Who Is Joel Ntambwe? Jonathan Kuminga Brother- Age & Wikipedia

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A professional basketball player, Jonathan Kuminga, has an elder brother named Joel Ntambwe, who is also into basketball. 

Jonathan shares a beautiful bond with his brother Joel, a rising name in basketball. He remained a university athlete who tried his best as a basketball player.

However, Joel couldn’t make it to a prosperous career, leading his break from his game career now. 

Jonathan Kuminga Is A Popular Basketball Player
Jonathan Kuminga Is A Popular Basketball Player (Source: Instagram)

Jonathan Malangu Kuminga (born on October 6, 2002) is a famous basketball player from Congo who plays for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA.

He became a top player, famous as one of the best small forwards in his class of 2021.

Instead of going to college, the sportsman entered the NBA early by moving up a year and joining the NBA G League Ignite after finishing high school at The Patrick School in New Jersey.

Likewise, the Warriors picked him as the seventh player overall in the 2021 NBA draft, and he had a great first season, helping his team win the NBA championship.

In August 2022, Jonathan played for the DR Congo national basketball team in the African 2023 World Cup qualifiers, playing alongside his elder brother, Joel Ntambwe, and scoring 18 points against Cameroon.

Joel Ntambwe Age And Wiki Bio

Joel Ntambwe was born on Oct. 17, 1998, in Belgium. He is the son of loving parents Brigitte Kapinga and Didier Kuminga.

Likewise, the Kinshasa, Democratic Rep. of the Congo native has siblings Jonathan Kuminga, Alex Kadima, and Flory Kadima.

Joel Ntambwe Remained A University Basketball Player
Joel Ntambwe Remained A University Basketball Player (Source: Las Vegas Sun)

He is the eldest among the siblings and might have a healthy relationship with his family.

Jonathan’s elder brother is a decent man with a height of about 6 feet 9 inches. He has a fit body and looks good in his dark black afro hair.

Maintaining a low-key profile, Joel barely talks about his matters in public. He has even kept his social media accounts private.

No data has been released regarding his relationship and dating life. Also, his current whereabouts and money-generating source are under the curtain.

He might be doing well with his life to make a decent income. 

Joel Ntambwe Career

Joel Ntambwe is no longer active as a basketball player. He has been taking a break from the game since 2022.

Also, there needs to be data on whether he will continue as a basketball player or leave his sports career.

No source has revealed anything about his comeback. Neither has his younger brother, Jonathan, spilled a bean on this matter.

Joel Ntambwe Is No More Playing As A Basketball Player
Joel Ntambwe Is No More Playing As A Basketball Player (Source: Instagram)

Previously, Ntambwe began playing for the Runnin’ Rebels team in 2018-19, marking his first season with them. He graduated from Aspire Academy in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2018.

During his senior year, the basketball player showed his skills, scoring an average of 13.3 points per game with a shooting accuracy of 48.3 percent. He also grabbed 6.4 rebounds, made 3.7 assists, and 1.2 steals per game.

Before joining the Runnin’ Rebels, Jonathan’s brother spent four years in the United States. 

Later, the sportsman went to The Ogburn School in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He played for the Nike New York Rens U17 club team and even played soccer. He received a three-star rating as a recruit.



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