Markkanen, in September 2017.
|Born||May 28, 1967|
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||242 lb (110 kg)|
|1988-1989; 1990-1993||Hongikon Nuorisoseuran Urheilijat|
|Career highlights and awards|
Pekka Juha Markkanen (born May 28, 1967) is a Finnish former professional basketball player. He was named the Finnish Basketball Player of the Year, by Finnish sports journalists, in 1989, 1993, and 1996.
Markkanen is the father of Chicago Bulls basketball player Lauri Markkanen and professional football player Eero Markkanen, formerly on Real Madrid Castilla. His third son Miikka, also played basketball, before retiring early due to injuries. The boys' mother and Markkanen's ex-wife Riikka (née Ellonen), was also a basketball player.
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