Marcelinho Huertas

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To be distinguished from Marcelino Huerta.
Marcelinho Huertas
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Marcelinho Huertas playing for FC Barcelona in 2013.
No. 9 – FC Barcelona
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Spanish League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1983-05-25) 25 May 1983 (age 31)
São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian / Italian
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Coppell (Coppell, Texas)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2002 FMU São Paulo
2002–2003 E.C. Pinheiros
2003–2004 FMU São Paulo
2004–2007 Joventut Badalona
2007–2008 Bilbao Basket
2008–2009 Fortitudo Bologna
2009–2011 Saski Baskonia
2011–present FC Barcelona
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. He also has Italian citizenship. 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.

Huertas is also member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

Early years in Brazil and Texas[edit]

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.

Europe[edit]

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.[1] On 9 August 2011, he signed a four-year contract with the Spanish League club Regal FC Barcelona [2]

Brazilian national team[edit]

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.

He also played at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Honors[edit]

Joventut Badalona[edit]

Saski Baskonia[edit]

FC Barcelona Bàsquet[edit]

Brazilian national team[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Led the league
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2006–07 Joventut 20 3 14.6 .377 .167 .875 1.5 1.4 .9 .0 5.3 4.3
2009–10 Caja Laboral 16 1 20.9 .526 .308 .852 1.8 3.9 .6 .0 8.3 9.4
2010–11 Caja Laboral 20 14 28.6 .460 .442 .865 3.0 5.5 .8 .1 10.3 13.9
2011–12 Barcelona 21 21 23.7 .504 .439 .867 2.0 4.4 1.0 .0 8.5 10.7
2012–13 Barcelona 31 17 20.5 .416 .347 .972 2.2 3.4 .6 .0 8.0 8.7
2013–14 Barcelona 29 29 21.5 .492 .338 .811 2.0 3.8 .4 .0 8.2 9.5
Career 137 85 21.3 .460 .356 .874 2.1 3.7 .7 .0 8.1 9.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ MARCELINHO HUERTAS profile Eurobasket.com
  2. ^ "FC Barcelona Official Site". 9 August 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  3. ^ (Spanish) ACB.com: Official Voting Results.
  4. ^ ACB.com Marcelinho Huertas, mejor base ACB 2010–2011. (Spanish)

External links[edit]