Arizona State Sun Devils head basketball coach Robert Matthew Hurley (born June 28, 1971) is an American college basketball coach and former professional player. He has served as a head coach before, at Buffalo.
He was a first-team All-American in college and helped lead the Duke Blue Devils to back-to-back titles. In college basketball, he set the record for most assists ever. From 1993 to 1998, he was an NBA player with the Sacramento Kings and Vancouver Grizzlies.
Bobby Hurley Net Worth
Bobby Hurley, a former NBA player and current collegiate coach in the United States, has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Bobby Hurley’s June 1971 birth occurred in Jersey City. Bob Hurley Sr. coached his son Bobby while he was a student at St. Anthony High School.
Bobby’s team dominated in Parochial B, winning four straight state championships. In high school, he only lost five games while leading his team to a Tournament of Champions title and a No. 1 national ranking.
While playing point guard for Duke University (where he was selected McDonald’s All-American MVP in 1989), he earned first-team All-America honors and led the Blue Devils to consecutive national titles in 1991 and 1992. Bobby was a unanimous first-team All-American in 1993 and the Most Outstanding Player of the 1992 NCAA Final Four.
In the 1993 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings selected Hurley as the seventh overall pick. He also made a deal with up-and-coming shoemaker ITZ. He suffered a catastrophic car accident during his first year but still played in the NBA for five more years after that.
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He then scouted for the Philadelphia 76ers and worked with thoroughbred racehorses after retiring. PNC Bank sued him in 2009 when he failed to repay a $1 million loan for the purchase of a horse. Hurley started his coaching career in 2010 as an assistant at Wagner and then in 2012 as an assistant to the head coach at Rhode Island.
The Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team hired him as head coach in March of 2013. Bobby made an appearance in the film Blue Chips. Hurley led Buffalo to their first ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament before taking over as head coach at Arizona State in 2015.
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