Samuel Davis Dalembert was born on May 10,1981 and is a Haitian-Canadian former professional basketball player who played 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
13 Facts About Samuel Dalembert
Samuel Dalembert was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and lived there for fourteen years before moving to Montreal, where he attended Lucien-Page.
Samuel Dalembert attended St Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Samuel Dalembert then went on to play college basketball at Seton Hall from 1999 to 2001.
Samuel Dalembert was selected with the 26th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2001 NBA draft.
On July 19,2013, Samuel Dalembert signed with the Dallas Mavericks.
Samuel Dalembert appeared in four preseason games for the team, but a left leg injury forced him to miss the final three games of the preseason schedule.
Samuel Dalembert made his national team debut during the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, leading the tournament with 2.4 blocks per game.
Samuel Dalembert participated in Canada's pre-Olympic qualifying training camp, taking part in games in both Toronto and Hamilton during the 2008 Jack Donohue International Classic, with wins over both Lebanon and New Zealand.
However, Samuel Dalembert was later dismissed from the team during the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament due to a rift between him and coach Leo Rautins.
Samuel Dalembert decided to travel to Haiti to help with relief efforts following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Since the disaster, Samuel Dalembert has continued to be involved in the Haitian recovery.