De'Aaron Fox

De’Aaron Martez Fox was born on December 20, 1997. He represents the Sacramento Kings in the National Basketball Association as a professional basketball player from the United States. Before being taken fifth overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2017 N.B.A. Draft, Fox played one season of collegiate basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. A real point guard who runs the offense with assurance and skill, utilizing his above-average abilities, he possesses a talent for analyzing and dismantling defenses. Let us give this talented young basketball player some recognition.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

De'Aaron Martez Fox

Nickname:

Fox, Swipa, Swipa da Fox

Birth date:

December 20, 1997

Age:

26

Zodiac Sign:

Sagittarius

Height:

6' 3"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$20 million

De'Aaron's Social Media:

Background

De’Aaron Martez Fox was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father is Aaron Fox and his mother is Lorraine Fox. Quentin Fox is his only brother. Fox represents the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association as a professional basketball player from the United States. He represented the Kentucky Wildcats in collegiate basketball before being chosen fifth overall by the Kings in the 2017 NBA Draft. Fox studied at Texas’ Cypress Lakes High School. He joined Houston Hoops in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League Circuit during the summer. Fox participated in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game. He also participated in the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic and helped the East Squad win 131–117. He was named Co-M.V.P. alongside Kentucky teammate Malik Monk. Afterward, he continued achieving records with his team.

Fox declared that he would skip his remaining three years of college eligibility and join the 2017 N.B.A. Draft after his rookie season. The Sacramento Kings selected Fox as the fifth overall choice. He signed his rookie-scale deal with the Kings on July 8, 2017. On October 18, 2017, the Kings’ season-opening game against the Houston Rockets saw Fox make his N.B.A. debut for the team. He was chosen as Lonzo Ball’s substitute for the Rising Stars Challenge on February 14. After LeBron James in 2005, he was the only player to record a 30-point triple-double before turning 21.

In the 2018 — 2019 season, he also placed in the top three and was nominated for the N.B.A. ‘Most Improved Player’ Award after coming in second to Pascal Siakam. Fox won the Western Conference Player of the Week award for the first time on February 8, 2021. Fox came under fire in February 2022 after he shut down his personal N.F.T. project called “SwipaTheFox,” which had more than $1.5 million in unpaid investments from roughly 100,000 investors. Fox provided an explanation for his choice in a Twitter thread, claiming he was suspending the project until the conclusion of the N.B.A. season because he was dissatisfied with its quality thus far. Fox did not respond to critics who wanted a refund of their payment. Fox has a kid with his girlfriend Recee Caldwell named Kai.

Career timeline

2012
Playing for His High School

He starts out playing for Cypress Lakes High School in Katy, Texas.

2015
USA Men's Basketball

He joins the USA Men's Basketball Junior Team.

2015
A Kentucky Wildcat

He joins the Wildcats of Kentucky in college basketball making history there as one of their best players ever.

2017
The N.B.A. Draft

He joins the Sacramento Kings in the N.B.A., forfeiting his three years of collegiate eligibility.

2018
Achieving a Feat

The Kings finish the game with a 6-3 record thanks to Fox's triple-double of 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 15 assists; he is the only player since LeBron James in 2005 to achieve a 30-point triple-double before turning 21.

2020
A Contract Extension

He signs a new contract with the Sacramento Kings to seal his stay at the club.

Why We Love De'Aaron Fox

  1. He is putting in the work

    It takes a lot to stay at the top of your career. You need to put in the work to learn and develop. He is known for his hard work, both inside and outside the court.

  2. He has a good heart

    He has raised awareness for breast cancer and lent his voice to the campaign against the deadly disease. His mother suffered from it and this motivated him to also help other women get tested.

  3. He is a talented individual

    He is good at almost anything he sets his heart to do. He is one of the best young basketball players today who is continuously improving. Aside from this, he is also a YouTuber and a great gamer and he seems to just do everything all right.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. His heart belongs to his team

    He declined offers to attend Kentucky from Kansas, Louisville, and L.S.U.

  2. He is from a sporting family

    His father played football in college and his mother played college basketball in Little Rock, Arkansas.

  3. He is left-handed

    He is one of the left-handed players, and it does not affect his playing ability.

  4. He has no championship

    He has not been lucky enough yet to have a championship title to his name.

  5. He is a serial gamer

    He is not only good on the court; when it comes to the N.B.A. video game series, he is also unbeatable.

De'Aaron Fox FAQs

What is De'aaron Fox’s jersey number?

He wears jersey number five for the Sacramento Kings.

What is De’aaron Fox’s P.P.G. in the 2021 — 2022 season?

His average point per game for the season is 23.2.

Who is De’aaron Fox's toughest opponent?

According to the player, John Wall is the toughest player he ever had to guard.

De'Aaron Fox’s birthday dates

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