Cabezas with Unicaja Málaga.
|No. 10 – UCAM Murcia|
November 14, 1980 |
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
|Listed height||6 ft 1.75 in (1.87 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|NBA draft||2002 / Undrafted|
|2009–2010||Khimki Moscow Region|
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.
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. He joined the Russian Super League club Khimki Moscow Region in 2009. In October 2010 he signed a one-year contract with CAI Zaragoza.
On September 1, 2012, Cabezas signed with the Euroleague club Caja Laboral. He leaves the club in February, officially by technical reasons  but several medias asseverate he was fired by the club.
Spanish national team
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
- Won the Korać Cup Championship (2001)
- Won the Spanish King's Cup (2005)
- Won the Spanish Championship (2006)
Spanish national team
- 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship - Gold Medal
- 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship - Gold Medal
- 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship - Bronze Medal
- 2006 FIBA World Championship - Gold Medal
- 2007 FIBA European Championship - Silver Medal
- 2009 FIBA European Championship - Gold Medal
- Talkbasket.net Orlando Magic invite Carlos Cabezas.
- BCKhimki.ru Khimki signs Cabezas (Russian).
- Marzo, Daniel. "Carlos Cabezas se decide por el CAI Zaragoza". solobasket.com. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "Caja Laboral adds Carlos Cabezas". Sportando. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- Carlos Cabezas deja de pertenecer a la disciplina del Caja Laboral ACB.com, 25 February 2013
- Cabezas de turco Marca, 25 February 2013
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Official Web Page
- Eurobasket2007.org Profile
- FIBAEurope.com Profile
- Basketpedya.com Profile
- ACB.com Official Profile (Spanish)