Player Profile

Isaiah Hartenstein

Isaiah Hartenstein

New York Knicks Center

Nationality :German-American
Date Of Birth :May 5, 1998
Height :7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Weight :250 lb (113 kg)

Isaiah Hartenstein: A Brief Biography

Born on May 5, 1998, Isaiah Hartenstein is a German-American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Born in Eugene, Oregon, Hartenstein was the son of Afro-German basketball player Florian, who was also a German basketball coach. His mother is from the USA. His father attended the University of Oregon when his parents got to know each other there.

Hartenstein’s father was playing professionally in Germany when his family relocated there in 2008.

Height of Isaiah Hartenstein, Weight, and Body Stats

Isaiah Hartenstein, a German-American footballer, was born on May 5, 1998, making him 25 years old.

He is 7 feet (2.13 meters) tall and weighs about 113 kilograms (250 pounds). An accomplished midfielder, he has a wingspan of 7 feet 2 inches (2.18 meters).

Isaiah Workouts in the Gym
Isaiah Workouts in the Gym (Instagram as a source)
His endowed stature, stable weight, and well-shaped body, which exactly strengthened his momentum to sprint on the court, are his most noteworthy strengths.

The basketball star loves moral and modest fashion and looks stunning in understated clothing.

On his arm, Hartenstein also sports tattoos of a ball and a basket as well as the phrase “Make every day your masterpiece.”

How much does Isaiah Hartenstein Earn? Net Worth

Hartenstein has an offensive and defensive background and is expected to be worth between $1 million and $5 million in 2023.

In his first and second seasons, Hartenstein made $838,464 and $1,416,852 respectively.

He made $588,287 in 2020–21 with the Cavaliers and $1,032,277 from his time with the Nuggets.

He made $1,729,217 with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2021–2022. As a result, his growth rate is 6.7% higher than it was in 2020–21. Additionally, he was the 164th best-paid center that year and the 13th highest-paid player for the Clippers.

The center’s projected salary when joining the Kicks in 2022–23 is $7,804,879 dollars.

His total earnings to date with various NBA teams total roughly $13,409,976.

Isaiah Hartenstein plays for New York Knicks (Atlantic NBA Team)

International Career

Hartenstein, a resident of Germany, represented his country at the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in 2014 and the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in 2015.

At the 2016 FIBA Europe U-18 Championship, Hartenstein played for the team and helped Germany place fourth.

With team-high averages of 14.7 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.7 blocks, and 1.7 steals, his best effort earned him a berth in the “All-Star Five” of the tournament.

At the 2017 EuroBasket in August, the center made his international debut for Germany’s men’s squad. He averaged 4.3 points and 2.5 rebounds per game to conclude the season.

Professional Career

Artland Dragons

Isaiah Hartenstein joined the MTV Gießen professional basketball team, which is situated in Germany.

He continued his career playing for his father’s professional team, the Artland Dragons, a member of the QTSV Quakenbruck youth squads.

He participated in the Under-16 Bundesliga JBBL in 2013–14, helping the Artland Dragons youth squad win the German championship. He was chosen Most Valuable Player thanks to his outstanding performance in the final.

He was consequently chosen to participate in the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic International competition, where he finished with 4 points and 5 rebounds in 18 minutes.

Hartenstein joined the Algiris Kaunas Under-18 team and was named MVP after aiding the team in winning the Euroleague Basketball Next Generation Tournament qualification tournament.

On February 1, 2015, the NBA player made his professional basketball league debut against Eisbären Bremerhaven.

Zalgiris Kaunas 

In August 2015, Isaiah Hartenstein signed a contract with the Algiris Kaunas team in Lithuania, while he continued playing for the Artland Dragons on loan.

Later in January 2016, he decided to leave the Dragons and join algiris Kaunas.

He made his professional debut for Algiris Kaunas against Iauliai in the LKL and Fenerbahce in the EuroLeague.

As his squad won the King Mindaugas Cup for the first time, Hartenstein ended his rookie season by contributing.

Houston Rockets

Hartenstein participated in the “Basketball Without Borders Global Camp” in February 2016 in Toronto, which was the NBA All-Star Weekend.

On April 7, 2017, he participated in 19 minutes of play for the Nike Hoop Summit, scoring 10 points and grabbing three rebounds.

He subsequently announced his intention to enter the 2017 NBA Draft on April 22, 2017, and the Houston Rockets selected him with the 43rd overall choice.

He participated in the 2017 NBA Summer League for the Rockets. Similar to this, he played 38 games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the NBA G League in 2017–18, averaging 9.5 points and 6.6 rebounds.

In a victory over the Salt Lake City Stars in February 2019, he earned his first triple-double of his career in addition to 12 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 assists.

As a result, he contributed 33 points and a career-high eight 3-pointers in the 2018–19 season, which enabled the Vipers to win the NBA G League Championship and earned him the Finals MVP award.

Denver Nuggets

In November 2020, Hartenstein signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets after being released by the Houston Rockets. He played behind Nikola Jokic for the Nuggets and had a 3.6 point and 2.8 rebound average per game.

Cleveland Cavaliers

On March 25, 2021, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired center JaVale McGee in exchange for Cleveland Cavaliers Hartenstein and two future second-round choices.

In the 12 games he played for the Cavaliers before his contract expired, he averaged 9 points, 7 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.4 blocks.

New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Clippers

Isaiah Hartenstein signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in September 2021 after playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers for a brief while.

The center agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the New York Knicks on July 12, 2022. Hartenstein is making a significant contribution to the Knicks’ team despite his ability to score.

The center was on the edge of re-signing with the Clippers and almost decided against signing with the Knicks. But Hartenstein transferred to the Knicks, and the Clippers acquired John Wall.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA G League champion (2019)
  • All-NBA G League First Team (2019)
  • NBA G League Finals MVP (2019)
  • King Mindaugas Cup winner (2017)
  • Lithuanian League champion (2017)

Personal Life

An impressive feature of attraction can be a player with charm and a pleasing complexion. For this NBA star, every girl would be running for the hills. He has already discovered the love of his life, so gals, sorry.

Hartenstein and Kourtney Kellar, his longtime girlfriend, are now engaged. She is an American bikini model who debuted at the age of 14 for the cheerleading wear company Varsity. She was born in March 1991.

For the company Ignite, which makes KO watches and tiny string bikinis, the 2017 Miss Texas International serves as a model.

The couple’s height is a quirky feature about their relationship, and Kellar frequently makes light of it; NBA center Isaiah is a seven-footer, while Kourtney is only 5’7″.

When the model called off her engagement to country singer Chase Bryant in 2019, the NBA player got to know her for the first time.

In April 2022, Hartenstein proposed to her at the beach after they had been dating for around three years.

The two appear to be inseparable, and soon we may learn about their upcoming nuptials.