NBA center known best for his shot-blocking; spent his first 9 seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, then went on to play for the Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks.
He played 2 years of college basketball at Seton Hall.
He won the 2009-10 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for his contributions to Haitian people after the big earthquake in Haiti.
He is the son of Gabriel Dalembert, who survived the Haiti Earthquake along with one of Samuel's brothers and sisters.
He played alongside All-Star NBA guard Allen Iverson from 2001 to 2006 on the Philadelphia 76ers.