|Ntilikina in September 2016|
|No. 22 – SIG Strasbourg|
|League||French Pro A League|
|Born||28 July 1998 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA draft||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
NY Knicks draft pick 18 yrs old
Ntilikina was born in Ixelles, Belgium on July 28, 1998 to Rwandan parents. At age three, he moved to Strasbourg, France. He began his club career at the age of five, playing for St-Joseph Strasbourg, before making the move to Strasbourg IG's youth academy when he was 15.
Ntilikina was invited to participate in the Jordan Brand Classic International Game in April 2014, tallying six points, three rebounds and one assist in 23 minutes off the bench, and helped SIG to a French Youth League Championship title in the 2014–15 season.
In December 2015, Ntilikina signed a professional contract with SIG Strasbourg until June 30, 2019. He had made his debut at the professional level even before the deal, seeing 15 minutes of action on April 4, 2015, in a French LNB Pro A 2014–15 season