R. J. Hampton

Roderick "R. J." Hampton Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He had last played for the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League.

An American professional basketball is named for R. J. Hampton. He is currently playing for the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL) as Point Guard. He was considered a five-star recruit during his high school. Moreover, he has played for the United States under-17 and under-16 national teams. He is also the recipient of gold medals at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship and 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup. With his skill and talent, he is rising to fame even more.

Early Life of Hampton

R. J. Hampton, a professional basketball player of this coming era was on 7th February 2001 in Dallas, Texas. As of 2019, he turned 18 years old. As he was born in the USA, his nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. He was born to Rod Hampton, his father and Martika Hampton, his mother. His Rod Hampton played college basketball for SMU from 1987 to 1991. His grandfather Richard Evans served in the Vietnam War. He also has a sibling, a brother named Ryan Hampton. He attended Little Elm High School. He was reported to be opting from University of Memphis, Kansas and Texas Tech.

Body Measurements of Hampton

Hampton is a very handsome player and with his charming smile, he catches a lot of audience towards him. His tall height 6 ft 5 in or 1.96 helps him reach the basketball net fast. He has got an athletic body build with a weight of 84 Kg or 185 lb. His hair color is Black and his eye color is dark brown. His other body measurements such as biceps size and more will be added soon as it has not been revealed by any sources yet.

High School Career

  • Hampton began his freshman year by playing for Little Elm High School where he led all scorers with 33 points in a 78-52 win over Naaman Forest High School on 17th November 2016.
  • He averaged 23.6 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 3.5 steals per game, leading Little Elm to a 29-5 record and the District 14-5A title as a freshman.
  • Also, Hampton was named to the MaxPreps Freshman All-American first team.
  • He became successful to earn Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Class 5A All-State and Dallas Morning News All-Area Newcomer of the Year honors.
  • Later, he averaged 30.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, six assists, 4.4 steals, and 2.5 blocks per game, guiding Little Elm to a 28-8 record during 2017-2018 season.
  • He gained MaxPreps Sophomore All-American first team, USA Today All-Texas first team, and TABC 5A All-State recognition.
  • He scored 33 points in an 80-66 victory over South Garland High School on 14th December 2018.
  • He posted a career-high 50 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, and six steals in an 86-62 win over Coppell High School on 29th December.
  • He averaged 32 points, 9.7 rebounds, 6.4 assists, and 3.9 steals per game, helping Little Elm achieve a 24-10 record in February 2019.
  • He was named Texas Gatorade Player of the Year and he became the first non-senior to win the award since Justise Winslow in 2013.
  • He then earned USA Today All-USA first team and MaxPreps All-American second-team distinction.
  • He reclassified to the 2019 class, forgoing his senior year and graduating from high school after about three weeks of online classes on 30th April 2019.


  • He was a consensus five-star recruit and ranked among the top six players in the 2019 recruiting class.
  • He had been considered one of the best prospects in the 2020 class.
  • Professional Career of Hampton
  • Hampton started his professional career by signing a multi-year deal with the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL). It is based in Australia, with the option to leave for the National Basketball Association (NBA). He signed on 28th May 2019.
  • He joined the Breakers through the NBL Next Stars program, which aims to develop NBA draft prospects from other countries.

Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend, Child

Hampton is not dating anyone as well as he is also not married. At present, he is focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time in a relationship. He is living a happy life and he is busy practicing his basketball career. Moreover, his sexual orientation is straight and his not gay. Also, there are no rumors about dating anyone.

Net Worth of Hampton

One of the famous basketball player, famous for the position of Point Guard is known for R. J. Hampton. Being a professional basketball player, he has gained a lot of name and fame. Without a doubt, his net worth will be surely in millions. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have $1 Million. But his exact salary has not been revealed by any sources but we will be adding it soon. His major source of earning is from his basketball career. He is satisfied with his earnings. He will be earning more with the coming time.

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