Keith Appling, an American professional basketball player, is now retired. He is best remembered for his time playing college basketball at Michigan State University. Keith has played for professional basketball teams, including the Orlando Magic and Portland Trail Blazers in the 2014 NBA Summer League. Keith Appling’s net worth is approximately $2 million as of 2022.
Keith Appling was arrested after being named as a suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting in Detroit.
|Full Name||Keith Damon Appling|
|Your Birth Date||February 13, 1992|
|Birthplace||Detroit, Michigan, U. S.|
|Profession||Basketball player in the past|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Early life & Amateur Career
Keith Appling was conceived in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America on the 13th of Feb 1992. His father’s name is Tottie Williams. He started playing basketball in elementary school. Keith was part of Pershing High School’s high school basketball team. He was the leader of his team that won the Michigan High School Athletic Association Class A Basketball Championship (MHSAA) in 2009.
Keith scored 49 points to set a record while playing at the MHSAA Championship game. He was a senior basketball player and received an award from Mr. Michigan Basketball. Keith rose to the 34th rank in basketball and was a highly-recruit player. Then, he joined Michigan State University and started playing basketball with the University’s team, Spartans.
He scored an average of 6.4 points with 2.8 rebounds each game during his freshman year. In his second year, he improved his game and earned an average point score of 11.6. His junior year with Spartans saw him lead the team scoring 13.4 goals per game. He also had an assist of 3.3.
Keith Appling Net Worth & Career
Keith was not selected in the 2014 NBA Draft. He did join the professional basketball team, the Portland Trail Blazers and played in the 2014 NBA Summer League. On September 23, 2014, he was signed to the Los Angeles Lakers. He stayed with the team only for a month and was then released on October 20.
Appling was purchased by Los Angeles D-Fenders, the new team on November 1. As an affiliate player, he was also included in the team. Keith was traded to Erie BayHawks on March 7, 2015. In July 2015, he was signed to the Orlando Magic white team for the 2015 NBA Summer League. He was a part of 5 preseason Magic games, before he was dismissed on October 19. He was reinstated in the team for a 10-day contract on January 18, 2016.
Keith made his NBA debut against the Atlanta Hawks. He scored 2 points and stole 1 in 9 minutes. He signed a 10-day contract on January 29 with the Orlando Magic. He was part of the East All-Star Team for the 2016 NBA D-League All-Star Game. On February 8, the Erie BayHawks acquired him. He received NBA D-League All-Defensive Team honors at the end of his 2016 season.
Keith was released from county jail for one-year in July 2017 and returned to basketball in the 2018-19 season. He signed with Carneros del Este, making a comeback. He signed with Pallacanestro Piacentina in Italy on March 29, 2018.
Keith Appling Personal Lives
Keith Appling has not yet shared his relationship status. It is believed that he is single. Keith has been involved in controversies many times throughout his career. After being accused of resisting police officers and carrying concealed weapons, Keith was sentenced in July 2017 to one year in county prison with four years probation.
He was also charged with delivering 19 grams of heroin to his vehicle in February 2020. He was recently arrested by the Michigan State Police at Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea, for being a prime suspect in the shooting of a 66 year-old man in Detroit. Witness who was present at the incident said that Keith was holding a gun in one hand as he came out of the accident area after hearing several gunshots.
Keith Appling Net Worth
As of 2022, Keith Appling’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $2 million. His salary was $66,734, while he played in the 2015/16 Orlando Magic season. Keith was in the best form while he played for Michigan State University’s Spartans, but he is no longer playing basketball.
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