Player Profile

Evan Mobley

Evan Mobley

Cleveland Cavaliers Power forward / center

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :June 18, 2001
Height :6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight :215 lb (98 kg)

Evan Mobley: A Brief Biography

In the Pac-12 Conference, Evan Mobley represents the USC Trojans men’s basketball team at the University of Southern California. He is an American college basketball player. He is one of the top centers in the 2020 class and is generally regarded as a five-star recruit. He played for Rancho Christian School in Temecula, California, until the end of his high school career.

Evan Mobley, a native of San Diego, California, was born on June 18, 2001, with the astrological sign of Gemini. The 19-year-old is of Afro-American descent and has American citizenship.

Evan Mobley was born to elementary school teacher Nicol and former basketball player Eric Mobley. Eric Mobley played professionally in China, Indonesia, Mexico, and Portugal after completing his college career at Cal Poly Pomona.

Later, Eric continued his career as a coach, spending 11 years working with AAU basketball. He joined USC as an assistant basketball coach in 2018.

Additionally, Isaiah Mobley, Mobley’s older brother, plays basketball for USC. Three foster siblings, including Johnny, a Chinese exchange student, were among his childhood playmates.

Height of Evan Mobley, Weight, and Body Stats

He has a height of 7 feet, 0 inches (2.13 meters), and a weight of 215 pounds (98 kilograms).

How much does Evan Mobley Earn? Net Worth

College basketball player Evan Mobley hasn’t yet made a living from his profession as a pro. In actuality, college athletes are not paid to compete for their schools.

In addition, he represented the United States at the 2018 and 2019 FIBA U-17 World Cups. However, it’s unclear whether the player receives compensation for competing for his country. Evan Mobley’s net worth is being examined as of 2020.

Evan Mobley plays for Cleveland Cavaliers (Central NBA Team)

High school career

Under the instruction of their father, former basketball player Eric, Mobley and his older brother, Isaiah, started playing basketball at a young age. When he was in eighth grade and 6’4″, Evan started to become more interested in basketball after initially being hesitant to play. At Rancho Christian School in Temecula, California, Mobley started playing high school basketball as a freshman. He shared a team for his first three seasons with Isaiah, a five-star 2019 recruit.

Mobley averaged 19.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 4.7 blocks per game as a junior at Rancho Christian. Both The Press-Enterprise and California Gatorade named him player of the year. Mobley helped Rancho Christian to a 22-8 record during his senior year by averaging 20.5 points, 12.2 rebounds, 5.2 blocks, and 4.6 assists per game. He was the only player to win the California Gatorade Player of the Year award twice, along with Jrue Holiday. The Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year award went to Mobley. He was also chosen to participate in the McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of all three events.

Recruiting

In the 2020 recruiting class, Mobley was rated as a unanimous five-star prospect, one of the top three players, and even briefly placed ahead of Cade Cunningham. He chose USC over offers from UCLA and Washington, among other top NCAA Division I programs, on August 5, 2019, to play college basketball. Mobley rose to become one of the top athletes to sign up for the program.

College career

On November 25, 2020, Mobley made his collegiate debut for USC in a 95-87 overtime victory over California Baptist. He finished with 21 points and nine rebounds. On March 11, 2021, he defeated Utah 91-85 in double overtime while playing in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals. He recorded a career-high 26 points, nine rebounds, and five blocks. Mobley scored 26 points for a second time, grabbed nine rebounds, and had five blocks in Colorado’s 72-70 semifinals defeat. He had 16.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.8 blocks, and 2.4 assists per game as a rookie. Mobley won the Pac-12 Player of the Year award as well as those for Defensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. He joined Anthony Davis of the Southeastern Conference in 2012 as the second player from a major conference to win the three prizes. Mobley gave notice of his intent to forgo his remaining college eligibility and enter the 2021 NBA draft on April 16, 2021. Mobley, behind Cade Cunningham, was regarded by many as the NBA draft’s second-best prospect in 2021.

Professional career

Cleveland Cavaliers (2021–present)

The Cleveland Cavaliers picked Mobley third overall in the 2021 NBA Draft. He signed a contract with the Cavaliers on August 3, 2021. Mobley made his summer league debut on August 8, 2021, in an 84-76 loss to the Houston Rockets, recording 12 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 blocks in 28 minutes. On October 20, he played in his first NBA game, losing to the Memphis Grizzlies 132-121 while scoring 17 points, grabbing nine rebounds, and dishing out six assists. Mobley strained his right elbow on November 15 during a 98-92 loss to the Boston Celtics. For games played in October and November, he received the NBA Eastern Rookie of the Month award. Since LeBron James in March 2004, Mobley was the first rookie from Cleveland to record five blocks in an NBA game on December 8.

Mobley finished the season averaging 15.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.7 blocks, and.8 steals per game while shooting.508,.250, and.663 from the field, the three-point arc, and the free throw line, respectively, in 33.8 minutes per game. He started all 69 of the games he participated in. He ranked fifth in terms of points per game but was first among rookies in terms of rebounds and blocks. He had the second-best win shares (5.2) and value over replacement player (1.5) of any rookie (behind Scottie Barnes of the Toronto Raptors). Mobley took Cleveland from having the sixth-worst defense in the league and a winning percentage of.306 to have the fifth-best defense in the league for efficiency under the direction of All-Star center Jarrett Allen. Darius Garland, a fellow Cavalier, said of Mobley, “He does everything for us,” to Rob Mahoney of The Ringer. offensively and defensively. He’s a seven-foot-tall unicorn. Mobley came in second place behind Scottie Barnes in the voting for NBA Rookie of the Year. Since the award’s voting format started in 2002-03, the 15-point difference was the smallest voting margin in 19 years.

In a 114-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on January 21, 2023, Mobley recorded a career-high 38 points on 19-of-27 field goal shooting, nine rebounds, and three assists. Since the 3-point line was introduced in 1979, he is the fourth player to have scored at least 38 points without converting a free throw or a 3-point shot. The others are George Gervin, Alex English (twice), and Hakeem Olajuwon. Mobley came in third place in the voting for the Defensive Player of the Year on April 17. Mobley was selected for the NBA All-Defensive First Team on May 9.

National team career

In Argentina for the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup, Mobley represented the United States. His team won the gold medal thanks to his 9.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game average over seven games. Mobley traveled to Greece to compete in the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup with the United States, but he was only able to play in two games and seven minutes overall due to back spasms. Despite him not being there, his team took home the gold.

Personal Life

When it comes to his personal life, teen basketball player Evan Mobley is very private. There is no information about his relationship or girlfriend in the public or media. Additionally, he cannot be found on Instagram. He did, however, open a Twitter account, but there are no posts or tweets on it. 4 – USC Trojans’ Center is thought to be single.