Doug Christie: Douglas Dale Christie is a prominent professional basketball coach who resides in America. Earlier, Douglas was a renowned sportsperson. Talking about the present designation of Doug, he is in work as an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). With respect to physical measurement, Douglas had a height of 6 feet 6 inches and had worked as a shooting guard. Initially, he was posted as a commander for the Kings on NBC sports California.
Rise of Douglas from a common man to popular person:
Douglas had been keen on the field of sports since his childhood and at that time he begin to play streetball in Seattle city. In High School, he was holding the position of head coach. This was only because of the guidance of Doug, he bring RBHS to the state title in 1988, and thereafter, he continue his bright future at Pepperdine University and he was recognized to be the idol player on a national platform.
Achievements made by the Douglas in the field of sports are extraordinary such as directing the team to two NCAA tournaments and getting his own identification as WCC player of the year twice. Moreover, named in the list the top for a scoring average of 19 points per game. He was enlisted for the National Basketball Association draft in 1992 and then he was uplifted by Seattle Sonics through the 17th round of competition. At a particular time, Douglas falls under contractual disputes with the authorities, as a result of which, he was restricted to play for his hometown, therefore, he traded with the Los Angeles Lakers. After some time, he negotiates with New York Jets, but before doing this, he was allocating most of his valuable time with his team members on beaches.
Douglas Christie’s luck starts brightening when he was offered to contract with the Toronto Raptors in 1996. While working with the New York Knicks, Christie work with full enthusiasm and finally become the top performer on the team.
Joining NBA by Doug Christie: When Christie was shifted to Sacramento, he was known for the title ‘Defensive Player of the league’. In 2003, Doug was shortlisted for participation in NBA Defensive 2nd Team and got selected for NBA Defensive 01st Team. After getting selected, the initial lineup for the kings includes Christie, Jason Williams, Peja Stojakovic, and Chris Webber. Doug was excellent in his play and because of this quality he was known as “The Greatest Show on Court” But there was an immediate turn in Douglas’s life when he got an injury in his left ankle and had surgery but he was not recovered on time. As a result, he got dismissed from the team.
A glance at the wealth of Doug Christie: At present, Doug Christie is a retired American basketball player having total assets of $20 million. In the 1992 NBA draft, Doug Christie stood at 17th place and commenced his career on the beach. Doug Christie was unable to play for Sonics although he was drafted by the organization and it was due to agreement disputes.
Doug Christie’s wife’s name is Jackie Christie. Both are the guardian of two children. Doug and Jackie are in a deep relationship with each other which clearly seen in the celebration of marriage took place every year on the day of the anniversary. Douglas and his wife were also nominated for the reality show “The Christie Committed”