Former Creighton star and Omaha North graduate, Justin Nicholas Patton who is well-known as Justin Patton currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).Early Life (Childhood)
Justin Patton attended Omaha North, where he played basketball for several years. Following his high school, the Creighton recruited him in 2016. While at Creighton, he averaged 12.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Soon after his sophomore year, the Chicago Bulls selected him with the 16th pick in the 2017 NBA draft. However, on the drafts night, he was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves along with Jimmy Butler in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the draft rights to Lauri Markkanen.Interesting Facts
He signed with the Timberwolves on July 4, 2017. He was to compete in the 2017 NBA Summer League. Nonetheless, he suffered through injury, while workout and underwent immediate surgery to repair his broken left foot, and was sidelined indefinitely. For the 2018/19 season, he gets paid $2,247,480 as an annual salary. Gradually in 2019/20 season, it will increase up to $3,117,240. This contract will earn him $4,781,846 and $6,718,494 in 2020/21 and 2021/22 season respectively. Collectively, only with this contract, Patton will earn over $18 million in five seasons. He has a staggering net worth of $2 million.Personal Life
He has not mentioned any of info about his affair, relationship, engagement, or dating history. Besides his basketball career, he also enjoys swimming, singing, hanging out with friends and family.Achievement
His performance on the court earned him the Big East Rookie of the Year in 2017. Moreover, he won several other awards too.Rumor
To date, his personal as well as professional has not been affected by any rumor or controversy.