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Oklahoma City Thunder

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

shay GILL-juss


How to pronounce Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Born on July 12, 1998 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Chosen by the Charlotte Hornets in the first round (#11 overall) of the 2018 National Basketball Association Draft. Subsequently traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.

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