Marcelinho Huertas playing for FC Barcelona in 2013
|No. 9 – FC Barcelona|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
25 May 1983 |
São Paulo, Brazil
|Nationality||Brazilian / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Coppell (Coppell, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|2001–2002||FMU São Paulo|
|2003–2004||FMU São Paulo|
|Career highlights and awards|
Marcelo "Marcelinho" Tieppo Huertas (born 25 May 1983) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for FC Barcelona of the Spanish League. Huertas is also member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team. He is a point guard, but he can also play as a shooting guard if needed. He is 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) tall. He is right handed. He also has Italian citizenship.
Early years in Brazil and Texas
Huertas began his career playing with the youth basketball teams of the multi-sports club E.C. Pinheiros in Brazil. After playing high school basketball at Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas, he made his senior men's team debut in the 2001–02 season, with the senior men's team of FMU São Paulo. He then moved to the senior men's basketball team of E.C. Pinheiros, for the 2002–03 season, where he played in the top Brazilian League. He then returned to FMU São Paulo for the 2003–04 season.
Huertas joined the Spanish League club DKV Joventut in 2004, and stayed there until 2007. Next, he moved to the Spanish club Bilbao Basket for the 2007–08 season. He then played with Fortitudo Bologna in the Italian League, during the 2008–09 season. In the August of 2009, he signed a three-year contract with the Spanish League club Caja Laboral. On 9 August 2011, he signed a four-year contract with the Spanish League club Regal FC Barcelona 
Brazilian national team
Huertas has been a member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team. With Brazil's senior national team, he won the gold medal at the 2005 FIBA Americas Championship, the 2006 South American Championship, the 2007 Pan American Games, and the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship. He also won the silver medal at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship.
FC Barcelona Bàsquet
Brazilian national team
- FIBA Americas Championship Gold (2): 2005, 2009
- Silver: (2011)
- South American Championship Gold (1): 2006
- Pan American Games Gold (1): 2007
- Brazilian League Revelation Player: (2003)
- South American Championship MVP: (2006)
- 2x All-ACB Team: (2007–08, 2010–11)
Euroleague career statistics
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|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The Euroleague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he also played in domestic competition.
|Led the league|
- MARCELINHO HUERTAS profile Eurobasket.com
- "FC Barcelona Official Site". 9 August 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- (Spanish) ACB.com: Official Voting Results.
- ACB.com Marcelinho Huertas, mejor base ACB 2010–2011. (Spanish)
- Official Site of Marcelinho Huertas
- Twitter Account
- NBA.com Draft Profile
- Euroleague.net Profile
- FIBA Profile
- FIBA Europe Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- Spanish League Profile (Spanish)
- Italian League Profile (Italian)
- Draftexpress.com Profile