NBA DRAFT 2001
Samuel Davis Dalembert
Surenpagge HS, Montreal, Canada
May 10, 1981
Selected in the first round (26th pick overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
As a sophomore, became Seton Hall's career leader in blocked shots with 167.
Lived in Haiti for 14 years before moving to Montreal.
Played basketball for the first time competitively as a sophomore in high school in Canada (1996).
AT SETON HALL
As a sophomore, averaged 8.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks.
Scored in double figures nine times.
Had 10 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks against St. John's in the first round of the Big East Tournament.
Had 10 points and 10 rebounds at Rutgers.
Scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds at home against Rutgers.
Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds at West Virginia.
Scored 13 points against Georgetown and had 12 points in 14 minutes at Pittsburgh.
Scored a season-high 18 points vs. Penn.
Blocked a season-high eight shots against LaSalle.
Had six blocks against Norfolk State.
As a freshman, ranked seventh in the nation in blocks (3.6 bpg) and was named to the Big East All-Rookie Team.
Also averaged 6.0 points and 6.0 rebounds.
Blocked 107 shots, second highest single-season total in school history.
Had 11 blocks against St. John's.
Blocked nine shots against Georgetown.
Recorded seven blocks against Connecticut and Minnesota.
Had six rejections against Oregon, Villanova, Notre Dame and Army.
Scored in double figures seven times.
Scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds against Notre Dame.