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Martin Hermannsson (born September 16, 1994) is an Icelandic basketball player for Alba Berlin of the Basketball Bundesliga and the Icelandic national basketball team, where he participated at the EuroBasket 2015[1] and EuroBasket 2017.[2]

Martin Hermannsson
Martin Hermannsson – 20160812 Basketball ÖBV Vier-Nationen-Turnier 6418.jpg
Alba Berlin
Position Guard
League Basketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1994-09-16) September 16, 1994 (age 23)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Nationality Icelandic
Listed height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Career information
College LIU Brooklyn (2014–2016)
NBA draft 2016 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2014 KR
2016–2017 Étoile de Charleville-Mézières
2017–2018 Champagne Châlons-Reims
2018–present Alba Berlin
Career highlights and awards

Martin has won the Icelandic championship twice with Úrvalsdeild club KR, in 2011 and 2014. In 2014 he was named the Domestic Player of the Year, the Playoffs MVP and the Young Player of the Year while also being selected to the Domestic All-First Team.[3]

Martin was named the Icelandic Men's Basketball Player of the Year in 2016 and 2017.[4][5]

On May 17, 2017, he was selected for the LNB Pro B All-First Team and was the runner-up to the Most Valuable Player award.[6] He switched to Champagne Châlons-Reims Basket of the LNB Pro A for the 2017–18 season.[7]

In June 29, 2018, Martin signed with Alba Berlin of the Basketball Bundesliga.[8]

Popular cultureEdit

  • Martin: Saga úr Vesturbæ is a 2017 documentary by Bjartur Sigurðsson about Martin's life and basketball career.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile". eurobasket2015.org. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Kristján Jónsson (30 August 2017). "Ættarmót hjá Martin í Helsinki". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 December 2017. 
  3. ^ Hildur og Martin best á tímabilinu
  4. ^ Körfuknattleiksfólk ársins 2016 · Gunnhildur og Martin
  5. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (13 December 2017). "Hildur Björg og Martin eru Körfuknattleiksfólk ársins 2017". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  6. ^ Les lauréats sont connus !
  7. ^ Martin samdi við Chalons Reims
  8. ^ Arnar Geir Halldórsson (29 June 2018). "Martin genginn til liðs við Alba Berlin". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 June 2018. 
  9. ^ Ingvi Þór Sæmundsson (24 December 2017). "Ný heimildamynd um Martin Hermannsson frumsýnd í kvöld". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 December 2017. 

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