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Martin Müürsepp
Position Power forward
Small forward
Height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
League KML
Team BC Rakvere Tarvas
Number 13
Born September 26, 1974 (1974-09-26) (age 35)
Tallinn, Estonia
Nationality Estonia Estonian
Draft 25th overall, 1996
Utah Jazz
Pro career 1990–present
Former teams Tallinna Kalev (1990–1992; 1995–1996)
Alvik Stockholm (1992–1993)
Miami Heat (1996–97)
Dallas Mavericks (1997–98)
SK Erger Nybit Tallinn (1998)
Aris Thessaloniki (1999)
AEK Athens (1999–2001)
UNICS Kazan (2001–2002, 2003–2004, 2005–2006)
Dynamo Moscow (2002)
Ural Great (2002–2003)
CSKA Moscow (2004–2005)
Tartu Rock (2006–2007)
Melbourne Tigers (2007)
BC Kalev/Cramo (2008-2009)

Martin Müürsepp (born September 26, 1974 in Tallinn, Estonia) is an Estonian professional basketball player.

In the 1996 NBA Draft he was selected in the 1st round (25th overall) by the Utah Jazz. After the draft, Müürsepp was traded to Miami Heat for a future draft pick (no. 23 in the 2000 draft).

He has played 83 games in the NBA for Dallas Mavericks and the Heat, averaging 4.7 points, 2.2 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game. His career highs include 24 points, 14 rebounds and 37 minutes played. He still stands as the only Estonian to have ever played basketball in the NBA.

After the NBA he spent three years playing in Greece for Aris Thessaloniki and AEK Athens. With AEK he won the 2000 Saporta Cup and the 2000 and 2001 Greek Basketball Cups.

Müürsepp became the silver medalist of the 2001/02 and 2003/04 Russian National League with UNICS Kazan and the 2002/03 with Ural Great Perm. He competed in the 2003/04 Uleb Cup with UNICS Kazan. He played with CSKA Moscow in 2004/05 before returning to UNICS Kazan. After playing for one season in Estonia, Muursepp signed for the Australian NBL's Melbourne Tigers On August 2007.[1] Because of an injury he left from Australia in mid-season, returning to Estonia. In February 2008 he signed with BC Kalev/Cramo. He was a member of the team for almost a year, but played no official games. In March 2010 Müürsepp made his comeback with BC Rakvere Tarvas in KML.

He used to be a key member of the Estonian national team. In 2005, he announced his retirement from active international competition. However, he agreed to return for the 2007 EuroBasket qualifying tournament.






  • 2003-04 FIBA EuroCup Finals MVP (UNICS Kazan)

NBA career statistics

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

1996–97 Miami 10 0 2.7 .357 .250 .429 .5 .3 .0 .1 1.7
1996–97 Dallas 32 0 10.0 .419 .150 .679 1.9 .5 .4 .3 4.3
1997–98 Dallas 41 7 14.7 .435 .421 .761 2.8 .7 .7 .3 5.7
Career 83 7 11.5 .425 .323 .693 2.2 .6 .5 .3 4.7


  1. ^ Tigers form 'Twin Towers' for 2007/08

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