Gradey Dick is the new face whom we will see play for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA from now. Earlier, he played college basketball for Kansas Jayhawks and registered impressive stats. He was recently named Gatorade National Player of the Year (2022) – the prestigious award that is given to the athletics of high school for their commendable performances.
Gradey Dick was born on 20th November 2003 and hails from Wichita, Kansas. He was raised by his caring parents, Bart and Carmen Dick. Gradey is part of a loving family that includes his siblings Kelsey, Brodey, and Riley. Gradey’s mother had a notable background as a basketball player, having played at Iowa State during her time.
He attended Sunrise Christian Academy, where he had the opportunity to engage in his favorite game. Interestingly, he shared this experience with his fellow teammate at the University of Kansas, Zach Clemence. Currently, Gradey is focused on his academic pursuits, with a major in Communication Studies and a minor in Business.
Gradey Dick Career
At high school, while playing as a senior he had the record-making 17.9 points and 5.2 rebounds. In 2020 – 21 (during his junior years), he lead the team Sunrise Christian to a second-place finish at Geico High School National Championship. In 2019 – 2020 (during his sophomore years), he had a record-breaking average of 20.4 points., 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists a game.
During these days, he had a career-high average of 14.3 points per game along with 4.9 rebounds per game. He had his debut game for Kansas and played against Omaha (11/7), finishing with 23 points on 69% shooting. He had a breakthrough performance and career-high or record-making scores- 26 along with two steals and three assists and rebounds while standing against Oklahoma State.
Gradey Dick Stats
- 14.1 points per game
- 5.1 rebounds per game
- 1.7 assists per game
- 1.4 steals per game
- 44.2 percent field goal shooting
- 40.3 percent 3-point shooting
- 85.4 percent free throw shooting
On 30th July 2022, he attended a part by ESPN with his parents and flaunted in a blue suit with white shoes on the red carpet. He is available on Instagram with an official account by the handle name – gr3dey. You can catch him posting reels, giving a glimpse of his routine and the studio where he performs his basketball activities. He joined Twitter back in March 2018 with the handle name – @gradey_dick. He has got 14.2 K followers with only 278 in the “following list.”
Gradey, who seems to be a dedicated personality towards his games, advertised with watches on his Instagram. He added a series of images with the caption,
“Stepped in the spotlight and changed the climate💎. @dolcegabbana @jasonofbeverlyhills”
Gradey Dick Biography
|Real Name||Gradey Dick|
|Birth Date||November 20, 2003|
|Age (as of 2023)||19 Years|
|Birth Place||Wichita, Kansas, United States|
|College||University of Kansas|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 8” – in Centimeters – 203 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 93 kg – in Pounds – 205 lbs|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Brother||Brodey Dick, Riley Dick|
|Who is his girlfriend?||No|
Gradey is only 20 years old and recently focusing on the 2023 NCAA Basketball Tournament. As of now, there is no information on his romantic life as he has not hinted at any detail about it. We assume him to be single.
Gradey Dick Contract/Net Worth
Gradey Dick has been picked by the Toronto Raptors and he is liable to get an annual $4.5 million salary. While further contract terms and regulations are unknown, we will try to find a reliable source to update this later on. Gradey signed the NIL deal with Adidas and he was only one of the four college players to grab this immense deal.
- Gradey enjoys doing TikTok videos, watching scary movies, fishing, etc.
- He says that he loves to perform a backflip and talk like Donald Duck.
- In 2023, Gradey Dick received the honor of All-Big 12 Second Team, All-Big 12 Newcomer Team, and All-Big 12 Freshman Team.
- He is also the achiever of Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 3x (11/21) (12/5) (2/20).
- At High School, Gradey earned two-time Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year. He was honored by having those titles at Wichita Collegiate in 2019-20 and at Sunrise Christian Academy in 2021-22.
- In High School days, he was ranked number 14 in the batch 2022 by ESPN100, No. 19 by 247sports.com, and No. 27 by Rivals.com.