Who is Frank Mason III?
Frank Leo Mason III is a professional American basketball player for SLUC Nancy Basket of the LNB Pro A. While at college, he played college basketball for the University of Kansas where he was the starting point guard for the Jayhawks. He was the consensus National Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season. Also, he was a consensus All-American selection for his senior season at Kansas.
He was selected by the Sacramento Kings 34th overall in the 2017 NBA draft. There, he spent two seasons before signing with the Milwaukee Bucks as a free agent in July 2019. In February 2021, he signed with the Orlando Magic.
How Old Is Frank Mason III?
He is 28 years old as of January 2023, having been born on April 3, 1994, in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S. Frank shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Emily Dobson, Brennen Taylor, Christopher Romero, Eddie Murphy, Paris Jackson, and many more.
Frank Mason III Family
Who are Frank Mason III Parents?
He was born to Frank Mason II (Father) and Sharon Harrison (Mother).
Does Frank Mason III have Siblings?
News on the internet shows that he has a total of 7 siblings. However, his siblings’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Frank Mason III Education
He received his high school education at Petersburg High School and Massanutten Military Academy. After high school, he attended The University of Kansas.
Frank Mason III Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he has a girlfriend by the name of Ronekqual Burgess.
Frank Mason III Kids
He and his girlfriend Ronekqual have one kid. A son by the name of Amari.
Frank Mason III Career
A High School Career
In his four-year career at Petersburg High School, he scored 1,901 points which is the second-highest scoring total in school history behind Hall of Famer Moses Malone. Originally, he had signed up to attend Towson University during his senior year but lost his eligibility after failing a government class. He then went on and attended Massanutten Military Academy to make up for the failing grade in government. After being discovered playing the Amateur Athletic Union circuit by Kansas Assistant Coach Kurtis Townsend, Frank was offered a scholarship by the University of Kansas.
A College Career
He won a second-team All-Big 12 selection as a sophomore at Kansas. As a sophomore, he averaged 12.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game. This was an increase from the 5.5 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game she averaged as a freshman. During his junior season, he averaged 12.9 points and 4.6 assists and was named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team. And the following season, he took on more of a leadership role on the Kansas team.
Thus becoming the first player in Big 12 history to average 20 points and 5 assists a game during the regular season. His regular season culminated in receiving multiple awards. Unanimously, he was selected as the Big 12 Player of the Year, averaging 20.5 points and 5.1 assists in the regular season. Moreover, he was the consensus first-team All-American selection, the NCAA-leading 29th first-team selection in Kansas basketball history. He also was the consensus National Player of the Year.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Sacramento Kings (2017 to 2019)
He was drafted with the 34th pick in the 2017 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. He then played in the NBA Summer League for the Kings, where he scored 24 points in 24 minutes against the Los Angeles Lakers on July 10, 2017, adding 6 assists, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals. For the full 2017-18 regular NBA season, he averaged 7.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 52 games. However, on July 4, 2019, he was waived by the Kings.
A Career with the Milwaukee Bucks (2019 to 2020)
On July 26, 2019, he signed a two-way contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. In the deal, he split time between the Bucks and their NBA G League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd. On February 19, 2020, he scored 44 points in a win over the Grand Rapids Drive in the G League. He was then awarded the NBA G League MVP for the 2019-20 season on June 25, 2020. With the Herd, he averaged 26.4 points, 5.0 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game.
A Career with the Orlando Magic (2021)
He went on and signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on December 18, 2020, but was waived the next day and signed with their NBA G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats. However, the Orlando Magic signed him to a two-way contract on February 3, 2021, right before the beginning of the G League season. However, on February 15, he was waived after playing in four games. Later after two days, he was re-acquired by Delaware but was waived on March 5, after suffering a season-ending injury. With the Blue Coats, he didn’t log any minutes.
A Career with the South Bay Lakers (2021 to 2022)
For the 2021 NBA Summer League, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers. On October 13, 2021, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers and was waived the following day. He then signed with the South Bay Lakers on October 23, as an affiliate player. In seven games, he averaged 9.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game.
A Career with Wisconsin Herd (2022)
He was traded on February 24, 2022, along with a 2022 first-round pick to the Wisconsin Herd. This was in exchange for Tremont Waters and a 2022 second-round pick.
A Career with Beirut Club (2022 to 2023)
In the summer of 2022, he signed with Beirut Club of the Lebanese Basketball League.
A Career with SLUC Nancy (2023 to Present)
On January 15, 2023, he signed with SLUC Nancy Basket of the LNB Pro A.
A National Team Career
In addition to playing basketball at the club level, he has also played basketball nationally. Thus he and the Kansas Jayhawks competed on behalf of the United States in the 2015 World University Games. In the gold medal game, he scored 18 points in a double-overtime victory over Germany and received the Finals MVP award.
Frank Mason III Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 11 inches (1.8m) and a weight of 86kg (189 lbs).
Frank Mason III Salary and Net Worth
He has an estimated salary of $1 million and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.