Who is Johnathan Motley?

Johnathan Motley is an American professional basketball player who plays as a power forward for the Korean professional basketball club, the Incheon Electroland Elephants who compete in the Korean Basketball League. Before his professional career in the Korean league, he used to play college basketball with professional American basketball clubs like the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers. His professional career started with a two-year contract with the Clippers and also with its G League team, the Texas Legends. In his professional career as a basketball player, Johnathan Motley has won numerous awards and accolades like the Karl Melone Award which is awarded for the best power forward on a collegiate level.

Quick Info 
Full NameJohnathan Landus Motley
Date Of Birth4 May 1995
Birth PlaceHouston, Texas, USA
Parent(s)Willie Motley
ProfessionBasket Ball Player
SpouseNot Known
Age26 Years
Height6 ft 8 in
ChildrenNot Known
Net Worth$250,000 dollar

Bio

Johnathan Motley’s full name is Johnathan Landus Motley. He was born on 4 May 1995 in Houston, Texas to a father whose name has not been disclosed yet by the basketball player and to mother whose name is Willie Motley. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding Johnathan Motley’s family background and sibling details at the moment. Besides this, he is currently 25 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.

Johnathan Motley
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Nationality and Physical Stats

Height, Weight, and Age

Johnathan Motley holds an American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding the basketball player’s religious background and religious beliefs at the moment. Besides this, he stands at a towering height of 6 feet and 8 inches (2.03m/203cms) tall and weighs around 104kgs (230lbs). In addition to this, he has an athletic body physique with a pair of brown-colored eyes and black-colored hair.

 

Academic Qualification

Johnathan Motley studied and completed his high schooling at the North Shore Senior High School, a secondary school located in Harris County, Texas. For further studies, he studied and completed his college at the Baylor University located in Waco, Texas. He was interested in basketball from a very young age and he actively participated in basketball programs during his college days. He used to play basketball for the Baylor Bears, the men’s basketball team of Baylor University.

 

Personal Life

Johnathan Motley is currently single and not involved in a relationship with anyone. There is no information available regarding his past relationships and is assumed that he has remained single to date with improving his basketball career as his main goal. Likewise, he has not been married yet nor has he fathered any children.

 

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Johnathan Motley is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@moneymot5) has over 13 thousand followers and his official Twitter account (@Moneymot5) has over 3.5 thousand followers.

 

Career

College Career

Johnathan Motley used to play collegiate basketball with the Baylor Bears of the Baylor University. During his 2016-2017 season, Motley shone to prominence after leading the team to grab their first-ever number one rank. The same year, he was also awarded the Karl Malone Award for his impressive performance.

Johnathan Motley
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Dallas Mavericks / Texas Legends

Johnathan Motley was declared eligible for the NBA Draft of the year 2017 but he did not hire an agent which left him open for the option to make his return to college. Also, after staying undrafted through the season, he signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks and gave his debut performance in the 2017-2018 season. He appeared for a total of 11 regular-season games in which he scored 8.7 points per game and provided 0.6 assists per game. He also used to play for the Mavericks’ G League affiliate, the Texas Legends.

Los Angeles / Agua Caliente Clippers

Johnathan Motley signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on 23 July 2018 and gave his debut performance in the 2018-2019 season. In this season, he appeared for a total of 22 regular-season games in which he scored 4.6 points per game and provided 0.5 assists per game.

Incheon ET Land Elephants

Johnathan Motley recently signed a contract with the Incheon ET Land Elephants who compete in the Korean Basketball League.

With this, he has appeared for a total of 33 regular season matches in which he has scored 6 points per game and provided 0.5 assists per game in his professional career.

Johnathan Motley
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Awards and Achievements

Johnathan Motley’s name was inducted in the All-Big 12’s third team in the year 2016 and the All-Big 12’s first team in the year 2017. Moreover, he was also awarded the Karl Malone award and was inducted into the second team of All-American in the same year. Furthermore, from the year 2018 to the year 2020, his name was included in the All-NBA G League’s second team.

 

Net Worth

Johnathan Motley earns mostly from his professional basketball career and as of the year 2020, he has an estimated net worth of around $250,000.

 

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