Angelo Caloiaro

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Angelo Caloiaro
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Caloiaro with Banvit in October 2017
No. 4 – Maccabi Tel Aviv
PositionPower forward / Small forward
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1989-07-28) July 28, 1989 (age 29)
San Jose, California
NationalityAmerican / Italian
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolArchbishop Mitty
(San Jose, California)
CollegeSan Francisco (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013Rilski Sportist
2013–2014Mitteldeutscher
2014–2015Telekom Baskets Bonn
2015–2016Obradoiro CAB
2016–2017Büyükçekmece
2017–2018Banvit
2018–presentMaccabi Tel Aviv
Career highlights and awards

Angelo Dominik Caloiaro (born July 28, 1989) is an American-Italian professional basketball player for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League and the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for the University San Francisco before playing professionally in Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Turkey and Israel. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he plays at the power forward and small forward positions.

Early life and college career[edit]

Caloiaro attended Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California, where he led the team to the 2008 State Division II title game. He ranked second on the team in scoring (16.8) and led the squad in rebounding (8.6). Caloiaro captured First Team honors from the san Jose mercury News and earned all-West catholic athletic League second team honors after senior season.[1]

Caloiaro played college basketball for the University of San Francisco's Dons, where he averaged 14 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game as a senior. Caloiaro ranked fifth on USF career 3-pointer list with 131 and tied for third in the West Coast Conference with six double-double performances.[1] On February 28, 2012, Caloiaro earned a spot in the First-team All-WCC.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Rilski (2013)[edit]

On January 31, 2013, Caloiaro signed with the Bulgarian team Rilski Sportist for the rest of the season.[3] On April 7, 2013, Caloiaro recorded a season-high 26 points, shooting 9-of-13 from the field, along with 12 rebounds in a 91–95 loss to Cherno More.[4]

Mitteldeutscher (2013–2014)[edit]

On June 14, 2013, Caloiaro signed with the German team Mitteldeutscher for the 2013–14 season.[5] On December 28, 2013, Caloiaro recorded a season-high 25 points, shooting 9-of-11 from the field, along with six rebounds and two assists in an 83–77 win over Medi Bayreuth.[6] On January 18, 2014, Caloiaro participated in the 2014 BBL All-Star Game.[7] On February 5, 2014, Caloiaro was named MVP of the Month for games played in January.[8]

Caloiaro finished his first season in Germany as the 2014 BBL Regular Season fifth-leading rebounder with 6.8 per game and also averaged 12 points and 1.5 assists per game. On April 24, 2014, Caloiaro earned a spot in the All-BBL First Team.[9]

Telekom Bonn (2014–2015)[edit]

Caloiaro with Telekom Bonn in November 2014

On July 25, 2014, Caloiaro signed a one-year deal with Telekom Baskets Bonn.[10] On April 17, 2015, Caloiaro recorded a season-high 26 points, shooting 9-of-15 from the field, along with seven rebounds and two steals in a 78–71 win over Eisbaren Bremerhaven.[11]

Caloiaro helped Bonn reach the 2015 BBL-Pokal Semifinals (German Cup) and the 2015 BBL Playoffs, where they eventually lost to ratiopharm Ulm.

Obradoiro (2015–2016)[edit]

On August 1, 2015, Caloiaro signed with the Spanish team Obradoiro CAB for the 2015–16 season.[12] On March 6, 2016, Caloiaro recorded a season-high 23 points, shooting 9-of-13 from the field, along with six rebounds and two steals in an 81–64 win over Manresa.[13]

Büyükçekmece (2016–2017)[edit]

On July 3, 2016, Caloiaro signed with the Turkish team Büyükçekmece for the 2016–17 season.[14] On February 11, 2017, Caloiaro recorded a double-double and a season-high of 23 points and 14 rebounds, shooting 8-of-15 from the field in 69–73 loss to Tofaş.[15]

Caloiaro helped Büyükçekmece reach the 2017 FIBA Europe Cup Round of 16, where they eventually lost to Enisey.

Banvit (2017–2018)[edit]

On July 5, 2017, Caloiaro signed a one-year deal with Banvit.[16] On May 28, 2018, Caloiaro recorded a career-high 29 points, shooting 10-of-12 from the field, along with 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in 81–86 playoff loss to Fenerbahçe.[17]

Caloiaro helped Banvit reach the 2018 Turkish League Semifinals, as well as reaching the 2018 FIBA Champions League Quarterfinals, where they eventually lost to Monaco. In 54 games played during the 2017–18 season (played in the Turkish League and the Champions League), Caloiaro averaged 12.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 steals per game, shooting 43.8 percent from 3-point range.

Maccabi Tel Aviv (2018–present)[edit]

Caloiaro with Maccabi in March 2019

On June 26, 2018, Caloiaro joined the Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv of the EuroLeague, signing a one-year deal.[18] On January 24, 2019, Caloiaro recorded a double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds, shooting 6-of-9 from the field in an 84-75 win over Panathinaikos.[19] Two days later, Caloiaro was named EuroLeague Round 20 MVP.[20] Caloiaro helped Maccabi win the Israeli League championship title.

On June 30, 2019, Caloiaro signed a one-year contract extension with Maccabi.[21]

Personal life[edit]

Both of Caloiaro's parents played college basketball, his brother Vinny played professional soccer and sister Joan played high-level college volleyball. Then there are cousins who played for the U.S.A. national teams in soccer and rugby and another, Kerri Walsh Jennings, who won three Olympic gold medals in beach volleyball.[22]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  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  Bold  Career high     Led the league

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 San Francisco 30 13 25.4 .411 .274 .689 3.9 1.3 .6 .2 6.0
2009–10 San Francisco 30 28 28.0 .497 .491 .732 3.6 1.6 .7 .1 8.9
2010–11 San Francisco 34 34 33.4 .395 .327 .787 7.2 1.8 .7 .2 9.9
2011–12 San Francisco 34 34 30.9 .486 .382 .795 5.9 2.3 1.7 .2 14.0
Career 128 109 29.6 .448 .372 .770 5.3 1.8 .9 .2 9.8

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2018–19 Maccabi 30 27 24.7 .478 .315 .792 4.8 1.4 1.2 .1 7.4 10.2
Career 30 27 24.7 .478 .315 .792 4.8 1.4 1.2 .1 7.4 10.2

Domestic Leagues[edit]

Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013 Bulgaria Rilski NBL 21 29.1 .522 .359 .792 7.3 2.5 1.6 .0 13.2
2013–14 Germany Mitteldeutscher BBL 34 31.3 .488 .345 .767 6.8 2.2 1.0 .2 14.3
2014–15 Germany Telekom Bonn 39 26.6 .502 .372 .751 4.2 1.5 1.2 .1 12.0
2015–16 Spain Obradoiro ACB 34 30.2 .524 .330 .743 5.6 1.2 2.0 .2 11.5
2016–17 Turkey Büyükçekmece BSL 30 29.5 .581 .413 .723 6.5 1.6 1.0 .3 11.9
2017–18 Turkey Banvit 35 31.2 .585 .458 .827 5.9 1.8 1.2 .1 13.1
2018–19 Israel Maccabi IPL 33 16.5 .491 .371 .778 3.5 1.3 .7 .0 5.2

Source: RealGM

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "San Francisco Dons - Angelo Caloiaro". USFDons.com. Retrieved September 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "Three Dons Named to WCC Men's Basketball All-Conference Team". USFDons.com. February 28, 2012. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "New American in Rilski Sportist". bgbasket.com. January 31, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "Euroins Cherno More 95 at BC Rilski Sportist 91". RealGM.com. April 7, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "MCB signs Angelo Caloiaro". Sportando.basketball. June 14, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  6. ^ "Mitteldeutscher BC 83 at Medi Bayreuth 77". RealGM.com. December 28, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  7. ^ "Former Don Angelo Caloiaro Plays in German League All-Star Game". sffoghorn. January 29, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  8. ^ "Angelo Caloiaro, an Italian named MVP of the month in Beko BBL". Sportando.basketball. February 5, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  9. ^ "Münchens Point Guard Malcolm Delaney zum "Most Valuable Player" gekürt, Wölfe-Trainer Silvano". easycredit-bbl.de (in German). April 24, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  10. ^ "Telekom Baskets Bonn announce Angelo Caloiaro". Sportando.basketball. July 25, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  11. ^ "Telekom Baskets Bonn 78 at Eisbaren Bremerhaven 71". RealGM.com. April 17, 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  12. ^ "Rio Natura Monbus announces Angelo Caloiaro". Sportando.basketball. August 1, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  13. ^ "Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro 81 at ICL Manresa 64". RealGM.com. March 6, 2016. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  14. ^ "Angelo Caloiaro agreed to terms with Buyukcekmece". Sportando.basketball. July 3, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  15. ^ "Demir Insaat 69 at Tofas SC 73". RealGM.com. February 11, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  16. ^ "Banvit announce Angelo Caloiaro". Sportando.basketball. July 5, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  17. ^ "Fenerbahce Dogus vs. Banvit - Turkish Basketball Super League Game". tblstat.net. May 28, 2018. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  18. ^ "Maccabi FOX signs Caloiaro at forward". EuroLeague.net. June 26, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  19. ^ "Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv vs. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens - Game". EuroLeague.net. January 24, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  20. ^ "Round 20 MVP: Angelo Caloiaro, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv". EuroLeague.net. January 26, 2019. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  21. ^ "Maccabi Tel Aviv officially keeps Angelo Caloiaro one more season". Sportando.basketball. June 30, 2019. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  22. ^ "Angelo Caloiaro, 'I was literally the last guy off the bench. I never played.'". EuroLeague.net. December 18, 2018. Retrieved December 20, 2018.

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