Juan Hernangómez contract, stats, age, height, brother, family, movie

Juan Hernangómez contract, stats, age, height, brother, family, movie

Sospeter Itolondo
May 27, 2023 at 3:47 PM

The contracts Juan Hernangómez has signed extend beyond the NBA. In June 2019, news of a movie with the famous Hollywood legend Adam Sandler came to light. The star is known for his work ethic, making a name for himself. He is also an elite shooter making him feared when on offence.

Juan Hernangómez’s contract
Juan Hernangomez pictured during games for the Toronto Raptors in 2023. Photo: Rocky Widner(L), Gary Dineen(C) and Brian Sevald(R)(Modified by author)
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The hooper has recently gotten into issues regarding his contract with the Raptors. It is also alleged that the star refused a contract proposal from Madrid, Spain, in February of 2023 after the problem he had gotten into with the Raptors. What is Juan Hernangómez's current team?

Profile and bio summary

Full name

Juancho Hernangómez

Birth date

28th September 1995


27 years old (As of May 2023)




Madrid, Spain



Current residence




Height in feet


Height in centimetres


Weight in kilograms


Weight in pounds

214 lbs

Hair colour



Guillermo Hernangómez (Father) and Margarita Geuer (Mother)


Andrea Hernangómez (Sister) and Willy Hernangómez (Brother)

Marital status

Not married



How old is Juan Hernangómez?

Juancho Hernangómez was born on 28th September 1995 in Madrid, Spain; therefore, his age is 27 as of May 2023.

How tall is Juan Hernangómez?

As of May 2023, Juan Hernangómez's height is 6'9" or 206cm. The star weighs 214 pounds or 97kg.

Juan Hernangómez's contract

The forward is a free agent after his contract got waived by the Toronto Raptors. This was after the star found himself on the wrong side of the coach, Nick Nurse's rotation and not getting any game time. Juancho was supposed to earn more than $2.29 million yearly at the Raptors.

How tall is Juan Hernangómez?
Juan Hernangomez reacts while playing for the Utah Jazz in the First Round Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 21, 2022, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Alex Goodlett
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He currently represents only the Spanish National Basketball team after refuting a contract from Madrid. Therefore, Juan Hernangómez has not joined a team in the NBA.

Juan Hernangómez stats

In 2022/2023, the star played 42 games averaging 2.9 points per game, 2.9 rebounds and 0.6 assists while making a 42.1% field goal percentage. In 339 games, he averaged 5 points per game, 3.3 rebounds and 0.6 assists. 42.8% of his goals are field goals. He was the 15th pick in the first round for the Denver Nuggets in the 2016 NBA draft.

How old is Juan Hernangómez?
Juan Hernangomez of the San Antonio Spurs takes a moment during the Miami Heat player introduction at AT&T Center on February 3, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Ronald Cortes
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Juan Hernangómez's career-high points happened on 26th December 2018 against the San Antonio Spurs and 13th February 2017 against the Golden State Warriors, where he garnered 27 points. The basketballer is known for his preferred number 41 jersey. Here are some of the teams the power forward played for:



Denver Nuggets


Minnesota Timberwolves


Boston Celtics


San Antonio Spurs


Utah Jazz


Toronto Raptors


Willy Hernangómez vs Juan Hernangómez

Willy Hernangómez is Juan Hernangómez's older brother. They play in the NBA, representing Spain at the International level. Willy has only played for three teams in the NBA: the New York Knicks from 2016-2017, Charlotte Hornets from 2017-2020 and the New Orleans Pelicans from 2020. His brother has played for six teams.

Willy Hernangómez vs Juan Hernangómez
Juan Hernangomez(L) and his brother Willy Hernangomez(R) pose for a photo before a game on February 23, 2023, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo: Vaughn Ridley
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Willy has averaged 7.3 points per game, 1.1 assists, 5.8 rebounds and a 53.3% field goals average in the 344 games he has played. The New Orleans star has better stats than his brother. He also stands at 6'11" which is taller than his brother's 6'9".

Juan Hernangómez family

Juan is part of a family of basketballers. The star's parents are Guillermo Hernangómez Heredero and his mother, Margarita Geuer. Both played for the Spanish National team and their respective clubs in Spain.

Juan also has an older brother Willy Hernangómez who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans, and a little sister Andrea Hernangómez who plays for Estudiantes.

Is Juancho Hernangómez in 2K23?

The star is in NBA 2K23 with an overall rating of 70. His most vital attributes are stamina, hustle and overall durability. The forward also has a high shot IQ.

Does Juancho Hernangómez have a girlfriend?

As of May 2023, it does not appear he has a girlfriend.

Is Hustle the movie based on a true story?

The movie is not based on a true story. It is an adaptation of a screenplay by Taylor Materne and Will Fetters. Juan Hernangómez starred in "Hustle" with legendary actor Adam Sandler.

The film was released in 2022 and is a story about an amateur basketball player who is scouted by Adam and given a once-in-a-lifetime chance at the NBA. The show also highlights the struggles athletes go through outside of the court.

Juan said he was not open to the role, but his sister played a part in his decision to play it. In an interview, he said,

"Producers asked my agent, and I denied it for like 5 or 6 months because it wasn't my dream, and I am so focused on my NBA career that I just wanted to give 100% to that. I told my agent, 'I don't want to waste time on something I don't love.' I was at home with my brother [fellow NBA player Willy Hernangómez] and sister all summer, and we were so bored. We didn't have anything else to do, so my sister pushed us to do something different and do the casting."

Legendary NBA player LeBron James is also listed as one of the show's producers.

Did the Utah Jazz waive Juan Hernangómez?

The team waived Juan on 30th June 2022. This is due to the rotations in the team, and with big changes coming in, his role was not confirmed.

Juan Hernangómez’s height
Juancho Hernangomez of the Utah Jazz rebounds the ball during the game against the Dallas Mavericks during Round 1 Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2022, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Photo: Glenn James
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Juan Hernangómez’s Instagram

The star's official Instagram has over 713,000 followers as of May 2023.

Juan Hernangómez has not been lucky in the NBA, with his contract being waived by two consecutive NBA teams. The star comes from a basketball family, with his parents and siblings playing for different teams. However, his acting career took off with a hit movie featuring Adam Sandler.

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