Elie Okobo

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Birthday
23, 1997
Birthplace
Bordeaux, France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1997 (age 22)
Birthplace
Bordeaux, France

About

Combo guard selected as the first pick of round two in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. He was a key player for France's under-20 team at the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, helping them win bronze in 2017.

Before Fame

He began his club career at the age of 16 with JSA Bordeaux. He competed for the youth team Élan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez from 2015 to 2018.

Trivia

He dropped 44 points as a member of Pau-Lacq-Orthez during Game 1 of the playoff series against first-seeded Monaco in May of 2018. The game helped his draft stock rise.

Family Life

His father was Congolese and his mother was French. He has a sister and two brothers.

Associated With

He and DeAndre Ayton were both part of the 2018 rookie class for the Phoenix Suns.