Darrel Lewis

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Darrel Lewis
No. 13 – Þór Akureyri
PositionGuard
LeagueÚrvalsdeild
Personal information
Born (1976-02-13) February 13, 1976 (age 43)
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican / Icelandic
Listed height192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
High schoolCoatesville Area
(Coatesville, Pennsylvania)
CollegeLincoln (1996–1999)
Playing career1999–2017
Career history
1999Youngstown Hawks
2001–2002Haaglanden NTNT
2002–2005Grindavík
2005–2006Aironi Novara
2006–2007Sporting Athens
2007–2008Crabs Rimini
2008AEK B.C.
2008–2009Peristeri B.C.
2009–2010Ikaros Kallitheas
2010–2011AEK/Argous
2010–2011OFI Crete B.C.
2012–2014Keflavík
2014–2016Tindastóll
2016–2017Þór Akureyri
Career highlights and awards

Darrel Keith Lewis is an American-Icelandic professional basketball player who last played for Þór Akureyri in the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild karla.[1] He was named the Úrvalsdeild Foreign Player of the year in 2004[2] and selected to the Domestic All-First Team in 2015.[3]

Lewis has reached the Úrvalsdeild finals twice, in 2003 with Grindavík[4][5] and in 2015 with Tindastóll.[6]

College[edit]

Lewis played for Lincoln University from 1996 to 1999 and ended his career there as the schools the all-time leading scorer with 2,294 points. He was inducted into the Lincoln Lions Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013.[7]

Icelandic national basketball team[edit]

Lewis became an Icelandic citizen in December 2004[8][9] and was selected to the Icelandic national basketball team in 2005. He played four games during the 2005 Games of the Small States of Europe.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Perkins, Noah (March 6, 2017). "No Country for Old Men. Two decades later: Darrel Lewis, 41, and Michael Takahashi, 42, are still on the hardwood". popgates.com. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Besti erlendi leikmaður úrvalsdeildar karla". KKI.is. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Úrvalslið ársins í úrvalsdeild karla". KKI.is. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  4. ^ Þórólfsson, Sigurður Elvar (April 2, 2003). "Karfan virtist vera risastór". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Stórleikir Darrels hafa ekki dugað hingað til". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). March 20, 2004. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  6. ^ Jónsson, Óskar Ófeigur (April 17, 2015). "Lewis er ekki að hætta: Aldur er bara tala". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Hall of Fame - Darrel Lewis". lulions.com. Lincoln University Lions. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  8. ^ Sæmundsson, Ingvi Þór (February 19, 2016). "Lewis með 35 stig í fyrsta leiknum eftir fertugsafmælið" (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  9. ^ Leifsson, Anton Ingi (July 10, 2016). "Darrel Lewis á leið til Þórs". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  10. ^ Sæmundsson, Ingvi Þór (June 8, 2014). "Stólarnir styrkja sig". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 August 2017.

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