Scottish Pollard is a retired American professional basketball player who is most remembered for spending most of his NBA career with the ‘Sacramento Kings’ and ‘Indiana Pacers’. He also appeared on the 32nd season of Survivor, a popular CBS reality show.

Quick Facts

Celebrated name: Scottish Pollard
Real name/full name: Scot L. Pollard
Sex: Male
Age: 47 years old
Date of birth: February 12, 1975
Birthplace: Murray, Utah, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 2.11 meters
Weight: 132kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight ahead
Marital status: Married
Wife/wife (name): Dawn Pollard
Children: Yes (Tallula Pollard, Lolli Pollard, Ozzy Pollard)
Dating / Girlfriend
(Name):
N/A
Profession: Retired professional basketball player
Net worth in 2022: $45 million

Scottish Pollard Biography

Scottish Pollard was born on February 12, 1975 in Murray, Utah. Marilyn and Pearl Pollard have five other children. Pearl competed in basketball for the University of Utah.

Pollard attended Torrey Pines in San Diego for his education and then Kamiakin High School in Kennewick, Washington. He played his entire senior years for the latter. In 1997, Scot received a degree in education from the University of Kansas. He began his basketball career after being selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 1997 NBA Draft. Pollard is married to Dawn Pollard, with whom he welcomed a child in 2016. They are residents of Carmel, Indiana.

When he looked into the camera during a game in 2007 and said, “Hey young people, do drugs,” he was surrounded by controversy. He later expressed regret for his poor choice of words.

Scottish Pollard

Scot Pollard’s age, height, weight

Scottish Pollard was born on 12 February 1975 and is 47 years old as of 2022. His height is 2.11 meters and he weighs 132 kg.

Career

The “Detroit Pistons” were his first team, with whom he played from 1997 to 1998. Then he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Christian Laettner. A month later, however, he was traded to the “Sacramento Kings”. He eventually became a reliable backup for Vlade Divac. In addition, he was selected as a power forward while Chris Webber was injured.

He was dealt to the Indiana Pacers during an injury-plagued 2002–03 season. In 2006, he signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2007 NBA Finals. He signed a one-year contract with the Boston Celtics in 2007. After a season of relative mediocrity, he finally retired from professional basketball.

In 2007-2008, Pollard hosted “Planet Pollard” as part of Celtics Now which aired on Comcast SportsNet. Moreover, he joined NBA TV in 2009. Mark Boyle stated in 2014 that Pollard would join the “Indiana Pacers” Radio Crew.

Awards and achievements

Scottish Pollards varied hairstyles, including mohawk, ponytail and bald head, made him stand out in the basketball arena. When he appeared in court in 2006 with two ponytails, he put on a new haircut.

  • During his time with the Sacramento Kings, he was nicknamed “Samurai Scot.”
  • Even in Hollywood, he played the title role in Axeman at Cutter’s Creek.
  • Pollard finished in eighth place during Survivor’s 32nd season on CBS.

Scot Pollard’s net worth in 2022

Scottish Pollard has a net worth of $45 million as of July 2022. Most of his net worth comes from his eleven-year NBA career. It’s hardly a secret that the sport lavishly pays its athletes in the United States.

Pollard felt compelled to join Survivor for the money it promised him after his retirement. This was important because he intended to maintain his lifestyle after retiring from professional basketball.

Scottish Pollard had an outstanding NBA career throughout his eleven years as a professional. Even after retirement, he maintains a connection with basketball as it is a lifelong commitment even when he cannot be on the court.

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