Patrick Christopher Bio: Records, NBA & Net Worth

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Patrick Christopher is an American former professional basketball player. He was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-10 during college.

Christopher was in a college basketball for California Golden Bears. 

He played in the NBA briefly and shone with the Utah Jazz in 2014-2015. Christopher played the role of shooting guard and small forward position.

He has also played in France and Turkey and won the President’s Cup in 2012 with Besiktas Istanbul.

Patrick Christopher's Profile In A Suit
Patrick Christopher’s Profile In A Suit (Source: Instagram)

After failing the 2010 NBA draft, Patrick joined the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Summer League. He signed with Antalya BB of Turkey for the 2010-2011 season. 

As a consequence of injuries, his professional basketball career ended in 2016. 

Discover more exquisite information about fashion designer and former player Patrick Christopher’s career stats.

Take a glimpse at the quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name James Patrick Christopher
Birth Date June 3, 1988
Birth Place Artesia, California
Famous Name Patrick Christopher
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Unknown
Education Mayfair (Lakewood, California)
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Laron Christopher
Mother’s Name Patricia Christopher
Siblings Three (Two Brothers & One Sister)
Age 36 Years Old
Height 6 ft 5 in / 1.96 m / 196 cm
Weight 95 kg / 209 lb
League NBA
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic
Profession Former NBA Player, Fashion Designer
Professional Career Teams
  • Antalya BB
  • Cholet Basket
  • Besiktas
  • Iowa Energy
  • Utah Jazz
Draft In 2010/Undrafted
Active Years In Basketball 2010-2016
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Not known
Wife Not known
Kids Not available
Net Worth $1-$5 Million
Position Shooting Guard/Small Forward
Social Media Instagram
Merch  Not Available
Last Update July 2024

Early Life & Family

Christopher was born on June 3, 1988, and is 36 as of 2024.

The competent former player was born in Artesia, California, to Laron Christopher and Patrica.

His parents are wholeheartedly Christians. Christopher has a family of six members, his father, Laron, is a musician.

The former shooting guard was born to a beauteous family blessed with three siblings, Caleb, Josh, and his sister Paris, while Josh is the youngest one in his family.

Christopher's With His Brothers And sister
Christopher’s With His Brothers And sister (Josh, Caleb, Patrick & Paris)

Patrick’s sister, Paris, played basketball for Saint Mary. She faced a career-ending injury and could not continue further.

His brother Josh Christopher is the forward player for the Houston Rockets. 

Christopher is also a godbrother of a former NBA player, Tayshaun Prince. They share a great bond, and as a big brother, Tayshaun advised him to stay focused and grounded. 

He attended Mayfair High School for his primary education and graduated from the University of California.

Height & Weight Of Christopher

Christopher’s listed height is 1.96 m, weighing around 209 lb. He has a tremendous massive body and tall height. 

Christopher is bald and is a stunning former basketball player with an athletic physique and a good sense of fashion taste.

Basketball Career

High School Career

The former professional basketball player Patrick Christopher attended Mayfair High School in Lakewood, California. 

Christopher scored 19.8 points per game as a junior in 2004-2005 and assisted his team to a 19-10 record.

The former player enrolled at Dominguez High School in Compton, California, for his senior year.

The Former Professional Basketball Player Patrick Christopher
The Former Professional Basketball Player Patrick Christopher (Source: Twitter)

He undertook his journey with an average of 21 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists per game.

He managed to earn first-team All-CIF appreciation for the 2005-2006 season. ranked Christopher number 44 overall recruit and number 6 player in California.

Also, he was regarded as the no.17 shooting guard in the country by

College Career

Patrick Christopher finished high school and attended the University of California, Berkeley.

He played as a senior for the Golden Bears and averaged 15.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2 assists.

The basketball player was named first-team All-Pac-10 after his senior and junior seasons.

In the history of Golden Bear, he was ranked third in his Cal career with 1,700 points and fourth in three-pointers attained with 164.

Professional Career

After being undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft, Patrick Christopher joined the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Summer League.

He played the 2010-2011 season for Antalya BB in Turkey. The former basketball player averaged 15.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.3 steals, and 1.7 assists in 28 games.

Christopher signed with Cholet Basket of the French LNB Pro A in December 2011, averaging 12.8 points and 2.4 rebounds in 26 games.

He signed with the Sacramento Kings for the NBA Summer League in July 2012 but did not play for them. 

The former basketball player returned to Turkey to play for Besiktas for the 2012-2013 season.

He scored 11.0 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in 26 games in the Turkish League.

Moreover, he averaged 8.4 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.0 assists in 24 rounds of EuroLeague games.

With Different NBA Teams

Christopher signed with the Bulls on September 27, 2013, but the Bulls waived him on October 2.

Then, on November 1, 2013, he joined the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League.

He averaged 14.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 52 games and was even named to the NBA D-League All-Defensive Second Team.

On September 25, 2014, Christopher signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. Just after a month, he was waived by the Grizzlies on October 25.

After that, on October 31, 2014, he was again acquired by Iowa Energy. 

Patrick Christopher For Utah Jazz
Patrick Christopher For Utah Jazz (Source: Facebook)

Then, he signed with the Utah Jazz on December 10, 2014. Again, he was waived by the Utah Jazz after upholding a knee injury.

He played in four games, averaging 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 7.3 minutes of action. 

Back To Memphis Grizzlies

Christopher re-signed with the Memphis Grizzlies on September 14, 2015. The Grizzlies again waived him on September 23.

Iowa Energy once again acquired him. However, Iowa Energy deactivated him on November 11.

Then, he came to action on February 16, 2016. He finished the 2015-2016 season in 20 games, averaging 15.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.

Patrick Christopher played for the NBA D-League select team in the NBA Summer League in July 2016.

However, Christopher’s journey kept going. He signed with Eisbaren Bremerhaven of the German Basketball Bundesliga on September 11, 2016.

On September 22, 2016, the team disregarded his contract as he could not pass the physical examination.

As a former player, he was a reliable rebounder and liked sniffing down the defensive boards.

Indeed, nobody could stop him on the court, and he’d score from anywhere and was one of the team’s best unblockable and unstoppable athletes.

His career-ending injury in 2014, which happened while playing for the Jazz, reoccurred in his time with Bremerhaven, which led to his failure to pass the physicals.

Patrick Christopher retired from the NBA career and pursued his dream career.

Awards & Achievements

  • Turkish Presidential Cup winner (2012)
  • NBA D-League All-Defensive Second Team (2014)
  • Two-time First-team All-Pac-10 (2009, 2010)

Fashion Designer

Christopher was one of the stars who got a chance to show up in the global limelight. 

After leaving behind his NBA career, he started his menswear enterprise, Sloan and Bennett, in 2019. 

Former shooting guard Christopher was interested in fashion and continued his passion by commencing his clothing line.

Christopher is the designer and creative director for the brand, mainly focusing on men’s fashionwear.

Patrick Christopher Covered Photo By Vogue
Patrick Christopher Covered Photo By Vogue (Source: Instagram)

The former shooting guard has worked as a fashion stylist with various sports and entertainment clients.

His suit, tailored for a 1.96-meter frame, was approved by fashion legend Dapper Dan and was even covered by Vogue magazine.

Christopher precisely had an iconic style of mind and came up with the best artwork and design. As per his collection, it has a great configuration. 

Besides that, his mission is to reinforce the young Black designers of the next generation. He is productive and highly proud of his job as a Fashion Designer.

Net Worth & Salary

The former popular basketball player, Patrick Christopher, has a net worth of $1-$5 million as of 2024.

His source of income was generally from his career as a basketball player, and now it is from being a fashion designer.

However, his exact digit is nowhere to be found, but as a prominent designer, he must make a handsome amount.

Personal Life

The former professional basketball player’s personal life has often been a box of secrets.

He is connected with his family, niece, and nephew. However, his relationship with his girlfriend or any wife, if he has one, is confidential for now.

As of that, he has no children or controversial extramarital life. We will soon rationalize as we find the quantities of testimony about his personal life.

Revelations By LeBron James’s Doppelganger

During the Lakers vs. Houston Rockets game, a mystery gentleman was caught up by the camera. The mystery man looked the same as LeBron James of the Lakers.

NBA fans spread it on social media, referring to a clone of LeBron James being spotted in the crowd.

They even made many theories on social media and blew the Internet with jokes like “LeBron is so good he is playing and watching the game simultaneously.”

Patrick Christopher Is A Counterpart Of LeBron James
Patrick Christopher Is A Counterpart Of LeBron James (Source: Facebook)

But the real man behind the camera was the Fashion designer and former NBA player Patrick Christopher.

So LeBron James’ doppelganger was Patrick Christopher. Christopher had known LeBron James since 2007, when he was a counselor at his basketball camps. 

Social Media Presence

One of the successful former athletes, Patrick Christopher, is arguably the most significant social media star.

He has beautiful pictures of him in astonishing, classy, and dapper outfits. 

On February 18, 2023, he shared a photo of himself with Dillar Dorkray III on Loro Piana fabric silk suits on his Instagram.

This could be interpreted from his Instagram uploads, where he talks in their favor. Christopher also has the best insight to support all the black youth designers.

Hence, his decent number of supporters is listed below.

Instagram (@jamespatchris): 19.2 k followers

However, Christopher is not available on other social media platforms.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Which team did Patrick Christopher play for?

Patrick Christopher has played for teams like Antalya BB, Cholet Basket, Besiktas, Iowa Energy, and Utah Jazz in his 6-year-long professional basketball career.

Has Josh Christopher carried men's wear by Patrick Christopher?

Yes, Josh Christopher has carried outfits from Patrick's brand Sloan and Bennet on many occasions.

Which team drafted Josh Christopher?

Josh Christopher was drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2021, in round 1, and was a 24th overall pick. He was selected to play in McDonald's All-American, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit but did not play as it was canceled due to COVID-19

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