Dion Waiters is an American professional basketball player. Dion Waiters is the NBA guard drafted 4th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2012. He even got to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers where he won an NBA championship.
dates of birth and childhood
Dion Waiters was born December 10, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pa., United States. He is 30 years old and is under the zodiac sign Sagittarius. He holds American citizenship. His father’s name is Dion Waiters Sr. and his mother’s name is Monique Brown. He also has a brother named Demetrius Pinckney. Likewise, his mother raised him when she was 17 and his father was in prison at the time of his birth.
Unfortunately, his grandmother passed away just four hours after he was born. Also, Dion grew up playing basketball wherever he could, regardless of the weather or time of day. And basketball aside, his personal life revolved around his mother and stepfather, James Barnes.
Dion Waiters attended Bartram High School and South Philadelphia High School in Philadelphia, but didn’t play basketball at either school as a freshman. Then, in his sophomore year of high school, he attended South Kent School. During his junior and senior years, he was able to play basketball at Life Center Academy. And after his senior year, he was ranked the 15th best recruit overall and the #2 best shooting guard in the ESPN 100, according to ESPNU. He was also ranked the 29th best recruit overall by Rivals.com.
career and working life
Dion Waiters was selected fourth overall in the 2012 NBA draft despite choosing not to coach for any team prior to the Cleveland Cavaliers draft. He was then selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge game at the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend. Finally, after his rookie season, he rose to become the fourth-best overall rookie in the NBA and finished fifth in the NBA Rookie of the Year poll with 21 points. Also in 2014 he was able to take part in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge.
He also recorded his first career double-double that same year with 17 points and a career-high 11 assists in a loss to the Miami Heat. In January 2015, Dion was traded from the Cavaliers to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team trade. Then, on July 26, 2016, he was able to sign with the Miami Heat. He made his debut for the Heat in the October 26 season opener against the Orlando Magic. He was also named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, January 23 through Sunday, January 29, January 30, 2017.
More about careers
Waiters re-signed with Heat on July 7, 2017. On December 28, 2018, he joined Miami’s NBA G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, for a rehab assignment. Then, again on January 2, 2019, he returned for the Heat. However, on October 19, 2019, he was suspended for the debut game of the 2019–20 season in Miami for “team-damaging behavior.” Additionally, he had to miss a game due to a panic attack he experienced while flying to the game. Two days later, the Heat again suspended him for 10 games, including the previous game he missed for consuming edibles.
Additionally, on February 6, 2020, Dion Waiters was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team trade also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves, and three days later he was waived by the Grizzlies. In March 2020 he was able to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers and made his debut on July 30, 2020.
Dion Waiters was in a relationship with brandy and they started dating in 2016. The couple have three children together and their names are Dream Riley Waiters, Dior Raina Waiters and Dion Rhamik Waiters. Waiter has shared many pictures of his girlfriend and children on his social media accounts.
Dion Kellner has one height of 6 feet 4 inches and his weight is 98 kg and his other body measurements are 42-30-18 inches. In addition, Kellner has black hair, dark brown eyes, and a beard.
Social Media and Wealth
Dion Waiters is quite active on all of his social accounts. He owns his Instagram Account under the name “waiters3” and has 421,000 followers on it. Likewise, his Twitter account goes by the name “dionwaiters3” and has 115.6k followers to date.
According to celebritynetworth, Dion Waiters a net worth of 2 million dollars. And the waiter’s main source of income must be his basketball career.