PRIOR TO LSU
The U18 Dutch International was listed as one of the most promising rising stars of the Netherlands ... It was a break out year for Hammink at the Canarias Basketball Academy ... Being named Best Defensive Player at the 2012 Nike Euroleague International Junior Classification Tournament held in Kaunas, Lithuania ... Also named Tournament MVP at the 2012 U23 Tournament in Tourcoing, France ... Hammink averaged 14 points for the Canarias team in the French event ... In the U18 European Championships in 2011, in seven games averaged 12.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, while shooting 54.2 percent from the floor from inside the arc ... In the 2010 Under 16 championships, he posted averages of 17.8 points per game and 8.9 rebounds.
Born on July 22, 1994 ... Parents are Geert and Rhonda Hammink ... Father played at LSU from 1989-93 ... Averaged a double-double in 1993 and was a first-team All-SEC selection at Center his senior season ... Played in 113 games, averaging 6.5 points and 4.7 rebounds for his career, but 15.3 points and 10.2 rebounds his senior season ... The Hamminks become the fifth Father-Son combination to play at LSU ... Two brothers: Ryan and Nick ... Anticipated major at LSU: business ... Likes to listen to music to relax .... Favorite professional basketball players are Kobe Bryant and LeBron James which makes his favorite NBA teams the Lakers and/or Miami.