Domantas Sabonis - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 6, 2020
|Best Known For:||NBA|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||May 3, 1996 (age 26)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Portland, Oregon, USA|
|Father's Name:||Arvydas Sabonis|
|Mother's Name:||Ingrida Mikelionyte|
Tautvydas Sabonis (brother)
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Shashana Rosen (engaged)|
|Height:||2.11 meter (6 feet 11 inch)|
|Weight:||109 kg (240.30 lb)|
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Who is Domantas Sabonis?
Domantas Sabonis is a basketball player by profession and American, Lithuanian by nationality. He currently plays as Center / Power forward for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), having played in Spain for Unicaja Malaga's junior and senior team, college basketball for Gonzaga and for Oklahoma City Thunder.
Domantas Sabonis – Bio, Age, Parnets, Siblings
Domantas Sabonis’ birth took place on May 3, 1996, in Portland, Oregon, USA. He was born to mother Ingrida Mikelionyte and father Arvydas Sabonis, a retired & decorated Lithuanian basketball player.
He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings – brothers Tautvydas Sabonis, Zygimantas Sabonis and sister Ausrine Sabonis.
Domantas Sabonis with his siblings - posted September 2017 (Instagram)
After graduating from high school Domantas Sabonis went on to study at Gonzaga University where he played college basketball for two seasons form 2014- 2016.
His ethnicity is Lithuanian.
Domantas Sabonis – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Domantas Sabonis is in relationship with girlfriend Shashana Rosen. She is a former Laker Girls dancer for the Los Angeles Lakers and the founder of The Movement - LA and co-founder of The Company and Superstars Dance Studio.
In September 2020 he announced his engagement to Rosen on Instagram.
Domantas Sabonis, Shashana Rosen at their engagement party (Image: Instagram- posted Sept 2020)
Domantas Sabonis – Career
At the age of 16, Domantas Sabonis played for Unicaja Málaga against Cibona Zagreb on September 5, 2012. Later he was loaned to Clínicas Rincón, where he played the 2012–13 season and returned to Málaga for the 2013–14 season.
In 2014 Sabonis declined a 3-year $630,000 contract to play in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). He played for Gonzaga University for two seasons from 2014 to 2016.
In early April 2016 Domantas Sabonis, it was reported that he would mark an end to his career at Gonzaga, hire an agent and declare himself eligible for the 2016 NBA draft.
Sabonis was selected in the 2016 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic in the 11th overall. The same night he was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder but did not participate in the 2016 NBA Summer League in order to join the Lithuania men's national basketball team training camp.
After signing his rookie contract with Thunder on August 12, 2016, Domantas Sabonis made his debut on October 26. He played for the Oklahoma City Thunder until 2017, having traded to Indiana Pacers on July 6, 2017.
Domantas Sabonis (indycornrows)
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In addition to club games, Domantas Sabonis has also played in international games. He played with Lithuania U-16 national team at the 2012 FIBA U-16 European Championship, Lithuania U-18 team in 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.
After making into preliminary 24 players list of Lithuania men's national basketball team, Domantas Sabonis has played in FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, 2015 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, EuroBasket 2015, 2016 Summer Olympics.
Sabonis’ NBA stats from 2016 to 2019 season is 229 GP, 90 GS, 23,1 MPG, 0.513 FG%, 0.343 – 3P%, 6.8 RPG, 0.6 SPG, 10.4 PPG.
Domantas Sabonis (UPI)
Domantas Sabonis – Net Worth, Salary
Given Domantas Sabonis’s annual salary of around $3.5 million, his net worth has been estimated to be well over six figures.
Domantas Sabonis – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Domantas Sabonis is active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram with thousands of followers and counting. His posts include that of his professional games, workouts and important family events.
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