Carlos Cabezas

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Carlos Cabezas
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Cabezas with Unicaja Málaga.
No. 10 – UCAM Murcia
Position Point guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1980-11-14) November 14, 1980 (age 33)
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 1.75 in (1.87 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Pro career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2000 Unicaja Macías
2000 Círculo Badajoz
2000–2009 Unicaja Málaga
2009–2010 Khimki Moscow Region
2010–2012 CAI Zaragoza
2012–2013 Caja Laboral
2013–2014 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2014–present UCAM Murcia

Carlos Eduardo Cabezas Jurado (born November 14, 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player who currently plays for UCAM Murcia of the Spanish League. He is the nephew of the former Uruguayan professional footballer Hugo Cabezas, who played in Spain in the late 70s. His father (Hugo's brother) and his grandfather are also former Uruguayan professional basketball players. He is 1.87 m (6 ft 1 ¾ in) tall.

Professional career[edit]

Cabezas began his playing career with the youth teams of Unicaja Málaga in Spain. He made his professional debut during the 1998-99 season with Unicaja Macías, the reserve team of Unicaja Málaga, in the Spanish EBA League. He then moved to the LEB club Circulo Badajoz during the 1999-00 season. He joined the senior Spanish ACB League club Unicaja Málaga in 2000.

The Orlando Magic of the NBA invited Cabezas to play for their Summer League team at the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2009, but he declined the offer.[1] He joined the Russian Super League club Khimki Moscow Region in 2009.[2] In October 2010 he signed a one-year contract with CAI Zaragoza.[3]

On September 1, 2012, Cabezas signed with the Euroleague club Caja Laboral.[4] He leaves the club in February, officially by technical reasons [5] but several medias asseverate he was fired by the club.[6]

Spanish national team[edit]

With the junior national teams of Spain, Cabezas won the gold medal at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the gold medal at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, and the bronze medal at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Cabezas also won the gold medal with the senior Spanish national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. He also won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA European Championship.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Club career[edit]

Spanish national team[edit]

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