Kaleb TARCZEWSKI

Center
Born in Claremont, NH (United States) on 26/2/1993

 

Kaleb Tarczewski signed for Olimpia during the month of March, 2017, coming from the Oklahoma City Blue of the D-League. He’s a 2.13 mt. center.

2020/21 SEASON – He helped the team win the Supercup and averaged 7.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, he also shot 77.3 percent from the field. He was a member of 2021 Italian Cup winning team. He appeared in his 100th EuroLeague game, against Valencia, the first Olimpia player to reach that plateau. Against Bayern Munich, he cleared 500 rebounds for his Olimpia’s EuroLeague career.

2019/20 SEASON – He has surpassed 300 rebounds for his EuroLeague career in Athens, against Panathinaikos, the he got over the 400 rebounds in Istanbul against Fenerbahce. He became Olimpia’s All-Time EuroLeague’s leading rebounder. He set a new personal best, scoring 19 points in Istanbul (Fenerbahce). In the same game he set his new high in index rating with 27. Against Valencia, he had his first double double of his EuroLeague career. He tied his career-best of 10 rebounds several times and in Istanbul he tied his career-best of 4 blocks in one game. He has scored over 500 points in his EuroLeague career. He has scored more than 700 points in the Italian League.

2018/19 SEASON – Winner of the Italian Supercup. He set his new career-high in the Italian league when he scored 23 points against Brescia. In the same game he set his new highs in field goal made (10) and attempted (12). Against Torino, he set his personale best for most shots made in one game with no misses with eight. In Varese, he set his new career-high for offensive rebounds grabbed in one game with 5 and tied his best in total rebounds with 12. This last record was eventually beaten when he grabbed 15 rebounds against Avellino. In Moscow, in a win over Khimki, he set his new personal EuroLeague best in index rating with 25. He also had 10 rebounds against Olympiacos, a career-high. He finished the season third in two-point shooting (72.4%) and had his offensive rebounds number 100 for his career. In the Italian league he finished as the best for average plus/minus and his 84.1 % in two-point shooting is the best figure ever in the club history and the Italian league history. He’s first ever in Olimpia for dunks made in the Italian league and in the Italian league playoffs.

2017/18 SEASON – He started 29 games during the EuroLeague season. In the process he finished ninth overall in rebounding (5.7), seventh in offensive rebounding (2.4) and was also ninth in shots blocked (0.8). He was seventh also in field goal percentage (64.4%). He was the best rebounder per minute in the Italian league, both during the regular season and the playoffs. He’s won the Italian championship.

His career

Kaleb Tarczewski attended Stevens High School of Claremont for two years. He then transferred to St.Mark’s High School, in Southborough, Massachusetts. During his senior season he was named Independent School League’s MVP, averaging 20.7 points per game, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots. He had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the “Jordn Classic” game in Charlotte and was part of the USA team in the Hoop Summitt of Portland.

Eventually, he played four seasons at Arizona, where he won 110 games, the most ever by an Arizona player. He started 131 games 135,and in his senior season had 9.4 points per game with 9.3 rebounds, 1.4 blocked shots, while converting 63.3% of his field goals and 71.2% of his foul shots. He was included in the All-Pac 12 second team and in the All-Pac 12 defensive team.

He was undrafted in 2016 but played the Orlando summer league with the Washington Wizards and the Las Vegas summer league with the Detroit Pistons. During the month of September he was signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, spending with them the entire preseason. fter being released, he joined the D-League’s Oklahoma City Blue. He played 25.5 minutes per game, scoring 10.0 points. He converted 63.3% of his shots and 72.7% of his free throws. He averaged 7.3 rebounds per game.

He signed for Olimpia for the final portion of the 2016/17 season and he averaged 6.7 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

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