Trevor Anthony Ariza is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association for the Los Angeles Lakers. During his first tenure with the Lakers, he won the NBA Championship in 2009. The New York Knicks picked Ariza 43rd overall in the 2004 NBA Draft.
|Full Name||Trevor Anthony Ariza|
|Birth Date||30 June 1985|
|Birth Place||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Life & Career|
Trevor Anthony Ariza was born in Miami, Florida, on 30th of June 1985. Ariza went to Los Angeles’ Westchester High School. Along with Hassan Adams, Brandon Heath, and Bobby Brown, he helped the Comets win the California State Championship and was drafted as the team’s number 5, power forward.
He got the honor of playing 25 games as a freshman at UCLA in year 2003 and year 2004. Furthermore, Trevor was named to the All Pac Ten Freshman Team, for his hard work. Following his rookie season at UCLA, he declared for the NBA Draft. Ariza was drafted in the second round by the New York Knicks in 2004 and appeared in 80 games with the Knicks in his rookie season.
In 2006, Ariza was dealt to the Orlando Magic along with Penny Hardaway as he was the one who appeared in 21 games after the deal, averaging 4.7 points per game. He appeared in a total of 57 games and started seven during the 2006-07 season, averaging his career-high points.
In January 2008, he broke a bone in his right foot and was off from the game for some time. Ariza set a postseason career best with 21 points in Game 1 of the first round against the Utah Jazz in the playoffs. Ariza swiped an inbound pass from Chauncey Billups in Game 1 of the Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets.
Ariza set a career best with 33 points in a 111-107 Rockets victory over the Portland Trail Blazers the same year. Ariza was disqualified on 13th of December 2009, for attempting to strike and hit Demar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors after the ball was taken from him.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Bree Anderson is Trevor Ariza’s loving wife. Aside from that, the couple has 3 children, two sons and a girl. Tajh Ariza, his child, is named after his brother, who perished in the unfortunate incident.
The pair seems to live a happy life together as the bond and connection between them is purely rare. Despite the work routine of Trevor, he manages some time for his family.
Trevor Ariza’s net worth is expected to be over $20 million in 2022. The main source of his income is his profession of basketball player. Ariza’s basic salary in 2021-22 will be $2,641,691, with a cap hit of $1,669,178 and a dead cap value of $1,669,178.
Trevor Ariza like to invest in real estate and owns a lot of properties. Ariza is a Los Angeles resident, as he has a luxury home there.