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Jakob Poeltl
C - 7'0, 245lbs - 28 years old - 6 years of NBA experience
Toronto Raptors - Acquired via trade in February 2023
  • Birthdate: 10/15/1995
  • Drafted (NBA): 9th pick, 2016
  • Pre-draft team: Utah
  • Country: Austria
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Aaron Mintz (Creative Artists Agency)
2016 NBA DraftNBADrafted 9th overall by Toronto.
8th July, 2016NBASigned four year, $12,231,806 rookie scale contract with Toronto. Included team options for 2018/19 and 2019/20.
26th November, 2016D-LeagueAssigned by Toronto to Raptors 905 of the D-League.
28th November, 2016D-LeagueRecalled by Toronto from Raptors 905 of the D-League.
12th March, 2017G-LeagueAssigned by Toronto to Raptors 905 of the D-League.
13th March, 2017G-LeagueRecalled by Toronto from Raptors 905 of the D-League.
16th October, 2017NBAToronto exercised 2018/19 team option.
18th July, 2018NBATraded by Toronto, along with DeMar DeRozan and a protected 2019 first round pick, to San Antonio in exchange for Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and cash.
27th September, 2018NBASan Antonio exercised 2019/20 team option.
Career Moves
2013 - 2014Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions (Austria)
2014 - 2016Utah (NCAA)
June 2016 - July 2018Toronto Raptors (NBA)
July 2018 - presentSan Antonio Spurs (NBA)
Articles about Jakob Poeltl

June 29, 2017

Jakob Poeltl
C, 7’0, 248lbs, 21 years old, 1 year of experience

His rookie season was pretty much the rookie season that was expected of him; decent rebounding, bad foul shooting, decent effort, lots of fouls. A pure post player offensively, Poeltl already looks wise defensively, who rotates well and steps up well for a big rookie. Poeltl needs to develop his skill level offensively beyond just being an offensive rebounder and That One Time He Dunked On The Break, beginning but not limited to developing a free throw stroke. But time is on his side, and so is that defensive IQ.

Player Plan: Three years of rookie scale salary left. Keep, especially for when Valanciunas departs.

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