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Detlef Schrempf bound for Pac-10 Hall of Honor

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Jan. 9, 2009 at 12:57 pm with No Comments »
January 9, 2009 12:57 pm

Former Husky and SuperSonic forward Detlef Schrempf will be added to the Pac-10’s basketball Hall of Honor, the conference announced today.


Here’s the full release.


And here’s the background on Schrempf:


Detlef Schrempf, Washington – A four-year letterwinner for Coach Marv Harshman from 1982-85, Schrempf is 11th on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,449 points. A native of Leverkusen, Germany, he was a two-time all-Pacific-10 Conference selection, two-time team MVP, three-time winner of the team’s top rebounder award. He was also the team captain as a senior and The Sporting News named him to its All-America second team. Selected eighth overall by the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, Schrempf played 16 seasons in the NBA. From 1993-99, he was a member of the Seattle SuperSonics before finishing his career with Portland in 2001. He was a three-time NBA All-Star and won NBA Sixth Man awards in 1990 and 1991. Internationally, Schrempf played for Germany in the 1984 and 1992

Olympic Games. He also participated for his home country in the 1983 and 1985 European Championships. He established the Detlef Schrempf Foundation in 1996 to benefit Seattle-area charities.

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