Sam Van Rossom
Van Rossom playing for Belgium during EuroBasket 2015
|No. 9 – Valencia Basket|
June 3, 1986 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||194 lb (88 kg)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sam Van Rossom (born June 3, 1986) is a Belgian professional basketball player for Valencia Basket of the Liga ACB. He also represents the Belgian national basketball team. Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays at the point guard position.
From the age of 6 till he was 16, Van Rossom played for Bobcat Gent, Gent United and Black Bears Gent.
After playing for BBC De Pinte in the Belgian third and second division for three seasons, Van Rossom got a place on the roster of BC Oostende in 2005. In the 2007–08 season, he was a major contributor for Oostende as he averaged 11.5 points and 3.2 assists per game.
In 2008 Van Rossom signed with the Italian team Scavolini Pesaro. After two years in Italy, he moved to Spain to play for CAI Zaragoza. His contract was extended after his first season. In 2013, he signed a three-year contract with Valencia Basket.
In September 2017, he re-signed with Valencia for one more season.
Van Rossom plays for the Belgian national basketball team since 2006. He represented Belgium at the EuroBasket 2015 where they lost to Greece in eighth finals with 75–54. Over 6 tournament games, he averaged 12.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists on 43.5 shooting from the field.
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Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- VAN ROSSOM, SAM HEIGHT: 1.88.
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- "Sam Van Rossom extends with CAI Zaragoza". Sportando.com. 2014-05-16. Retrieved 2014-05-23.
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- "Sam Van Rossom re-signs with Valencia Basket". Sportando.com. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
- "GREECE TOO MUCH FOR BELGIUM". eurobasket2015.org. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
- "Sam Van Rossom". eurobasket2015.org. FIBA Europe. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
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