Stuart Turnbull

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Basketball player
Stuart Turnbull
Player information
birthday December 28, 1984
place of birth Kingston, Ontario , Canada
size 188 cm
position construction
college Carleton Univ.
Clubs as active
0000-2009 CanadaCanada Carleton Univ.
2009 GermanyGermany Giants Nordlingen
2009-2010 GermanyGermany SC Rist Wedel
2010-2011 GermanyGermany UBC Hanover
2011–2012 GermanyGermany Dragons Rhondorf

Stuart Thomas Turnbull (born December 28, 1984 in Kingston ) is a retired Canadian  basketball player .


Turnbull played basketball at Frontenac Secondary School in his hometown of Kingston in the province of Ontario , and then from 2004 to 2009 at Carleton University . With the college team nicknamed "The Ravens", he won the championship in the Canadian college league CIS in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. In his final season 2008/09 Turnbull Carleton's team led with an average of 16.7 points per encounter. He made headlines when he scored the winning goal in the championship semi-final against the University of Western in the spring of 2009 in the last second. He was later named the best player in the 2009 final.

Turnbull then played as a professional basketball player in Germany: At the beginning of the 2009/10 season he briefly worked for the Giants Nördlingen in the 2nd Bundesliga ProA , but switched to SC Rist Wedel in the 2nd Bundesliga ProB in the early stages of the season . His sister Taryn was playing in Wedel's women's team in the 2nd Bundesliga at the time. Stuart Turnbull scored an average of 17.7 points per game for Rist Wedel and was signed by UBC Hannover (2nd Bundesliga ProA) in the run-up to the 2010/11 season . The Canadian was also a top performer at Lower Saxony with 15.4 points per game. Turnbull's last stop as a professional was the Dragons Rhöndorf (2nd Bundesliga ProB) in the 2011/12 season, for which he scored an average of 17.1 points per game. In all of his three years as a professional, the Canadian was selected by the internet service as one of the top five defenders of the 2nd Bundesliga ProB and 2nd Bundesliga ProA.

In 2012 Turnbull finished his basketball career and started working in marketing, sales and media analysis in Toronto . At times he also ran basketball camps.


His sister Taryn Turnbull played basketball at Tulane University and in the 2nd Bundesliga in Germany, his brother-in-law is the former German-Canadian ice hockey player John Tripp . Sister Breanna played basketball at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Individual evidence

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  10. To Vancouver via Germany. Retrieved June 18, 2018 (Canadian English).
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  12. Player Bio: Breanna Turnbull :: Women's Basketball. Retrieved June 18, 2018 .