Doug McDermott Biography – San Antonio Spurs Forward And Greg McDermott’s Son

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Doug McDermott Bio

Doug McDermott is an American professional player playing in the NBA for San Antonio Spurs. Image Source: Doug McDermott's Instagram.

  • Birth DateJanuary 3, 1992
  • Birth Name Douglas Richard McDermott
  • Age 32
  • Also Known As Doug McDermott
  • Height 6' 7''
  • Weight 225 lbs
  • Father's Name Greg McDermott
  • Mother's Name Theresa McDermott
  • Birth Place Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
  • Birth Sign Capricorn
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Basketball Player
  • Net Worth $3.3 Million
  • Relationship Status Not Confirmed
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Hair Color Black
  • Education Bachelor's Degree in Marketing
  • Awards Honors 2 times Lute Olson Award (2012, 2014), 2 times MVC Player of the Year (2012, 2013),Big East Player of the Year (2014),
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Doug McDermott is a star basketball player who plays professionally for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. He is currently in the seventh season of his playing career and has already established a good reputation because of his performance on the court.

The young NBA champ is among the most sought-after players and has grand earnings. So, let’s follow Doug through his journey from a well-known basketball coach’s son to becoming America’s top-rated hooper.

Son Of An NCAA Head Coach

On January 3, 1992, the basketball star was born Douglas Richard McDermott, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Doug McDermott’s father, Greg McDermott, is a veteran NCAA coach and former basketball player. He is the current head coach of Creighton Bluejays‘ men’s basketball team.

The Spurs forward grew up with his younger siblings, Nick McDermott and Sydney McDermott. Moreover, Doug’s mom, Theresa McDermott, is a breast cancer survivor. She took care of all three kids alone whenever Coach McDermott was away for work.

Doug McDermott's Father
Doug McDermott’s father is the NCAA head coach of the Creighton Bluejays. Image Source: Creighton Men’s Basketball’s Facebook.

Greg McDermott’s son attended and played basketball with Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes at Ames High School. As an incredible player, he created historical stats. After that, he enrolled at Creighton University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

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Doug McDermott Net Worth – $3.3 Million

The Grand Forks native inherited his athletic and competitive personality from his father and has played basketball all his life. Even before NBA, Doug had a remarkable playing career in high school and university. The former NCAA champ has showcased his talent on the NBA court for seven seasons. According to The Richest, Doug McDermott’s net worth is estimated to be $3.3 Million, which is a significant amount.

The Denver Nuggets selected Doug in the first round with the 11th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. However, he was later traded to the Chicago Bulls and began his professional career. Unfortunately, despite his promising debut and performance in the earlier games of the 2014 NBA Summer League, McDermott was ruled out indefinitely due to a knee injury.

After an arthroscopic procedure treatment for his knee, the North Dakota native returned to action and has been going strong. The Chicago Bulls extended his rookie-scale contract through the 2016-17 season. Furthermore, the extension must have increased his salary as well. Since then, he has worked with teams like Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, and Indiana Pacers.

Here are some of Doug McDermott’s career stats for his regular-season totals and salary from his previous teams.

Season Team Games Points Per Game Salary (* is Amount After Inflation)
2014-15 Chicago Bulls 36 109 $2,277,960 ($2,596,730*)
2015-16 Chicago Bulls 81 764 $2,380,440 ($2,710,197*)
2016-17 Oklahoma City Thunder 22 145 $2,483,040 ($2,799,093*)
2017-18 Dallas Wings 26 235 $3,294,994 ($3,654,698*)
2019-20 Indiana Pacers 69 710 $7,333,333 ($7,778,612*)
2020-21  Indiana Pacers 66 899 $7,333,333 ($7,728,706*)

Table Source: Basketball-Reference and Hoopshype

Hence, Greg McDermott’s son seems to have amassed significantly in his professional playing career. Furthermore, with the Spurs, he signed a three-year contract. The contract guarantees $41,250,000, and an annual average salary of  $13,750,000 in 2022-23. It also includes $750,000 in total incentives. Therefore, such massive amounts must have added generously to Doug McDermott’s net worth.

Is A Huge Taylor Swift Fan

Fans are always curious to learn more about their favorite athletes’ love life, relationships, girlfriend, etc. But did you know that Doug is a huge Taylor Swift fan? He has been a T-Swift fan since his college days. Also, he saw the pop singer at his first-ever NBA game, who was there to start for New York Knicks as a forward. So when a hacker disclosed the screenshots of Taylor’s messages, Swift had DMs from various celebs, including McDermott, which raised rumors between the two.

However, there was no confirmed romantic relationship between them. Afterward, the 6′ 7” tall athlete had also expressed his love for the Kardashians and Jenners, revealing Kendall Jenner as his favorite family member. In addition, the media has linked the basketball player’s name with many other celebs.

Talking about his love life, Doug McDermott’s girlfriend has not been introduced to the general public. For now, he seems to be in one-sided love with Taylor or Kendall. Presently, the Spurs forward is solely focused on his career and does not seem to be involved in any romantic affairs.

Hence, we may have to wait until he announces his life partner to the public. In addition, Doug McDermott aspires to be an NBA coach. So we wish him success and happiness in his love life and professional life.

Facts And Trivia

  • Doug’s favorite athlete is Jason Dufner.
  • Breaking Bad is his favorite TV show.
  • His hobbies are playing golf and traveling.