about.” Sadly, the Heat did not play the Grizzlies again this season. Miami is reportedly sending former No. 10 overall pick Justice Winslow to Memphis in the deal.

The Heat are 34-15, tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference. Andre averaged 5.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 0.9 steals per game with the Warriors last season. He won three championships with Golden State, including in 2015 when he was named NBA Finals MVP.

Frequently Asked Questions About Andre Iguodala

Who is Andre Iguodala?

Iguodala is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

How old is Andre Iguodala?

He is 36 years old as of 2019.

How tall is Andre Iguodala?

He stands at a height of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

Is Andre Iguodala married?

Yes, he is married and he is married to Christina Gutierrez in 2015

How much is Andre Iguodala worth?

H has an estimated net worth of $50 million dollars.

How much does Andre Iguodala make?

He makes more than $12 million dollars.

Where does Andre Iguodala live?

He lives in the United States of American.

Is Andre Iguodala dead or alive?

He is still alive and in good health.

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