Szymon Szewczyk (born December 21, 1982) is a Polish professional basketball player for Anwil Włocławek of the Tauron Basket Liga (PLK). Standing at 6'10, he plays both the power forward / center positions.
Szymon Szewczyk 2014
|No. 33 – Anwil Włocławek|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|League||Tauron Basket Liga|
|Born||December 21, 1982|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||242 lb (110 kg)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall|
|Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks|
|2001–2002||Polpharma Starogard Gdański|
|2002–2003||TXU Energie Braunschweig|
|2016–2017||Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski|
|Career highlights and awards|
Born in Szczecin, Szewczyk grew up with PKK Szczecin's youth teams. He has been a member of the Polish Junior National Team, the Polish Under-20 National Team and the Polish “B” National Team. He currently is a member of the Polish National Team.
After playing two successful seasons in his native Poland, Szewczyk was evaluated by several top teams in Europe before signing with Braunschweig of Germany’s top division (Bundesliga I) for the 2002-03 season. Many considered him at the time as the best prospect from Poland in his age group.
- 1999–2000: SKK Szczecin - In his first full season with Szczecin, Szewczyk averaged 13.1 points and 5.0 rebounds.
- 2000–2001: SKK Szczecin - Szewczyk improved his numbers across the board in his second season with Szczecin. Averaged 14.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and showed a three-point touch with 14 three-pointers (48.3%).
- 2001–2002: Polpharma Starogard Gdański
- 2002–2003: TXU Energie Braunschweig - Szewczyk delivered a very solid performance in his first season in Germany. Averaged 12.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.07 blocked shots (4th in league). Erupted for 27 points (8-for-12 shooting from two-point range) and added seven rebounds vs. Trier. Posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Cologne. Scored 14 points and added five rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots in a win over X-Rays Würzburg.
- 2003–2005: Alba Berlin
- 2005–2006: Olimpija Ljubljana
- 2006–2007: Scafati Basket
- 2007–2009: Lokomotiv Rostov
- 2009–2011: Air Avellino
- 2011–2013: Reyer Venezia Mestre
- 2014: Pallacanestro Virtus Roma
- 2014–2015: AZS Koszalin
- 2015–2016: Basket Zielona Góra
- 2016–2017: BM Slam Ostrów Wielkopolski - Signed on September 23, 2016.
- 2017-present: KK Włocławek
His father Miroslaw Szewczyk was a professional basketball player for more than 20 years in Szczecin.