Some heroes don’t have capes, but they do have basketball shoes. Andre Drummond, an NBA player, recently posted a clip of him rescuing his 2-year-old son Deon after he slipped into a pool. He is a rapper who’s already published several tracks in addition to basketball. Drummond is now single, however, he has had several relationships in the past.
Let’s learn more about Andre, his biography, his path from number two-rated high school athlete to top NBA player & his dating life & kids.
Andre’s Childhood and Family
Andre was born on 10th August 1993 at Mount Vernon, Nyc, to Jamaican parents. His mother’s name is Christine Cameron, while his student number is unknown. He does have a younger sister named Ariana. His family moved to Middletown when he was 7 years old. Math and computer science were his favorite subjects as a kid. Andre was also a multisport athlete who excelled in sports such as soccer, football, lacrosse, & softball.
Andres Education & Sports
Drummond developed his passion for basketball upon attending the Capital Preparatory Magnet School. During his freshman year, For his junior year, Drummond transferred to St. Thomas Moore High School. He was a key member of the squad that won the National Prep Championship in his senior year.
ESPN placed Drummond as the number two player throughout the country as a result of his performance. However, following graduation. Despite his plans to stay in high school for a year, he enrolled at UConn at the last minute.
Career in College
In college, he only played for one year. During a lone season at UConn, he played 30 of the team’s 34 games. He finished the season with an average of 10 scores, 7.6 rebounding, and 2.7 blocks per game. He also had the team’s most rebounds & blocks. He also had a total of 11 games, including two double-doubles.
The Detroit Pistons picked Andre Drummond with the 9th overall choice mostly in the 2012 NBA Draft. He was also named to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team. He claimed his NBA Rising Star Challenge MVP title the following year, on February 14, 2014. He recorded 30 points and collected 25 rebounds throughout the game.
Drummond started his 2015-16 year with 11 double-doubles in a row. On December 18, 2015, Drummond set a career-high with 33 points together in a 147-144 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Drummond was dealt with the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 6th. Drummond is currently averaging 17.5 points per game, 13.5 rebounds per game, and 2.6 assists per game in 25 games that season.
Drummond was chosen to represent the United States in at 2014 FIBA World Cup. Had had six points & 2 rebounds there in a gold medal triumph over Serbia. He has already represented the United States in two different age groups.
Drummond has a special place in his life for music in addition to basketball. It’s hardly surprising, given that he’s often seen in court dancing and freestyling. Many athletes have attempted to become music artists but have failed. But, rather than playing other music, he decided to release his original rap album from the beginning as a DJ.
Girlfriends & Children
In August 2013, Drummond started dating actress Jennette McCurdy.Their romance, however, only lasted a month. He started seeing Candice Brooks later in 2015. He was found to be dating Jenna Shea following a split. Drummond, though, told TMZ that they will be not dating when he had been discovered spending time along with her. Rumors began to circulate in 2018 that Drummond was the dad’s child with two separate Instagram beauties.
Deon King, a baby boy with Abigail Russo, & Aubrey EllaRose, a girl by Elizabeth Costadoni, are the first to be born. In the start, he denied being the father of the children. Later on, he was discovered spending quality time alongside Deon and Aubery. He’s even posted vlogs of himself visiting children’s birthday parties on YouTube.
With Disney’s “iCarly,” the breakup was not easy.
Jennette McCurdy, who portrayed Sam Puckett on iCarly, appeared in the Nickelodeon show spinoff Sam & Cat but has handled voiceovers for animated films such as ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift,’ is the same girl.
In March of 2014, this interracial couple made the entire internet buzz with her dating news. During their first date, they were seen holding each other’s hands. They appeared to be content with each other at some point.
But it’s still unclear what went wrong, and their romance took an unexpected turn. McCurdy spoke on Pete Holmes’ podcast that he Made It Weird & spoke up about her sour romance, mostly with the basketball player. McCurdy also admits to having never heard of the NBA player before, but it was because he used to refer to her as a woman crush that she struck up a conversation with him.
She also mentioned that meeting up was a spur-of-the-moment, impulsive decision because their initial discussion was so awkward. She also didn’t think twice about making her first kiss a horrible one.
Andre bought her a piece of jewelry and kneeled to propose to her as his sweetheart. She only needed to say OK, even though she knew it was a bad idea. She called him after a few days and explained everything.
Nude Photos & Accusations
It was not an easy split, as previously said. The matter with the separation was carried to a new degree of ugliness. Because of her naked images that were posted online, McCurdy (at 21 years old) has been all over the news. She was in her panties, taking a selfie, and it was most likely a private photo that was only given to her loved ones. In her response, McCurdy claimed that Andre was a key figure in the leak.
On Twitter, Google, and even Bing, the images were all over the place. Some speculated that the photos were released for Andre to exact vengeance. Some even said Jennette decided to make a big deal out of the news to paint him as a horrible character.
Andre also posted this incident on his Vine account, saying that you have to live and learn from your errors, move on and keep striving.
He filmed himself calmly making these remarks in reaction to McCurdy’s claims.
Andre & Charity
Drummond has been a worldwide representative for Special Olympics since his rookie year. In a range of regional and global games, he is presently working on several more special Olympics athletes. He also supported for FlintNow fund, which strives to give pure water & disaster aid to the city of Flint, Michigan. Drummond had always meant to make a change in society since joining the NBA.
Drummond’s $127 million deal was the biggest in team history. Because of the trade kicker, he earned an additional $857,000 after being traded to the Cavaliers.