Where was this basketball player born?
Jonas Jerebko (born March 2, 1987) is a Swedish professional basketball player for Khimki of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. He was selected with the 39th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons, becoming the second Swedish-born basketball player (after Miles Simon) to be selected in the NBA draft.
As a child growing up in Sweden, Jerebko was involved in many sports, but he excelled at basketball. Having parents who played basketball was good for Jerebko because there was very little interest in the game among his friends.
In 2005, Jerebko signed to play basketball at the University of Buffalo in his father's hometown. Ultimately, he gave up a basketball scholarship for a professional career.