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(Professional Basketball Player)

Speedy Claxton is a well-known former American professional basketball player. He is best known as the coaching assistant for the Hofstra University men’s basketball program. He is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Speedy Claxton

Speedy Claxton is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Speedy Claxton Single or Dating?

Reflecting on the personal life of Speedy Claxton, he was previously married to Meeka Claxton.

They have been blessed with two daughters, Aniya and London. After living several years in a married relationship they divorced in July 2014.

Talking about his present relationship status with Claxton, he is possibly single.

There isn’t any rumor of him being in another married relationship. Being a celebrity, his personal stuff is always a matter of discussion and interest to the public.

Who is Speedy Claxton?

Speedy Claxton is a well-known former American professional basketball player. He is best known as the coaching assistant for the Hofstra University men’s basketball program.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

American professional basketball player Speedy Claxton was born in Hempstead, New York.

He was born on 8 May 1978. He is of African American ethnicity and has American nationality.

His birth name is Craig ‘Speedy’ Claxton. There is no information on his parents. He has a sister Lisa and a brother Michael, both of them also basketball players.

Speedy Claxton: Education, School/College University

He studied at Christ the King High School in Middle Village, New York, and attended Hofstra University.

On 29 January 2011, his name was inducted into the Hofstra Hall of Fame.

Speedy Claxton: Professional Life and Career

Talking about the career journey of Speedy Claxton, he started playing basketball professionally after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2000 NBA draft.

He signed a four-year contract worth $4.68 million with the 76er but he opted out of his contract in the fourth year and became a free agent.

Speedy Claxton
Caption: Speedy Claxton and Meeka (Source: The Jasmine)

During his rookie period, he missed most of his matches for the 76ers due to his knee injury.

He was traded to San Antonio Spurs in 2002 where he played the 2003 championship as a reserve backing up Tony Parker.

In 2003, he signed a three-year contract worth $10 million with the Golden State Warriors and at the end of his contract tenure, he was traded to New Orleans Hornets.

On 12 July 2006, he signed a four-year contract worth $25 million with Atlanta Hawks.

In 12 April 2009, he signed with Houston Rockets but soon he was traded to Washington Wizards on 25 June 2009.

On 6 February 2010, Claxton was released from the team and he retired from playing basketball professionally.

Afterward, he served as a college scout with the Golden State Warriors. Then in 2013, he joined Hofstra University as a coach and has been engaged with the team.

Speedy Claxton: Salary and Net Worth($29.5 m)

He has a net worth of $29.5 million as of 2022 but his salary is not revealed yet.

Speedy Claxton: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Unlike other players, he has neither been in any rumor but suffered a controversy after divorcing spender wife Meeka Claxton.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Speedy has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 77 kg.

His eye color is black and his hair color is black. His shoe size is unknown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Speedy is active on social media. He uses Twitter and Instagram.

Speedy has over 20.5k followers on his Twitter account and he has over 8.4k followers on Instagram. He does not use Facebook.

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