Keifer-Sykes
Keifer Sykes | Biography

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  • Full Name Keifer Sykes
  • Occupation Athlete
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Illinois, Chicago, USA
  • Birth Date Dec 30, 1993
  • Age 28 Years, 8 Months
American NBA Player, Representative of Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Indiana

Keifer Sykes | Biography

NBA G League Player

After a successful college career, Sykes played the 2015 NBA Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He later joined the San Antonio Spurs on 28 September 2015. However, they waived him on 21 October of the same year, after three preseason games. Soon after, the Austin Spurs acquired him for the NBA G League, and Sykes stayed there until 2016.


Keifer Sykes is an American athlete and professional basketball player. As of 2021, he is representing Fort Wayne Mad Ants, a professional basketball team of Indiana.

Who is Keifer Sykes? 

In Chicago, Illinois, USA, the NBA G League player Sykes was born on 30 December 1993. He took birth to his late father, James Sykes, and his mother, Lisa Sykes, as the youngest of their nine children.

Sykes studied at Marshall High School, where he started playing basketball. He later joined the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay on a basketball scholarship. Moreover, Sykes graduated from there with a degree in Communications.

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After a successful college career, Sykes played the 2015 NBA Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He later joined the San Antonio Spurs on 28 September 2015. However, they waived him on 21 October of the same year, after three preseason games. Soon after, the Austin Spurs acquired him for the NBA G League, and Sykes stayed there until 2016.

Throughout his career, Sykes represented several basketball clubs worldwide like Anyang KGC (Korean Basketball league), Ankara DSI (Turkish Club), Felice Scandone (Italian Club), etc.

Wife & Family

The former Indiana Pacers point guard prefers a low-key personal life. He has not revealed his current relationship or marital status. However, he regularly mentions his children during interviews and posts pictures of them on his social media handles.

Although Sykes has not brought details of his wife in light, he is a father to his son Hugo and daughter Zarah. His daughter Zarah has just turned six years old on 22 September 2021. Moreover, last year on her 5th birthday, Sykes took it to his Instagram @ksykeyb28. He posted a picture carrying her and wrote a beautiful heartfelt message.

Salary and Net Worth

In the six years of his professional career, Sykes has played for various leagues worldwide, including the NBA and NBA G League. On 5 August 2021, he also struck a deal with the NBA team, Indiana Pacers. However, no valid sources have yet revealed his annual pay in numbers. 

Yet, Forbes in 2019 evaluated that he must be receiving a minimum NBA salary which was $900,000. 

Height and Weight

As a pro-basketball player, Sykes weighs around 175 pounds and stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. With these body stats, he has recorded his highest vertical jump of 44.5 inches.

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