Joshua Giddey, also known as Josh Giddey, is an Australian professional basketball player who plays for the Adelaide 36ers of the National Basketball League (NBL). On the international stage, Josh Giddey competed in the 2019 FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championship in New Caledonia and qualified for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Josh Giddey, a native of Melbourne, Victoria, was born on October 10, 2002, under the sign of Libra. The eighteen-year-old is of Australian descent. Warrick Giddey, his father, was a former basketball player for the Melbourne Tigers.
Josh Giddey signed with the Adelaide 36ers as part of the league’s Next Stars program to develop NBA draft prospects on March 12, 2020, making him the first Australian player to do so. He had 12 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists against the New Zealand Breakers on April 26, 2021. However, the game finished 93–77, and he became the youngest Australian to record a triple-double in NBL history.
In the following game, he had 15 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds in a 101–79 victory over the Brisbane Bullets, making him the first Australian to ever have a triple-double in consecutive games.
In a 97–88 overtime victory over the Sydney Kings on May 9, 2021, he recorded his third triple-double. He was dismissed from the active roster on May 17, 2021, in order to prepare for the NBA Draft in 2021.
Josh Giddey became a professional basketball player in 2020, signing with the Adelaide 36ers of the National Basketball League (NBL), where he earns $200,000 per year.
He had represented his country at different young levels, including U-17 and U-21. The country does not pay the players a specific salary or compensation. However, no less than a five-digit value can be assumed. His net worth is expected to be $0.1 million in 2021.
Josh Giddey has kept his private life as private as possible. There is no information regarding his previous or current relationships. It appears that the heartthrob is more concerned with his basketball career than with pursuing a personal connection.
Body Measurement and Social Media
He is 2.02 meters (6 feet 8 inches) tall and weighs 93 kilograms (205 lb). He’s also active on Instagram, where he has 28.8k followers. His only interest, basketball, is the subject of the majority of his Instagram posts.