Romeo Langford is a professional basketball player who was traded alongside Josh Richardson to the Spurs in exchange for Derrick White on February 10, 2022.
The shooting guard was drafted 14th overall in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.
One of the best in the Spurs roster, Romeo is currently averaging 7.4 points per game so far this season.
However, he is on an injured list as of late because of his adductor injury. He missed a seventh straight game against Chicago Bulls on February 6, 2023.
Prior to his injury, he had started in 10 straight games.
|Full Name||Romeo James Langford|
|Known As||Romeo Langford|
|Birthdate||October 25, 1999|
|Age||24 Years Old|
|Birthplace||New Albany, Indiana, United States|
|Current Residence||San Antonio, United States|
|Father’s Name||Tim Langford|
|Mother’s Name||Sabrina Langford|
|Siblings||Tiffany Langford & Tisha Langford (Sisters)|
|Height||6 ft. 5 in/1.96 m/196 cm|
|Weight||216 lb/98 kg|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player|
|Education||New Albany High School, Indiana University Bloomington|
|NBA Draft||2019/Round: 1/Pick: 14th Overall
|Awards & Achievements||Second-team All-Big Ten (2019)|
|Association||Boston Celtics (2019-2022), Maine Red Claws (2019-2020), San Antonio Spurs (2022-Present)|
|Position||Shooting Guard/Small Forward|
|Net Worth||$1-$5 Million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Last Update||November 2023|
Early Life & Education
Romeo Langford was born to his father, Tim Langford, and his mother, Sabrina Langford, on October 25, 1999, in New Albany, Indiana, United States.
He grew up with his two sisters, Tiffany, Tisha, and his friend Rondale Moore, a wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals on the same block in New Albany.
Romeo was always fascinated by basketball as a kid. He began hooping as early as in the first grade. He has expressed more than once that he idolizes the Laker’s power forward, LeBron James.
Romeo was already a star player as a kid and received offers from numerous prep schools, but despite this, he chose New Albany High School.
He averaged 17.1 points in his freshmen year, 30.2 in his sophomore year, and 28.7 in his junior year.
His performance did not go unnoticed, as he was announced as a McDonald’s All-American to participate in the 2018 game on January 16, 2018.
Similarly, he was also awarded Indiana Mr. Basketball of 2018.
Coming out of high school, he was rated as a five-star recruit by Scouts, ESPN, and Rivals and received an athletic scholarship from Vanderbilt, Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, UCLA, Duke, and several others.
On November 11, 2017, Romeo announced via Twitter that he had shortlisted his choices to Kansas, Vanderbilt, and Kansas. Nevertheless, on April 30, 2018, he announced that he would play for Indiana University.
And after a season with the Indiana Hoosier, he declared for the NBA Draft.
As expected, Romeo was drafted 14th overall in the first round by the Celtics in the 2019 NBA Draft.
In July same year, he signed a four-year rookie contract with the team. Shortly after that, he was assigned to the Maine Red Claws for the start of the NBA G League season.
However, after he rolled his ankle Celtics announced that Romeo would miss the remainder 2019-20 NBA season.
He played for the Boston Celtics in the 2021 NBA Summer League.
After the 2021 season, he was traded to the San Antonio Spurs on February 10, 2022.
He was a part of the trade that also included Josh Richardson in exchange for Derrick White.
Romeo made his debut for the Spurs on March 7, 2022, against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Awards & Achievements
The Spur’s shooting guard Romeo Langford has garnered several awards and honors for his stellar gameplay.
Some of his career highlights are mentioned below.
- Big Ten All-Freshman team (2019)
- Second-team All-Big Ten (2019)
- McDonald’s All-American (2018)
- Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year (2018)
- Indiana Mr. Basketball (2018)
Net Worth & Contracts
Even though the exact number of Langford’s net worth has not been revealed, it is assumed that it is somewhere between $1 and $5 million as of 2023.
And this makes sense since he has been part of the NBA for over four years now.
Aside from his regular NBA salaries, Langford also makes a handsome sum of money from his brand endorsement deals.
He reportedly has endorsement deals with Panini and New Era.
Similarly, talking about his sneakers, he has tried a few of them, including New Balance, Adidas, and Nike.
However, we are not sure if he has a deal with any of these listed footwear brands yet.
On July 11, 2019, Romeo Langford signed a four-year $16.53 million rookie contract with the Boston Celtics.
On December 29, 2020, the Celtics exercised a $3.8 million option for 2021-22. Similarly, on November 1, 2021, the team exercised a $5.63 million option for 2022-23.
According to his contract, his average annual salary is $4.13 million.
Similarly, he became eligible for five years $188 million extension after the 2021-22 season. If everything goes well, after this season, he will sign the rookie extension with an average annual salary of $32.4 million.
Relationship & Social Media
As of this writing, no news about Romeo’s Juliet has surfaced in the media. Even his Instagram says the same thing.
He is probably busy with his professional career for now.
But we will surely update you when we find some updates.
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Talking about his social media handle, Romeo is active on Instagram and Twitter, with over 157k and 55.7k followers, respectively.
He basically shares about his professional career on both these handles.
Unknown Facts About Romeo Langford
- Romeo has a basketball court in a community park named after him in his hometown of New Albany.
- Romeo scored a career-high 23 points in a 122-115 win over the Knicks on December 9, 2022.
- He is the 21st former McDonald’s All-American to play basketball at Indiana and the 27th former Indiana Mr. Basketball.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
Is Romeo Langford injured?
Romeo Langford will likely miss a few games because of an adductor injury he sustained on 25th January 2023
How many points did Romeo Langford average in college?
Langford averaged 16.5 points per game in college.