What is Samuel Dalembert famous for?

What is Samuel Dalembert famous for?

Samuel Davis Dalembert (born May 10, 1981) is a Haitian-Canadian former professional basketball player who played 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Where is Samuel Dalembert from?

Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Samuel Dalembert/Place of birth

When did Samuel Dalembert retire?

He played for the Philadelphia 76ers until 2010 before spending one season each with the Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks. He played in only 32 games for the Knicks in his final season in the league (2014-15).

Is Blake Griffin Haitian descent?

Griffin was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Tommy Griffin, who is of Afro-Haitian descent, and Gail Griffin, who is white. His father was a basketball center and track standout at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

What team is Samuel Dalembert on?

Dalembert currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Samuel Dalembert traveled to the country of his birth to help with relief efforts and donated $100,000 to UNICEF.

What happened to Samuel Dalembert?

(AP) — Former NBA player Samuel Dalembert is facing battery charges after authorities say he hit his girlfriend and her cousin. The cousin told police Dalembert pushed the girlfriend down and then choked the cousin when he tried to intervene. Dalembert was arrested on two counts of battery and released from jail.

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Is Mario Elie Haitian?

Elie, who is of Haitian heritage, was born and raised in the Manhattan borough of New York City. He was named “Mario” for opera singer Mario Lanza. Elie attended Power Memorial Academy.

How many Haitians play in the NBA?

two players
“Haiti is one of the few small countries with two players in the NBA,” Matt Brase, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (G League) coach who will coach Hait, told reporters this spring.

Who is Blake Griffin father?

Tommy Griffin
Blake Griffin/Fathers

What NBA player is from Haiti?

NBA Players From Haiti

Player Pos Birth City
Samuel Dalembert C Port-au-Prince
Olden Polynice C Port-au-Prince
Skal Labissiere C Port-au-Prince
Yvon Joseph C Cap-Haitian