Sammy Monroe (198 cm, Newberry’07) has inked a deal with Al Shabab Dubai (United Arab Emirates-D1) and will be joining the team this 2017. The 32-year-old veteran journeyman has had some extensive experience playing in the Middle East.
In 2016-17 Sammy lent his talents to Al Gharafa Doha (Qatar-D1), signing with them in December 2016. Monroe would go on to play 18 games for his former club and post averages of 23.5 ppg and 9.8 rpg.
Monroe has also played in Mexico, in 2014 for Mineros de Caborca (Mexico-CIBACOPA). He played 13 games for the Mexican team and was able to register averages of 19.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, and 3.5 apg.