How much is Juan Dixon worth? $6 Million
How did Juan Dixon earn his money and wealth?
Juan Dixon was born on 9 October 1978 in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States to Phil Dixon and Juanita Dixon. Juan Dixon attended Calvert Hall, a High School located in Towson Maryland. He later attended the University of Maryland and played college basketball under the coach Gary Williams. Juan Dixon married his high school sweetheart Robyn Bragg Dixon in the year 2005 and the two are blessed with two children, Corey and Carter.
Juan Dixon is not only an American former professional basketball player but is also the current head coach for the Coppin State University located in Baltimore. Juan Dixon began his professional basketball career since the year 2002 and retired in the year 2011. He began his basketball career professionally after he was selected by the Washington Wizards in 2002 NBA draft.
He spent three years with the Wizards and later joined the Portland Trail Blazers as a free agent in the summer of the year 2005. But Juan Dixon was later traded to Toronto Raptors in exchange for Fred Jones. Soon after, Dixon’s Wizards and Terrapins friend named Steve Blake also joined Portland. In Juan Dixon’s first year along with the Blazers, he played in 76 games. On the other hand, he started with only 4 games and played in 63 in his last year with the Wizards. In the year 2008, Juan Dixon was traded to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for PrimozBrezec. However, he was released from the team after which he became a free agent. On September 24, 2008 Juan Dixon resigned a one year deal worth $1.03 million along with the Washington Wizards.
Juan Dixon later signed a deal with the Atlanta Hawks on September 28, 2009 but was soon released by the team on October 20, 2009. Juan Dixon left the NBA and signed a deal with the Aris Thessaloniki on November 1, 2009. Later, he joined Unicaja Malaga of Spain starting from the next season. In February 2010, Juan Dixon was suspended by FIBA after a test showed steroid traces in his body.
Juan Dixon signed up with the Maryland Terrapin coaching staff in the year 2013 as a special assistant under the head coach Mark Turgeon. In the year 2016, Juan Dixon was relieved from his duties after which he joined the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) on October 14, 2016 as a head coach of the college women’s basketball team.
What are the most popular honors and accomplishments of Juan Dixon?
- Most Outstanding Player honors at the 2002 Final Four
- Led the University of Maryland Terrapins to their first NCAA championship in 2002
- Current head coach for Coppin State University in Baltimore
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