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What Is NBA Coach and Former Player Jud Buechler's Net Worth?

He played 720 games across 12 seasons, with seven different franchises.
Cover Image Source: Jud Buechler | Getty Images | Photo by Ethan Miller
Cover Image Source: Jud Buechler | Getty Images | Photo by Ethan Miller
Name Jud Buechler
Net Worth $10 Million
Sources of Income Basketball
Gender Male
Date of Birth June 19, 1968
Age 55 Years
Nationality United States of America
Profession NBA Coach, Former NBA Player

American professional basketball coach and former NBA player Jud Buechler is best known for winning three consecutive NBA championship seasons between 1996 and 1998. He is currently the assistant coach for the New York Knicks of the NBA. As of 2024, Jud's net worth is around $10 million.

Jud Buechler | Getty Images | Ethan Miller
Jud Buechler | Getty Images | Photo by Ethan Miller

Jud was selected by the Seattle Supersonics as the 38th overall in the 1990 NBA draft. After this, his draft rights were traded to the New Jersey Nets. He later signed with the San Antonio Spurs before joining the Golden State Warriors, with whom he averaged 6.2 points, 1.3 assists, and 2.8 rebounds. During the first season with the Warriors, he earned a salary of $375,000.

His basketball career reached its pinnacle during his four-year tenure with the Chicago Bulls from 1994 to 1998. Despite having played for seven different franchises across 12 seasons, it was his time with the Bulls that left an enduring mark on his legacy. While he made $150,000 in salary during the first season, his earnings reached $500,000 by the last season with the Bulls.

Following Michael Jordan's exit in 1999, Jud signed with the Detroit Pistons. During his three-season stint with the Pistons, he made $5,210,000 in salary alone. However, he was later traded to the Phoenix Suns. He retired in 2002 after playing briefly for the Orlando Magic. During his tenure at the Magic, he earned close to $7,050,000. In 2016, he joined as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, and in 2018, he joined the New York Knicks as their assistant coach.


Jud was born on June 19, 1968, in San Diego, California. He grew up in Poway, California, and attended Poway High School, where he first started playing Basketball. He also played the sport in college and was nicknamed "The Judge." He is married to Lindsey Buechler, whom he met while playing volleyball at the University of Arizona. 

3× NBA champion (1996, 1997, 1998)

First-team All-Pac-10 (1990)

Jud Buechler |  Getty Images | Ethan Miller
Jud Buechler | Getty Images | Photo by Ethan Miller

How old is Jud Buechler?

Jud Buechler is 55 years old. 

What does Jud Buechler do now?

He was the assistant coach for the New York Knicks.

What is Jud Buechler's Height?

Jud Buechler is 1.98 meters tall.