Len Schoormann

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Len Schoormann
No. 6 – Fraport Skyliners
PositionPoint guard
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (2002-07-25) 25 July 2002 (age 18)
Darmstadt, Germany
NationalityGerman
Listed height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight83 kg (183 lb)
Career information
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–presentSkyliners Frankfurt
2017–2020Skyliners Juniors

Len Adam Schoormann (born 25 July 2002) is a German professional basketball player for Fraport Skyliners of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL).

Early life and youth career[edit]

Schoormann was born in Darmstadt to a Kenyan father and a German mother and grew up in Erzhausen.[1] He focused on tennis in his childhood, and he started playing basketball at age six in primary school. At age eight, Schoormann competed for SG Weiterstadt, before moving to BC Darmstadt. In 2016, he joined the youth division of Skyliners Frankfurt, while attending the Carl von Weinberg School. Two years later, Schoormann was named most valuable player of the Jugend Basketball Bundesliga, the German under-16 league.[2] At age 15, he began playing in the Nachwuchs Basketball Bundesliga, the German under-19 league.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Schoormann made his ProB debut for Skyliners Juniors in the 2017–18 season.[2] On 17 November 2019, at age 17, he made his Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) debut for Skyliners Frankfurt in a loss to s.Oliver Würzburg.[3] Schoormann joined the team's rotation at the 2020 BBL Final Tournament, scoring a season-high nine points in a loss to Brose Bamberg on 13 June. In 12 appearances during the 2019–20 BBL season, he averaged 2.8 points in 9.8 minutes per game.[4]

National team career[edit]

Schoormann represented Germany at the 2017 FIBA U16 European Championship in Podgorica, averaging 6.9 points per game for the 13th place team.[5] He missed much of the 2019 FIBA U18 European Championship with an ankle injury.[6] The team finished in eleventh place.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schmidt-Scheuber, Miles (21 July 2018). "Len Schoormann Has The Ability To Produce That Special Excitement Factor Each Time He Has The Ball". German Hoops. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  2. ^ a b Weissinger, Heiko (19 June 2018). ""Die NBA ist mein Traum"". Echo (in German). Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  3. ^ Dörholt, Norbert (19 November 2019). "Die erste Halbzeit komplett verschlafen". Frankfurt Live (in German). Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Frankfurter Prügelknaben". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). 19 June 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Len Schoormann's profile - 2017 FIBA U16 European Championship". FIBA. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Round of 16 pairings set: Big name duels all across the bracket". FIBA. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  7. ^ "U18-Jungen: DBB-Team auf EM-Platz elf". Deutscher Basketball Bund (in German). Retrieved 17 July 2020.

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