Sharife Cooper

Sharife Cooper

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Sharife Cooper is a professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks. Sharife Cooper also plays with the college Park Skyhawks. He played for the Auburn Tigers.

Early life

On June 11, 2001, in Newark, New Jersey, Sharife Omar Cooper was born. As of now, he is just 20 years old and his zodiac sign is Gemini. When he was only 6, his family moved to Atlanta. He was born to his father Omar Cooper and his mother Kindall Cooper. Therefore, he attended McEachern Hign School, in Georgia. Also, he has 2 sisters named Teá and Mia and also a twin brother named Omar.

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Caption: Sharife Cooper with his twin brother. Source(Instagram)

Career

Sharife Cooper’s averaged 16 points and 4.4 assists per game, in his freshman season 2016-17. Thus, he led McEachern High School in Powder Springs. Similarly, he led the Indians to state quarterfinals, in the following years. In December 2017, he received considerable media attention for his 42-point performance. The match was against Jahvon Quinerly. Thus, the nationally-ranked Hudson Catholic Regional High School in the quarterfinals of the City of Palms Classic.

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Caption: Sharife Cooper during his match. Source(Instagram)

In addition, he scored the game-winning buzzer-beater in an 83–81 overtime victory. Therefore, he led McEachern to a perfect 32–0 record, as a junior in 2018-19. Later on, he was seen in the title-game win over Meadowcreek. Thus in the game, he scored 20 points. Additionally, and dished four assists as McEachern finished ranked No. 1 in three national polls. At several tournaments, he picked up the most valuable player (MVP) honors. Similarly, it also included the City of Palms Classic and Tournament of Champions.

Besides that, he was named USA Today All-USA Player of the Year, after the season. And, also was named MaxPreps National Player of the Year, Mr. Georgia Basketball. he also got the title of Georgia’s Gatorade Player of the Year. Similarly, he earned USA Today All-USA first team and Naismith All-American second-team honors. In the 2020 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game, he also was selected. Moving on, his #2 high school jersey number was retired at McEachern, on May 6, 2021.

More about career

During the time, he was honored as the most decorated male basketball player in school history. Sooner, he committed to play college basketball for Auburn, on September 27, 2019. In addition, he became the highest-ranked recruit. And, is also the second five-star recruit in program history. In his freshman season, he missed the first 12 games of his freshman season. It was due to a National Collegiate Athletic Association investigation.

Therefore, he was explored professional options during the time. Finally, he made his Auburn debut, on January 9, 2021. Later, he posted a season-high 28 points, 5 rebounds, 12 assists. Thus, it was in a 95–77 win over Georgia.  During the match, he has earned Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team honors. Eventually, he declared for the 2021 NBA draft, on April 2, 2021. In the 2nd round of the 2021 NBA draft with the 48th pick by the Atlanta Hawks, he was selected.

He signed a two-way contract with the Hawks, on August 5, 2021. Thus, also splitting time with their G League affiliate, the College Park Skyhawks. In the 2021 NBA summer league, he played for the Hawks. Therefore, he recorded 11 points on 5–11 shooting, 6 assists. Additionally, he a team-high 6 turnovers in 28 minutes at his debut in an 85–83 loss against the Boston Celtics. And, Sharife’s net worth is yet to be disclosed.

Personal life

Sharife Cooper has preferred to keep his personal life away from the media attention. So, there are no details related to his relationship status. Also, according to the sources, he is still living a single life.

Body measurement and Social media

Sharife Cooper is good-looking and stands very tall. Therefore, he has great physics and stands 6 feet 1 inch tall, and weighs 82kg. Cooper has black pairs of eyes and black hair color.

He is active in his Instagram account named @Sharife.Cooper, with 893k followers. Also, he has a Twitter account joined in June 2015 with an account named @SharifeCooper. As of now, in his verified Twitter account, he has 74.9k followers.