Kris Humphries

Kris Humphries

Basketball Player

Kristopher Nathan Humphries is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. He played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, and the Atlanta Hawks.

Full Name
Feb 6, 1985
6′ 9″
Net Worth


Kris Humphries was born on February 6, 1985, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and his ethnicity is African-American. He attended Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota, where he was a standout player in basketball and track & field. After high school, he played one season of college basketball at the University of Minnesota before declaring for the 2004 NBA Draft.

Humphries declared himself eligible for the draft and was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 14th overall pick. After two seasons with the Jazz, Humphries was traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2006. He played three seasons with the Raptors before signing as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks in 2009. In 2010, he signed a one-year deal with the New Jersey Nets and became an integral part of their rotation. From 2011 to 2013, Humphries played for several teams including the Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards before returning to sign with the Nets for a second stint from 2013-2015. 

In 2016, Humphries signed a two-year contract with his hometown team, the Minnesota Timberwolves. He served as a veteran leader off the bench for them until 2019 when he elected to become a free agent once again. After short stints with Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks during this time period, Humphries retired from professional basketball in 2020 after 16 seasons in the NBA.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1985</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kris Humphries is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 6, 1985, Kris Humphries was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.</p></div>

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

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named Big Ten Player of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Humphries became the first freshman to be named Big Ten Player of the Year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Selected 14th Overall in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the fourteenth overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Traded to Nets</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Humphries is traded to the New Jersey Nets and plays for them until 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Married Kim Kardashian</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Humphries marries reality TV star Kim Kardashian in a lavish ceremony.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Celtics</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a two year contract with the Boston Celtics.</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 Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kris Humphries is a great role model for young basketball players. He has worked hard to achieve success and has always been respectful of his opponents and teammates. He is also an example of how to handle adversity and overcome challenges with grace and dignity.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Rebounder</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kris Humphries is an excellent rebounder. He has the ability to grab rebounds on both ends of the court, making him an invaluable asset for any team. His rebounding ability has helped him become one of the best power forwards in the NBA.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Teammate</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kris Humphries is a great teammate and leader on and off the court. He is always willing to help out his teammates and puts in extra effort to make sure everyone is playing their best. His positive attitude and work ethic make him a great teammate to have around.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Highest Paid Player Per Game</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">During the 2012-2013 season, Kris Humphries was the highest paid player per game in the NBA at $1.38 million per game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Only Player to Rebound Every Shot Attempted</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In a game against the Chicago Bulls in 2010, Kris Humphries became the only player in NBA history to rebound every shot he attempted.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Basketball Player to Appear on Keeping Up With The Kardashians</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kris Humphries was the first basketball player to appear on the popular reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Signed a $24 Million Contract with the Nets</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2010, Kris Humphries signed a $24 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets making him one of the highest paid players in the league at the time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> First Player to Score 30 Points and Grab 30 Rebounds in a Game Since 2007</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2011, Kris Humphries became the first player since 2007 to score 30 points and grab 30 rebounds in a game when he played against the Milwaukee Bucks.</p></div>


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