Sekou Doumbouya Headshot











6'9" | 230lb | 20 years

Player Bio


Has appeared in 94 NBA games (30 starts) for the Pistons, averaging 5.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17.3 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures 18 times, including two 20-point performances ... Tallied two double-doubles ... NBA G League: Appeared in 16 games (14 starts) for Grand Rapids, averaging 17.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 27.0 minutes ... Scored in double figures 14 times, including six games with 20+ points and one 30-point outing ... Tallied double-digit rebounds once ... Career Transactions: Selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft ... Signed with the Pistons on July 4, 2019 ... Acquired by the Brooklyn Nets along with Jahlil Okafor in exchange for DeAndre Jordan and four second-round picks on September 4, 2021 ... Acquired by the Houston Rockets along with a second round pick in exchange for cash on October 6, 2021 ... Signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 12, 2021


Full name is Sekou Omar Doumbouya ... Born in Guinea but moved to France at the age of one with his mother and three siblings ... Is the first Guinean-born player to play in the NBA ... Grew up playing soccer and started playing basketball at age 12 ... Along with guard Frank Ntilikina, helped France win the gold medal at the 2016 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, finishing as his team’s leading scorer ... Participated at the 2018 Basketball without Borders in Los Angeles, CA ... Played parts of two seasons for INSEP, the national sports youth academy in France that has produced Tony Parker, Evan Fournier, Boris Diaw and Ronny Turiaf