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San Antonio Spurs | #25 | Center

Jakob

Poeltl

PPG

13.5

RPG

9.3

APG

2.8

PIE

11.9

7'1" | 245lb | 26 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

In his fourthNBA season, his secondwith the Spurs ... spent two seasons with the Toronto Raptors before being acquired by San Antonio in a trade on 7/18/18 ... was originally drafted by the Raptors with the ninth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft ... is the first Austrian player in NBA history ... has appeared in 213career NBA games, averaging 5.4 pointand 4.5rebounds in 16.1minutes ... 3 (507-789) from the field, which stands as the second-highest field-goal percentage in NBA history by a player in his first three seasons (min. 500 attempts) ...owns the Spurs franchise record for single-season field-goal percentage after shooting .645 (187-290) during the 2018-19 season ...appeared in two G League games with Raptors 905, averaging 16.0 points, 13.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 33.5 minutes ... participated with the Raptors in NBA Summer League 2016 and 2017 in Las Vegas.

BEFORE NBA

Jakob Poeltl played professionally in Austriain 2013-14with Arkadia Traiskirchen, averaging12.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 26.3 minutes in 23 games ... played two seasons at the University of Utah from 2014-16 ... won the 2016 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award as the top center in college basketball in his sophomore season ... was the Pac-12 Player of the Year, First Team All-Pac-12 and ConsensusSecond Team All-American in 2016 ... represented Austria at 2012 and 2013 U18 European Championship (Division B) ... in 2013, averaged 15.4 points, 12.3 rebounds and27.4 minutes in seven games ... scored in double figures six times with five double-doubles ... in 2012, posted averages of 15.3 points, 12.8 rebounds and 29.4 minutes in eight games ... shot .677 (44-65) from the floor and scored in double digits in all eight contests ... both parents were members of the Austrian national volleyball teams.