Zach Randolph (Basketball Player), born on July 16, 1981 in Marion, Indiana, USA. Zach Randolph's age 37 years & Zodiac Sign Cancer, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is African-American. Let's check, How Tall is Zach Randolph?
Zach Randolph Bio
Zach Randolph Height
6 Feet 9 Inches (205.74 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||6 Feet 9 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||205.74 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||113 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||249.12 lbs|
Zach Randolph Body Measurements
Zach Randolph's full body measurements are 46 inches (116.84 cm) - 16 inches (40.64 cm) - 35 inches (88.9 cm).
|Measurements||46-35-16 inches/ 116.84-88.9-40.64 cm|
|Chest Size||46 inches (116.84 cm)|
|Biceps Size||16 inches (40.64 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||35 inches (88.9 cm)|
— Zach Randolph (@MacBo50) July 11, 2017
Zach Randolph is one of the most famous and trending Basketball player in whole world right now. Zach Randolph was born on July 16, 1981 in Marion, Indiana, USA. He was born as Zachary McKenley Randolph, but best known as Zach Randolph.
He and his three siblings, Kelly, Roger, and Tomika, were raised by their mother singlehandedly. In an interview, he had mentioned that he never knew his father. His mother died in November 2016. His mother passed away in November 2016 and revealed in an interview that he never knew his father. He holds an American nationality and is of African-American ethnicity.
He had his high school career at Marion High School leading the school’s basketball team the Marion Giants to two Indiana Class 4A Championship titles in his sophomore and senior years. Randolph was the first runner-up in the 2000 Indiana Mr. Basketball voting, behind future New York Knicks teammate Jared Jeffries. He played one year of college basketball at Michigan State University. As a freshman, he averaged 10.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in 33 total appearances for the Michigan State Spartans. He declared for the 2001 NBA draft at the end of the season.
In 1998, while in his sophomore year, he aided the ‘Marion Giants’ to enter the ‘Indiana Class 4A Championship Game.’ He led his school team to the state championship game while in his senior year. This resulted in ‘Marion High School’ winning its seventh state-basketball championship.
The 2000 Indiana ‘Mr. Basketball’ honor for the top high-school basketball player of Indiana went to Jared Jeffries, while Randolph finished second. The two later played as teammates when they were with the ‘New York Knicks.’
Following high-school studies, he enrolled at the ‘Michigan State University.’ There, he continued playing basketball under Coach Tom Izzo and with teammates such as Charlie Bell and Jason Richardson. He played 33 games for the varsity in his single season with a 28–5 record and an average of 10.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. The 2000–2001 ‘Michigan State Spartans’ men's basketball team, including Randolph, reached its third straight ‘NCAA Final Four.’
He was drafted 19th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 2001 NBA Draft. After two rather uneventful seasons in which he served as a backup, the talented player eventually had his breakout performance during 2003–04 season when he earned a starting role in the Blazers line up. He started in all but one of his 80 total appearances finishing the season with a scoring average of 20.1 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. His impressive run for the season earned him the NBA’s Most Improved Player award. He was equally offered a 6-year contract extension at the end of the season.
He had his best performance with the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2006–07 season, which turned out to be his final season with the team. Before getting sidelined by a hand injury in March 2007, he averaged a career-high 23.6 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
The NBA star was traded to the New York Knicks in July 2007 in a multi-player deal. He got a regular spot in the Knicks line up and he equally put up a fairly decent performance during his stint with the team. He averaged 18.0 points and 10.6 rebounds per game during his over one year stint with the Knicks and was traded to the L.A. Clippers midway through his second season (2008–09) in November 2008 after only 11 games. He finished the 2008-09 season with the Clippers 20.9 points per game in 39 total appearances.
On February 17, 2009, while playing for the ‘Clippers,’ against the ‘Phoenix Suns,’ he punched the ‘Suns’ player Louis Amundson in the jaw, for which he was driven out of the field and was suspended thereafter. He was with the ‘Clippers’ till the end of the 2008–09 season, playing a total of 39 games for them and garnering an average of 20.9 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.
The ‘Clippers’ traded him to the Tennessee-based ‘Memphis Grizzlies’ on July 17, 2009. While with the ‘Grizzlies,’ he was selected for his first ‘NBA All-Star’ game, in 2010. In the 2011 ‘NBA’ playoffs, the eighth-seeded ‘Grizzlies’ eliminated the top-seeded ‘San Antonio Spurs’ in the first round. The ‘Grizzlies’ won their first playoff game in the history of the team. During the sixth game, Randolph scored 31 points, encompassing 17 in the fourth quarter, marking his playoff career-high score till such time.
He extended his tenure with the ‘Grizzlies’ for four more years. His tenure was worth US$ 71 million, with US$ 66 million guaranteed on April 18, 2011. He achieved yet another feat when he was included in the ‘All-NBA Third Team’ during the 2010–2011 season.
During the 2012–13 ‘Memphis Grizzlies’ season, he was selected for his second ‘All-Star’ game. His superb performance in the match on May 15, 2013, led the team to defeat ‘Oklahoma City Thunder’ to make it to the ‘Western Conference Finals’ for the first time in the history of the franchise. They, however, lost to the ‘San Antonio Spurs’ in the ‘Western Conference Finals.’
He used his player option for the 2014–2015 season on June 30, 2014, and extended his tenure with the ‘Grizzlies,’ signing a two-year US$ 20-million contract.
His first career triple–double came on March 19, 2016, with 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, in a 113–102 victory against the ‘Los Angeles Clippers.’ On November 2 that year, he emerged as the all-time leader in field goals for the ‘Grizzlies.’ He became the 121st ‘NBA’ player to achieve the milestone of playing 1,000 career games, on December 6, 2016.
He signed a two-year US$ 24-million contract with the ‘Sacramento Kings’ on July 10, 2017. He surpassed 10,000 career rebounds during a match against the ‘Brooklyn Nets,’ on December 20, 2017, where he garnered 21 points and eight rebounds.
He fell out of the rotation in 2018–19 due to the Kings' youth movement. He did not play for the team in his second season with the Kings and was traded, along with Justin Jackson, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Harrison Barnes on February 6, 2019. After acquiring Randolph, the Mavericks' president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said that there were no expectations for Randolph playing for the team, and he was waived by the Mavericks two days later.
In 2014, he married Faune Drake. He has five children: Zacharia, Zaqary, Zachary Randolph Jr., MaZiya, and MacKenley.
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