Jamal Cain

Jamal Cain

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

Jamal Cain is an American basketball player playing wing in the NBA. He was born on March 20, 1999 in Pontiac, Michigan (USA). His height is 1m98. He plays for the Miami Heat.


Amanda Branner and Hasen Cain are the parents of Jamal Cain.

Successive teams

Here’s Jamal Cain’s evolution, from his beginnings to the present day.

High school

Jamal Cain attended the Academy for Business and Technology before transferring to Cornerstone Health and Technology. Considered the second-best player in Michigan, he was a finalist for the title of Mr. Basketball of Michigan.


Cain played for Marquette, then transferred to Oakland University for his final year of eligibility. At Oakland, he impressed with averages of 19.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, becoming Horizon League Co-Player of the Year.

Professional career

Undrafted in 2022, Cain joined the Miami Heat for Summer League, then signed with the team. He made his NBA debut and played in the NBA Finals in 2023 with the Heat. On August 11, 2023, he signed a new contract with Miami.

Game style

Jamal Cain stands out for his athleticism and energy on the court. He is an excellent rebounder, using his release and timing. Cain excels in transition, taking advantage of his speed to finish actions. His off-ball game is effective, constantly moving to make himself available. He is working on improving his outside shooting to become a more consistent threat. On defense, his commitment and versatility enable him to guard several positions. His aggressiveness on defense creates difficulties for opponents. Cain uses his length to disrupt passing lines and block shots. He continues to develop his passing game to better serve his teammates. Jamal Cain strives to improve all aspects of his game to maximize his impact.

Jamal Cain in NBA 2K

Jamal Cain debuted with a score of 70 in NBA 2K23. In NBA 2K24, his rating rose slightly to 71, reflecting his development and adaptation to playing at a professional level. With a “Ball Hawk” build in NBA 2K24, his outside game is highlighted as his best asset. With a close-shooting score of 78, he demonstrates his ability to score close to the basket when unchallenged.

NBA jersey of Jamal Cain (Miami Heat)

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

Jamal Cain’s salary

Having a two-ways contract with the Miami Heat for the second consecutive year, Jamal Cain has a salary of $559,782 for the 2023-2024 season.