Sten Sokk

Sten-Timmu Sokk (born 14 February 1989) is an Estonian professional basketball player for Kalev/Cramo of the Latvian–Estonian League. He is a 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) tall point guard. He represents the Estonian national basketball team internationally.

Sten Sokk
No. 5 – Kalev/Cramo
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLatvian–Estonian League
VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1989-02-14) 14 February 1989 (age 32)
Tallinn, Estonia
NationalityEstonian / Greek
Listed height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Listed weight80 kg (176 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2008–2012Tartu Ülikool
2012–2013BC Olimpi Tbilisi
2013–2014Universitatea Craiova
2014Rakvere Tarvas
2015Dynamo Moscow
2018–2019Iraklis Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Sokk began playing basketball in his father's, Tiit Sokk's, basketball school. He began his professional career in 2005 with Noortekoondis/Audentes of the Korvpalli Meistriliiga. On his first season in the KML, Sokk averaged 7.04 points per game and won the KML Best Young Player Award.[1]

In 2006, Sokk joined Dalkia/Nybit, coached by his father. He was named KML Best Young Player twice more in 2007 and 2008.[2][3]

On 5 August 2008, Sokk joined TÜ/Rock, where he signed for the next four seasons. With TÜ/Rock, he won his first Estonian Championship in the 2009–10 season, after TÜ/Rock defeated Rakvere Tarvas 4 games to 2 in the finals and was named to the All-KML Team in the 2010–11 season.

In September 2012, he signed for Olimpi Tbilisi of the Georgian Superliga. Olimpi Tbilisi finished the 2012–13 season as runners-up.

On 3 August 2013, Sokk signed for Universitatea Craiova of the Liga Națională.

On 6 September 2014, Sokk signed for Rakvere Tarvas. On 22 December 2014, he left the club to join Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Basketball Super League, signing the contract on 9 January 2015.[4]

On 17 September 2015, Sokk signed for Kalev/Cramo. He won his second Estonian Championship in the 2015–16 season, after Kalev/Cramo defeated his former team TÜ/Rock in the finals, and was named to the All-KML Team.[5][6][7]

Estonian national teamEdit

Sokk was a member of the Estonian national under-18 basketball team that competed at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and finished the tournament in 12th place.

As a member of the senior Estonian national basketball team, Sokk competed at the EuroBasket 2015, averaging 6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 29 minutes per game. Estonia finished the tournament in 20th place.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Sokk's father, Tiit Sokk, is a basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player who won a gold medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics with the Soviet Union national basketball team. His older brother, Tanel, is also a professional basketball player and represents the Estonian national basketball team internationally.

Sokk has a daughter, Aleksandra Evita, born on 7 February 2015.[9]

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Professional careerEdit




  1. ^ "Selgusid korvpallihooaja 2005/06 parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 1 June 2006.
  2. ^ "Valiti korvpallihooaja 2006/2007 parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 6 June 2006.
  3. ^ "Valiti korvpallihooaja parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 4 June 2006.
  4. ^ "Динамо" усилилось разыгрывающим сборной Эстонии (in Russian). 9 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Kalev/Cramo kindlustas meistritiitli koguni 27-punktise võiduga!" (in Estonian). Delfi. 27 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Kalev/Cramo purustas Tartu Rocki ja tuli Eesti meistriks" (in Estonian). Postimees.
  7. ^ "Korvpalliliit lõpetas Saku Suurhallis hooaja ja tunnustas paremaid" (in Estonian). Delfi. 2 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Estonia". Archived from the original on 8 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Palju õnne! Sten-Timmu Sokk sai isaks" (in Estonian). Delfi. 7 February 2015.

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