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“THERE’S 2 OF THEM?”: Warriors Star’s 14 Year Old Brother at 6’8 Leaves NBA Fans Shell-Shocked

Published 03/31/2023, 7:50 AM EDT

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Having won four out of the last five games, the Golden State Warriors have upped themselves into a ‘prelude to the playoffs’ mode. The Dub Nation now expects the reigning champions to make a triumphant playoff run and go for the glory once again. Fuelling the optimistic sentiment among the fans, Stephen Curry and co. pulled off a sublime comeback in their last game, against the New Orleans Pelicans. Apart from the side’s flamboyant performances and playoff prospects, the fans are now also going gaga over a Warriors star and his brother.

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Jonathan Kuminga played a crucial part in their epic comeback against the Pelicans. The 20-year-old took to Twitter to celebrate the hard-earned victory and garnered praise from the Dub Nation. Now, Kuminga has again rendered the fans flabbergasted with a picture of his younger brother.

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Jonathan Kuminga comes from a family of basketball enthusiasts and players. The Warriors star’s elder brother is a college basketball player and two of his cousins also play professional basketball. As it turns out, Kuminga’s 14-year-old brother Alex is also eyeing the prospects of becoming a ballplayer. Alex’s picture with his brother has now gone viral on the internet, eliciting a myriad of reactions from fans.

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Standing at 6’8, the ninth grader Alex Kuminga has already grown taller than his older brother Jonathan. Alongside the viral photo, a fan has also shared a video of Alex practicing with the ball. Upon seeing this, fans could not contain their excitement and chimed in with their responses to the Kuminga brothers.


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As Alex has grown taller than his brother, fans find it hard to distinguish between the 14-year-old and the Warriors star. Moreover, Alex plays like his brother. “THERES 2 OF THEM?? They play and move the exact same way LMAOOO,” a fan said.

Some fans were shocked to see the 14-year-old standing at 6’8.

Fans see a bright future in Kuminga’s younger brother

As an up-and-coming basketball sensation, Jonathan Kuminga could not have joined a better side than the mighty Golden State Warriors. However, as the pictures and videos of his younger brother Alex have garnered attention, fans predict a bright future for him as well.

Fans are bewildered to notice young Alex’s towering physique, at the same time they are longing to see him go pro.

More love to Alex Kuminga.

Some fans eye the birth of a new dynasty in the NBA.

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With the Playoff race intensifying, the game has automatically become more physical. Steph Curry even pointed that out after their sole defeat in the last five games against the Minnesota Timberwolves.


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What do you think about Kuminga and his younger brother? Can the Warriors maintain their mettle going ahead and keep the Dub Nation this excited?



Krishna Prasad M

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Krishna Prasad is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has a Master's degree in English and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism. A trained reporter, Krishna's intense passion for sportswriting prompted him to become an NBA journalist.

Edited By: Pragya Vashisth