Domantas Sabonis

by Bchrome 05 Aug,2016
Domantas Sabonis
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  • Father Arvydas Sabonis
  • Birth Name Domantas Sabonis
  • Famous Name Domantas Sabonis

One of the most popular faces of the basketball world and a son of a popular player of basketball, Domantas Sabonis was born on May 3, 1996. He is a popular Lithuanian basketball player and was drafted by the Orlando Magic in the 2016 NBA Draft and consequently traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. His playing position is Power forward/Center for his team. Prior being associated with Orlando Magic, he also played in Spain for Unicaja Malaga’s junior and senior teams. He is the son of Arvydas Sabonis who is a retired professional basketball player and had played for the Portland Trail Blazers.

From his early age, he has shown keen interest towards the basketball game, at the age of 16, he started his professional career by playing with Unicaja Malaga team. He played his debut game against Cibona Zagreb. However, for the 2012-13 seasons, he was loaned to the Clinicas Rincon and recalled in 2013. He had never agreed in any professional contract with salary because he desired to remain eligible for the NCAA. In Year 2013, on October 13, he debuted in ACB league; he is the youngest Unicaja player who makes his debutant in ACB. Later, he also showed his proficiency in the Euro league. At the 2012 FIBA U-16 European Championship, he started his International career with Lithuania U-16 team. He played outstandingly throughout his Intl. career. After joining Gonzaga University, he performed exceptionally well in his debut game, he scored 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, one steal and one block in 20 minutes. He was also named West Coast Conference Player of the Week. His NBA career was started in 2016. He was selected 11th overall by the Orlando Magic during the 2016 NBA Draft. However, on the draft night, he was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder along with Ersan Ilyasova and Victor Oladipo in the exchange of Serge Ibaka.

If we talking about his private life, then we can say that he has just started his professional NBA career and career is everything for him. Therefore, he is focusing on his goal rather than involving himself in a wasteful gossip and rumors. Surely, he is not a married man and neither has he had any wife. Privately, he might be in an affair with his girlfriend but there is no any info about it. His family belongs to sports background. He is the son of the great basketball player and his brothers named Tautvydas Sabonis and Zygimantas Sabonis are also the popular basketball players. He also has a sister named Ausrine Sabonis. His mother Ingrida Mikelionyte, is the first Miss Lithuania, she is a popular movie actor and a fashion model. His latest interview is available on YouTube. His interview will definitely encourage new basketball players.

Definitely, this player has deposited fortune amount of salary in his bank. One cannot exactly figure about his salary. His total net worth is unknown to his fans. He is popular among his fans. His admirers followed him on social networking sites. One can read his tweets on Twitter. He has a great personality. He has a height of 6 feet and 10 inches. His body weight is 209lb. Highlights of his basketball game are worth to watch. Detail info about his life and bio are available on Wiki.

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