Skal Labissiere is a basketball player. He plays for the Grises de Humacao of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional as a power forward/center.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Skal Labissiere was born on March 18, 1996, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He is of Haitian nationality and of African ethnicity. He is currently 27 years old and was born under the sign of Pisces, according to his astrological chart.
Lesly Labissiere (father) and Ema Labissiere (mother) gave birth to him. Meanwhile, Skal was raised by his two siblings, Mallya Labissière and Elliott Labissière. During the 2010 Haiti earthquake, his house was damaged while his mother and brother were inside. They had been trapped for three hours before being rescued. As a result, they decided to relocate to Memphis.
He began his education at Evangelical Christian School before transferring to Lausanne Collegiate School. He attended the University of Kentucky and played basketball there. Later, in 2016, he entered the NBA draft, foregoing his last three years of college eligibility.
Skal Labissiere’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Labissière stands 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall and weighs approximately 107 kg (235 lbs). In the meanwhile, he has black hair and brown eyes.
Skal Labissiere’s Profession & Career
Labissiere’s professional basketball career began in 2016. In June 2016, the Phoenix Suns selected him with the 28th overall choice in the NBA draft, making him the highest-drafted Haitian player since Samuel Dalembert in 2001. His draft rights were sold to the Sacramento Kings on July 15.
He made his NBA debut on November 5, 2016, scoring eight points and grabbing three rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench in a 117-91 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. In his ninth game of the season, he scored a season-high 12 points against the Denver Nuggets on February 23, 2017.
He became the first rookie from the 2016 draft class to score 21 of his career-high 32 points in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 107-101 win over Phoenix on March 15, 2017. During his first season, he spent time with the NBA Development League’s Reno Bighorns. On December 5, 2017, he was assigned to the Reno Bighorns.
On January 2, 2018, Labissière had 17 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in a 131-111 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. He recorded a season-high 23 points in a 112-107 loss to Charlotte.
Trail Blazers of Portland
On February 7, 2019, Labissière was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Caleb Swanigan. On April 10, he started the season finale for Portland while the team rested its rotation players for the playoffs. Furthermore, he had 29 points and 15 rebounds in 40 minutes of play, helping the Blazers overcome a 28-point deficit to win 136-131.
On February 6, 2020, he and monetary considerations were traded to the Atlanta Hawks in return for a future-protected second-round draft pick. Furthermore, at the end of the season, he did not re-sign with Atlanta and became a free agent.
Knicks of Westchester
On December 9, 2020, he signed with the New York Knicks. He was also released two days later. Skal Labissierewas then assigned to the Westchester Knicks, the Knicks’ NBA G League affiliate. He made his Westchester debut on February 10, 2021.
In 2021, he signed with the San Antonio Spurs for the NBA Summer League. Furthermore, on March 10, 2022, he signed with Cangrejeros de Santurce of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. On March 3, 2023, he was bought by the Capitanes de Ciudad de México. On April 26, 2023, he joined Grises de Humacao of the Puerto Rican League.
Skal Labissiere’s Salary and Net Worth
His net worth is believed to be over $4.1 million, according to an internet website, while his salary and other assets are being investigated. This cash was obtained from his basketball career, contracts, brand endorsements, and other commercial activities.
Skal Labissiere’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship
This young basketball player is currently more concerned with his professional career than with any type of romance. He has avoided discussing his personal life in front of the media and the broader public. Looking at him, he appears to be single right now.
Meanwhile, this rising basketball star has not been the subject of any rumors, but he sparked controversy when he chose Kentucky over Memphis, Tennessee, and other universities.
Skal Labissiere’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
His Instagram account ‘@skal_lab’ has over 80.3k followers. Similarly, his Twitter page ‘@OneBigHaitian’ has over 38.3k followers, while his Facebook page has over 16k fans.
|Full Name||Skal Labissiere|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Net Worth||$4.1 million|
|Education||University of Kentucky|
|Siblings||Mallya Labissière and Elliott Labissière|
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|Skal Labissiere Twitter|
|Skal Labissiere Instagram|
|Wiki||Skal Labissiere Wiki|