7’2″ Kai Sotto Aims to be the 1st full Filipino player in the NBA

(Photo via Sotto’s visit to Georgia Tech)

“There haven’t been any full-blooded Filipino that has been to the NBA, and I just wanna be the first one, and I just wanna show everyone that we can also make it.”

At 7’2″. 17 year old Kai Sotto is taking the steps to fulfill his dream of becoming the 1st full Filipino player in the NBA.

Sotto, who’s father played professional basketball in the Philippines has recently moved to Atlanta and enrolled in The Skill Factory, a sports skill and development organization.

This puts him on the U.S. school circuit to allow him to compete on a higher level of competition and potentially play for a college team.

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