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.
|No. 5 – Kalev/Cramo|
VTB United League
|Born||14 February 1989|
|Nationality||Estonian / Greek|
|Listed height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Listed weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|2012–2013||BC Olimpi Tbilisi|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- "Selgusid korvpallihooaja 2005/06 parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 1 June 2006.
- "Valiti korvpallihooaja 2006/2007 parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 6 June 2006.
- "Valiti korvpallihooaja parimad" (in Estonian). Delfi. 4 June 2006.
- "Динамо" усилилось разыгрывающим сборной Эстонии (in Russian). dynamobasket.com. 9 January 2015.
- "Kalev/Cramo kindlustas meistritiitli koguni 27-punktise võiduga!" (in Estonian). Delfi. 27 May 2016.
- "Kalev/Cramo purustas Tartu Rocki ja tuli Eesti meistriks" (in Estonian). Postimees.
- "Korvpalliliit lõpetas Saku Suurhallis hooaja ja tunnustas paremaid" (in Estonian). Delfi. 2 June 2016.
- "Estonia". Eurobasket2015.org. Archived from the original on 8 August 2016.
- "Palju õnne! Sten-Timmu Sokk sai isaks" (in Estonian). Delfi. 7 February 2015.