Gert Dorbek (born 10 June 1985) is an Estonian retired basketball player. He is a 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) tall shooting guard. He has also represented the Estonian national basketball team internationally.
|Born||10 June 1985|
|Listed height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Listed weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|2003–2004||TTÜ/A. Le Coq|
|2013–2017||University of Tartu|
|Career highlights and awards|
In 2004, Dorbek joined Tallinna Kalev. The team finished the 2004–05 season in third place. Dorbek averaged 16.11 points per game and was named KML Best Young Player. After the season, Kalev too was hit by financial problems and dissolved.
In 2006, Dorbek returned to Dalkia/Nybit. The team changed its name to Triobet/Dalkia in 2007 and dissolved in 2008.
On 1 October 2008, Dorbek joined Tallinna Kalev (former Pirita), but left the club in November to join Ferro-ZNTU of the Ukrainian Basketball League. Ferro-ZNTU terminated his contract on 25 March 2009 and Dorbek returned to Tallinna Kalev.
On 15 August 2013, Dorbek signed with University of Tartu. He won his fifth Estonian Championship in the 2014–15 season, after University of Tartu defeated his former team Kalev/Cramo in the finals, winning the series 4 games to 1.
Estonian national teamEdit
Dorbek's uncle, Aivar Kuusmaa, is a basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player. He is also a distant cousin of basketball coach Allan Dorbek and his sons Karl-Peeter, Erik and Martin Dorbek.
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- TTÜ/A. Le Coq
- Estonian Cup champion: 2003
- "Hüvasti, TTÜ/A.Le Coq" (in Estonian). Õhtuleht. 7 May 2004.
- "Korvpallihooaja 2004/05 parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 9 June 2005.
- "Kalev on surnud? Elagu Kalev!" (in Estonian). Delfi. 30 June 2005.
- "Sooniku Kalev taandub" (in Estonian). Õhtuleht. 1 August 2005.
- "Triobet/Dalkia loobumine raputab kodust korvpalli" (in Estonian). Postimees. 27 September 2008.
- "Eesti meister 2015 on TÜ/ROCK!" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 22 May 2015.
- "Gert Dorbek liitus AVIS Utilitas Raplaga" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 22 August 2017.
- "Estonia". Eurobasket2015.org. Archived from the original on 2016-08-08. Retrieved 2016-06-19.
- "Perekond Dorbek ründab viiekesi Eesti meistrikuldasid". Eesti Pärvaleht (in Estonian). 5 May 2005. Retrieved 26 April 2013.