Who is Nassir Little?
Nassir Shamai Little is an American college basketball player who plays for the North Carolina Tar Heels of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). He has been projected by many to be a top NBA player in the near future.
Nassir was born on February 11, 2000, in Orlando, Florida. He studied at Orlando Christian Prep where he started to play high school basketball.
As a kid growing up, he was once had a bad academic year during middle school which propelled him to do better. Over the years, he has been able to balance both his basketball endeavors as well as his academic possibilities. He would become the salutatorian his high school.
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In terms of his interests in basketball, he made significant progress being named as the McDonald’s All-American in 2018 as well as the most valuable player (MVP) at the All-Star game. That same year the recruiting service also ranked him as the second-best high school prospect for that year.
He officially committed to North Carolina in 2017 and made his debut against Wofford. When he came to North Carolina, he had a portfolio of many accolades that showed his value. At the same time, he was also able to show this value during his freshman year. He was coached by Roy Williams there who says that he taught him a lot both in and out of the field and especially liked the winner’s mentality that he carried.
Right at the end of his freshman year there, Little decided that he will declare for the 2019 draft as he has a dream of making it big in the NBA. He says that his focus is on the pre-draft process and improving in every detail in order to improve as much as possible building up to a moment that he has been working on since he was a small child.
Nassir Little Height and Weight
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The 19-year-old basketball player from Florida stands to be 6 feet 7 inches or 2.01 m tall. Meanwhile, he weighs 100 kg or 220 pounds.
Nassir Little Net Worth
His net worth is still under review.
Recently, it was revealed that Adidas officials wanted to pay $150,000 to commit to Miami over Arizona. There were some controversies seen over the picking of Little as his own program director at AAU was one of the ten men who were arrested in the suit.
Eventually, Little has decided to remove both of these schools from his list. He says that he doesn’t want to get involved in any of these kinds of hassles that seem to be a big distraction over what he does.
Little seems to have a bright future ahead with such a surge of demand for him that will surely uplift his net worth a lot in the future. He has currently been working to improve upon ball-handling, shooting, and getting his teammates.
Both of his parents, April and Harold Little served in the U.S. military. His horoscope is Aquarius. He says that committing to Chapel Hill was a big moment for him and his family as the entire family was Chapel Hill fans.