Baby-face Biedriņš

Andris Biedriņš, the towering 19-year-old from Latvia who was last year’s first round draft pick by the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association, is described as “baby-faced” in an April 13 article in the San Jose Mercury News.

Biedriņš plays center for the California-based team.

Biedriņš’ initial three-year contract is worth USD 4.6 million, according to the National Basketball Players Association’s rookie pay scale. No wonder he’s been able to afford a Porsche and a 23rd floor apartment in Oakland, Calif.

Thanks to Jānis Dabars of Indiana for forwarding the story.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *