Dennis Schroder, born on September 15, 1993) in Braunschweig, Germany, is a German professional basketball player who serves as a point guard.
Location: G (No. 17)
Height: 1.85 meters / 6 feet 1
Weight: 78 kg/172 lbs
Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Draft: the 17th pick in the first round of 2013
In his early years, Schroeder played in Germany. In the 2012-13 season, Dennis Schroeder played in Germany’s top league, averaging 24.7 minutes per game, scoring 11.9 points and 3.3 assists, and was selected for the All-Star Game. On April 20, 2013, Dennis Schroeder helped Team World beat the U.S. Collegiate team 112-98 at the Nike Hoop Summit. Schroder played 29 minutes, scored 18 points and 6 assists. Subsequently, Schroeder decided to participate in the NBA draft.
Dennis Schroeder is a pick-and-roll point guard with outstanding wingspan and extremely fast speed. Put scoring first, very explosive, powerful when dribbling and attacking, excellent vision and ball-handling ability, can ensure good ball-handling at high speeds, and help teammates score. However, due to talent limitations, his body is too thin, which affects the confrontation at both ends of the offense and defense, his shooting is unstable, and his finishing ability is poor. After all, as a point guard, his outside three-point shooting is unstable, and sometimes he is too blindly confident, but he is still handy as a substitute sixth man.
In the 2013 NBA draft, Dennis Schroeder was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 17th overall pick in the first round. In his career since then, Schroeder has played for the Eagles, Thunder, Lakers, and Celtics successively. On August 13, 2021, Schroder signed a one-year mid-level contract worth $5.9 million with the Boston Celtics.