Marcus Camby is a former professional basketball player who played for 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association. As of 2018, Marcus Camby net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
Camby was born on March 22, 1974 in Hartford, Connecticut. He attended Conard High School and then went to Hartford Public High School where he completed his high education. During his senior season, he averaged 27 points, 11 rebounds, 8 blocks and 8 assists. Camby then played his college basketball career at the University of Massachusetts, where he set several records and was named the conference’s Freshman of the Year. He won the John R. Wooden Award and the Naismith College Player of the Year award during 1995/96 season.
In 1996, Camby was selected in second overall in the first round of NBA Draft by Toronto Raptors. Two years later, he was traded to New Yorks Knicks where he stayed until 2002. In 2002, he was traded to Denver Nuggets. In 2003, he helped lead the Nuggets back into the playoffs where they were defeated by Minnesota Timberwolves. His best time with Nuggets came in 2005/06 season where he had 12 rebounds per game, 9.6 defensive rebounds per game and 1.4 steals per game. He also averaged 12.8 points per game.
Camby was then traded to Los Angeles Clippers in 2010. He stayed there until 2010 and was then traded to Portland Trail Blazers. In 2012, he was traded at the deadline to Houston Rockets and then returned back to New York Knicks in 2012 where he stayed there till 2013. The 6’11” power forward hasn’t played since 2013 though he remains a free agent and retired in 2014.
Throughout his NBA Career, Camby earned All-Rookie first team honors in NBA and was twice on the All-Defensive first team. In 2007, he was named the NBA Defensive player of the year. He is also a four time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team and is 12th on the NBA’s all-time career blocks list.