Jakob Poeltl, born on October 15, 1995), his hometown of Vienna, Austria, is an Austrian professional basketball player who serves as a center and plays for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs.
Location: C (No. 25)
Height: 2.16 meters / 7 feet 1
Weight: 111 kg/245 lbs
Team: San Antonio Spurs
School: University of Utah
Draft: the 9th pick in the first round of 2016
Jacob Poeltl entered the University of Utah in 2014, won the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award (the best center in the United States) in the 2015-16 season, was elected the best player in the Pacific 12 school league, Named to the Sporting News All-American First Team.
On April 13, 2016, he participated in the NBA draft and was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 9th pick in the first round. The Tigers made their debut in the season opener. Later, the first-round pick in 2019 was traded to the San Antonio Spurs. With his agility, strength, and extremely high shooting efficiency, the San Antonio Spurs announced the re-signing.