Amir Johnson: How to say Jonas Valanciunas (vid)
Jonas Valanciunas finally made his debut in the NBA. In fact, he’s doing quite well for a rookie. It even seems that Toronto Raptors fans struggle more trying to pronounce his name than Valanciunas struggles playing for the Raptors on the court.
Many people would concur that Lithuanian names can be hard to pronounce unless you are Lithuanian yourself. Or are they?
Amir Johnson asked the fans to pronounce the name of his new teammate. He uploaded the video for everyone to see on his YouTube channel called Amir TV.
And you, do you know how to say “Jonas Valanciunas”?