Player Profile

Tom Garlepp



2015/16: Recovered from a slow start to earn team MVP honours at the end of the season…was a consistent performer in the second half of the season…second season as Co-Captain of the Sydney Kings…played his 100th game for the club and 200th NBL game overall during the season…averaged 14.0 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists per game and shot 53.3% from the field, 77.7% from the free throw line and 50% from three point range…finished sixth in the NBL in field goal percentage…season-high 30 points against the Perth Wildcats at Perth Arena…made his first nine baskets during his milestone 200th NBL game, helping the Kings to an upset win on the road over Melbourne United…signed a new two-year contract in the offseason…this is his fifth season with the Sydney Kings.

Career: has played 113 games for the Kings…career averages with Sydney 10.6ppg, 4.5rpg and 47.6% FG…has improved his field goal shooting every season with Sydney…member of the NBL All-Australian team that played a three game series in China in the 2016 offseason…has become a feared three point shooter…had great season in 2014/15 and won both the Sydney Kings Members Player of the Year and Sydney Kings Most Inspirational Player…emerged as key contributor for the Sydney Kings in what was a breakout season in 2013/14…winner of 2013/14 Sydney Kings Coaches’ Award…has played a total of 212 NBL games, averaging 7.2 points and 3.5 rebounds per contest…played with Gold Coast Blaze for two seasons between 2010-2011…played with Adelaide 36ers in 2009/2010 NBL season…played just four games for 36ers before getting hurt…signed by the Perth Wildcats out of college in 2007…played two seasons for Wildcats…won Perth Wildcats ‘Young Australian Player’ award in 2007/08…spent two years at NCAA Division One college University of California-Santa Barbara…came through Australian Institute of Sport (A.I.S.) program…set A.I.S. record with 10 blocked shots in a game.

Personal: Married to former WNBL player Renae Camino…son Hunter was born just after the start of the 2015/16 season…born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada but grew up in Perth and played as junior with Perry Lakes…Ambassador for Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the Special Olympics…studying for a Masters in Human Resources…nicknames are ‘Tommy’ and ‘Garfish’.


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