Rait Keerles in 2007
|Born||22 November 1980|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||212 lb (96 kg)|
|2000–2011||Ehitustööriist / BC Kalev/Cramo|
|2011–2012||Gloria Giants Düsseldorf|
|2014||CS Energia Rovinari|
|Career highlights and awards|
Rait Keerles (born 22 November 1980) is a retired Estonian professional basketball player. Keerles started his professional career in 1997, when he signed with BC Kalev. He has also played for Canon ENM and BC Tallinna Kalev before signing with BC Kalev/Cramo (previously known as Ehitustööriist). With the team he won four Estonian Cups and four Estonian Championship gold medals. From 2009–2011 Keerles was the captain of the team. In July 2011, Keerles signed with Gloria Giants Düsseldorf of the German 2. Bundesliga.After the season Keerles decided to return to his former club BC Kalev/Cramo. For the 2013–14 season he signed with Rakvere Tarvas but left the team with mutual consent to play for CS Energia Rovinari in Romania. For the 2014–15 season he returned to Estonia to play his last professional season for TYCO Rapla. He has also been a member of the Estonia national basketball team in 2002–03 and 2008–09 seasons.
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