Rowan Barrett

Rowan Barrett Sr. (born November 24, 1972) is a retired Canadian[1] professional basketball player. At a height of 1.98 m (6'6") tall,[2] he played at the shooting guard and small forward positions. He currently serves as general manager of the Canadian men's national team.

Rowan Barrett
Canada men's national basketball team
PositionGeneral manager
Personal information
BornNovember 24, 1972 (age 46)
Scarborough, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Hill Collegiate Institute
(Toronto, Ontario)
CollegeSt. John's (1992–1996)
NBA draft1996 / Undrafted
Playing career1997–2008
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Number5, 8, 9
Career history
1997–1998Lucentum Alicante
1998–1999Boca Juniors
1999, 2001, 2003Cocodrilos de Caracas
2000–2001Keravnos
2001Dafni
2002Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2002Hapoel Haifa
2002–2003Ramat HaSharon
2003–2005JDA Dijon
2005–2006Cantù
2006–2007ASVEL
2007–2008Élan Chalon
Career highlights and awards

High school career

Born in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario,[1] Barrett attended West Hill Collegiate Institute, where he played high school basketball.

College career

Barrett played NCAA Division I college basketball at St. John's University, with the St. John's Red Storm, from 1992 to 1996.

Professional career

NBA

Barrett was under contract with the Toronto Raptors (1997 and 1999), and Philadelphia 76ers (1999), but he never played in any NBA regular season games with those teams.

International

Some of the clubs that Barrett played professionally with include: in Spain, with Etosa Alicante (2nd Division) (1997–98), in Argentina, with Boca Juniors (1998–99), in Venezuela, with Cocodrilos de Caracas (1999, 2001, 2003), in Cyprus, with Keravnos Keo (2000–01), in Greece, with Dafni (2001), in Israel, with Maccabi Rishon LeZion (2002), Hapoel Haifa (2002), and Ramat HaSharon (2002–03), in France, with JDA Dijon Basket (2003–05), ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (2006–07), and Élan Chalon (2007–08), and in Italy, with Vertical Vision Cantù (2005–06).[3][4]

He was the Top Scorer, of the European-wide 2nd-tier level league, the FIBA Saporta Cup, in the 2000–01 season.

National team career

Barrett played for the senior Canadian national basketball team. With Canada, he played at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, and the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the 1993 FIBA AmeriCup, the 1997 FIBA AmeriCup, the 1999 FIBA AmeriCup, and the 2003 FIBA AmeriCup.[5]

He also played at the 1999 Pan American Games and the 2003 Pan American Games.

Post-playing career

Barrett is currently Executive Vice President and General Manager of Canada Basketball.[6]

Personal life

Barrett's son, RJ Barrett, was ranked as the number one high-school basketball player in the class of 2018,[7] and enrolled at Duke University for a year before being selected 3rd overall by the New York Knicks in the 2019 NBA Draft.

References

  1. ^ a b FIBA – Rowan Barrett
  2. ^ Barrett, Rowan Height: 1.98.
  3. ^ Serie A page on Barrett.
  4. ^ Rowan Barrett Chalon/Saône ‹See Tfd›(in French).
  5. ^ Rowan Barrett (Can).
  6. ^ http://www.basketball.ca/canada-basketball-awarded-2015-fiba-americas-championship-for-women-p156750/news-article/rowan-barrett-named-senior-mens-national-team-general-manager
  7. ^ Barrett, Bassey headline the new ESPN 25.

External links

1992–93 St. John's Redmen basketball team

The 1992–93 St. John's Redmen basketball team represented St. John's University during the 1992–93 NCAA Division- basketball season. The team was coached by Brian Mahoney in his first year at the school after replacing long time head coach Lou Carnesecca. St. John's home games are played at Alumni Hall and Madison Square Garden and the team is a member of the Big East Conference.

1999 Tournament of the Americas

The 1999 Tournament of the Americas, later known as the FIBA Americas Championship and the FIBA AmeriCup (also known as Las Americas Tournament for Men, the FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament, or Panamerican Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men), was a basketball championship hosted by Puerto Rico, from July 14 to July 25, 1999. The games were played in San Juan, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. This FIBA AmeriCup was to earn the two berths allocated to the Americas for the 2000 Olympics, in Sydney, Australia. The United States won the tournament, the country's fourth AmeriCup championship.

2003 Tournament of the Americas

The 2003 Tournament of the Americas in basketball, later known as the FIBA Americas Championship and the FIBA AmeriCup (also known as Las Americas Tournament for Men, FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament, or Panamerican Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men), was hosted by Puerto Rico, from August 20 to August 31, 2003. The games were played in San Juan, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. This FIBA AmeriCup was to earn the three berths allocated to the Americas for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. The United States won the tournament, the country's fifth AmeriCup championship.

Basketball at the 1995 Summer Universiade

Basketball events were contested at the 1995 Summer Universiade in Fukuoka, Japan.

Basketball at the 1999 Pan American Games

This page shows the results of the basketball tournament at the 1999 Pan American Games, held in the Winnipeg Arena in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from July 31 to August 8, 1999.

Basketball at the 2003 Pan American Games

This page shows the results of the basketball tournament at the 2003 Pan American Games, held in the Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from August 2 to August 8, 2003.

Canada Basketball

Canada Basketball (CB) is a non-profit organization and the governing body for basketball in Canada. This national federation was founded in 1923. The organization is responsible for the selection and training of players who represent the Men's and Women's national teams and then represent Canada in international competition, including Olympic, Pan American and FISU Games, as well as the FIBA World Championships. The current President and CEO is Glen Grunwald.

In addition to its international programs, Canada Basketball oversees programs at amateur and grassroots levels throughout Canada. Some of the influential Canada Basketball Alumni include Steve Nash, Leo Rautins, Stacey Dales, and Lars Hansen. Canada Basketball launched the Steve Nash Youth Basketball Program in September, 2007. Basketball is the fastest growing sport in Canada, and attracts many young Canadians from all backgrounds.In May 2012, Canada Basketball named Steve Nash the General Manager of the Senior Men's National Program. Canada Basketball hired Jay Triano to coach its Senior Men's National Team in August 2012, and hired Lisa Thomaidis as the head coach of the Senior Women's Program in March 2013. The Council Of Excellence is designed to strengthen the game of basketball in Canada as to propel Canadian Basketball back to international prominence. The Council Of Excellence includes, Jay Triano, Steve Nash, Maurizio Gherardini, Glen Grunwald, Don McCrae, Kathy Shields, Ken Shields, Steve Konchalski, and Sylvia Sweeney.

On March 5, 2019, Canada Basketball promoted Executive Vice President / Assistant General Manager Rowan Barrett to General Manager, while Steve Nash would transition to a role of Senior Advisor, effective immediately. Barrett's first move was to hire Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse to coach the national men's team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup with the hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Canada at the 2003 Pan American Games

Canada participated at the 2003 Pan American Games, held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 1 to 17 August 2003.

Canada men's national basketball team

The Canadian men's national basketball team is currently ranked 23rd by FIBA. Athletes for this team are selected by Canada Basketball. The team's head coach is Nick Nurse and its general manager is Rowan Barrett.

In nine Olympic appearances, Canada has only won one medal in basketball – a silver at the 1936 Games in Berlin. The team finished fourth in 1976 and 1984. Canada has won six medals at the FIBA AmeriCup – two silver medals in 1980 and 1999, as well as four bronze medals in 1984, 1988, 2001, and 2015. The team also won its first medal at the Pan American Games, a silver medal, in 2015.

Canada won its only gold medal at a university-level tournament, the 1983 Summer Universiade, which the country hosted in Edmonton, Alberta.

Cocodrilos de Caracas

Cocodrilos de Caracas is a Venezuelan professional basketball club. The club competes in the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto (LPB).

Dafnis B.C.

Dafnis B.C. is a Greek professional basketball club. The club's full name is Athlitikos Omilos Dafnis B.C., or A.O. Dafnis B.C. The club is located in Dafni, Athens, Greece. The colors of the team are yellow and black, and the team's symbol is the laurel branch.

FIBA Saporta Cup Top Scorer

The FIBA Saporta Cup Top Scorer, also known as the FIBA Saporta Cup Best Scorer, was an annual basketball award of the now defunct second-tier level European-wide league, the FIBA Saporta Cup. It was given to the Top Scorer throughout the FIBA Saporta Cup season.

Israeli Basketball Premier League Statistical Leaders

The Israeli Basketball Premier League Statistical Leaders, or Israeli Basketball Super League Statistical Leaders, are the stats leaders of the top-tier level men's professional club basketball league in Israel, the Israeli Premier Basketball League.

JDA Dijon Basket

Jeanne d'Arc Dijon Basket, commonly known as JDA Dijon Basket or simply Dijon, is a professional basketball club from the city of Dijon, France. The club currently plays in the LNB Pro A, the French first tier division. Home games are played at the Palais des Sports Jean-Michel Geoffroy, which has a capacity of 4,628 people. The club has won the French Cup twice, in 1993 and 2006.

The club lends its name to Joan of Arc, a heroine in French history.

John Maynard Smith Prize

The John Maynard Smith Prize is a prize given by the European Society for Evolutionary Biology on odd years to an outstanding young researcher. It was first awarded in 1997 and is named after the evolutionary biologist John Maynard Smith (1920–2004).

LNB Pro A Best Scorer

The LNB Pro A Best Scorer, or Top Scorer, is the best scorer of the season award, of the top-tier level men's professional club basketball league in France, the LNB Pro A. In basketball, points are the sum of the score accumulated through free throws or field goals. The LNB Pro A's scoring title is awarded to the player with the highest points per game average in a given regular season. Prior to the 1976–77 season, the league's Top Scorer was the player that scored the most total points in the league during the season. Since the 1976–77 season, the league's Top Scorer is the player with the highest scoring average per game during the season.

RJ Barrett

Rowan Alexander "RJ" Barrett Jr. (born June 14, 2000) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A shooting guard and small forward, he was selected third overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks after one year with the Duke Blue Devils.

Born in Toronto as the son of former basketball player Rowan Barrett, Barrett shone at St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario before transferring to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida. He was a five-star recruit and the consensus top recruit in the 2018 class, earning Naismith Prep Player of the Year and Gatorade National Player of the Year accolades in his final high school season. He was ranked the top player in his class by all recruiting services and was the first player since LeBron James to sweep all major awards in high school and win the national championship.

With the Canadian national under-19 team, Barrett was named MVP at the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup after leading his team to a gold medal. He debuted for the senior team during qualification for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

West Hill Collegiate Institute

West Hill Collegiate Institute (also called West Hill CI, WHCI or West Hill) is a public high school in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located in eastern Scarborough in the neighbourhood of West Hill. It was under the jurisdiction of the Scarborough Board of Education until its amalgamation with the Toronto District School Board in 1998. The school was opened in 1955 and named after the community of West Hill, Toronto in which the school is located, and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2005. The school's motto is Surgo in Lucem which translates as I rise into the light.

Élan Chalon

Élan Sportif Chalonnais, commonly known as Élan Chalon, is a French professional basketball club that is based in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. The team's main colors are red and white, and their mascot is a moose. They play their national domestic league games in the LNB Pro A league and internationally in the Basketball Champions League. The team's home arena is called Le Colisée, which seats 5,000 spectators.

Founded in 1955, the club has traditionally be playing in the Pro A. In 2012, the club captured its first domestic championship by winning the Pro A Final over Le Mans. In 2017, Élan won its second domestic title. The club has also been a regular in European competitions, as the team has been runners-up in three different FIBA competitions.

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