Andre Iguodala

Andre Iguodala

Basketball Player

Andre Tyler Iguodala is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. The swingman was an NBA All-Star in 2012 and has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Team twice.

Full Name
Jan 28, 1984
6′ 6″
Net Worth


Andre Tyler Iguodala was born on January 28, 1984 in Springfield, Illinois. He is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Arizona and was drafted ninth overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2004 NBA draft.

Iguodala won an NBA championship with Golden State Warriors in 2015 and was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. He has also been selected to six All-Star teams and three All-Defensive teams. In 2021, he became just the fourth player to win an NBA title, Finals MVP award, regular season MVP award and Olympic gold medal.

Growing up in Springfield, Iguodala played high school basketball at Lanphier High School before attending college at the University of Arizona. As a freshman, he averaged 12.9 points per game and earned Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors. Iguodala left Arizona after his sophomore year to enter the 2004 NBA Draft where he was selected by Philadelphia with the ninth overall pick.

In nine seasons with Philadelphia, Iguodala became one of their most versatile players and earned a spot on two All-Star teams during that time. After eight seasons with Philadelphia, Iguodala was traded to Denver as part of a four team deal that included Dwight Howard heading to Los Angeles Lakers. 

In 2013, Iguodala signed a four year contract with Golden State Warriors which is where his career really took off as he helped lead them to five consecutive Finals appearances (2015–2019) and three consecutive championships (2015–2017). In 2015 Iguodala won both Finals MVP and NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards becoming only the eighth player ever to win both awards in one season. 

After winning his third championship with Golden State in 2018, Iguodalasigned a two year deal with Miami Heat prior to the 2019–20 season.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Andre Iguodala is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 28, 1984, Andre Iguodala was born in Springfield, Illinois.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Commits to Arizona</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iguodala commits to play college basketball at the University of Arizona.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins NCAA Championship with Arizona</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iguodala and the Arizona Wildcats win the NCAA Championship game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Selected 9th Overall in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the ninth overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins First NBA Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins his first NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named NBA Finals MVP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named MVP of the 2015 NBA Finals after leading the Golden State Warriors to a 4-2 series victory.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Retires from Basketball</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 16th, 2020, Andre Iguodala announces his retirement from professional basketball.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Teammate</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Andre Iguodala is an excellent teammate, always putting the team first and sacrificing his own stats to help the team win. He is beloved by his teammates for his selfless attitude and dedication to the game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Defender</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Andre Iguodala is one of the best defenders in the league. His defensive prowess has been recognized with multiple All-Defensive Team selections throughout his career. He is able to shut down opposing team’s best players and can guard multiple positions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Andre Iguodala is a leader on and off the court. He leads by example with his hard work and dedication and is a great mentor for younger players on the team. His leadership has been instrumental in helping the Golden State Warriors win three NBA Championships.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> NBA Champion</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andre Iguodala was a key factor in the Golden State Warrior's winning a championship in 2015, and he was named NBA Finals MVP for his efforts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> High School Phenom</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andre Iguodala was a highly coveted basketball recruit, being named Illinois Mr. Basketball during his senior year of high school.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Played for Team USA</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andre Iguodala represented Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, helping the team win a gold medal.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Played 9 Different Positions</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">During his career in the NBA, Andre Iguodala has played nine different positions - point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and center.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Multi-Millionaire</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andre Iguodala is worth an estimated $50 million thanks to his successful NBA career and endorsement deals with major brands like Oracle and Nike.</p></div>


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