Ralph Sampson Net Worth
Ralph Sampson net worth: Ralph Sampson is an American former professional basketball player who has a net worth of $6 million. Ralph Sampson was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia in July 1960. Sampson was a 7'4″ center and power forward who led his team at Harrisonburg High to two straight AA basketball championships. He played his college basketball at the University of Virginia where he was named the ACC Player of the Year from 1981 to 1983. Sampson was also College national player of the year and a consensus first-team All-American from 1981 to 1983 and was named First-team All-ACC all three years. His #50 was retired by the University of Virginia. Sampson was the #1 pick of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. He played for the Rockets from 1983 to 1987 and then for the Golden State Warriors from 1987 to 1989. Sampson played for the Sacramento Kings from 1989 to 1990 and for the Washington Bullets in 1991. He finished his career playing for the Unicaja Ronda in Spain in 1992 and the Rockford Lightning of the CBA from 1994 to 1995. From 1999 to 2000 Sampson coached the Richmond Rhythm of the IBL. During his NBA career he was named NBA Rookie of the Year and NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1984. In 1985 he was named to the All-NBA Second Team and was the NBA All-Star Game MVP. Sampson was an NBA All-Star from 1984 to 1987. He also won a Gold Medal for the United States at the 1979 Pan American Games in San Juan. Sampson was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.