# Small Forward

J.J. Redick

Height / Weight
6' 3" / 200 lbs
Born
Jun 24, 1984 (38)
College
Duke
NBA Draft
1st Round, 11th Overall, 2006
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2020-2021
PTS
7.4
-7.9
Rebounds
1.5
-1.1
Assists
1.2
-0.8
PER
12.67
-6.34
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: J.J. Redick
Place of Birth: Cookeville, Tennessee
Education: Duke
Parents: Jeanie and Ken Redick

J.J. Redick Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

J.J. Redick, a shooting guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, had been one of the NBA’s best three-point shooter over the course of his long career. At Duke, he set school scoring records for the Blue Devils and was drafted with the 11th pick in the NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic. 

In addition to elite shooting accuracy, Redick’s off-ball movement and ability to get open makes him one of the most dangerous shooters in the league. After being traded from Orlando to the Milwaukee Bucks, he then signed with the Los Angeles Clippers where he was an important member of the supporting cast around Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. He later signed with the Philadelphia 76ers and then the New Orleans Pelicans, where he is valued for his veteran leadership while also still providing valuable production on the court.

J.J. Redick Basketball Career

High School Career (Cave Spring High School)

Redick played at Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Virginia. His scoring abilities were evident at the high school level, as he scored 43 points during the state championship game his senior year which Cave Spring won. He also won the MVP award for the McDonald’s All-American game.

Redick was listed as a five-star recruit and the No. 13 player in the nation.

College Career (Duke Blue Devils)

Redick was a prolific scorer throughout his four years at Duke University. He scored 30 points in the championship game as the Blue Devils won the ACC Tournament. He served as a captain in his junior and senior years and continued to play well in high-profile games. By the end of his career, he held the record for points in ACC Tournament play.

His success and cocky attitude at times made him a target for significant verbal abuse from opposing fans. Regardless, Redick continued an extremely successful NCAA career, setting records for career three-pointers made and coming close to the records for points in a single ACC season and the number of double-figure scoring games in a season. In 2005 he won the Rupp Trophy for Player of the Year, and in his senior season, he took all the major trophies for best individual NCAA men’s basketball player.

NBA Career

J.J. Redick began his NBA career with the Orlando Magic, who took him 11th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft. He only played in 37 games his rookie year and 42 the following year, with concerns about his defense and difficulty in getting shots off due to his small size. In 2008-2009 his minutes went up to 17 per game, but he was still only averaging six points per game. The team made it to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers.

In his fourth year, Redick played all 82 games, averaging 9.6 points per game and shooting over 40% from three for the first time in an NBA regular season. His scoring rose each year after that, but in the 2012-2013 season, Redick was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. He played in 28 games and averaged 12.3 points for Milwaukee.

In 2013, Redick signed a four-year deal as part of a sign-and-trade that sent him to the LA Clippers. He immediately had a larger role, starting all but one of his games as a Clipper. He provided invaluable shooting around Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan, shooting over 40% from three every year in LA including 48% in 2015-2016.

After four years, Redick signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year deal. He shot 46% from three and averaged a career-best 17.1 points per game. He re-signed for another year and had a new career-high scoring average in 2018-2019 at 18.1 points per game.

In the 2019 offseason, Redick signed for two years with the New Orleans Pelicans. Before the coronavirus shutdown, he played 54 games, started 35, and averaged 14.9 points per game.

J.J. Redick Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Redick’s career earnings are $91.4 million through the 2018-2019 NBA season. He also has a podcast on The Ringer.

J.J. Redick signed a two-year, $26.5 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans in 2019.

J.J. Redick Personal Life

J.J. Redick was born in Cookeville, Tennessee to Jeanie and Ken Redick. He has two sisters, Catie and Alyssa, and a younger brother David. Redick grew up a lifelong Duke fan and always knew he wanted to play basketball for the Blue Devils.

He married his longtime girlfriend Chelsea Kilgore in 2010, and they have two children, Kai and Knox.

J.J. Redick Fun Facts

  • Redick holds the ACC record for most consecutive free throws made (54)
  • Redick’s nickname “J.J” comes from his twin sisters repeating his original childhood nickname, “J”
  • Redick’s No. 4 jersey is the 13th Duke men’s basketball jersey to be retired
  • Redick’s signature free throw routine was captured in the video game NBA 2K7
Career stats
2020-2021
DAL
2019-2020
NO
2018-2019
PHI
2017-2018
PHI
2016-2017
LAC
2015-2016
LAC
2014-2015
LAC
2013-2014
LAC
2012-2013
MIL
2011-2012
ORL
2010-2011
ORL
2009-2010
ORL
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2020-2021
44 16.4 39.7 37.1 94.2 1.5 1.2 0.1 0.2 7.4
2019-2020
60 26.3 45.3 45.3 89.2 2.5 2.0 0.2 0.3 15.3
2018-2019
76 31.3 44.0 39.7 89.4 2.4 2.7 0.2 0.4 18.1
2017-2018
70 30.2 45.9 42.0 90.4 2.5 3.0 0.1 0.5 17.1
2016-2017
78 28.2 44.4 42.9 89.1 2.2 1.4 0.2 0.7 15.0
2015-2016
75 27.9 48.0 47.6 88.8 1.9 1.4 0.1 0.6 16.3
2014-2015
78 30.9 47.7 43.7 90.1 2.1 1.8 0.1 0.5 16.4
2013-2014
35 28.2 45.5 39.5 91.5 2.1 2.2 0.1 0.8 15.2
2012-2013
78 30.5 43.4 36.6 90.0 2.2 3.8 0.1 0.5 14.1
2011-2012
67 27.1 42.5 42.2 91.6 2.3 2.5 0.1 0.4 11.7
2010-2011
51 26.2 45.5 41.2 88.8 2.0 1.7 0.1 0.5 10.5
2009-2010
15 24.7 42.6 40.7 83.9 2.2 2.0 0.0 0.3 8.9