Dennis Schröder – Family, Career, Shoes & More

“I’ll try to get stronger, work on my shot, 3-point shooting off the dribble. That’s the main focus. I’m gonna work on it and be stronger and better next season.”

                                                                                                              – Dennis Schöder.

Dennis is a German professional basketball player who played for Oklahoma City Thunder of NBA. He belongs to the African ethnic group and he has quite a good interest in watching and playing sports.

He was honored with BBL’s most improved player in 2013 and some other awards.

Family

Dennis is a son of Axel Schröder and Fatou Schröder. His parents got separated when he was just a kid. His mother had a hair salon. His father died in 2009. After his father’s death, Dennis was deeply affected but he remained focused on his career.

He has only one brother in siblings, Cheyassin Secka. He dated a girl named Ellen Ziolo for a long-time and he is now married to her. Dennis became the father of a son in 2019.

There is hot news revolving in media about the extra-marital affair of Dennis and also his split from his wife but the news has no solid base and Dennis is also quite about these rumors.

Education

Dennis has completed his early education from Brunswick, Germany. But he was interested in basketball so he didn’t continue his further education.

Career

Dennis and his brother were interested in skateboarding and they were quite good in it also but destiny had chosen Dennis for something else.

In 2012, he was given the best young German player of the year title and also honored as the League’s most improved player award. He has played for the national under-18 basketball team of Germany. He has participated in the FIBA Europe U-20 championship league in 2012. In 2014, he has represented as a senior for the national team against Finland.

Early in his career, he has played for clubs in Germany including Basketball Löwen Braunschweig which is well established and famed club in Germany and also SG Braunschweig which is based on Phantoms Braunschweig, it trains the basketball youngsters. He has also played for the EuroBasket championship in 2015 which was held in Berlin. His team finished up on standing 18th in the championship.

In 2017, Dennis led his team to quarter-finals in EuroBasket Championship. His playing style along the floor is very much similar to Rajon Rondo. In 2018, he scored his career highest 41 points against the Utah Jazz, with 5 rebounds and 7 assists. Later, Dennis was traded to another basketball team, Oklahoma City Thunder.

His trading from one team to another after playing for a season didn’t affect his game-play rather it groomed his game strategy and also reflected his worthy skills. He started his career with Phantom Braunschweig.

Net Worth

Dennis is one of the highly paid players of Oklahoma City Thunder. When he was drafted in 2013, he signed a 4-year contract with Atlanta Hawks in $70 million, with a yearly payment of $15.5 million.

But soon he was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder, he signed a three-year contract with the franchise, with season earnings of $15 million.

Favorite Basketball Shoes

  • Nike KD 12s
  • Nike Kobe AD Mid
  • Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 10
  • Nike Kyrie 2
  • Nike PG 1

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