An American professional basketball is named after R. J. Hampton. He currently plays for the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL) as Point Guard. He was considered a five star recruit during his high school. In addition, he has played for national teams under 17 and under 16 in the United States. He also received gold medals in the 2017 FIBA U16 Americas Championship and the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup. With his skill and talent, he is becoming even more famous.
Hampton early life
R. J. Hampton, a professional basketball player of the next era, was on February 7, 2001 in Dallas, Texas. As of 2019, he turned 18. As he was born in the United States, his nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. He was born of Rod Hampton, his father and Martika Hampton, his mother. His Rod Hampton played college basketball for SMU from 1987 to 1991. His grandfather Richard Evans served in the Vietnam War. He also has a brother, a brother named Ryan Hampton. He attended Little Elm High School. It was reported that he was opting for the University of Memphis, Kansas and Texas Tech.
Hampton body measurements
Hampton is a very handsome player and with his lovely smile, attracts a lot of audience towards him. Its tall height of 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 helps you reach the basketball net quickly. It has an athletic body with a weight of 84 kg or 185 lb. Her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown. Your other body measurements, such as bicep size and more, will be added soon, as it has not yet been revealed by any source.
High school career
- Hampton began his first year playing for Little Elm High School, where he led all scorers with 33 points in a 78-52 victory over Naaman Forest High School on November 17, 2016.
- He averaged 23.6 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3.5 steals per game, leading Little Elm to a 29-5 record and the District 14-5A title in his first year.
- In addition, Hampton was named to the first MaxPreps Freshman All-American team.
- He succeeded in earning Class 5A honors from the Texas Basketball Coaches Association (TABC) for the entire state and Dallas Morning News for all newcomers of the year.
- Later, he averaged 30.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, six assists, 4.4 steals and 2.5 blocks per game, leading Little Elm to a record of 28-8 during the 2017-2018 season.
- He obtained the first MaxPreps Sophomore All-American team, the first USA Today All-Texas team and the TABC 5A All-State recognition.
- He scored 33 points in an 80-66 victory over South Garland High School on December 14, 2018.
- He posted 50 career points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and six steals in a 86-62 victory over Coppell High School on December 29.
- He averaged 32 points, 9.7 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 3.9 steals per game, helping Little Elm achieve a 24-10 record in February 2019.
- He was named Texas Gatorade Player of the Year and became the first non-senior to win the award since Justise Winslow in 2013.
- He then won the first USA Today All-USA team and the MaxPreps All-American second team distinction.
- He reclassified to the class of 2019, quit his senior year and graduated from high school after approximately three weeks of online classes on April 30, 2019.
- He was a five-star consensus recruit and ranked among the top six players in the 2019 recruiting class.
- He had been considered one of the best prospects in the 2020 class.
- Hampton professional career
- Hampton began his professional career by signing a multi-year contract with the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL). It is based in Australia, with the option of going to the National Basketball Association (NBA). He signed on May 28, 2019.
- He joined the Breakers through the NBL Next Stars program, which aims to develop NBA draft prospects for other countries.
Marital status, dating, girlfriend, child
Hampton is not dating anyone and is not married either. Currently, he is focusing on his career instead of spending his valuable time in a relationship. He is living a happy life and is busy practicing his basketball career. In addition, their sexual orientation is heterosexual and non-homosexual. Also, there are no rumors about dating someone.
Hampton net worth
One of the famous basketball players, famous for the position of Point Guard is known for R. J. Hampton. Being a professional basketball player, he has gained a lot of name and fame. Without a doubt, your net worth will surely be millions. As of 2019, its net worth is estimated at $ 1 million. But your exact salary has not been disclosed by any source, but we will add it soon. His main source of income is his career in basketball. You are satisfied with your earnings. You will earn more with the coming time.