Lauri Markkanen

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Lauri Elias Markkanen (born 22 May 1997) is a Finnish professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the 2017 NBA draft, he was taken by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the seventh overall pick before being included in a trade to the Chicago Bulls for Jimmy Butler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lauri Markkanen has received more than 1,504,616 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Lauri Markkanen is the 736th most popular basketball player (down from 567th in 2019), the 435th most popular biography from Finland (down from 331st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Finnish Basketball Player.

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  • 17

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  • 4.63

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  • 2.25

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Among basketball players, Lauri Markkanen ranks 736 out of 1,264Before him are Dale Davis, Jim Jackson, Doug Christie, Esteban Batista, Brandon Jennings, and Theo Ratliff. After him are Furkan Korkmaz, Tyrese Rice, Elena Baranova, Jusuf Nurkić, Jiří Welsch, and Kevin Martin.

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Among people born in 1997, Lauri Markkanen ranks 141Before him are Jorja Smith, Riccardo Orsolini, Ramadan Sobhi, Adam Armstrong, Perla Haney-Jardine, and Hamza Mendyl. After him are Furkan Korkmaz, Jean-Philippe Mateta, Emil Audero, Jack Andraka, Sergio Higuita, and Jurina Matsui.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Lauri Markkanen ranks 435 out of 509Before him are Janne Lahtela (1974), Ville Nieminen (1977), Pernilla Karlsson (1990), Harri Olli (1985), Paradise Oskar (1990), and Niko Kapanen (1978). After him are Kasper Hämäläinen (1986), Niklas Hagman (1979), Jani Sievinen (1974), Laura Voutilainen (1975), Esapekka Lappi (1991), and Jenni Vartiainen (1983).


Among basketball players born in Finland, Lauri Markkanen ranks 3Before him are Hanno Möttölä (1976) and Petteri Koponen (1988). After him are Teemu Rannikko (1980) and Sasu Salin (1991).