Aaron McKie is a retired professional basketball player who has an estimated net worth of $23 million. He played fourteen NBA seasons for four NBA teams. In the 1994 NBA draft, McKie became the 17th overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers. Currently, Aaron McKie is coaching the Temple Owls men’s basketball team.
In college basketball, Aaron McKie also played with Temple University. After playing the 2007-08 NBA season with the Memphis Grizzlies, Aaron retired from professional basketball. After retirement, he began coaching the Philadelphia 76ers. Aaron is now totally relying on his coaching career to meet his livelihood.
What is Aaron McKie doing now?
As mentioned, Aaron McKie is currently working with the Temple Owls men’s basketball team as their head coach.
In 2014, Aaron McKie joined Temple University as their assistant head coach. Later, he was promoted to head coach. Since 2019, ASaron McKie has been working with Temple University as their Head Coach.
How much does Aaron McKie make?
Being the head coach of the Temple Owls men’s basketball team, Aaron McKie currently makes $2.1 per year.
From 1991 to 1994, Aaron McKie played in the college basketball league for Temple University. After finishing his NBA career, Aaron joined the Temple Owls men’s basketball team in 2014 as their assistant head coach. He served five years for Temple University in this position.
In 2019, Aaron McKie was promoted to head coach. Now, he is taking as much as $2.1 million per year being the head coach of the Temple Owls men’s basketball team.
Aaron McKie NBA salary
Aaron McKie earned a total NBA salary of $51,962,874 throughout his fourteen years of NBA career. Considering inflation, this total salary amount is worth more than $71 million today!
In the 1994 NBA draft, Aaron McKie became the 17th overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers. He played three NBA seasons for the Portland Trail Blazers. In the first NBA season, Aaron took an average salary of $650k. Later, his salary increased to $854k and $1.04 million.
After playing three NBA seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers, Aaron played the 1997-98 NBA season for the Detroit Pistons. While playing for the Detroit Pistons, Aaron McKie took a massive salary of $1,235,000.
Aaron McKie earned his career-best salary amount from the Philadelphia 76ers. He joined the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1998-99 NBA season. His starting salary from the Philadelphia 76ers was $1.43 million.
A gradual rise in the salary range was noticed after the 1998-99 NBA season with the Philadelphia 76ers. In the 1999-00 NBA season, McKie took a massive salary from the Philadelphia 76ers — more than $1.62 million.
On average, Aaron McKie earned $28 million from the Philadelphia 76ers playing eight NBA seasons. His career-best salary from the Philadelphia 76ers was in the 2007-08 NBA season. Aaron took a massive figure of $7 million from the Philadelphia 76ers in this NBA season.
After the Philadelphia 76ers, Aaron McKie played one year for the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies. In the 2006-07 NBA season, Aaron took $2.5 million from the Lakers. He played the 2007-08 NBA season for the Memphis Grizzlies taking an average base salary of $750k.
In a nutshell, a table is provided below featuring Aaron McKie NBA salary:
|NBA Seasons||NBA Salary|
|1994-95 (Portland Trail Blazers)||$650k|
|1995-96 (Portland Trail Blazers)||$845k|
|1996-97 (Portland Trail Blazers)||$1,040,000|
|1997-98 (Detroit Pistons)||$1,235,000|
|1998-99 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$1,430,000|
|1999-00 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$1,624,000|
|2000-01 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$1,818,000|
|2001-02 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$4,000,000|
|2002-03 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$4.5 million|
|2003-04 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$5 million|
|2004-05 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$5.5 million|
|2005-06 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$6 million|
|2006-07 (Los Angeles Lakers)||$5,570,874|
|2007-08 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$2.5 million|
|2007-08 (Philadelphia 76ers)||$7 million|
|2007-08 (Memphis Grizzlies)||$750k|
Aaron McKie Career Achievement
Throughout Aaron McKie’s NBA career, he averaged —
- 5,871 Points
- 2,587 Rebounds
- 2,126 Assists
Besides, he won numerous awards and honors. Among these, Aaron McKie became —
- NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2001)
- Atlantic 10 Player of the Year (1993)
- Robert V. Geasey Trophy Winner
Aaron McKie: At a Glance
|Full Name||Aaron Fitzgerald McKie|
|Date of Birth||2 October 1972|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Listed Height||6 ft 5-inch (1.96 m)|
|Listed Weight||95 kg (209 lb)|
|Spouse||Kianna Williams & Lisa McKie|
|Playing Career||1994 – 2007|
|Coaching Career||2008 – present|
|Playing Position||Small Forward|
|Profession||Basketball Coach, Former Basketball Player|
|Net Worth||$23 million|