Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers
Quick Facts About Paige Bueckers
Celebrated Name Paige Bueckers
Age 22 years old
Nick Name Paige Bueckers
Birth Name Paige Bueckers
Birth Date 2001-08-20
Gender Female
Profession Basketball Player
Birth Nation United States America
Place of Birth Edina, Minnesota
Nationality American
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Father Bob Bueckers
Mother Amy Fuller-Dettbarn
Siblings Three
Brother Ryan and Drew Bueckers
Sister Lauren Bueckers
High School Hopkins High School
University UConn Huskies
Marital Status Unmarried
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 64 Kg
Body Measurement 33-24-33 inches
Bra Size 33B
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 6.5 ( US)
Hair Color Carmel Blonde
Eye Color Hazel
Body Shape Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $250K
Salary $51K
Source of Wealth Sports Industry

The multi-gold medalist, Paige Bueckers is an American basketball player who came spotlight after ESPN ranked her the no.1 basketball player in 2020. She was also recognized as Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year for athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character.

Who is Paige Bueckers?

Paige Bueckers is a basketball player who followed her parent's path from a tender age. As her parents a part of sports in their college life, they promote their children to be part of. Thus, she started playing basketball at the age of five and her first coach is her father. Since then she has continuously given her time to sports and it make her famous among sports lovers. Also, she was ranked as the no. 1 player by ESPN in 2020. Let's explore more about her and her interesting facts through this article.

Where is Paige Bueckers from?

Paige Bueckers was born through her parents under the birth sign of Libra in 2001. She is currently aged 20 years old. Her birthplace is Edina, Minnesota, United States. She is the eldest child of her parents, Bob Bueckers and Amy Fuller-Dettbarn. Both of her parents engaged in sports. Sadly, her parents were separated while she was just three years old. She then moved to Billings, Montana, United States with her mother. She grew up with her three siblings there. They are Ryan, Drew, and Lauren Bueckers. Similarly, she holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity.

Concerning her education, she schooled at Hopkins High School where she eventually start playing basketball. Later, she enrolled at the college and got a bachelor's degree.

When did Paige Bueckers begin to play?

Paige Bueckers started to play basketball at the age of five from his father. She got a sports environment at home as her parents are a part of sports in their college days. So, they promoted their children as well. For this reason, she upgrades her abilities from a tender age.

High School Career

Later, she got a chance to play for the junior varsity basketball teams at her high school. In this game, she completes the season with six games with 8.9 points on average and 2.1 points on assists. After that, she debut for Hopkins High School as a freshman in 2016. She completes the season with the point of 20.8 on average, 4.5 on rebounds, 4.5 on steals, and 4.1 on assists.

After two years, she debuts as a sophomore. Sadly, she had an ankle injury during the season. However, she finished the season averaging 22.3 points, 6.8 assists, and 5.9 rebounds per game. She then debuts as a senior in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic condition, her all games were canceled. In the season, she averaged 21.4 points, 9.4 assists, 5.4 steals, and 5.0 rebounds per game. However, she became the first female high school player to be featured on the cover of the basketball magazine Slam that year.

College Career

After that, she made her collegiate debut at UConn. She signed a National Letter of Intent with UConn in 2019 and became the 11th number-one recruit to sign and attend UConn since 1998. She then played several games with UConn as a freshman and won it. She was honored with several awards as well.

In 2021, she underwent surgery on her right ankle to repair an osteochondral defect, joint damage involving the bone and cartilage. The same year, she debuts as a sophomore. She completes the season with 34 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.

National Team Career

Besides these, she played national games as well. She represented the United States at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women's Americas Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She played five games there. She averaged 11 points, three steals, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game, helping her team win the gold medal.

After that, she played seven games at the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Women's World Cup in Minsk, Belarus. She completes with an average of 9.7 points, 4.7 assists, and 3.6 rebounds per game. She then played at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Women's Basketball World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand where she completes with an average of 11.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game, helping her team win the gold medal.

Olympics Games

During her career, she had played two Olympics games.  Firstly, she represent the United States in 3x3 basketball at the Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires where she won the gold medal. Secondly, She played 3x3 basketball for the senior national team at the 2019 World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar but lost to Brazil in the quarterfinals.

Does Paige Bueckers have a Boyfriend?

Paige Bueckers is currently entered in her youths. But the information regarding her affairs is not public yet. That indicates, she might have been busy with her basketball career and takes it seriously. Let's see what will happen in the future. Until then stay with us for new updates.

How much money does Paige Bueckers make?

Paige Bueckers is a basketball player since her tender age. She continues to play basketball to date. As per the online sites, her net worth is said to be $250K at present. However, her salary is somewhere around $51K. Her major source of income comes from her basketball career. Further, her other financial details are not public yet.

How tall is Paige Bueckers?

Paige Bueckers has a well-maintained body with a height of 5 feet 11 inches. She weighs around 64 Kg. Her eyes are hazel and her hair color is Carmel Blonde. Similarly, she has a body measurement of 33-24-33 inches and her bra size is 33B. She used to wear 4 (US) dress sizes and 6.5 (US) shoe sizes.

Facts About Paige Bueckers

  • #1She started to play basketball at the age of five.
  • #2Her father, Bob Bueckers is her first coach
  • #3She started playing basketball inspired by her father.
  • #4She became the first female high school player to be featured on the cover of the basketball magazine Slam in 2020.
  • #5In 2021, She underwent ankle surgery to repair an osteochondral defect on her right foot.
  • #6Jalen Suggs is her best friend since her childhood.
  • #7She was a five-star recruit and ranked the number one player in the 2020 class by ESPN.
  • #8She became the 11th number-one recruit to sign and attend UConn since 1998.
  • #9She won 4 golds from different international games representing United States.
  • #10For her performance in game, She was honored with 20 awards till to date.