Who is Thon Maker?
Thon Maker is a famous South Sudanese and Australian professional basketball player. THON was born on 25 February 1997.
He is currently 24 years old and was born in Wau, South Sudan. Maker is famous for playing basketball for popular teams such as Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and others.
Thon is regarded as one of the greatest to ever play Basketball and surely will be in the Hall of Fame soon.
|Real Name||Thon Maker|
|Date of Birth||25 February 1997|
|Birth Place||Wau, South Sudan|
|Age||24 years old|
|Net Worth||$3.5 Million|
Where was Thon Maker born?
Thon Maker was born in Wau, South Sudan, and currently is living in the United States of America.
He escaped Sudan during the civil war with his brother Matur and his aunt to Uganda.
They moved to Perth, Western Australia as a refugee when Maker was very small and settled down there.
Regarding education, Thon Maker has attended three American schools which are Metairie Park Country Day School at Metairie Louisiana.
Similarly, he attended Carlisle School at Martinsville, Virginia, and Orangeville Prep at Orangeville, Ontario.
Why was Thon Maker famous?
Thon Maker started playing basketball at a young age.
At the age of 14, Edward Smith discovered Maker playing soccer in the Perth suburb of Mirrabooka and wanted to give Thon an opportunity that other migrant children do not get.
Smith helped Maker with food, clothing, and education and also helped him play basketball.
Maker and Smith went to a talent camp in Texas and settled in the US. Thon played for Carlisle School and averaged 22.2 points, 13.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.4 steals, and 4.5 blocks over a total of 53 games.
He earned 2013–14 Gatorade Virginia Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Then he was enrolled in Orangeville District Secondary School.
Thon scored 16 points and 9 rebounds in a 79–75 win over Trinity Christian School and scored 24 points and 11 rebounds as his team lost to Wesleyan Christian Academy.
Maker entered the NBA draft where he was a third-tallest player in 2016 and was selected with the 10th overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks. He was the first high school player taken in the first round.
Thon Mark made an average of 14.2 points and 9.6 rebounds in five games for the Milwaukee Bucks and then signed his rookie scale contract with the Bucks on 30 July 2016.
Maker debuted against Detroit Pistons where he recorded one rebound in the remaining 95 seconds.
In season 2016-2017, Thon played 57 games where he started 34 games and had an average of 0.459 Field goal percentage, 0.378 3-point field goal percentage, 0.653 Free throw percentage.
Not only that Maker has 2.0 rebounds per game (RPG), 0.4 Assists per game, 0.2 steals per game, 0.5 Blocks per game (BPG), and 4.0 Points per game.
In season 2017-2018, Thon played 74 games where he started 12 games and had an average of 0.411 Field goal percentage (FG%), 0.298 3-point field goal percentage (3P%).
In season 2018-2019, Thon played 35 games where he started 0 games and had an average of 0.440 Field goal percentage (FG%), 0.333 3-point field goal percentage (3P%).
Nest season in 2018-2019, Thon played 29 games where he started 5 games and had an average of 0.373 Field goal percentage (FG%), 0.307 3-point field goal percentage (3P%), 0.766 Free throw percentage (FT%), 3.7 rebounds per game (RPG), 0.9 Assists per game (APG), 0.4 Steals per game (SPG), 1.1 Blocks per game (BPG) and 5.5 Points per game (PPG).
After asking for a trade, Maker went to Pistons from Bucks on 7 Feb 2019.
In season 2019-2020, Thon played 60 games for Pistons where he started 14 games and had an average of 0.482 Field goal percentage (FG%), 0.344 3-point field goal percentage (3P%), 0.664 Free throw percentage (FT%), 2.8 rebounds per game (RPG), 0.7 Assists per game (APG), 0.4 Steals per game (SPG), 0.7 Blocks per game (BPG) and 4.7 Points per game (PPG).
Thon signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on 30 November 2020 after becoming a free agent from Pistons and has scored 30 points to date.
In season 2020-2021, Thon played 8 games where he started 0 games and had an average of 0.556 Field goal percentage (FG%), 0.00 3-point field goal percentage (3P%), 0.909 Free throw percentage (FT%), 2.3 rebounds per game (RPG), 0.5 Assists per game (APG), 0.3 Steals per game (SPG), 0.5 Blocks per game (BPG) and 3.8 Points per game (PPG).
What is the height of Thon Maker?
Thon Maker was born on 25 February 1997 in Wau, South Sudan, and is currently living in the United States of America.
Maker stands at a height of 7 ft 0 inches tall and weighs about 84 kgs. Thon Maker’s zodiac sign is Pisces. Thon’s hair is black in color and the eyes of Maker are also black in color.
Who is Thon Maker dating now?
Maker currently does not have a girlfriend. Thon is currently focused on his career and does not give time for relationships. If he engages in any relationship, we will update it soon.
Furthermore, he has never been married too and also he does not have any children.
Thon Maker was born in Wau, South Sudan, and is currently living in the United States of America.
Maker’s mother’s name is unknown and his father’s name is also unknown. Thon has a brother named Matur who is also a basketball player.
Thon Maker is available on social media like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
He has more than 153 thousand followers in his Instagram account, has about 78 thousand followers on Facebook.
Similarly, Thon has more than 46.6 thousand followers on his Twitter account.
What is the career Statistics of Thon Maker?
Thon Maker has played a total of 263 games in his career in which he has started 65 games. He has an impressive 0.3% 3 points per game.
Similarly, Thon has 0.6 Assists per game and magnificent 2.8 Rebounds per game which is incredible in any stage of their Basketball career.
What is the net worth of Thon Maker?
Thon Maker is a famous South Sudanese and Australian professional basketball player. He is very popular on social media like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Thon has earned a decent amount from playing basketball. Maker’s net worth as of 2021 is unknown but estimated to be about 1.2 million USD to 3.5 million USD.
- Thon Maker was a famous South Sudanese and Australian professional basketball player
- He is currently living in the United States of America
- Thon has played for Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and Cleveland Cavaliers to date.
- His cousin’s brother Makur plays basketball for Howard University and his cousin’s brother Aliir Aliir plays in the Australian Football League for Port Adelaide.