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Who is Nickeil Alexander-Walker?
Nickeil Alexander-Walker is a professional Canadian basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the NBA (National Basketball Association). While at college, he played college basketball for Virginia Tech Hokies. A shooting guard and a point guard, he was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets 17th overall in the 2019 NBA draft. But was then traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.
How Old Is Nickeil Alexander-Walker?
He is 24 years old as of December 2022, having been born on September 2, 1998, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Walker shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Hayley LeBlanc, Kian Lawley, Leah Ashe, Thomas Petrou, Chance Sutton, and many more.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Family
Who are Nickeil Alexander-Walker Parents?
He was born to Nicholas Alexander (Father) and Nicole Alexander (Mother).
Does Nickeil Alexander-Walker have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Education
He received his high school education at Hodan Nalayeh Secondary School, St. Luis Christian Academy, and Hamilton Heights Christian Academy. After high school, he attended Virginia Tech.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Career
A High School Career
He played high school basketball for Hodan Nalayeh Secondary School, St. Louis Christian Academy, and Hamilton Heights Christian Academy. At Hamilton heights, he was a teammate of his cousin Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. The two went on and had a close relationship and shared a room at coach Zach Ferrell’s house. According to Scout.com, he was ranked the No. 74 prospect in the class of 2017.
A College Career
In May 2016, he committed to Virginia Teach, over offers from USC and Maryland. As a freshman for the Hokies, he averaged 10.7 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He went on and scored a season-high 29 points in his second college game in a 132-93 win over The Citadel. Moreover, he helped lead Virginia Tech to a 21-12 record and NCAA Tournament appearance. In the first-round loss to Alabama, he scored 15 points. As a sophomore, he averaged 16.5 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game during the regular season. Also, he helped lead Virginia Tech to a 24-8 season with a 12-6 record in the ACC and a 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
A Professional Career
A Career with the New Orleans Pelicans (2019 to 2022)
He was selected with the 17th overall pick by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2019 NBA draft on June 20, 2019. On July 6, 2019, his draft rights were traded to the Atlanta Hawks and then immediately traded again to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans then announced the next day that they had signed Alexander-Walker. He then made his NBA debut on October 22, 2019, coming off the bench in a 130-122 overtime loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Overall, he finished the game with three points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals. On November 16, 2019, he scored a career-high 27 points while getting four rebounds and three assists in a 109-94 loss to the Miami Heat. The following year on February 26, the Pelicans assigned Walker to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League. On February 27, 2020, he had 23 points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals in his first G League game, a 125-124 win over the Long Island Nets. He went on and started for the Pelicans on January 13, 2021, and scored a career-high 37 points against the Los Angeles Clippers.
A Career with the Utah Jazz (2022 to Present)
The Portland Trail Blazers acquired Alexander-Walker on February 8, 2022. Together with Josh Hart, Tomas Satoransky, Didi Louzada, a protected 2022 first-round draft pick, the better of New Orleans’ and Portland’s 2026 second-round draft picks, and New Orleans’ 2027 second-round draft pick from the New Orleans Pelicans. In exchange for CJ McCollum, Larry Nance Jr., and Tony Snell. A day later, he was traded again, this time to the Utah Jazz in a three-team trade.
A National Team Career
In addition to playing basketball at the club level, he has also played basketball nationally. Thus he competed for Canada at the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship, leading the team to the silver medal. He then led all scores in the tournament with 17.4 points per game. Also, he competed for Canada with the senior national team in the Olympic qualifiers in 2021. On May 24, 2022, he agreed to a three-year commitment to play with the Canadian senior men’s national team.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 5 inches (1.96m) and a weight of 93kg (205 lbs).
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $3,587,278 and an estimated net worth of between $3 and $5 million.