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Jake LaRavia

Jake LaRavia

Memphis Grizzlies Small forward / power forward

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :November 3, 2001
Height :6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight :235 lb (107 kg)

Jake LaRavia: A Brief Biography

Jacob Glenn Laravia, an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA), was born on February 3, 2001. He played college basketball for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Indiana State Sycamores

After helping Lawrence Central win its first sectional championship as a high school team in 2012, Laravia played two seasons of college basketball in the state of Indiana As a rookie for the Sycamores, he was selected to join the MVC All-Freshman and All-Freshman teams . The following year he was selected to the second team all-MVC. Laravia transferred to Wake Forest for her junior year and earned a spot on second team all-ACC. He was selected with the 19th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves before being traded to the Grizzlies.

Height of Jake LaRavia, Weight, and Body Stats

He is 6 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 107 pounds.

How much does Jake LaRavia Earn? Net Worth

As a basketball player, he has made good money. His net worth is estimated at $7.3 million.

Jake LaRavia plays for Memphis Grizzlies(Southwest Team)

High School Career

Jeff and Becky LaRavia are the parents of LaRavia. When LaRavia was five years old, his family relocated from Pasadena, California to Indianapolis. Alongside Nijel Pack and Dre Davis, LaRavia played basketball for Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis. Up until his senior year, when he took on a larger role and emerged as the team’s top scorer. LaRavia earned Indiana All-Star honors as a senior after averaging 17.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 2.3 steals per game. The first sectional title for Lawrence Central since 2012 was made possible by him. When SIU Edwardsville’s head coach changed, LaRavia decided to change his mind and reopen his recruiting. Later, he decided to attend Indiana State.

College Career

As a freshman at Indiana State, Laravia averaged 9.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. He was named to the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) all-freshman and all-freshman teams. Laravia averaged 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game and was named to the MVC second team his sophomore season.He transferred to Wake Forest after Greg Lansing, the coach, left. In a 98-76 victory over North Carolina on January 22, 2022, LaRavia notched a career-high 31 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists. As a junior, he had 14.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. He was selected for the Atlantic Coast Conference second team. LaRavia declared for the 2022 NBA draft on March 29, 2022, keeping his college eligibility intact. On June 1, 2022, he declared that he will forfeit his remaining college eligibility and stay in the draft.

Professional Career

Memphis Grizzlies (since 2022)

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected LaRavia with the 19th overall choice in the 2022 NBA Draft. His draft rights were later traded for the 22nd and 29th picks in the draft, with Walker Kessler and Tyty Washington going to the Memphis Grizzlies with future second-round pick Laravia joining the Grizzlies NBA Summer League roster in 2022. He scored 13 points on in his Summer League debut in a 103-99 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Laravia made his NBA debut on October 19, 2022, scoring five points and two rebounds in a 115–112 overtime win over the New York Knicks.[12] On March 23, 2023, he was traded to the Memphis Hustle of the NBA G League.