Kent Bazemore - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 20, 2022

Kent Bazemore
Nick Name: Kent
Profession: Basketball player
Best Known For: Atlanta Hawks (basketball team)
Salary: $2.4 million
Net Worth: $90 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 1, 1989 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kenneth Lamont Bazemore Jr.
Birth Place: Kelford, North Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Kenneth Bazemore, Sr.
Mother's Name: Glynis Bazemore
Siblings: 1

WyKevin Bazemore (brother)

High School: Bertie High school
University: Old Dominion University
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 9, 2017
Wife's Name: Samantha Serpe
Children: 2

Jett Serpe Bazemore (son)
Nixon Louise (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.96 meter (6 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 91 kg (200.62 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Kent Bazemore?

Kent Bazemore is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), having played for Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and Atlanta Hawks.

Kent Bazemore – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Kent Bazemore’s birth took place on July 1, 1989, in Kelford, North Carolina, USA. He was born as Kenneth Lamont Bazemore Jr. to father Kenneth Bazemore, Sr. and mother Glynis Bazemore. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling- a brother named WyKevin Bazemore.

Kent Bazemore, WyKevin Bazemore  (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Bertie High school. After graduation, he attended Old Dominion University from 2008 to 2012 with two college degrees - Human Services and Criminal Justice. His ethnicity is African-American.

Kent Bazemore – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Bazemore married his longtime girlfriend Samantha Serpe on July 9, 2017. Serpe is an athlete too and played field hockey while at Villanova University. He and his wife have welcomed a child together - a son Jett Serpe Bazemore, who was born on 20 April 2019. The couple welcomed a second child, a daughter named Nixon Louise.

The couple is living together without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Kent Bazemore, Samantha Serpe (Instagram)

Kent Bazemore – Career

College games

While at Old Dominion University, Bazemore played for the Old Dominion Monarchs' basketball team. He played in the 2009 Tournament, the 2011 NCAA tournament. In his final season at ODU, he averaged 15.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game.

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Professional Career

Kent Bazemore was not selected in the 2012 NBA Draft. So he joined Oklahoma City Thunder for the Orlando Summer League and the Golden State Warriors for the Las Vegas Summer League. In July 2013 he played for Golden State Warriors in the 2013 NBA Summer League.

On February 19, 2014, Bazemore was traded to Los Angeles Lakers but due to a torn tendon, he was ruled out of the season in April 2014. From 2014 to 2019, he played for Atlanta HawksOn June 24, 2019, Kent Bazemore was traded to Portland Trail Blazers.

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His college stats includes 140 GP, 130 GS, 26.3 MPG, .447 FG%, 0.334 3P%, 0.581 FT%, 4.6 RPG, 2.7 APG, 1.8 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 10.1 PPG.

The stats for Kent Bazemore’s professional games from 2012 to 2018 are 483 GP, 257 GS, 20.7 MPG, .419 FG%, 0.352 3P%, 0.719 FT%, 3.1 RPG, 1.9 APG, 1.0 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 8.7 PPG.

Kent Bazemore (WTKR)

Kent Bazemore – Awards, Honors

In 2011 He was named the CAA Defensive player of the year, second team All-Conference and was awarded Lefty Driesell Award in the 2011-12 season, Kent Bazemore was named the CAA preseason player of the year, preseason Mid-Major All-American by

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Kent Bazemore – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth was estimated to be over $90 million while his annual salary/income was around $2.47 million. 

Kent Bazemore – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Kent Bazemore is active on Twitter and Instagram with thousands of followers. However, he is not present on Facebook.

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