Scot Pollard is a 43 years old retired American basketballer who spent 11 years of his professional life playing for the National Basketball Association(NBA) and has also appeared on the reality TV show Survivor.
Pollard often played from the center and power forward position for the Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings. Well, out of his career, he has amassed a huge net worth. Know the details here.
Scot Pollard’s net worth
Scot Pollard made huge money out of his career, and his net worth is estimated to be around $38 million.
Although in an average, NBA players make a salary of about $2 million, a small contingent of players with D-league crossover contracts earns about $50,000.
Further details regarding his salary, his properties, and cars are all yet to be revealed.
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Scot Pollard’s Career
Scot has spent 11 years of his professional career in the NBA, playing for five different teams. He devoted the major part of his career playing for the Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings.
Pollard first played basketball in college with Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball (1993-1997). He started playing professionally in 1997. In the 1997 draft, Pollard was chosen number 19 in round 1 by the Detroit Pistons.
Pollard was traded to the Atlanta Hawks for Christian Laettner, but Pollard never suited up the game with them and was traded a month later.
Pollard was traded to the Sacramento Kings, whose management was in the middle of building a successful playoff team at the time.
While with the Kings, he suffered an injury that allowed him to play only for 16 games during the 1999 season.
It was during his time with the Kings that he became a solid backup to Vlade Divac, often starting at power forward when Chris Webber was injured.
Pollard’s 2002-03 NBA season with Sacramento Kings was full of injuries for the player and after the completion of that season, he was traded off to Indiana Pacers.
He had an average of 3.4 rebounds, 3.2 points score, and 0.4 assists per game. His average time played per game was about 12 minutes.
His contract with the Pacers expired after the 2005-06 season.
On August 18, 2006, Pollard signed a one year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers who faced Houston Rockets in the finals. He also signed a one-year contract with the Boston Celtics on 9 August 2007, when he won the 2008 NBA Championship.
Scot has also done a few movies as well. In 2013, Scot portrayed the role of titular Axeman in the horror movie Axeman at Cutter’s Creek. He also played the role of B.H. Born in the film Jayhawkers.
SIn The TV Show Survivor
Pollard appeared as a contestant in the 2016 Survivor: Kaoh Rang competing in the 32nd season of the competitive reality TV series Survivor, which went through complications when there was a tie. He represented the To tang, Gondol, and Dara tribes.
Scot was voted out on Day 27 by a 4-2-2 vote and became the fourth member of the jury. He finished in the ninth position.