Player Profile

Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn

Utah Jazz Point guard / Shooting guard

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :March 18, 1994
Height :6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight :205 lb (93 kg)

Kris Dunn: A Brief Biography

John Seldon and Audra Seldon welcomed Kristofer Michael Dunn into the world on March 18, 1994 in New London, Connecticut. He is American and, according to his nationality, is of African descent. Additionally, he is a Pisces. His siblings included Rashad Pauley, Ariana Seldon, Ashley Seldon, John Dunn, and.

Kristofer Michael Dunn participated in basketball for his high school team while attending New London High School in New London, Connecticut.

In his time in high school, Kristofer Michael Dunn averaged 26.5 points and 10 rebounds. Kristofer Michael Dunn joined the Providence Friars men’s basketball team at Providence College after graduating from high school.

Height of Kris Dunn, Weight, and Body Stats

The well-known NBA player is 6 feet 4 inches tall and 93 kg in weight. In addition to being a top-tier athlete, Kristofer Michael Dunn is also very attractive.

How much does Kris Dunn Earn? Net Worth

2018 estimates place Kristofer’s net worth at over five figures. According to reports, he committed to the Chicago Bulls for three years in 2018. The average salary for an NBA player is $4,221,000 per year.

Kris Dunn agreed to a three-year, $12,140,280 deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, with a guaranteed $12,140,280 base salary and an average salary of $4,046,760 per year.

Dunn receives a base salary of $4,221,000 in 2018–19, as well as a $4,221,000 cap hit and $4,221,000 in dead cap.

Kristofer Dunn has earned a total of $7,919,280 throughout his NBA career. He is also the 9th highest-paid player for the Chicago Bulls, behind Jabari Parker, Zach LaVine, and Robin Lopez.

Kris Dunn plays for Utah Jazz (Northwest NBA Team)

High school career

Dunn, one of the best point guards in high school basketball, attended New London High School in New London, Connecticut. As a junior in 2010–11, Dunn led the Whalers to a 27–0 record and a victory over Northwest Catholic High School in the Connecticut Class L State Championship by averaging 26.5 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals, and 5 assists per game. He reached the milestone of 2,000 points in his career in his senior year, 2011–12. St. Josephs High School defeated New London High School in the semifinals of the 2012 Connecticut Class LL State Championships under his leadership. Out of all high school athletes nationwide, Dunn was ranked #24. He also ranked first in Connecticut.

In August 2011, Dunn declared his intention to enroll at Providence College.

College career

In June 2012, Dunn tore his labrum, and he underwent shoulder surgery right away. In late December, he made his debut as a freshman. In the 25 games he played that season, he scored 5.7 points on average.

On December 11, 2013, it was revealed that Dunn, who had played in four games of his sophomore season, would require shoulder surgery and miss the remainder of the campaign.

Dunn won the Big East Player of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year honors in the 2014–15 season after coming back from an injury. He led the Big East in assists and steals per game while averaging 15.6 points per game. Dunn won numerous preseason honors, including preseason POY, after deciding to play in 2015–16 with the intention of graduating.

On January 4, 2016, Dunn was named Big East Player of the Week after tallying 26 points in victories over ninth-ranked Butler and St. John’s. He was selected as one of the top 10 candidates for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award on February 1. On February 11, he was added to the Naismith Trophy’s 35-man midseason watch list.

Dunn declared his intention to forego his final season of eligibility and enter the 2016 NBA draft at the conclusion of his redshirt junior season. After the season was over, Dunn received his college diploma from Providence. Dunn was rated as the second-best point guard by ESPN and was expected to go in the top ten picks.

Professional career

Minnesota Timberwolves (2016–2017)

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Dunn with the fifth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft on June 23, 2016. He joined the Timberwolves on July 7 after signing his rookie-scale contract with them and participated in the 2016 NBA Summer League with them. Dunn made his Summer League debut with a team-best 27 points. After receiving a concussion diagnosis, he played in just two Summer League contests before withdrawing from the remainder of the competition. On October 26, he made his regular-season debut in the Timberwolves’ season opener against the Memphis Grizzlies, scoring eight points off the bench in a 102-98 loss. On November 1, he made his first career start and contributed 10 points, six assists, and five steals to the Timberwolves’ 116-80 victory over the Grizzlies. In a 105-91 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on December 6, he had a season-high game with 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting.

Chicago Bulls (2017–2020)

On June 22, 2017, Dunn was traded to the Chicago Bulls along with Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen’s rights, and the seventh overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft in exchange for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton’s draft rights. He dislocated his left index finger during a preseason game on October 6, delaying his season debut with the Bulls until the fifth game. On October 28, Dunn made his professional debut in a 101-69 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He came off the bench and finished with eight points, five fouls, and an aggravated finger. He had a career-high 22 points on November 17, 2017, when the Charlotte Hornets were defeated 123-120. On December 9, 2017, he led the Bulls to a 104-102 victory over the New York Knicks with 17 points, nine assists, seven rebounds, and two free throws with 2.9 seconds remaining. He scored 20 points and dished out 12 assists in 33 minutes on December 26, 2017, as the Milwaukee Bucks were defeated 115-106. Dunn joined Michael Jordan as the only Bulls player with at least 20 points, 12 assists, four steals, and two blocks in a game against the Bucks. He also had two blocks and four steals. Additionally, he joined a select group of only 18 players who have amassed those numbers in an NBA game. On January 5, 2018, he beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-124 while recording a career-high 32 points. After missing 11 games due to a concussion, he had eight points and three assists in 20 minutes against the Toronto Raptors on February 14, 2018.

Due to the birth of his first child, Dunn missed the first two games of the 2018–19 season. On October 22 against the Dallas Mavericks, Dunn had nine points and seven assists, but he was forced to miss time with a sprained MCL in his left knee. After being sidelined for almost seven weeks, Dunn made his way back into the lineup on December 10 and finished with nine points in 20 minutes in a 108-89 loss to the Sacramento Kings. He had 24 points on December 15 as his team defeated the San Antonio Spurs 98-93. In a 119-116 overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers on January 4, he finished with 16 points and 17 assists. On March 20, he beat the Washington Wizards 126-120 in overtime with a season-high 26 points, including eight in overtime, and 13 assists.

Dunn placed eleventh in the All-Defensive team voting for the 2019–20 season. Although he narrowly missed being selected for the First and Second All-Defensive teams, he was the only player from a non-playoff team or from the Orlando experimental “bubble” to receive a vote. Twenty-three second-team votes and four first-team votes each went to Dunn.

Atlanta Hawks (2020–2021)

Dunn signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on November 28, 2020. During the Hawks’ 2020–21 season, he only appeared in four games and missed 63 games as a result of leg injuries for which he needed surgery.

Dunn was acquired by the Boston Celtics on August 7, 2021, as part of a three-team deal involving the Sacramento Kings. On September 15, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, who released him on October 16 after one preseason game.

Agua Caliente Clippers (2022)

The Agua Caliente Clippers acquired Dunn through waivers on January 11, 2022.

Portland Trail Blazers (2022)

Dunn utilized the hardship exception to sign a 10-day contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 14, 2022. He made his team debut against the Atlanta Hawks that same day, finishing with two points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals in a 113-122 defeat. Dunn signed a second 10-day contract on March 24. He signed a contract for the rest of the season on April 3.

Capital City Go-Go (2022–2023)

Dunn was added to the Capital City Go-Go’s roster for opening night on November 4, 2022.

Utah Jazz (2023–present)

On February 22, 2023, Dunn reconnected with former Bulls teammate Lauri Markkanen by signing a 10-day deal with the Utah Jazz. He agreed to a second 10-day contract with the Jazz on March 4. Dunn and the Jazz agreed to a multi-year contract on March 14.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA G League All-Defensive Team (2023)
  • Consensus second-team All-American (2016)
  • 2× Big East Player of the Year (2015, 2016)
  • 2× First-team All-Big East (2015, 2016)
  • 2× Big East Defensive Player of the Year (2015, 2016)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2012)
  • First-team Parade All-American (2012)

Personal Life

There is currently no information available about the professional basketball player’s girlfriend or wife because he dislikes discussing his personal life in front of the media.