Sam Van Rossom (Belgium)

Sam Van Rossom

Nationality: BEL
Born : 03.06.1986
Place of birth: Gent (BEL)
Height: 1.88m
Position: PG


Belgium
Sam Van Rossom - EuroBasket 2013 Profile
Team 2012-13: CAI Zaragoza (Spain-ACB)
Career: De Pinte (Belgium-D2/3, 2003-05); BC Oostende (Belgium-BLB, 2005-08); Olimpia Milano (Italy-Lega A, 2008-09); Scavolini Pesaro (Italy-Lega A, 2009-10); CAI Zaragoza (Spain-ACB, 2010-13)

Van Rossom began his basketball journey in Gent, where his father was coach at his local junior club, and after playing lower league with De Pinte, he made his professional debut with Oostende. He won two Belgian Championships there (2006 and 2007), as well as the Belgian Cup (2008) before joining Milano. He was sent on loan to Pesaro in 2009, helping them to the Final Four of EuroChallenge. In 2010, he switched to the Spanish League, spending three seasons with Zaragoza before signing for Valencia in July 2013. He represented Belgium in the U18 and U20 European Championships, making his senior competitive debut on 08/08/07 vs. Israel, before featuring at EuroBasket 2011. Entering 2013, he had made 81 national team appearances. His favourite sportsperson is tennis player Roger Federer. His favourite film is Gladiator. He has his own website: samvanrossom.com. On Twitter @SamyV09.

CategorySeason highCareer high
Points 27 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Finland
Total Rebounds 8 - EuroBasket 2013
09.09.2013 vs France
Assists 9 - EuroBasket 2013
27.08.2012 vs Albania
Steals 6 - European Championship for Men U18 2004
06.08.2003 vs Luxembourg
Blocked Shots 1 - 3 times
Minutes 38 - EuroBasket 2007
15.08.2007 vs Israel
Field Goals Made 10 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Finland
Field Goals Attempted 20 - European Championship for Men U18 2004
08.08.2003 vs Poland
2 Pts Field Goals Made 9 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Finland
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted 9 - 3 times
3 Pts Field Goals Made 5 - European Championship for Men U18 2004
08.08.2003 vs Poland
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted 12 - European Championship for Men U18 2004
08.08.2003 vs Poland
Free Throws Made 6 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Finland
Free Throws Attempted 8 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Finland
Offensive Rebounds 3 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
12.07.2005 vs Bulgaria
Defensive Rebounds 6 - 3 times

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