Josh Okogie is a Nigerian professional basketball player. On June 21, 2018, Okogie was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the 20th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. He participated in the 2018 NBA Summer League.
Josh Okogie Personal Life
Josh Okogie was born on 1 September 1998 in Lagos, Nigeria to Anthonia Okogie and Pius Okogie. He has four siblings- Evaristus, Nathaniel, Rachael & Emmanuel.
When Josh was 3 years old, he along with his family moved to the United States. He began playing basketball at the age of 11.
Josh Okogie Career
In 2016, he signed with Georgia Tech and as a freshman, Okogie averaged 16.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game and was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team. He was a third-team 2017–18 All-ACC selection as a sophomore. As a sophomore, Okogie led Georgia Tech in scoring with 18.2 points per game. After the season, he declared for the 2018 NBA Draft but did not hire an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning to school.
On June 21, 2018, Okogie was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the 20th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. On July 2, 2018, he signed with the Timberwolves. He participated in the 2018 NBA Summer League. After Jimmy Butler was traded from Minnesota in early November, Okogie entered the starting lineup and averaged nearly 22 minutes per game on the season. After the season, he participated in the 2019 NBA Summer League. On January 29, 2019, he was named to the 2019 Rising Stars Challenge World Team.
On July 2, 2022, Okogie signed with the Phoenix Suns. On December 7, Okogie scored a career-high 28 points in a 125–98 loss to the Boston Celtics.
Okogie plays for the Nigerian national basketball team in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Josh Okogie Relationship
There is no information present publicly about his relationship status so we are assuming that he is single and unmarried.
Josh Okogie Net Worth
He has a net worth of $25 million. He gets an annual salary of $1,968,175 from the Phoenix Suns.
Josh Okogie Education
He completed his schooling at Shiloh High School. From 2016 to 2018, he studied at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Josh Okogie Instagram Account
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Josh Okogie Physical Stats
|Heigh||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||213 lb (97 kg)|
Josh Okogie Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Kevin Wayne Durant|
|Date of Birth||29 September 1988|
|Birthplace||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|Siblings||Evaristus, Nathaniel, Rachael & Emmanuel|
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