Rodions Kurucs Biography
Rodions Kurucs is a professional basketball player. He played basketball from a very young age of 5. The player is currently, drafted to Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a small forwarder.
NEW | Nets’ Rodions Kurucs arrested for choking girlfriend
He put his hand around her throat and choked her.
He pushed her on the bed, slapped her in the face 2x, bit her lip and tossed her on the bed hard enough to hurt her ribs, sources said.https://t.co/2zwKTyJejz
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) September 3, 2019
Before play for NBA this player used to play for the club’s youth academy, VEF Riga Skola, in Latvia’s second men’s division (LBL2).
Rodions Kurucs Age
Rodions Kurucs is 21 years old.
Rodions Kurucs Early Life, Family
Rodions Kurucs’ lawyer says there are no photos of the alleged assault, and the couple flew to Vegas together the day after the alleged assault. Lawyer said the woman waited two months to file the report, and that was only after they broke up.https://t.co/feaaCw5BxH
— Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) September 4, 2019
Rodions Kurucs was born on February 5, 1998, in Cesis, Latvia. He has a two younger brother, Arturs Kurucs who is also involved in a basketball career while the name of his other sibling is still missing.
Rodions Kurucs Girlfriend
How Nets Rodions Kurucs Allegedly Told His GF He Was Going to Kill Himself if She Left Him, Choked Her, Slapped Her, Bit Her Face & Then Took Her to Vegas (Photos) https://t.co/W2yhf8jQoE via @CG_GetEm pic.twitter.com/eUyaISJVL5
— Robert Littal (@BSO) September 4, 2019
Rodions is in a relationship although her name is not revealed as she was a victim of domestic violence. It is alleged that on the night of June 27th in his apartment in Brooklyn Kurucs choked her during an argument.
Rodions Kurucs Nationality
Regardless of whether Rodions Kurucs did what he is ACCUSED of, the #Nets should absolutely give him another chance. He’s only 21 years old. Mistakes happen. What good does it do to throw this kid back on the street? Lets move on and focus on the season. We have too much at stake
— Dan Rowe (@TheDanRoweShow) September 3, 2019
Kurucs is of Latvian nationality
Rodions Kurucs Ethnicity
His ethnicity is white.
Rodions Kurucs Career
NYPD confirms that Nets Rodions Kurucs was arrested today for choking a woman during an altercation on June 27. The charge is criminal obstruction of breathing. The crime was reported last month.
— Laura Albanese (@AlbaneseLaura) September 3, 2019
he signed a multi-year contract with the Latvian club VEF and in Europe’s 2nd-tier level league, the EuroCup. He played at the Adidas Next Generation Tournament in Riga and this was a turning point for this young player’s career.
Moving on to his career he has quite a good reputation in the game and he is still continuing his journey with each score.
Rodions Kurucs NBA
Rodions entered his name into the 2017 NBA draft he, however, withdrew his name on June 12, 2017 despite being consistently considered a first-round draft pick throughout most mock drafts. On April 21, 2018 he entered his name for the 2018 NBA draft as one of the 236 underclass prospects willing to enter the draft.
Rodions Kurucs FC Barcelona
Kurucs signed a four-year deal with the Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona in July 2015. He then spent the 2015–16 season playing in the junior club of FC Barcelona. After he turned 18 in 2016 he joined the reserve team of FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B. He made his debut on March 24, 2017, in a 67–54 home win against Crvena Zvezda Belgrade.
He left the club on July 13, 2018, but the club reserved his rights in case he returned to play in Europe.
Rodions Kurucs Domestic Violence Charges – Arrest
Brooklyn Nets Center Rodions Kurucs allegedly choked his then-girlfriend in his Brooklyn apartment on June 27. Kurucs was released from jail without bail on Tuesday, and the Nets are further looking into the allegations.The 6-foot-9, 210-pound Center, is due back in court Oct. 2 pic.twitter.com/PQixl2lqpV
— Patrick Henry (@PatrickHenry415) September 4, 2019
Kurucs was arrested on June 27, 2019, after he was allegedly involved in a domestic violence incident with his live-in girlfriend and was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing.
Amid a heated argument with his 32-year-old girlfriend in his Gowanus apartment he allegedly grabbed a knife and threatened to kill himself. He soon redirected his meltdown toward his partner, dropping the knife to allegedly grab her by the neck, throw her on the bed and slap her. The woman suffered a left rib injury when she fell off the bed.
The girlfriend reported the incidence to the police on August 27 and Kurics turned himself in at the 76th Precinct station house in Brooklyn on September 4. He was served with a restraining order that prevents her from contacting his girlfriend. He is due in court on October, 21.
Nets spokesman said; “After learning of the allegations against Rodions Kurucs, we notified and are assisting the League Office as they begin the process of gathering more information. The Nets organization takes allegations of this nature with extreme seriousness. While the investigation is underway and as we continue to learn more, we will refrain from commenting further.”
Rodions Kurucs is a Latvian professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) who plays at the small forward position.https://t.co/tGY6wQNrOQ pic.twitter.com/FyfR5RmVsT
— wikiagebio (@wikiagebio1) September 4, 2019
Rodions Kurucs Instagram
His Instagram Account is not available/Deleted.