Player Profile

Mike Muscala

Mike Muscala

Boston Celtics Center / power forward

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :July 1, 1991
Height :6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight :240 lb (109 kg)

Mike Muscala is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Muscala played his four years of college basketball for the Bucknell Bison men’s basketball team. In 2011, he led the Bison to an NCAA Tournament appearance and was named Patriot League Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.

QUICK FACTS

Full NameMichael Peter Muscala
Date of BirthJuly 1, 1991
NationalityAmerican
Height6 ft 11 in
Current Team(s)
Oklahoma City Thunder
RolePower Forward
Past Team(s)
Atlanta Hawks

Mike Muscala Biography, EarlyLife

On July 1, 1991, in Minnesota, Mary and Bob Muscala welcomed Mike into the world.

Bob Muscala, Mike’s father, studied for a degree in nursing at the University of Minnesota. Since July 1979, he has worked as a registered nurse with Chemical Health Concepts, Inc.

The late Mary Muscala, mother of the NBA star, earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from L’Alliance Francaise in Paris and a master’s degree in information science from St. Catherine University. Mary Muscala was born on June 22, 1957.

His parents divorced while he was a little child, and his mother, Mary, later wed Thomas Maida. The latter holds a Master’s degree in Public and Non-Profit Administration from Metro State University.

Madelina Maida, Mike’s stepsister, was the daughter Mary had with Thomas.

Sadly, the mother of the NBA player passed away on September 23, 2022, after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer.

Mike Muscala Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is being reviewed and updated soon.

Mike Muscala’s Height, And Weight

He is a basketball player with black hair, light green eyes, and a height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 meters). His weight is 108 kg (240 lbs).

Muscala has a wingspan of 7 feet 1 inch (2.1 m) and a standing reach of 9 feet (2.74 m).

Career

On June 27, 2013, Muscala was selected by the Dallas Mavericks with the 44th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He was subsequently traded to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night and later joined the Hawks for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

On August 1, 2013, Muscala signed a one-year deal with Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro of the Liga ACB. On February 25, 2014, he parted ways with Obradoiro and returned to the United States. In 20 games for the club, he averaged 14.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Atlanta Hawks (2014–2018)

On February 27, 2014, Muscala signed a multi-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks. He made his debut for the Hawks on March 2, recording four points and five rebounds in a loss to the Phoenix Suns. In the team’s regular-season finale on April 16, Muscala scored a season-high 15 points in a 111–103 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

In July 2014, Muscala re-joined the Hawks for the 2014 NBA Summer League. During the 2014–15 season, he received multiple assignments to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. On March 28, 2015, he had a season-best game with 18 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, and 2 blocks in a loss to the Charlotte Hornets.

Muscala again played for the Hawks’ summer league team in 2015, averaging 9.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in six games. On February 3, 2016, he scored a season-high 12 points in a 125–86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. On March 26, 2016, he was presented with the Jason Collier Memorial Trophy for being the player who best exemplifies the characteristics Collier displayed off the court as a community ambassador.

On June 29, 2016, the Hawks exercised the option for the 2016–17 season on Muscala’s contract.

On July 25, 2017, Muscala re-signed with the Hawks. On March 11, 2018, he scored a career-high 19 points in a 129–122 loss to the Chicago Bulls. On March 28, 2018, he set a new career high and led all scorers with 24 points in a 126–114 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Philadelphia 76ers (2018–2019)

On July 25, 2018, Muscala was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-team deal involving the Hawks and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Los Angeles Lakers (2019)

On February 6, 2019, Muscala was traded, along with Wilson Chandler, Landry Shamet, and several future draft picks, to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanović, and Mike Scott. The following day, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac.

Oklahoma City Thunder (2019–2023)

On July 10, 2019, Muscala signed a 2-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In November 2020, Muscala exercised his player option and returned for a second season with the Thunder. On January 25, 2021, Muscala made a career-high six three-pointers and scored 23 points during a 125–122 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

On August 12, 2021, Muscala re-signed with the Thunder. On March 8, 2022, he underwent season-ending surgery on his right ankle.

On August 4, 2022, Muscala re-signed with the Thunder.

Boston Celtics (2023)

On February 9, 2023, Muscala was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Justin Jackson and two future second-round draft picks. Muscala made his Celtics debut a day later, recording 12 points and two rebounds in a 127–116 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Muscala wore No. 57 in Boston to honor his late mother, who was born in 1957.

Washington Wizards (2023–present)

On June 22, 2023, the Celtics traded Muscala to the Washington Wizards as part of a three–team deal involving the Memphis Grizzlies. The Wizards received Muscala, Danilo Gallinari, and the No.35 overall pick in the 2023 NBA draft from Boston as well as Tyus Jones from Memphis in exchange for Kristaps Porzingis who landed in Boston. Additionally, Boston received the No. 25 over pick in the 2023 NBA draft and a 2024 first-round pick (via GSW) from Memphis, while the Grizzlies acquired Marcus Smart.

Mike Muscala’s Net Worth

Net Worth Mike Muscala’s estimated net worth in 2023 will be $8 million.

His nine-year professional basketball career accounts for the lion’s share of his earnings.

Despite frequently sporting Nike footwear during basketball games, Muscala has not yet inked a substantial endorsement agreement.

Contracts

His first deal was with a Liga ACB team, despite being selected in the NBA. Later that day, on February 27, 2014, he agreed to a $2.9 million, four-year deal with the Hawks.

On June 29, 2016, the Hawks exercised his $1.2 million team option for the 2016–17 campaign.

After that, on July 25, 2017, he agreed to a $10 million two-year deal with the Hawks and chose to activate a $5 million option for the 2018–19 campaign.

On July 25, 2018, Muscala was part of a three-team deal that sent Justin Anderson and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Muscala, Wilson Chandler, and Landry Shamet were traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on February 6, 2019.

He was, however, moved again the next day, this time from the Clippers to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac.

Muscala agreed to a $4.3 million, two-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 10, 2019, which includes a player option for 2020.

Muscala extended his contract on November 19, 2020, then on August 11, 2021, he inked a new two-year, $7 million deal with the Thunder.

On August 4, 2022, he then inked a new $7 million, two-year contract with the Thunder that included a 2023–24 club option.

He was dealt to the Boston Celtics on February 9, 2023, along with Justin Jackson and two additional second-round picks.

Mike Muscala’s Wife, Marriage, Children

The relationship status and dating background of Mike Muscala are topics of intense interest among followers.

The basketball star is extremely private about his personal life, thus the public only has access to a restricted amount of information.

Some sources indicate he’s unmarried right now, while others assert that he’s engaged but doesn’t want to announce it.

The availability of information surrounding Mike’s romantic life is further constrained by the fact that he is not particularly active on social media, except from his Facebook account.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Mike Muscala?

His net worth is 8 million dollars.

What is the height of Mike Muscala?

His height is 6 feet 11 inches.

What is the age of Mike Muscala?

His age is 32 years as of 2023.

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