Nathan Leon Jawai
He played rugby as a young boy, then switched to basketball at age 15. He played for local clubs until 2006 when he started studying and playing at Midland College in the Nebraska.
About Nathan Leon Jawai
Power forward/center who played for the Australian NBL team, Cairns Taipans. He played for many teams in different national leagues, including in Spain and Turkey. He also played in the NBA, for the Toronto Raptors and then the Minnesota Timberwolves.
He has two daughters, Trepan and Kayah.
Friends and colleagues
He is the cousin of Patty Mills, a player on the Brooklyn Nets.
He got the nicknames "Aussie Shaq" and "Outback Shaq" when he played in the NBA.