|No. 1 - Shanxi Zhongyu|
|Born|| May 10, 1981 |
|Listed height:||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight:||250 lbs (113 kg)|
|High school|| St. Patrick |
(Elizabeth, New Jersey)
|NBA Draft||2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|2001–present (17 years)|
|1999-2001||Seton Hall Pirates|
|2014-2015||New York Knicks / Cleveland Cavaliers / Denver Nuggets|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school & College
Dalembert was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and lived there for fourteen years before moving to Montreal. He attended high school at St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He then went on to play college basketball at Seton Hall from 1999 to 2001.
Dalembert was selected with the 26th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2001 NBA draft. After playing 8 seasons with the 76ers, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings for Andres Nocioni and Spencer Hawes on June 17, 2010.
On December 26, 2011, he signed a multi-year deal with the Houston Rockets.
On July 19, 2013, Dalembert signed with the Dallas Mavericks.
On June 25, 2014, Dalembert, along with Shane Larkin, Wayne Ellington, José Calderón and two 2014 second-round picks, was traded to the New York Knicks in exchange for Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton.
On January 1, 2015, New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder made trio-trade for the seven players: Samuel Dalembert, Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith from New York Knicks to Cleveland Cavaliers; Lou Amundson and Langston Galloway (return) from Cleveland Cavaliers to New York Knicks; Dion Waiters from Cleveland Cavaliers to Oklahoma City Thunder; Lance Thomas from Oklahoma City Thunder to New York Knicks.
On January 14, 2015, Cleveland Cavaliers trade Samuel Dalembert and two first round draft pick to Denver Nuggets for Timofey Mozgov.
On June 25, 2015, Dalembert return to Dallas Mavericks as Free Agent.