Onyeka Okongwu, born on December 11, 2000), is located in Chino Hills, California, USA. As a power forward, Okongwu is a player with excellent physical fitness, excellent inside skills and rebounding ability, but his scoring method is relatively simple.
Okongwu is a talented player who has been widely known since his high school days in Chino Hills. He won the state championship with the Ball brothers in the high school league, and he was awarded Mr. Basketball in California twice. For a young player who is underage, this is already an honor that ordinary people cannot touch. Okongwu, who entered USC in 2019, has career averages of 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game and is widely projected to be a top pick.
In the 2020 NBA draft, Okongwu was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the sixth overall pick in the first round. In the 2020-21 season, Okongwu played 50 times on behalf of the Hawks, averaging 12 minutes per game, scoring 4.6 points and 3.3 rebounds.