Desmond Bane is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
In this article, we will look at Desmond Bane Parents Etieno Ekiko and Marissa Bane.
Who is Desmond Bane
Desmond Bane was born on June 25, 1998 in Richmond, Indiana, United States of America. He is 24 years of age as of 2023 and stands at a height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m).
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Desmond had his education at the Seton Catholic School located in his birthplace Richmond, Indiana where he played college Basketball.
In 2020, Bane was selected with the 30th pick in that year’s NBA draft by the Boston Celtics and broke a record to become the first TCU player to be picked in the first round since 1995.
Desmond Bane Parents
Desmond Bane was born to Etieno Ekiko his father and Marissa Bane, his mother. Desmond’s Father is of Nigerian descent and he only got to know about that at the age of 13 when he discovered his father was living in the West African Country.
With his father living in Nigeria, it was a bit difficult for his mother raising him alone and as a result, Desmond Bane was handed to his great-grandparents when he was only 2 years old and was raised there throughout his childhood.