Luis Cequeira

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Luis Cequeira
Juventud Sionista
Position Point guard
League Liga Nacional de Básquet
Personal information
Born (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 29)
Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Career information
Pro career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2005 Quilmes de Mar del Plata (Argentina)
2005–2008 Boca Juniors (Argentina)
2008–2009 Regatas Corrientes (Argentina)
2009–2010 Juventud Sionista (Argentina)
2010–2011 Obras Sanitarias (Argentina)
2011–2013 Juventud Sionista (Argentina)
2013–present Boca Juniors (Argentina)
Career highlights and awards

Luis Cequeira (born February 4, 1985) is an Argentine professional basketball player. He plays at the point guard position. He has been a member of the Argentine national basketball team.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Cequeira began his professional career in the Argentine League with Quilmes Mar del Plata during the 2001-02 season. He has since competed on four other teams while spending his career in the Argentine league. In the 2006–07 season, he helped Boca Juniors win the league title while being named League Sixth Man of the Year.[2] Cequeira has competed in the Liga Sudamericana, the top international competition for South American basketball clubs, on three different occasions - 2006, 2008, and 2009.

After spending the 2009–10 season with Juventud Sionista, Cequeira signed a one-year deal with fellow Argentine side Obras Sanitarias on May 19, 2010.[3]

Argentine national team[edit]

Cequeira is also a member of the senior men's Argentine national basketball team. He made his debut with the senior Argentine national team in 2007 at the 2007 Pan American Games. He later participated at the 2008 and 2010 South American Championship, helping the team to a gold medal in 2008 and a silver medal in 2010.[4]

In 2010, Cequeira was named to Argentina's 2010 FIBA World Championship squad – his first major international tournament – when long-time point guard Juan Pablo Cantero withdrew with a torn hamstring.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at latinbasket.com
  2. ^ Profile at basquetplus.com (Spanish)
  3. ^ Cequeira a Junior Works at Clubosn.com.ar (Spanish)
  4. ^ Profile at FIBA.com
  5. ^ Aging Argentina still favorite at chinadaily.com

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