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Leuven lands Omar Samhan - Sep 15, 2016


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Omar Samhan
Stella Artois Leuven Bears (Euromillions League) tabbed 28-year old American (has also Egyptian passport) center Omar Samhan (211-122kg-88, college: St.Mary's, CA). He played in the summer at Atleticos de San German in Puerto Rican BSN league. In 35 games he averaged 14.1ppg, 8.7rpg, 2.1apg and 1.5bpg. The last season Samhan played at Townsville Crocodiles in NBL where in 12 games he had 13.4ppg, 8.9rpg, 1.7apg and 1.1bpg.
Among other achievements his team made it to the German Bundesliga Cup final in 2013. Samhan received also All-WCC Defensive Player of the Year award back in 2010 at his college time.
Samhan is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball he experienced life in six different countries playing on five different continents. He is familiar with European, Asian, Australian, African and of course North American leagues. Samhan has played previously professionally in Lithuania (Zalgiris), Philippines (Talk N Text), Poland (Wilki Morskie), Germany (ratiopharm Ulm), Egypt (Sporting) and D-League (Texas Legends).
He attended Saint Mary's College of California until 2010 and it will be his seventh season in pro basketball.

Stella Artois Leuven Bears roster for 2016-2017:

Omar Samhan
Clint Steindl
Anthony Goetgeluck
Rafael Bogaerts
Jon Horford
Treg Setty
Armani Cotton
Jonas Delalieux
Giel Vanthournout
Codi Miller-McIntyre
Ismael Bako
Lucien Sissoko
Seppe D'Espallier

Coach: Stefan Sappenberghs

By Eurobasket Data Center

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