Aleksej Pokusevski 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements

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Aleksej Pokusevski is a Serbian professional basketball for the  Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA, who plays Power Forward. Pokusevski is 21 years old and stands at 7ft he is a rookie player in the league and has a long way to raise through the ranks to become a recognizable player in the league. Here is everything you know about his contract details, net worth, personal life, and career.

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Aleksej Pokusevski Facts

Birth PlaceBelgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
Father’s NameSaša Pokuševski
Mother’s NameNA
Star SignCapricorn
CollegeNA
Net Worth$1-$5 million
Salary$3.5 million
Age21
Date of Birth26 December 2001
Height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
NationalitySerbian
NFL Draft Year2020
NFL Draft PickRound  1
Playing Career2019– Present
PositionPower forward / Small forward
TeamsOlympiacos(2019-2020)
Oklahoma City Blue (2021-2022)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2020-present)
Wife/GirlfriendLoanna Laou
ChildrenNA
EndorsementsNA

Aleksej Pokusevski Career

Originally from Belgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia, He played youth basketball for local clubs, KK Kadet, and KK NS Stars where his Basketball career ignited. He was productive and efficient on the court making him one of the top-performing players in his class. Not much is known about his time in High school so it can be said that he was a star player with stellar statistics. He also took part in the Jordan Brand Classic camp and also got invited to invite for the NBA All-Star Basketball Without Borders Global Camp but couldn’t make it because his U.S VISA got rejected. Before getting into the NBA he got into the EURO League.

Pokusevski made his EURO League debut with the Olympiacos. At 17 years old, he was the youngest senior men’s Olympiacos player to ever debut in the EuroLeague. He appeared in 8 of 11 games where he average 10.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.8 blocks in 23.1 minutes per game. In 2020 he declared to play for the NBA. Getting into the NBA was difficult because his contract with the Olympiacos lasted till 2023-24. The contract’s buyout clause was 1 million euros and if he is one of the top 20 picks his buyout will cost 1.5 million euros. It can be said that the Olympiacos knew the value of the Siberian Giant and could foresee his inevitable appearance in the NBA soon.

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Pokuševski’s dream came into existence when he was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 17th pick overall in the 2020 NBA draft making him the youngest player in the draft but soon his draft rights were traded to the Oklahoma Thunders. In his rookie season, he was the youngest active player in the NBA. Wrapping up his NBA career to date he has played 3 seasons for the Thunder. He has averaged 8.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 137 regular-season games.

Contract & Salary Details

Current Contract:4 yr(s) / $14,349,113
Average Salary$3,587,278
Guaranteed at Signing$6,078,000
SIGNED USINGEntry Level/Rookie         
Free Agent:2024/ RFA

Aleksej signed 14 million dollars with The Utah Jazz for 4 years with an average annual salary of 3.5 million dollars and was guaranteed 6 million dollars at signing. It can be said that he has landed a better deal than most of the players and if he performs well enough on the field, he will soon land a more lucrative deal.

Net worth and Endorsements

Aleksej’s net worth is estimated at around $1-$5 million.As a player who has a budding point in his NBA career, he has a long way so if he continues to perform well enough on the court and rises through the ranks becoming one of the top players in the league and then the 21-year-old’s net worth will skyrocket earning him ransom amount of riches. His current numbers will increase at the end of his current deal.

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Pokusevski started his professional career in 2020 and it is not that easy to land endorsement deals even for experienced players unless they have become recognizable and caught the media’s eye and attention. But as of 2023 reports, he has not yet landed.

Aleksej Pokusevski Girlfriend

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Aleksej is romantically linked with Loanna Laou. The couple seems happy together and hopes they continue to do so. Loanna is also seen cheering on her boyfriend during games.

Aleksej Pokusevski FAQs

What is the net worth of Aleksej Pokusevski?
His net worth is between $1-$5 million
When was Aleksej Pokusevski drafted?
He was picked in the 1st round, the 17th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.
How old is Aleksej Pokusevski?
Born on 26 December 2001, He is 21 years old.
How tall is Aleksej Pokusevski?
He is 7 ft 0 in tall. 
At which position does Aleksej Pokusevski?
He is a Power forward / Small forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Is Aleksej Pokusevski married?
No, but he is in a relationship with Loanna Laou.