Zach Randolph’s net worth and salary are as follows: Zach Randolph is a professional basketball player in the United States with a net worth of $85 million.
Zach Randolph was born in Marion, Indiana in 1981 and attended Marion High School, where he was a power forward who helped his team win the Indiana Class 4A State Championship in 1998.
Zach Randolph went on to play for Tom Izzo at Michigan State University, where he helped lead the Spartans to the NCAA Final Four in his freshman season.
Zach Randolph entered the 2001 NBA Draft after his freshman season, opting for a one-and-done collegiate career, and was selected by the Portland Trailblazers in the first round with the 19th overall choice.
In his NBA career, Zach Randolph has been a part of four different teams. He played for the Portland Trailblazers from 2001 to 2007, the New York Knicks from 2008 to 2009, the Los Angeles Clippers from 2008 to 2009, and the Memphis Grizzlies since 2009.
Zach Randolph was named to the NBA All-Star squad twice, in 2010 and 2013, as well as being named to the All-NBA Third Team in 2001 and the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2004. Zach Randolph has earned $185 million in NBA salary alone as of 2018. That’s enough to put him among the NBA’s top 20 highest-paid players.
Zach Randolph Real Estate: In August of this year, Randolph purchased a fresh new home in Encino, California for $5.2 million. The half-acre property includes a swimming pool, huge cabana, outdoor kitchen, and basketball court.
Career in high school
Randolph grew up in Marion, Indiana, and was coached by Moe Smedley at Marion High School. He led the Marion Giants to the 1998 Indiana Class 4A Championship Game as a sophomore. He led his team to the state championship game as a senior, and Marion High School earned its sixth state basketball title.
He came in second place in Indiana’s “Mr. Basketball” vote that year, behind Jared Jeffries, who played for the Giants’ state final opponent and later became Randolph’s Knicks teammate.
Randolph was awarded MVP of the 2000 McDonald’s All-American Game after scoring 23 points and grabbing 15 rebounds.
He averaged 10.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in 33 games for Michigan State, a squad that finished with a 28–5 record and advanced to its third consecutive NCAA Final Four. He entered the NBA draft after his freshman season.
Randolph announced his retirement from professional basketball on December 27, 2019. Randolph’s #50 jersey was retired by the Memphis Grizzlies, the team with which he had the most success, in a ceremony at FedExForum on December 11, 2021.
Over the course of his professional career, he has played for five different clubs, including the Memphis Grizzlies, for whom he was named to the NBA Third Team in 2011.
Before retiring in December 2019, he also played for the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, and Sacramento Kings. In 2020, Randolph comes out of retirement to join the Big3.
Portland Trail Blazers (2001–2007)
In 2001, the Blazers selected him in the first round (19th overall) of the draft. He continued to play power forward after finishing his college career.
Randolph’s time with the Trail Blazers was eventful, with off-court problems like being arrested for underage drinking in 2002 and on-court occurrences like hitting teammate Ruben Patterson following a fight with teammate Qyntel Woods in 2003.
The Trail Blazers’ reputation as a team full of troublemakers was so well-known that they were dubbed the Jail Blazers. Randolph was not the only player of the team with well-documented outbursts.
In a seven-game series loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the 2003 NBA Playoffs, Randolph averaged 13.9 points and 8.7 rebounds, twice recording the highest single-game rebound totals of any player on either team. He won the NBA’s Most Improved Player title in 2004 and then signed a 6-year, $84 million agreement with the Blazers the following year.
Randolph’s 2006–07 season was cut short in March 2007 due to a hand injury, but he averaged 23.6 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. He set a career high with 43 points and 17 rebounds in what would be his final game as a Trail Blazer. He averaged 16.0 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in six seasons with Portland.