Eddie Jordan is a retired basketball player who served as the assistant coach of Charlotte Hornets. Jordon also the former head coach of Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards for the NBA. He also served as Rutgers University coach for about three years. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Eddie Jordan in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Edward Montgomery Jordan was born on January 29, 1955, in Washington. He was appeared in Rutgers University in 1973 for four years and later started again in 2013. Jordan took the knowledge of physical education without graduating. He also helped the school to reach an NCAA Final Four and got a nickname as ‘fast Eddie’.
Eddie was married with Charrisse and has two children Skylar and Jackson. His wife served as the television star and appeared in the series The Real Housewives of Potomac.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Jordan has started his career while playing NBA for Cleveland Cavaliers. He was selected for the 1977 NBA draft second round, and New Jersey acquired him for a rookie season. After, he played for the Los Angeles Lakers for the 1980-81 season and also included in the team of 1982 NBA World Championship team. Later, he joined Portland Trail Blazers and played four years for them. He was retired after playing the last season of 1983-84.
In his coaching career, he becomes the assistant at Rutgers University and also involved in Wizards assistant. Before getting an assistant coach position, he joined Old Dominion University and working part-time there in 1986. Later, he received an offer to serve as Sacramento Kings coach, and he remains there for five years. In 1997, he was promoted as head-coach and remained coach for the 1997-98 season.
After, he joined New Jersey Nets as staff members of coach and retains leads assistance position for four years. He also helped the squad for the championship held on 2002. In 2003, he joined Washington Wizards for the contract of four years and received $3 million offer annually.
In 2005, he received 100th won in his career as a head coach and maintained his record to 103-158. He also made the record of winning the season while playing in Verizon Center and received five seed. After, he also won the season of four series as Chicago Bulls and the only postseason series after 1982.
In 2006, he also became the guide of Wizards for third playoff season and received the coach of the month award after the season. He also becomes the coach of NBA All-Star Game held on Las Vegas, and the only coach appears from the franchise.
In 2007, he was eliminated for the third round after getting defeat from Cleveland Cavaliers. He was the only coach who remains for the longer period and got the third rank in the history of the franchise.
Later, he came up as the head coach of Philadelphia in 2009 and fired out after a season.
Net Worth and Earnings
Eddie Jordan has an estimated net worth of around $10.5 million. His earning has been calculated from his games that he appeared as a coach and player. He received more income while serving as a coach and made his earning million dollars for a season.
Eddie Jordan is a former basketball player who served his entire career as a player and coach. He started playing from the very young age and helped several teams while guiding them. Moreover, he received huge respect and opportunities during his entire career.