Detlef Schrempf is a German-American former basketball player who played for popular NBA teams like the Dallas Mavericks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Portland Trail Blazers. A three-time NBA All-Star, Schrempf helped the SuperSonics reach the NBA Finals in 1996. Also known for his charitable work, Schrempf formed the Detlef Schrempf Foundation to help local charities.
Christian Standhardinger is a Filipino-German basketball player who currently plays for the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel of PBA. Over the course of his career, Standhardinger has also played for other popular teams like Ehingen Urspring, Hong Kong Eastern, and NorthPort Batang Pier. Christian Standhardinger has also played for the Philippine national team.
The head coach of the Serbian men’s national basketball team, Svetislav Pešić has previously won several medals as the head coach of Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia, and Germany. Both his son, Marko, and his son-in-law, Jan Jagla, have played basketball for Germany. In his short career as a player, he went undrafted by the NBA.
German-American basketball coach Demond Greene was born in the US, to an African-American father and a German mother. He is also a former player who has represented teams such as Bayern Munich and DJK Würzburg. An Olympian, he was also part of the EuroBasket silver medal-winning German squad in 2005.
Henrik R is a German basketball coach who is credited with bringing in European players into the North Carolina basketball program. A former player, Henrik helped Germany win the gold medal at the 1993 EuroBasket and the bronze medal at the 2002 FIBA World Cup. Henrik R was a seven-time German League champion and four-time German Cup winner.
Slovak-German basketball player Anton Gavel had a flourishing career as a point guard and is best known for his association with Bayern Munich. The 6’2” sports star has also been a 5-time BBL champion. While he initially represented the Slovak national team, he later switched to the German national team.