Joosep Toome

Joosep Toome (born 21 June 1985) is an Estonian basketball coach and former professional player who is currently an assistant coach for University of Tartu of the Korvpalli Meistriliiga.

Joosep Toome
University of Tartu
PositionAssistant coach
Personal information
Born (1985-06-21) 21 June 1985 (age 35)
Tartu, Estonia
NationalityEstonian
Listed height2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Listed weight110 kg (243 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–2015
Coaching career2015–present
Career history
As player:
2005–2008Kalev/Cramo
2006–2007Kalev/Rapla (loan)
2008–2010TTÜ
2010–2012Kalev/Cramo
2012–2015University of Tartu
As coach:
2016–2018Estonia U-16 (assistant)
2017–University of Tartu (assistant)
2018–Estonia U-14 (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Standing at 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in), he played at the center position. He also represented the Estonian national basketball team internationally.

Professional careerEdit

Toome began playing basketball with Kalevi Pojad junior team and TTÜ. He began his professional career in 2005 with Kalev of the Korvpalli Meistriliiga. Kalev finished the 2005–06 season winning the Estonian Championship, after a 4–3 series win in the KML finals against University of Tartu.

In 2008, Toome left Kalev and transferred to TTÜ.

In 2010, he returned to Kalev. Toome won two more Estonian Championships in 2011 and 2012, before leaving the club after the 2011–12 season.

In 2012, Toome signed for University of Tartu. He won the 2014–15 Estonian League championship, after University of Tartu defeated his former team Kalev in the finals, winning the series 4–1.[1] On 15 September 2015, it was announced Toome will be requiring knee surgery and will miss the 2015–16 season.[2]

Estonian national teamEdit

As a member of the senior Estonian national basketball team, Toome competed at the EuroBasket 2015, averaging 3.4 points, 2 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, in 12.8 minutes.[3]

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Professional careerEdit

Kalev
University of Tartu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eesti meister 2015 on TÜ/ROCK!" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 22 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Joosep Toome läheb põlvelõikusele ning jätab klubihooaja vahele" (in Estonian). Delfi. 15 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Estonia". Eurobasket2015.org. Archived from the original on 2016-08-08. Retrieved 2016-05-31.

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