Brandon Rozzell (born March 27, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Stjarnan of the Úrvalsdeild karla. In 2017 he won the Swedish championship with Luleå where he was named the Finals MVP. In 2016 he was named the Basketligaen Most Valuable Player.

Brandon Rozzell
Stjarnan
PositionShooting guard
LeagueÚrvalsdeild karla
Personal information
Born (1989-03-27) March 27, 1989 (age 30)
Richmond, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight84 kg (185 lb)
Career information
High schoolHighland Springs
(Highland Springs, Virginia)
CollegeVCU (2007–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2012Aris Leeuwarden
2014Ferreteria Brenes Barva
2015Escazu
2015–2016Svendborg Rabbits
2016–2018Luleå
2018Crelan Okapi Aalstar
2018–presentStjarnan
Career highlights and awards

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Professional careerEdit

In February 2012, Rozzell signed with Aris Leeuwarden of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL).[1]

He played for Ferreteria Brenes Barva in 2014 and Escazu in 2015 in the Costa Rica LBS.[2]

In 2016, he was named the Basketligaen Most Valuable Player after averaging 24.7 points and 5.8 assist for Svendborg Rabbits.

The following season, Rozzell moved to Luleå of the Basketligan where he won the Swedish championship in 2017 and was also named the Finals MVP.[3]

In December 2018, Rozzell signed with Stjarnan of the Úrvalsdeild karla, where he was reunited with his former Svendborg Rabbits coach Arnar Guðjónsson.[3] In his Úrvalsdeild debut, Rozzell scored 37 points in Stjarnan's 106-83 win against ÍR.[4] On 17 February 2019, Rozzell scored 30 points in Stjarnan's 84-68 victory against Njarðvík in the Icelandic Cup finals. For his effort he was named the Cup Finals MVP.[5]

Titles, awards and achievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting guard Brandon Rozzell (22) versterkt Lasaulec Aris" (in Dutch). Halloleeuwarden.nl. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Brandon Rozzell inks with Svendborg". court-side.com. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b Davíð Eldur (23 December 2018). "Brandon Rozzell til liðs við Stjörnuna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  4. ^ Bjarni Helgason (6 January 2019). "Rozzell með sýningu í fyrsta leik". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  5. ^ Víkingur Goði Sigurðarson (16 February 2019). "Umfjöllun: Stjarnan - Njarðvík 84-68 - Stjarnan bikarmeistari í körfubolta karla 2019". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 February 2019.

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