Former Harlem guard wins Euro title
Eric Palm, a Harlem graduate whose basketball career has taken him to places such as Iceland, Germany and Kosovo, won a league title in Denmark Monday night.
Palm was a reserve guard for the Bakken Bears, who defeated Horsens four games to one in the finals of the Danish Basketligaen.
Bakken is the historical power of the Danish league. Monday night's title was the 15th for the club team.
According to the website, RealGM.com, which tracks players all over the world, Palm started six of 26 games, averaged 19.3 minutes per game, 5.3 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists.
Palm is a 2005 Harlem graduate. For the Huskies, he was a first-team all-NIC-10 guard. He was fourth in the conference in scoring his senior year and had a high of 41 points against Woodstock.
That earned Palm a scholarship to McKendree University, a NAIA Division 1 school, where he scored 2,066 points in four seasons, which ranks fifth all time for that school.
Since McKendree, Palm played three seasons in Iceland, two in Germany - where he also was on a league championship team - split a year in Slovakia and Kosovo before joining Bakken.