Jim Spanarkel Bio, Age, Wife, Education, Career and Net Worth

Jim Spanarkel Biography

James Gerard Spanarkel (born June 28, 1957) is an American television analyst for the Brooklyn Nets on the YES Network and College Basketball on CBS. Additionally, he is the former professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks. He played college basketball for Duke, where he was an All-American.

Jim Spanarkel Age

Jim Spanarkel was born on 28th of June, 1957 in Jersey City, New Jersey. His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American. He is sixty

 Jim Spanarkel Body Measurements

Jim has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 86 kg. His hair color is salt and pepper and eye color is brown. His shoe size is unknown.

Jim Spanarkel Wife

Spanarkel is married to Janet, and the couple has four children, James, Bridget, Stephanie, and Andrew.

Jim Spanarkel Education

Spanarkel was born in Jersey City, N.J., and played his high school ball at Hudson Catholic High School, also in Jersey City. He was a teammate of future NBA player Mike O’Koren.

Jim Spanarkel College and basketball

Spanarkel was a First Team Acclaim All American, in addition, the First Team All-ACC and the first 2000-point scorer in Duke Blue Devils history. He was named Duke’s team MVP for his final three seasons, 1977, 1978, and 1979. Spanarkel was also team captain in his junior and senior years and was announced NCAA’s East Regional Most Outstanding Player in 1978. Duke finished as the national runner-up that year to Kentucky. At Duke, Spanarkel was also a pitcher on the baseball team for two years. He graduated from university in 1979.

The Philadelphia 76ers drafted Spanarkel with the 16th overall pick in the 1979 NBA Draft and spent his first season, the 1979–80 campaign, with the Sixers. He played the next four seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, leading the club in scoring for the 1980–81 season with a 14.4 ppg average. His NBA career ended in 1984.

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He is currently a First Vice President and a certified financial planner at Merrill Lynch in New Jersey.

Jim Spanarkel American broadcaster

Jim Spanarkel has worked over 20 years as Nets television analyst (currently on the YES Network), and he additionally works CBS Sports’ regular season with Ian Eagle and NCAA Men’s Championship college basketball coverage with Verne Lundquist (analysis). He also served as a studio analyst for NBA TV. During his entire broadcasting career, he has provided basketball coverage on CBS Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports, and as of late the Brooklyn Nets on YES. In 2013, Spanarkel called the international telecasts of the 2013 NBA Finals alongside Eagle. He has also been a chief commentator for the Travers Cups and various member-guest tournaments at Upper Montclair. Spanarkel used to work primarily with Ian Eagle during CBS’s telecast of the NCAA tournament, through 2013.

Jim Spanarkel Net Worth

Jim Spanarkel: Salary and Net Worth. His net worth is estimated to be $13 million according to 2017 which includes all his stocks, properties, and luxury goods like yachts and private airplanes. Unfortunately, the exact salary of Jim is not known to us by any sources. We will soon update you once we get information about his actual salary.


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