Tag: Jon Heath

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Basketball legend Rik Samaey looks back on his period as a player for Sunair Oostende

On May 25th Basketball Club Ostend celebrates its 50th anniversary. The past nine years, Filou Oostende turned out to be unbeatable in the Finals of Belgian basketball. In the last century, there was yet another period of success. Ostend was not exactly a top team in the seventies, until a young talented player – Rik…

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Jon Heath (’52 – F – 1m99) (Video)

In this episode of our #ThrowBackThursday we take it all the way back to the mid-seventies and eighties as we take a closer look at one of the most renowned US players to ever grace the Belgian courts: Jon Heath. The lanky athletic forward started his professional basketball career after he finished his studies in geography at…