Stephen Silas Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

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This article will answer every question you have about Stephen Silas. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Silas do for a living?
  2. Who are Silas’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Silas’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Silas married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Silas have any children?
  6. Where is Silas now?
  7. How tall is Silas?
  8. How much money does Silas earn?
  9. What is Silas’s net worth?

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Who is Stephen Silas?

Stephen Silas is a notable American basketball coach who is a head coach for the Houston Rockets of the NBA (National Basketball Association). Moreover, he is the son of the long-time NBA head coach Paul Silas.

From 2000 to 2002, he worked under his father at the Charlotte Hornets, from 2002 to 2003 at New Orleans Hornets, and from 2003 to 2005, at the Cleveland Cavaliers. In addition, during the 2005-06 season, he served as an advance scout for the Washington Wizards, and from 2006 to 2010, he served as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors. On June 5, 2000, at the time of his hiring as an assistant with the Hornets, he was the youngest assistant in the NBA at the age of 27.

How Old Is Stephen Silas?

He is 48 years old as of May 2022, having been born on August 6, 1973, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Stephen shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Nessa Barrett, Morgz, Veronica Merrell-Burriss, Vanessa Merrell, JonBenet Ramsey (1990-1996), and many more.

Stephen Silas Family

Who are Stephen Silas’ Parents?

He was born to Paul Silas (Father born on July 12, 1943) an American former professional basketball player and former NBA head coach. And Carolyn Silas (Mother)

Does Stephen Silas have Siblings?

According to news on the internet, it shows that he is the youngest of three children and the only son of his parents. Probably his two elder siblings are sisters. However, the names and whereabouts of his siblings are not mentioned on the internet.

A Photo of Stephen Silas
A Photo of Stephen Silas

Stephen Silas Education

He received his education from Brown University, where he graduated in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and management. While in the university, he played four seasons for the university’s basketball team.

Stephen Silas Marital Status

He is married to the love of his life Keryl Silas. His wife is a singer and songwriter. They married in 2002.

Stephen Silas Kids

He has two kids with his wife Keryl. Two daughters by the name Kyler Elyse and Kaelyn Silas.

Stephen Silas Coaching Career

In the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons, he assisted the Hornets to the playoffs, and during the 2013-14 season, the Hornets finished with the second-highest number of single-season wins in franchise history (43). On several occasions during the 2011-12 season, he served as the head coach for the Charlotte Bobcats. Before joining the Bobcats, he spent more than five seasons coaching with the Golden State Warriors. For more than 10 years, Stephen has been an NBA assistant coach and scout. Not only did he work with his father, but also worked for legendary Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson.

During his time with the Warriors, he concentrated on the development of perimeter players as well as game preparation and managing the team’s offensive and defensive playbook. Therefore, as a result, one of his perimeter players includes the two-time MVP, Stephen Curry. Moreover, he has also served as the head coach of the Warriors’ Summer League entry in Las Vegas. Before joining the Warriors, during the 2005-06 season, he served as an advance scout for the Washington Wizards. This was after spending five seasons with his father Paul Silas on the coaching staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers and both Hornets franchises.

Career Continuation

From 2004 to 2005, he served as an assistant coach for the Cavaliers. While with the Cavaliers, he worked closely with LeBron James. Moreover, he served as the head coach for the Cavaliers’ 2003 Summer League teams in Boston and Orlando. And before joining the Cavaliers, he spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the Charlotte Hornets. Originally, he joined the Hornets in the summer of 1999 as an advance and college scout, thus scouting nearly 200 NBA and college games in that role. At the 2002 Orlando Summer Pro League, he served as the head coach for the Hornets Summer League squad. In addition to his NBA work with teams, he has also coached at the 2003 and 2007 NBA Pre-Draft camps. Silas joined the Charlotte Bobcats in 2010 after his father became interim head coach of the team.

At the end of the 2015-16 season, he emerged as the leading candidate to fill the gap of head coaching for the Houston Rockets. He filled in as the Hornets’ head coach on December 4, 2017, when Steve Clifford became ill and continued to do so until Clifford returned on January 16, 2018. He went on and joined the Dallas Mavericks as an assistant coach on May 24, 2018. Finally, he was named as the head coach of the Houston Rockets on October 30, 2020. However, due to injuries and trades on the roster, during his first season as the rockets’ head coach, they finished with a league-worst 17-55 record.

An International Coaching Career

Besides coaching in the NBA, he has also worked at many camps and clinics across the globe to help promote the game of basketball and the NBA. Recently, he served as the coach at the Korea Development Camp in Seoul. There he worked in partnership with the NBA and the Korean Basketball League. In addition, he served as a coach in 2008 at the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders camp in Africa, as well as during the summer of 2005 in Beijing. Moreover, he represented the NBA Coaches Association in 2004 at the Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Academy in Berlin, Germany.

Stephen Silas Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 4inches (1.93m) and a weight of 85kg (187lbs)

Stephen Silas’ Salary and Net Worth

His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.