The NBA world was shocked during a Summer League game recently when forgotten man Janis Timma made an appearance. The Latvian hasn’t played in the NBA for many years and, during the game, fans compared Timma’s look to Roy Batty (Blade Runner). People were also intrigued about Janis Timma’s wife, who’s a famous singer.
Latvian appears for Orlando Magic in NBA Summer League
Janis Timma is 29-year-old Latvian basketball player, who many seemingly forgot existed.
Last night, during an NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas, the 6ft 8in small forward played for the Orlando Magic.
The Magic took on the Golden State Warriors, winning 91-89. Timma had a decent game, scoring 11 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 blocks.
However, Twitter was less interested in his box score, and more preoccupied with who he is and where the heck he’s been.
Twitter reacts to Timma’s appearance in Las Vegas, compares him to Roy Batty
Timma was selected 60th overall by the Memphies Grizzlies in the 2013 NBA Draft.
In 2015, the Grizzlies traded Timma’s draft rights to the Orlando Magic in Luke Ridnour.
Timma’s NBA career was short-lived, however, moving back to Latvia to play.
He spent time with Russian team Zenit St Petersburg and last played for EuroLeague club Khimki Moscow.
NBA Twitter was pretty shocked by his appearance last night, literally, and made a series of jokes at his expense.
Some compared his blond look to that of Roy Batty from sci-fi classic movie Blade Runner.
Who is Janis Timma’s wife?
While Timma was the butt of a few jokes, some made the point that off the court he’s very much winning.
Janis Timma’s wife is Anna Sedokova, a musician and former member of Ukrainian musical group VIA Gra.
Anna Sedokova is nine years older than Timma (she is 38), and has three children from previous relationships.
The singer gave birth to her youngest child, son Hector, in April 2017, with the father being businessman Artem Komarov.
Sedokova eldest daughter is Alina, who she conceived with football player Valentin Belkevich.
According to one report, at the time of Anna’s acquaintance with Janis, Timma was married to a girl named Sana, and they had a child.
Speaking about meeting a married man, Sedokova said: “I kept him away from me, but then we started communicating online. And this correspondence has brought us closer.”
Anna Sedokova and Janis Timma married on 6 September 2020 and have been together ever since.