Jonathan Kuminga is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association, playing for the Golden State Warriors. In 2022, he was part of the team that took home the NBA Championship. He has also played for the NBA G League, the Santa Cruz Warriors, and the NBA G League Ignite.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Jonathan Malangu Kuminga was born on October 6, 2002, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He Stands 201 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 102 kg. He is right-handed and he plays small forward. In 2016, he moved to the United States to play basketball.

High School Career

Team Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.01 m / 102 kg
Born 6 Oct 2002
Nationality Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Brazzaville)
Nickname The Kum Bucket
Team History
Golden State Warriors GSW 2021 - present

Kuminga first played for Huntington Prep in West Virginia. He later transferred to Our Savior New American where he earned MaxPreps National Sophomore of the Year Honors. He later transferred to The Patrick School for his junior season.

Professional Career

In 2020, he announced that he was reclassifying and would be joining the NBA G League team over offers from colleges. He joined the NBA G League Ignite in 2020 and signed a one-year contract with the team. He made his debut for them in February 2021.

In the 2021 NBA Draft, Kumiga was picked by the Golden State Warriors in the first round. He signed with the team in August 2021 and he debuted in October of the same year. In February 2022, he played in the Rising Stars Challenge Game during the 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend.

He became an NBA Champion in his rookie year after the Golden State Warriors won against the Boston Celtics.

Career Highlights

  • 2022 - NBA champion

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