Jakob Poeltl

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Birthday
15, 1995
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1995 (age 22)
Birthplace
Austria

About

7-foot Austrian center who spent two years at the University of Utah, helping the team reach the sweet 16 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. He was selected 9th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors.

Before Fame

He had a standout 2013-14 season with theArkadia Traiskirchen Lions in the Austrian Bundesliga, averaging 12.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.

Trivia

In his first game at Utah, he scored 18 points and grabbed 10 boards.

Family Life

His parents both played volleyball for the Austrian national team. He has a sister named Miriam.

Associated With

He was teammates with star point guard Delon Wright at Utah.