Sant-Roos with Darüşşafaka, in 2018.
|No. 26 – AEK Athens|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|League||Greek Basket League|
|Born||February 13, 1991|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||187 lb (85 kg)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|2011–2013||→ SG Braunschweig|
|2012–2013||→ Phantoms Braunschweig|
|2013–2014||→ Novipiù Casale Monferrato|
|Career highlights and awards|
Howard Powell Sant-Roos Olano (born February 13, 1991) is a Cuban professional basketball player for AEK Athens of the Greek Basket League and the Basketball Champions League. At a height of 2.01 m (6'7") tall, he plays at the shooting guard and small forward positions, with small forward being his main position.
Sant-Roos began playing club basketball at the youth and amateur levels in Italy. Sant-Roos started his pro career in 2011, in the German 3rd Division, with SG Braunschweig; the farm team of the German 1st Division (BBL) team Phantoms Braunschweig. He was coached there by Kostas Flevarakis.
On June 29, 2015, Sant-Roos signed a two-year deal with the Czech team ČEZ Nymburk. Sant-Roos helped the team to win the Czech Cup in 2017, and the Czech League titles in 2016 and 2017. On June 30, 2017, Sant-Roos joined the NBA's Denver Nuggets' Summer League roster, for the 2017 NBA Summer League.
On July 20, 2017, Sant-Roos signed a one-year deal with the Turkish Super League team Darüşşafaka. In 52 combined league games played (Turkish BSL and EuroCup) during the 2017–18 season, he averaged 7.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists in the Turkish BSL season, and 8.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists in the EuroCup season. Sant-Roos also helped Darüşşafaka to win the 2018 EuroCup title.
On August 3, 2018, Sant-Roos signed with the Greek Basket League team AEK Athens, for the 2018–19 season. With the Greek club, he won the FIBA Intercontinental Cup in 2019 and gained the reputation of being the best perimeter defender of the team. He averaged 6.6 points, 2.4 assists and 1.2 steals with AEK in the Greek League. On July 14, 2019, Sant-Roos renewed his contract with the Greek club through 2021.
FIBA Champions League
Note: Only games in the primary domestic competitions are included. Therefore, games in cup or European competitions are left out.
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- "Denver Nuggets Announce 2017 NBA Summer League Roster and Mini-Camp Schedule". NBA.com. June 30, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
- "Darussafaka adds forward Sant-Roos". eurocupbasketball.com. July 20, 2017. Retrieved July 20, 2017.
- "Howard Sant-Roos officially signs with AEK Athens". Sportando.basketball. August 3, 2018. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
- AEK re-signs Howard Sant-Roos through 2021.
- EuroCup Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- RealGM.com Profile
- Greek Basket League Profile
- Turkish Super League Profile
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