Detlef Schrempf

Basketball Player

Detlef Schrempf was born in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on January 21st, 1963 and is the Basketball Player. At the age of 61, Detlef Schrempf biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 21, 1963
United States, Germany
Place of Birth
Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
61 years old
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Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
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Detlef Schrempf Life

Detlef Schrempf (born 21 January 1963) is a German-American retired professional basketball player.

He played college basketball for the Washington Huskies from 1981 to 1985, and was drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 1985 NBA draft, with the eighth overall pick.

He was an All-NBA Third Team member in 1995, a three-time NBA All-Star and the NBA Sixth Man of the Year twice. Schrempf played in the NBA for sixteen seasons, including stints with the Indiana Pacers, the Seattle SuperSonics, and the Portland Trail Blazers.

In 1996, he reached the NBA Finals with the SuperSonics.

He played for the West German, and later German, national team in the 1984 and 1992 Summer Olympics and the 1983 and 1985 EuroBasket championships.

Personal life

Schrempf is married to Mari Schrempf. They have two sons, Alex and Michael. Since 2010, Schrempf has been the Business Development Officer at Coldstream Capital, a wealth management firm in Seattle.


Detlef Schrempf Career

High school and college career

Schrempf, a West German, played for Bayer Leverkusen's youth team before enrolling Centralia High School in Centralia, Washington, for one year. He was a senior in the Tigers' Class AA (now 3A) state championship in 1981, scoring 24 points in the championship game, a 52–43 victory over the Timberline Blazers of Lacey. He enrolled at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he played for the Huskies under head coach Marv Harshman. The Huskies won Pac-10 regular-season championships in 1984 and 1985 and three in 1984, reaching the Sweet 16 in 1984. He was named team captain for his senior year. He scored 1,449 total points in his time at Washington.

Schrempf was selected to the All-Pac-10 First Team and the Sporting News All-America Second Team. In 1995, he was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame, and he was also selected to the University of Washington's All-Centure team. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity and majored in international trade while attending UW.

NBA career

In the 1985 NBA draft, Schrempf was ranked eighth overall by the Dallas Mavericks. After being traded to the Indiana Pacers for veteran center Herb Williams in February 1989, he became a regular in NBA rotations. In 1986–87, he was ranked second in the NBA with a.478 three-point percentage, and eventually made his way into the starting lineup. He received two NBA Sixth Man Awards in 1991 and 1992. He was the first European player to play in the NBA All-Star Game in 1992-93, the first time he appeared in the top 25 in scoring (19.1 ppg), rebounding (9.5 rpg), and assists (6.0 apg).

Schrempf was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics for forwards Derrick McKey and Gerald Paddio after the 1992–93 NBA season. During the 1994–95 season, he finished second in the NBA in three-point accuracy and became the NBA's top offensive score leader with 127 points per 100 possessions. Schrempf was on a Sonics team that also featured Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, Sam Perkins, and Hersey Hawkins, who lost to the Chicago Bulls in six games to Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls. Schrempf was the first (and one of only three) to reach the NBA Finals, along with Dirk Nowitzki and Daniel Theis. Schrempf appeared in the NBA All-Star game in 1995 and 1997 while with the Sonics.

Schrempf was signed by the Sonics in 1999 and the Portland Trail Blazers the same day, with whom he played until his release from professional basketball in 2001. He appeared in 1,136 regular season games and 114 playoff games.

Schrempf, a former coach for the Indiana Pacers, was hired by the Seattle SuperSonics as an assistant coach under Bob Hill on January 24, 2006.

National team career

Schrempf played for the West Germany national team at the EuroBasket in 1983. During the game, he was also leading the team in scoring at 15.3 ppg. He led the team to the 1984 Olympics a year later. Schrempf helped West Germany finish at their best finish at the EuroBasket in 1985, the first time they had ever been to that position. He appeared on the team for the last international tournament seven years ago, at the 1992 Olympics.