Isaac Daniel "Ike" Rosefelt (Hebrew: אייזק רוזפלט‎; born May 3, 1985) is an American-Israeli professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played college basketball for Bowling Green Falcons and St. Thomas Tommies before playing professionally in Spain, Portugal, France and Israel, where he was named four-time Israeli League All-Star.

Isaac Rosefelt
Isaac Rosefelt, 2017 (cropped).jpg
Rosefelt with Hapoel Eilat in October 2017
Free agent
PositionPower forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1985-05-03) May 3, 1985 (age 34)
Washington, D.C.
NationalityAmerican / Israeli
Listed height204 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
High schoolSaint Thomas Academy
(Mendota Heights, Minnesota)
College
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–present
Career history
2007–2008Córdoba
2008–2009Académica de Coimbra
2009Denek
2009–2010Bnei Hasharon
2010–2011Ironi Ramat Gan
2011Lev Hasharon
2011–2013Bnei Hasharon
2013–2016Hapoel Holon
2016–2017Hapoel Jerusalem
2017–2018Hapoel Eilat
2018–2019Maccabi Ashdod
Career highlights and awards

Early life and college careerEdit

Rosefelt was born on May 3, 1985, in Washington, D.C. He was adopted at the age of two months by a Jewish family and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota.[1]

Rosefelt attended Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. He played college basketball for Bowling Green State University's Falcons and University of St. Thomas's Tommies.

In his senior year at St. Thomas, Rosefelt averaged 17.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game.

Rosefelt was a two-time D3hoops.com All-America selection.[2] On March 21, 2006, Rosefelt was named NABC All-American.[3] On September 17, 2013, Rosefelt was inducted into the University of St. Thomas Athletic Hall of Fame.[4]

Professional careerEdit

On July 31, 2007, Rosefelt started his professional career in Spain, signing a one-year deal with Córdoba of the LEB Bronce.[5]

On November 28, 2008, Rosefelt signed with the Portuguese team Académica de Coimbra for the 2008–09 season.[6] However, in March 2009, Rosefelt parted ways with Académica and joined the French team Denek for the rest of the season.[7]

On November 23, 2009, Rosefelt signed with the Israeli team Bnei Hasharon for the 2009–10 season.[8]

On October 5, 2010, Rosefelt signed with Ironi Ramat Gan of the Liga Leumit for the 2010–11 season.[9]

On December 13, 2011, Rosefelt returned to Bnei Hasharon for a second stint, signing for the rest of the season.[10] On April 1, 2012, Rosefelt recorded a career-high 28 points, shooting 11-of-14 from the field, along with 15 rebounds in an 84-81 win over Barak Netanya. He was subsequently named Israeli League Player of the Week.[11] Rosefelt finished the season as the Israeli League second leading player in rebounds (9.2 per game), just behind Bryant Dunston. On June 1, 2012, Rosefelt signed a one-year contract extension with Bnei Hasharon.[12]

On June 30, 2013, Rosefelt signed a two-year deal with Hapoel Holon.[13] On October 13, 2014, Rosefelt recorded 13 points and sets an Israeli Premier League single-game record with 26 rebounds in an 89-72 win over Hapoel Gilboa Galil.[14] On October 31, 2014, Rosefelt was named Israeli League Player of the Month for games played in October.[15]

On July 3, 2016, Rosefelt signed with Hapoel Jerusalem for the 2016–17 season.[16] Roseflet went on to win the 2016 Israeli League Cup and the 2017 Israeli League Championship with Jerusalem.

On July 12, 2017, Rosefelt signed with Hapoel Eilat for the 2017–18 season.[17] On June 5, 2018, Rosefelt recorded a season-high 22 points, shooting 10-of-16 from the field, along with 7 rebounds in an 87–70 win over his former team Hapoel Holon.[18] Rosefelt helped Eilat to reach the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Hapoel Holon.

On July 18, 2018, Rosefelt signed a one-year deal with Maccabi Ashdod.[19]

On July 17, 2019, Rosefelt signed with Hapoel Haifa of the Israeli National League, joining his former head coach Elad Hasin.[20] On September 9, 2019, Rosefelt parted ways with Hapoel Haifa due to personal reasons.[21]

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league

Domestic LeaguesEdit

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08   Córdoba LEB Bronce 9 12.0 50.0% 50.0% 50.0% 3.4 0.3 0.4 1.1 4.0
2008–09   Académica LPB 6 25.2 45.6% 46.2% 42.9% 7.2 0.3 1.0 1.0 12.7
2009   Denek NM1 7 28.2 55.7% 0% 58.3% 8.6 1.0 0.2 1.6 10.7
2009–10   Bnei Hasharon IPL 13 7.0 59.1% 50% 40% 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 2.9
2010–11   Ironi Ramat-Gan INL 28 31.1 64.5% 20% 62.6% 12.1 1.4 1.3 1.9 17.1
2011   Lev Hasharon 10 31.5 60.9% 0% 63% 11.4 2.0 1.1 1.2 16.3
2011–12   Bnei Hasharon IPL 16 26.5 67.7% 0% 65.1% 9.3 0.6 1.4 1.0 10.1
2012–13 25 15.5 62.7% 0% 48.9% 3.6 0.2 0.3 0.6 7.2
2013–14   Hapoel Holon 29 23.8 55.7% 0% 72% 6.5 0.8 0.9 0.6 9.9
2014–15 32 28.6 55.2% 0% 66.9% 9.1 0.7 0.9 0.6 11.4
2015–16 33 28.6 55.8% 0% 69% 7.1 1.1 0.7 0.8 10.8
2016–17   Hapoel Jerusalem 23 11.3 50.8% 100% 68% 2.8 0.3 0.4 0.4 3.7
2017–18   Hapoel Eilat 35 20.1 54.2% 0% 57.1% 5.8 0.8 0.3 0.5 7.3
2018–19   Maccabi Ashdod 7 25.0 49.0% 0% 83.3% 6.0 0.7 0.5 1.0 8.2

Source: Basket.co.il & RealGM.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "רוזפלט מחכה לאוהדי עירוני רמת גן". mynet.co.il (in Hebrew). February 2, 2011.
  2. ^ "All-time D3hoops.com All-Americans". D3hoops.com.
  3. ^ "Isaac Rosefelt named NABC All-American". MIACathletics.com. March 21, 2006.
  4. ^ "Hall call: Rosefelt was big man in middle". TommieSports.com. September 17, 2013.
  5. ^ "St. Thomas grad Isaac Rosefelt signs pro deal in Spain". MIACathletics.com. July 31, 2007.
  6. ^ "Académica contrata norte-americano". record.pt (in Portuguese). November 28, 2008.
  7. ^ "Un succès net et sans bavure". denekbaturcuit.fr (in French). March 16, 2009.
  8. ^ "מתאזרח חדש לבני השרון". safsal.co.il (in Hebrew). November 24, 2009.
  9. ^ "כדורסל לאומית: משלוש תצא עולה". walla.co.il (in Hebrew). October 5, 2010.
  10. ^ "בני השרון/הרצליה צירפה את רוזפלט". ynet.co.il (in Hebrew). December 13, 2011.
  11. ^ "שחקן השבוע - אייזיק רוזפלט". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). April 3, 2012.
  12. ^ "Tweety Carter and Isaac Rosefelt return to Bnei Hasharon". Sportando.com. June 1, 2012.
  13. ^ "Hapoel Holon signs Isaac Rosefelt". Sportando.com. June 30, 2013.
  14. ^ "רוזפלט שבר שיא נדיר! חולון, אילת וראשלצ ניצחו". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). October 13, 2014.
  15. ^ "רוזפלט וחסין - נבחרי חודש אוקטובר". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). October 31, 2014.
  16. ^ "Hapoel adds size with Peterson, Rosefelt". EurocupBasketball.com. July 3, 2016.
  17. ^ "Hapoel Eilat inks Isaac Rosefelt". Sportando.com. July 12, 2017.
  18. ^ "Winner League Quarter Final, Game Number 4: Hapoel Eilat Vs UNET Holon". basket.co.il. June 5, 2018.
  19. ^ "רוזפלט מצטרף למכבי אשדוד/באר טוביה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 18, 2018.
  20. ^ "שב למגרש: רוזפלט חתם בהפועל פרשקובסקי חיפה". ONE.co.il (in Hebrew). July 17, 2019.
  21. ^ "בשל סיבה אישית: רוזפלט לא יוכל לפתוח עונה". ONE.co.il (in Hebrew). September 9, 2019.

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