D. J. Wilson Biography, NBA, Age, Family, Career And Net Worth.


D. J. Wilson Biography

D.J. is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Michigan Wolverines and completed his junior season for the 2016–17 team. He was drafted 17th overall in the 2017 NBA draft by the Bucks.

D. J. Wilson Age

DeVante Jaylen Wilson was born in Mount Shasta, California on February 19, 1996. As of 2019, he is 23 years. He holds an American Nationality.

D. J. Wilson Early life

Wilson went to Capital Christian School in Sacramento, he endured a fifth lumbar vertebra stress fracture. This sidelined him during the summer of 2012 and part of his junior season, which caused him to lose the attention of some recruiters. He spent three months in a back brace from his hips to his chest.

By the middle of his junior season, he completed a 1-year 5-inch growth spurt that took him to a height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m). By June 2013, he had recovered enough to tally 22 points and 8 rebounds against Ivan Rabb at a California Golden Bears camp event at Haas Pavilion. Soon thereafter, Michigan and other schools began recruiting him. The defending 2013 national runner-up Wolverines hosted him (and Devin Booker) during the first weekend of October 2013 and he accepted Michigan over offers from USC, Gonzaga, Northwestern, and Harvard.

D.J. Wilson signed his National Letter of Intent with Michigan on November 13, 2013, with the expectation that Jordan Morgan would graduate from the 2013–14 Wolverines team and both Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary would enter the 2014 NBA draft. At the time of his signing, he was believed to be the first Sacramento area player to ever sign with a Big Ten Conference school.

Wilson posted 29 points for Capital Christian School against Rabb and Bishop O’Dowd High School in the Northern California Open Division championship loss on March 22, 2014. After having committed to Michigan as the 135th ranked prospect of the national class of 2014 in October 2013, Wilson’s ranking rose to 86th by April 2014 according to Rivals.

D. J. Wilson Wife

He has kept his personal life off the limelight, there is very little about his dating life, whether he has been in any relationships or not. However, this information will be revealed once it’s clear.

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D. J. Wilson Career

2014–15 season

Prior to the 2014–15 season, Wilson had surgery on his little finger, and he was sidelined during some of the offseason and the August 15 — 24 four-game exhibition tour of Italy. Upon his arrival, he was diagnosed with valgus deformity (“knock-kneed”), and his neuromuscular therapy would eventually increase his vertical jump by 8 inches (20 cm) during his college career.

During the fifth game of the season for the 2014–15 team against Villanova in the 2014 Legends Classic, Wilson was injured when he was blocked and knocked down on a slam dunk attempt against Dylan Ennis. He was sidelined due to a sprained knee and eventually missed the remainder of the season. Ennis later transferred to play at Oregon.

2015–16 season

On December 19, 2015, Michigan defeated Youngstown State 105–46 with Wilson contributing 12 points on 5–6 shooting. The 59-point win was the second largest in school history. Although Wilson appeared in 26 games for the 2015–16 Wolverines, he only played as many as 10 minutes 5 times. Nevertheless, he finished second on the team in blocked shots with 10, including two in a January 12, 2016 upset of (#3/#3) Maryland. It was Michigan’s first win over a top-three nationally ranked opponent at Crisler Center since the 1997–98 team defeated No. 3 Duke, 81–73, on December 13, 1997.

2016–17 season

In the January 1, Big Ten meeting opener against Iowa, Wilson posted a profession high 28 points and 14 bounce back in a 83–86 overtime misfortune. On February 19, Wilson posted a group high 16 points, including a game-tying three point field objective, in extra time 78–83 misfortune to Minnesota. On March 10, Michigan crushed (#12/#13) Purdue 74–70 in additional time amid the quarterfinals of the 2017 Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. Michigan was driven by Wilson with 8 bounce back, 3 blocked shots and a game-high 26 points. This was the second most noteworthy single-game scoring execution of the competition (trailing teammate Derrick Walton’s 29-point execution the accompanying day).

D.J. Wilson arrived at the midpoint of 15.3 focuses per game for Michigan’s four recreations amid the Big Ten Tournament, helping the 2016–17 Wolverines emerge as the champion. Wilson found the middle value of 16 points, 3 squares and 4.3 bounce back in three 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament games, helping Michigan come to the round of sixteen, where the group was killed by Ennis’ 2016–17 Oregon Ducks. In the NCAA competition wins against Oklahoma State and Louisville, Wilson went a joined 6–6 from the free toss line in the last 30 seconds of play. His general midpoints for 7 postseason amusements was 15.6 focuses on 53.8% field objective shooting with 5.0 bounce back and 2.0 blocks.

Wilson completed the season as the group’s driving rebounder and shot blocker with by and large midpoints of 5.3 bounce back and 1.5 blocks. His 203 bounce back were the most by a Wolverine since Mitch McGary 4 years sooner and his 57 squares were the most in nine seasons (Ekpe Udoh).

Following the 2017 NCAA Tournament, he began to appear in various mock draft projections for the 2017 NBA draft. On April 4, 2017, Sports Illustrated projected him as a first-round selection, and ESPN analyst Eamonn Brennan stated that his awaited decision to enter the draft “seems like a foregone conclusion”. The local press that covers Michigan, made little mention of the possibility of Wilson departing, however, according to SB Nation’s Anthony Broome.

At the time, some early pollsters included the 2017–18 Wolverines among the expected preseason top 25 teams, while several pollsters omitted the team from their rankings projections. On April 10, both Wilson and teammate Moe Wagner declared for the draft, but did not hire agents, which gave them until May 24 to withdraw their names and retain their athletic eligibility to return to Michigan.

Declaring early allowed him to seek advice from the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee by the April 14 application deadline, participate in workouts with NBA teams beginning April 25 and this made him eligible for an invitation to the May 9 — 14 NBA Draft Combine. 57 of the 78 players who declared for the 2016 NBA draft without hiring an agent withdrew their names. On April 30, 2017, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported that he was invited to the NBA Draft Combine.

During the week prior to the NBA Combine, Wilson injured his quadriceps during a workout with the San Antonio Spurs, relegating him to taking part in physical measurements and interviews. Analysts were skeptical about Wilson’s readiness for the 2017 draft.

Wilson stated during combine interviews that he would not remain in the draft unless he was assured of being a first-rounder. Also, he was projected as a late first-round selection by sources such as ESPN and DraftExpress. On May 24, Wilson announced he would remain in the draft, ending his Michigan career despite two years of remaining eligibility.

D. J. Wilson Professional career

Milwaukee Bucks (2017–present)

On June 22, 2017, D.J. Wilson was drafted 17th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2017 NBA draft. He joined a Bucks team that had a short-term hole to fill at power forward as Jabari Parker recovered from a torn ACL. Wilson was the first of four 2016–17 Big Ten Conference players selected in the draft. Additionally, he signed a rookie scale contract on July 6, the eve of the Bucks’ first game in the 2017 NBA Summer League.

D.J. Wilson debuted on October 20, 2017, against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but did not score or post any other stats. He posted his first rebound on October 29 against the Atlanta Hawks and his first four points against the Oklahoma City Thunder two days later. During the season the Bucks assigned Wilson to their NBA G League affiliate Wisconsin Herd multiple times. Wilson missed the first 22 games of the season with a hamstring injury for the 2018–19 Milwaukee Bucks.

Despite being injured and having only 71 minutes of NBA experience, he was still signed for a $3 million third-year option by the Bucks at the October 31 rookie-scale player options deadline. By late November he was able to appear in the G-League for the Wisconsin Herd. He saw limited action in two NBA games in early December, including his December 5 season debut against the Detroit Pistons. He had started in a total six games for the Wisconsin Herd, before being called up again on December 15, 2018, when Ersan Ilyasova had a nose contusion.

On December 17 in a 107–104 win against the Pistons, D.J. Wilson saw his first meaningful action of the season, including defending against Blake Griffin’s time-expiring 27-foot (8.2 m) heave and posting 9 points. Still, on December 19 against the New Orleans Pelicans, he posted a career-high 10 rebounds and another 9 points, while surpassing 20 minutes of playing time for the second consecutive game.

 On December 27 against the New York Knicks, he posted his first NBA double-double with 14 rebounds and 10 points in 21 minutes. On January 16, he established a new career-high with 13 points against the Memphis Grizzlies. He improved his scoring best on January 31 against the Toronto Raptors by posting 16 points.

D. J. Wilson Net Worth

Wilson’s primary source of income mainly comes from primary occupation, which is a Basketball Player.

He earns an estimated salary of $2,534,280. However, his net worth is still under review but will be updated as soon as it’s clear.

D. J. Wilson Height|D. J. Wilson Weight

He has a lavish body, which makes him fit for playing basketball. His height is 6-10 / 2.08
and weight of 240 lbs. / 108.9 kg.

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