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Stéphane Ostrowski (born 17 March 1962) is a retired French professional basketball player. At a height of 6 ft 8 ​34 in (2.05 m) tall, he played at the power forward position. He is widely considered to be one of the major figures of French basketball history,[1] and he was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors list.

Stéphane Ostrowski
Personal information
Born (1962-03-17) March 17, 1962 (age 57)
Bron, France
Listed height6 ft 8.75 in (2.05 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
Playing career1982–2005
PositionPower forward
Coaching career2005–2006
Career history
As player:
1982–1985Le Mans
1985–1992CSP Limoges
1992–1995Olympique Antibes
1995–1998Cholet Basket
1998–1999Olympique Antibes
1999–2001Élan Chalon
2001–2005Olympique Antibes
As coach:
2005–2006Olympique Antibes
Career highlights and awards
As a player:

Professional careerEdit

Ostrowski led CSP Limoges to the FIBA Saporta Cup title in 1988, and to the FIBA Korać Cup final in 1987. He also played at the 1990 EuroLeague Final Four. He reached another European Cup final in 2001, when he contributed to Élan Sportif Chalonnais' great run in the Saporta Cup.

French national teamEdit

Ostrowski was a regular member of the senior French national team. He reached the EuroBasket semifinals in 1991, finishing the tournament in fourth place.


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