Basketball Player

Josh Giddey

Josh Giddey- Biography

Josh Giddey is an Australian basketball player for the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder (National Basketball Association). He made his Thunder debut after being selected as the team’s sixth overall choice in the NBA Draft 2021.

What is the Net Worth of Josh Giddey? Salary, Earnings

Josh Giddey has only recently begun his professional career. He has only recently entered the NBA, making his debut in March 2020. He is the country’s youngest player and is on his way to becoming a national hero. Soon, he will be able to claim high-ranking positions and titles. His net worth is currently estimated to be at $1 million. We shall, however, continue to amuse our followers.

Josh Giddey- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Josh Giddey was born in Australia on October 10, 2002. He attended St Kevin’s College in Melbourne before joining the NBA Global Academy and becoming one of the game’s rising stars at such a young age. He surged for an average of 20 points, 8.3 rebounds, and six assists per game at the Australian Under-18 Championships in April 2019. With this performance, he rose to the top of the VIC Metro. In January 2020, he led the NBA Global Academy to victory in the Torneo Junior Ciutat de L’Hospitalet in Barcelona, earning him the title of “most valuable player (MVP).” During the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago the following month, he participated in Basketball Without Borders and was named camp all-star.

Warrick, Giddey’s father, was a basketball professional player who played for many years and was a member of the Melbourne Tigers in Australia. His mother, Kim, was a former Women’s National Basketball League player who played for the Tigers. Hannah Giddey, Giddey’s sister, used to play forward for the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles. His father, Warrick Giddey, was also the head coach of Josh’s basketball team at St. Kevin’s College in Melbourne. His father resigned down as a coach and began supporting his son’s NBA career.

Quick Facts

Real Name Joshua Giddey
Birth Date 10 October 2002
Age (as of 2021) 19 Years
Birth Place Melbourne, Australia
Nationality Australian
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Josh Giddey- Relationship, Girlfriend

It is unknown whether Josh Giddey has made a commitment or not. He hasn’t said much about his personal life or previous love affairs. This section, however, will be updated shortly.

Josh Giddey- Professional Career

Giddey signed a contract with the Adelaide 36ers of the NBA on March 12, 2020, becoming the first Australian to be a part of the Next Stars Program to develop an NBA draft pick. He turned down numerous offers from NCAA Division I programs, including Arizona, in order to stay with the Adelaide 36ers. On April 26, 2021, he scored 12 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 93-77 loss against the New Zealand Breakers. He set the record for the youngest Australian in NBA history with a triple-double.

Giddey was deemed eligible to participate in the 2021 NBA draft on April 27, 2021, as a member of the NBA draft lottery. Later, on July 29th, he was drafted as the sixth overall pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder, and on August 8th, he signed a contract with Thunder, but that same day, he suffered an ankle injury while playing in his NBA Summer League debut, and he was ruled out for the rest of the competition as a precautionary measure. On October 20, 2021, he made his NBA debut with the Thunder, scoring four points, grabbing ten rebounds, and dishing out three assists in a 107-86 loss to the Utah Jazz.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 8” – in Centimeters – 203 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 93 kg  –  in Pounds –  205 lbs
Shoe Size 15 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Athletic

Social Media Details

Josh Giddey is not currently available on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.

Trivia

  • Giddey represented his country at the FIBA under-17 Oceania Championship in 2019, averaging 16.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 5 assists per game.
  • He was named to the All-Star Five after leading his team to a gold medal.
  • He sprinted for 25 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals in the final game against New Zealand, leading to an 85-56 victory.
  • Giddey made his debut with the Australia National Basketball Team on February 23, 2020, while competing in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualification.
  • He surged for a total of 11 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds in 11 minutes, assisting his Australian side to a 115-52 victory over Hong Kong.
  • On that day, he became the youngest member of his senior team since Ben Simmons, who received the same award in 2013.

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