Chris Douglas Roberts: NBA, G League, Foreign Leagues & Net Worth

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Chris Douglas-Roberts, also known as Supreme Bey, is a former professional basketball player who last played for the Texas Legends of the NBA G League.

He worked his way up by playing basketball for his high school and college teams and eventually advancing to the NBA team.

His abilities in ball-handling and passing skills are his most valuable asset on a basketball court.

In addition, his quickness and defense qualities let him score more readily at the basket.

Chris Douglas-Roberts During His Time With The Mavericks
Chris Douglas-Roberts During His Time With The Mavericks (Source: SBNation.com)

Chris spent nine years as a professional basketball player affiliated with different NBA, G Leagues, and Italian professional basketball teams.

Furthermore, the former basketball player was named to the First-team All-conference USA twice.

One of the most skilled players surely retired too early despite his fans wanting to see him on the court.

Let’s take a closer look at Chris Douglas-Roberts’ personal life, earnings, and other details. First, let’s look at the quick facts table.

Quick Facts

Full Name Chris Douglas-Roberts
Birth Date January 8, 1987
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan
Nick Name Supreme Bey, CDR
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Education
  • Lewis Cass Technical High School
  • Northwestern High School
  • University of Memphis
Horoscope Capricorn
Father’s Name Christopher Douglas
Mother’s Name Judy Roberts
Siblings A brother
Age 37 Years Old
Height 6’7″/2.01 m/201 cm
Weight 95 kg/210 lb.
NBA Draft 2008 / Round:2 / Pick: 40th overall
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Career Highlights & Awards
  • Consensus first-team All-American
  • Conference USA Player of the Year (2008)
  • 2× First-team All-Conference USA (2007, 2008)
Build Athlete
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Raven Rogers
Children Two daughters
Position Small Forward/Shooting Guard
Profession Basketball Player
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $948,163 (Last NBA Salary)
Last Plays for Texas Legends
Jersey Numbers 17, 55, 14
League National Basketball Association (NBA)
Active Since 2008 – 2016
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merch Trading Card
Last Update May 2024

Early Life & Family

On January 8, 1987, Chris Douglas was born in Detroit, Michigan, to his parents, Judy Roberts and Christopher Douglas.

CDR learned to work hard from his mother as he saw his mother always hustling without complaining a thing.

Chris started playing basketball when he was very young and grew up playing on the court with his friends in the neighborhood.

Since he grew up in a friendly neighborhood where everyone knew and cared for one another, he was always out playing basketball.

Besides, there is no information concerning his father or siblings.

Chris also collected trading cards and kept them in a book when he was younger. He was also a big fan of Michael Jordan and his basketball games.

Douglas’s nickname in his youth was ‘Fresher,’ since he always dressed his finest since he was a child, and it simply continued.

Careers

High School Careers

Chris Douglas enrolled at Cass Technical High School and later at Northwestern High School. He played high school basketball for both high school teams.

He spent two years playing for Cass Tech, averaging 28 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists.

After he got transferred to Northwestern, he redshirted a season and only played the second season, averaging 13.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Chris was also listed as the nation’s No. 26 shooting guard and No. 75 player in 2005 and was considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com.

College Careers

After high school, Chris Douglas enrolled at Memphis University in 2005, where he studied Sports and Lecture Management.

In his freshman season, Chris played 34 games and recorded 8.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game.

His impressive performance got him honored with Conference USA All-Freshman Team.

Chris During His College Days
Chris During His College Days (Source: Pinterest)

The former basketball player entered his sophomore season and showboated even better performances.

In his sophomore season, he started all 35 games, averaged 15.4 points per game, and earned many accolades, including All-Conference USA first team and Associated Press All-America honors.

Furthermore, one of the HIGHLIGHTS in his collegiate career must be his junior season as he led the Tigers to the 2008 NCAA Tournament, averaging 23.3 points in six games.

However, his title dream was crushed by the Kansas Jayhawks, and his team had to settle for second place.

Nonetheless, he earned his second first-team All-American honors and finished his collegiate career with 1,545 points.

On April 18, 2008, Memphis’ alma mater declared for the 2008 NBA draft.

Professional Career

Chris debuted in the NBA with the New Jersey Nets after being selected with the 40th overall pick and signed the rookie contract in July.

Two months later, Chris was traded to Milwaukee Bucks by the Nets for a 2012 second-round draft pick.

Later, in September 2011, the former NBA player joined Virtus Bologna, an Italian professional basketball club based in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna.

Moreover, the next year on October 1, Douglas signed a deal with Los Angeles Lakers and was waived by them on October 22.

The Michigan native landed a deal with the Dallas Mavericks on October 27 along with Melvin Ely, but only to get waived the next day.

In December 2012, Chris re-signed with the Mavericks after the Texas Legends of the NBA G-League but was waived a month later.

Chris On The Basketball Court
Chris On The Basketball Court (Source: hoopshabit.com)

For the 2013 NBA Summer League, Chris joined the Lakers again in July 2013.

Moreover, he was then signed by New York Knicks on October 2, 2013, and waived on October 25.

The former NBA player continued playing with the Texas Legends until getting signed by the Charlotte Bobcats, now Charlotte Hornets.

On September 3, 2014, he saw himself joining the Los Angeles Clippers. During his game against Atlanta Hawks, Chris hit the buzzer-beater to hand his team a 95-93 win.

Chris again found himself stuck in the waive-offs; after the Clippers, he was acquired by the Boston Celtics in a three-team trade, including the Phoenix Suns, and was waived. THEN he signed with New Orleans Pelicans but was waived again.

With the Pelicans, the shooting guard only featured for five preseason games, and after the waiver, he was acquired by the Texas Legends.

Moreover, Chris never touched the ball again after his final game with the Pelicans, and ended his basketball career.

Awards & Recognitions

Chris has received many rewards, playing with different teams and working hard throughout his basketball career.

Some of his awards and career highlights include:

  • Consensus first-team All-AmericanConference USA Player of the Year (2008)
  • 2× First-team All-Conference USA (2007, 2008)

Age, Height & Weight

The former basketball player Chris Douglas Roberts is currently 37 years old.

Chris has always been concerned about his physical appearance; he believes an athlete must have an excellent physique and stay active to perform effectively on the court.

Moreover, Douglas stands 6 feet and 7 inches (2.01 meters) tall and weighs around 95 kg (210 pounds), an ideal stature, we must say.

Net Worth 

Playing for six seasons with different NBA teams, Chris has earned a good amount to be living a luxurious life. Besides, he also played for the G-League and foreign league teams.

Although his precise figures are still not revealed, his estimated net worth is around $2 million as of 2024.

As per spotrac, his total NBA career earnings amount to $3,762,417.

Personal Life

Let us take a closer look at Chris Douglas Roberts’ personal life.

Chris is reportedly single as of now, but he has been once engaged to Raven Rogers. Raven is now a fashion designer and owns an online shopping store.

However, they are not together anymore – the reason for their split is not known.

The former couple shares two children, Vito and Ze. After his daughter’s birth, Chris feels like he has become a better person, and she has shown his best side to the world.

Chris With His Girlfriend, Raven, And Kids
Chris With His Girlfriend, Raven, And Kids (Source: Instagram)

Chris previously appeared in the show I’m Not a Star, in which he documented himself for four years.

He is also the founder and owner of DCTG Blog, Media and Sport Agency, a clothing brand. He promotes his brands by wearing them all the time. 

Furthermore, the transformation of the former NBA player from his physical look to his moniker of Supreme Bey appears to be even more stunning to his fans.

Chris has also been quite engaged with his hometown’s Supreme Foundation, which is dedicated to assisting low-income neighborhoods, funding orphans, and more.

Douglas is happy and loving his life as Supreme Bey and no longer considers himself just a basketball player.

Tattoos

Speaking of his tattoos, Chris has been fond of tattooing and feels that it’s a way of expressing himself.

His neck tattoo represents his daughters on the left side and his mother on the right, and every detail of the tattoo symbolizes love. He has music notes tattoos for his mother as she was a musician.

He also has tattoos of his initials (CDR) and the Nike logo on the back of his neck, which he got after he was drafted into the NBA.

Furthermore, he has verses 1-3 of Psalm 37 from the Bible tattooed on his arm, and he always taps his arm tattoos three times before making a free throw.

Social Media Presence

Chris Douglas uses social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as means of sharing his life’s updates with fans.

He often uses Twitter to promote his brands and foundations and does not have a verified account on both Facebook and Twitter.

The former NBA player is available on Instagram under the handle @montecristo_ritchie and Twitter @AllHailSupreme. However, he is not so active on his social handles.

Instagram: 23.6k followers

Twitter: 6,912 followers

Popularity

Chris Douglas-Roberts' Popularity Graph
Chris Douglas-Roberts’ Popularity Graph (Source: Google Trends)

The above graph gives brief information about the popularity go Chris Douglas-Roberts based on Google searches in the United States over a year.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What happened to Chris Douglas Roberts?

After Chris's last game with the pelicans, he retired from basketball and now owns a DCTG Media Agency.

What was Chris's injury during the 2010-11 preseasons?

Chris suffered from a retina tear during a game. This incident got him to use protective eyewear after the surgery.

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