Jaden Ivey

Jaden Ivey

Jaden Ivey is an American NBA player. Discover everything about him, including his size, family, jersey, shoes, and salary.
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Biography of Jaden Ivey

Jaden Ivey is an American basketball player playing in the NBA at fullback. He was born on February 13, 2002 in South Bend, Indiana (USA). His height is 1m93. He plays for the Detroit Pistons.


Jaden Ivey is the son of Niele Ivey, head coach of the women’s basketball team at Notre Dame. His mother played in the WNBA for five seasons. Jaden’s father, Javin Hunter, played in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. His grandfather, James Hunter, also played American soccer, for the Detroit Lions.

Successive clubs

Ivey explored several sports before concentrating on basketball in high school. After three years at Marian High School, he joined La Lumiere School, a renowned program. Recruited as a consensus four-star, he chose Purdue, preferring this option to Butler and Notre Dame.


His first season at Purdue is marred by a foot injury, but he comes back strong, notably with a decisive three-point shot against Ohio State. As a sophomore, his performances improve, leading him to such honors as First Team All-Big Ten and All-American Second Team, before declaring for the 2022 NBA draft.


Selected fifth overall by the Detroit Pistons, Ivey shines in his Summer League debut. He continues his momentum into the regular season, quickly setting personal bests, including 37 points against the Kings in 2024.

Team USA

Ivey represented the USA at the FIBA U19 World Championship in 2021. His contribution contributed to his team’s gold medal success. Ivey was named to the tournament’s All-Tournament Team.

Game style

Jaden Ivey stands out for his explosiveness and speed. He excels in the transition game, where he is particularly dangerous. His ability to attack the basket is remarkable, using his athleticism. Ivey is capable of finishing strong in the circle, even in the face of challenge. His outside shooting is improving, adding a dimension to his game. He has a good handle, enabling him to create his own shot. On defense, his energy and mobility enable him to stand up to a variety of opponents. Ivey shows aptitude as a passer, finding his teammates in position to score. He is working on becoming more consistent in his defensive effort. His potential is high, and he continues to polish all aspects of his game.

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Jaden Ivey in NBA 2K

Jaden Ivey began with a score of 76 in NBA 2K23. His score rose significantly to 81 in NBA 2K24. This rise is testament to his development and positive impact on the game since his first appearance.

NBA jersey of Jaden Ivey (Detroit Pistons)

Jaden Ivey’s official NBA jersey is in stock on the NBA Store. It is available in three different colors.

Jaden Ivey’s salary

In 2024, Jaden Ivey earns $7,614,480 with the Detroit Pistons. This remuneration classifies him as a key player on the team. His current contract provides for continued progression. A salary of $7,977,240 in 2024-2025. Then a significant increase to $10,107,163 in 2025-2026. And, finally, a salary of $13,402,098 in 2026-2027.