Paul Stoll

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Paul Stoll
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Stoll playing for Avtodor Saratov in February 2016
Limoges CSP
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1985-12-14) December 14, 1985 (age 33)
Lansing, Michigan
NationalityAmerican / Mexican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolEast Lansing
(East Lansing, Michigan)
College
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2009Algodoneros de la Comarca
2010Halcones UV Cordoba
2010Algodoneros de la Comarca
2010–2011Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2011Gigantes de Guayana
2011–2012Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2012–2013Maccabi Haifa
2013–2014Trabzonspor
2014Gigantes de Guayana
2014–2015Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2015–2016Avtodor Saratov
2016–2017UNICS Kazan
2018Tecnyconta Zaragoza
2018–2019Maccabi Ashdod
2019–presentLimoges CSP
Career highlights and awards

Paul Michael Stoll (born December 14, 1985) is an American-born Mexican professional basketball player for Limoges CSP of the French LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for Lansing Community College and University of Texas–Pan American.

Early life and college career[edit]

Stoll attended East Lansing High School in East Lansing, Michigan. He played college basketball for Lansing Community College's Stars and University of Texas–Pan American's Broncs.

In his senior year at Texas–Pan American, he averaged 14.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 2.5 steals per game.

On March 10, 2008, Stoll was named All-Independent First Team.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Early years (2008–2012)[edit]

In 2008, Stoll started his professional career with the Mexican team Algodoneros de la Comarca.

In 2011, Stoll joined the Venezuelan team Gigantes de Guayana. On March 28, 2012, Stoll recorded a career-high 33 points, shooting 8-of-15 from the field, along with 12 assists and five steals in a 120–112 win over Trotamundos.[2]

Maccabi Haifa (2012–2013)[edit]

Stoll raises the Israeli League throphy with Maccabi Haifa in June 2013

On June 6, 2012, Stoll signed with the Israeli team Maccabi Haifa for the 2012–13 season.[3] On December 9, 2012, Stoll recorded a season-high 27 points, shooting 10-of-18 from the field, along with four rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 92–103 loss to Hapoel Jerusalem.[4] On March 18, 2013, Stoll participated in the Israeli League All-Star Game and won the Three-point shootout during the same event.[5]

Stoll won the 2013 Israeli League Championship with Maccabi Haifa after an 86–79 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv. In 35 games played during the 2012–13 season, he averaged 14.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.4 steals per game, while shooting 43.1% from three-point range.

Trabzonspor (2013–2014)[edit]

On October 30, 2013, Stoll signed a one-year deal with the Turkish team Trabzonspor.[6] On December 29, 2013, Stoll recorded a season-high 26 points, shooting 7-of-11 from three-point range, along with three assists and two rebounds in a 72–64 win over Karşıyaka Basket.[7]

Veracruz (2014–2015)[edit]

On November 26, 2014, Stoll returned to the Mexican team Halcones Rojos Veracruz for a third stint.[8]

Avtodor Saratov (2015–2016)[edit]

On November 3, 2015, Stoll signed with the Russian team Avtodor Saratov.[9] On November 25, 2015, Stoll recorded 21 points, along with four rebounds, seven assists and two steals in a 93–83 win over Beşiktaş. He was subsequently named co-EuroCup Round 7 MVP, alongside Billy Baron.[10]

Stoll helped Saratov reach the 2016 VTB United League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Zenit Saint Petersburg. Stoll finished the season as the VTB United League Assists Leader with 7.1 assists per game, while also averaging 14.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game.

UNICS Kazan (2016–2017)[edit]

On November 29, 2016, Stoll signed with UNICS Kazan for the 2016–17 season.[11]

Zaragoza (2018)[edit]

On March 7, 2018, Stoll signed with the Spanish team Tecnyconta Zaragoza as a replacement for Bo McCalebb.[12]

Maccabi Ashdod (2018–2019)[edit]

On July 18, 2018, Stoll signed a one-year deal with the Israeli team Maccabi Ashdod, joining his former head coach Brad Greenberg.[13] On November 19, 2018, Stoll recorded a double-double of 30 points and 11 assists, along with six steals, leading Ashdod to a 92–86 win over Ironi Nahariya.[14] He was subsequently named Israeli League Round 7 MVP.[15] In 30 games played for Ashdod, he led the league in steals (2.9 per game) and finished second in assists (7.7 per game), while also averaging 15.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.

Limoges CSP (2019–present)[edit]

On November 20, 2019, Stoll signed with Limoges CSP of the French LNB Pro A as an injury cover for Semaj Christon.[16]

National team career[edit]

Stoll is a member of the Mexico national basketball team. In September 2013, Stoll won the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship and earned a gold medal with the Mexican team, which helped them to secure their place in the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schuberth Selected as Coach of the Year and Six Broncs Earn All-Independent Team Honors". goutrgv.com. March 10, 2008. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Gigantes 120 at Trotamundos 112". RealGM.com. March 28, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Maccabi Haifa lands Paul Stoll". Sportando.com. June 6, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Winner League, Game 9: Hapoel J-M Vs M. Haifa". basket.co.il. March 18, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  5. ^ "פול סטול זכה בתחרות השלשות". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). March 18, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "Paul Stoll signs with Trabzonspor". Sportando.com. October 30, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "Trabzonspor 72 at Pinar Karsiyaka 64". RealGM.com. March 28, 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Paul Stoll signs with Halcones Rojos Veracruz". Sportando.com. November 26, 2014. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "Paul Stoll signs with Avtodor Saratov". Sportando.com. November 3, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "Eurocup Round 7 co-MVP's: Billy Baron and Paul Stoll". eurocupbasketball.com. November 26, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "Unics Kazan signs Paul Stoll". Sportando.com. November 29, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "Tecnyconta Zaragoza signs Paul Stoll". Sportando.com. March 7, 2018. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  13. ^ "חוזר ארצה: פול סטול מצטרף לאשדוד". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 18, 2018. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  14. ^ "Winner League, Game 7: Nahariya Vs Ashdod". basket.co.il. November 19, 2018. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  15. ^ "מצטיין המחזור השביעי: פול סטול". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 20, 2018. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  16. ^ "Limoges signs Paul Stoll". Sportando.basketball. November 20, 2019. Retrieved November 20, 2019.

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