#26 Point Guard

Spencer Dinwiddie

Height / Weight
6' 5" / 215 lbs
Born
Apr 6, 1993 (29)
College
Colorado
NBA Draft
2nd Round, 38th Overall, 2014
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2021-2022
PTS
13.7
+7.0
Rebounds
4.2
-0.2
Assists
5.2
+2.2
PER
17.76
+5.02
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Spencer Dinwiddie
Nickname: The Mayor
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Education: Colorado
Parents: Malcolm and Stephanie Dinwiddie
Spouse: Arielle Roberson

Spencer Dinwiddie Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

Spencer Dinwiddie was born on April 6th, 1993, and grew up in the Los Angeles area. After finishing second in the California Mr. Basketball vote, Dinwiddie elected to play his college ball at the University of Colorado.

Dinwiddie helped lead Colorado to back-to-back NCAA Tournament berths for the first time since the 1960s. After a career-threatening ACL injury during his junior season, Dinwiddie elected to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. He was selected in the second round by the Detroit Pistons.

After spending a couple of years in the Detroit and Chicago D-League, Dinwiddie began to have a breakout season in late 2017. He earned more playing time in 2018 and even won the 2018 NBA Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend.

Dinwiddie is now a key player for the Brooklyn Nets alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

Spencer Dinwiddie Basketball Career

High School Career (William Howard Taft High School)

Attending the same high school as Jordan Farmar, Dinwiddie was considered the greatest athlete at William Howard Taft High School since Farmar. He averaged 11.2 points and 7.7 assists in his senior season. He was the John R. Wooden California High School Player of the year in 2011. Alongside another future NBA player in DeAndre Daniels, Dinwiddie helped lead his team to a city championship in his senior season.

Dinwiddie was considered a three-star recruit and a top-150 player in the nation in 2011.

College Career (Colorado)

Dinwiddie elected to attend Colorado University over other offers from Harvard, Oregon, Santa Clara and UNLV. Dinwiddie helped lead Colorado to their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2002-2003 during his freshman season. He led them to a second NCAA Tournament berth in his sophomore season as well. 

During his junior season, Dinwiddie suffered a torn ACL. Considered a potentially career-threatening injury, Dinwiddie managed to recover. He elected to forgo his final year of eligibility and declared for the 2014 NBA Draft.

NBA Career

Dinwiddie was selected 38th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft. He played in just 46 games in two years in Detroit, spending a lot of time playing in the “D-league”.

On June 17th, 2016, Dinwiddie was traded to the Chicago Bulls for Cameron Bairstow. He was waived less than a month later and then re-signed again three weeks later. He was again waived on October 21st after playing in just five preseason games. He spent the start of the 2016-2017 season in the “D-League” again.

Dinwiddie signed with the Brooklyn Nets on December 8th, 2016. On February 17th, 2018, Dinwiddie won the Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend. He started to earn more playing time at the start of the 2018-2019 season. Dinwiddie scored a career-high 39 points on December 12th. The following day, he signed a three-year contract extension worth $34 million.

Spencer Dinwiddie Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Dinwiddie is set to earn $10.6 million during the 2019-2020 NBA season. He has earned $16.9 million in his career through the 2019-2020 NBA season. He is estimated to have a current net worth of around $5 million.

Ignored by major shoe companies, Dinwiddie started his own brand shoe called “K8iros”. 

Spencer Dinwiddie signed a three-year, $34.4 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets in 2018.

Spencer Dinwiddie Personal Life

Dinwiddie was born on April 6th, 1993, to parents Malcolm and Stephanie Dinwiddie. He has a younger brother named Taylor. He grew up in the Los Angeles area. He has one child, Elijah, with his girlfriend Arielle Roberson (sister of fellow NBA player Andre Roberson).

Spencer Dinwiddie Quotes

“I don't believe that anybody can guard me.”

“It was equal parts confidence and being naive. But it helped me become this person at the same time because the confidence only gets you so far.” - on returning from his ACL injury

On life after the NBA: “People laugh at this all the time but I want to disappear. I’m going to go back to the Malibu are, get me a spot where I can overlook the water.” 

Spencer Dinwiddie Fun Facts

  • Has a child with NBA player Andre Roberson’s sister Arielle Roberson.
  • Created his own shoe brand called “K8iros”.
  • Asia Booker and Dinwiddie were the two highest-scoring sophomore tandem in Colorado school history. 
  • 2018 Skills Challenge winner.
  • Overcame career-threatening ACL injury in college.
Career stats
2021-2022
DAL
2020-2021
BKN
2019-2020
BKN
2018-2019
BKN
2017-2018
BKN
2016-2017
BKN
2015-2016
DET
2014-2015
DET
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2021-2022
67 29.5 41.6 33.9 77.4 4.2 5.2 0.2 0.7 13.7
2020-2021
3 21.3 37.5 28.6 100.0 4.3 3.0 0.3 0.7 6.7
2019-2020
64 31.2 41.5 30.8 77.8 3.5 6.8 0.3 0.6 20.6
2018-2019
68 28.1 44.2 33.5 80.6 2.4 4.6 0.2 0.6 16.8
2017-2018
80 28.8 38.7 32.6 81.3 3.2 6.5 0.3 0.8 12.6
2016-2017
59 22.6 44.4 37.6 79.2 2.8 3.1 0.4 0.7 7.3
2015-2016
12 13.2 35.8 10.0 57.6 1.4 1.8 0.0 0.2 4.8
2014-2015
34 13.4 30.2 18.5 91.2 1.4 3.1 0.2 0.6 4.3
Recent Games
Thu 5/26
Tue 5/24
Sun 5/22
Fri 5/20
Wed 5/18
Sun 5/15
Thu 5/12
Tue 5/10
Sun 5/8
Fri 5/6
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Thu 5/26
L 110-120
32 26 0 0 0 4 0 2 1
Tue 5/24
W 109-119
27 10 0 3 3 8 1 0 3
Sun 5/22
L 109-100
31 26 0 2 2 1 0 0 1
Fri 5/20
L 117-126
22 4 0 1 1 4 2 1 4
Wed 5/18
L 87-112
23 17 0 1 1 2 0 0 1
Sun 5/15
W 123-90
25 30 0 3 3 2 1 1 0
Thu 5/12
W 86-113
20 15 0 1 1 3 1 0 2
Tue 5/10
L 80-110
15 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
Sun 5/8
W 101-111
19 10 1 3 4 4 0 0 0
Fri 5/6
W 94-103
24 4 0 4 4 4 1 1 0