Angelo Reyes (basketball)

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Angelo Reyes
No. 10 – Pirates de Quebradillas
Position Power forward
League Baloncesto Superior Nacional
Personal information
Born (1981-09-18) September 18, 1981 (age 33)
New York, United States
Nationality Puerto Rican
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College Neosho County Community College (2001–2002)
Pro career 2004–present
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x BSN champion (2006, 2013)
  • BSN rebounding leader (2006)
  • BSN Most Valuable Player (2007)
Angelo Reyes
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Competitor for  Puerto Rico
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena Team

Angelo Reyes (born September 18, 1981) is a Puerto Rican/American professional basketball player. Reyes has played in the ABA, the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) and in Australia. Reyes has been a member of the Puerto Rican National Team since 2006.

Professional career[edit]

Reyes played junior-college ball at Neosho County Community College in Kansas. He has since played in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) with Morovis Titans, Caguas Creoles, Humacao Grays, and the Carolina Giants. Reyes led Caguas to the 2006 Puerto Rican championship and has led the BSN in rebounding. Reyes was selected Most Valuable Player of league in 2007 while playing with the Carolina Giants after averaging 19.7 PPG and 11.9 RPG.

Reyes was a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team in 2006, participating in the Central American and Caribbean Games earning the Gold Medal, and at the World Championship in Japan.

Due to Reyes' outstanding play during the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, he earned an invitation to the Milwaukee Bucks preseason training camp.[1]

On October 2, 2007, Reyes was excluded from the roster of the Milwaukee Bucks and released because of failing his physical due to injury. Reyes signed with the Wollongong Hawks for the 2007–08 NBL season, but right away there was alarms with his pre-season work ethic. The Hawks, however, kept him and wanted to give him a shot. He was released after 7 games, the team saying he was released due to "disciplinary reasons".[2]

In August 2008, he signed with Hebraica y Macabi in Uruguay.

International career[edit]

Angelo Reyes
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Competitor for  Puerto Rico
FIBA Americas Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2007 United States Team competition
Silver medal – second place 2009 Puerto Rico Team competition
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2007 Brazil Team competition
Centrobasket
Gold medal – first place 2008 Mexico Team competition
FIBA CBC Championship
Gold medal – first place 2007 Puerto Rico Team competition
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Colombia Team competition

During the summer of 2007, Reyes represented Puerto Rico as a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team during the 2007 Pan American Games winning the Silver Medal, CaribeBasket 2007 winning the Gold Medal, and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship winning the Bronze Medal. On this tournament, Reyes was second in rebounds per game averaging 9.5, outrebounding players like Amar'e Stoudemire and Dwight Howard. He is represented by agent, Ralph Menar.

On July 1, 2008, hours before the team was scheduled to travel to Europe, Reyes was excluded after not establishing communication with the directives.[3] Reyes was replaced with Alex Falcón.[3] Subsequently, Reyes asked for a dispense to attend personal matters, noting that he intended to join the team in a week.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greco, Matias (September 13, 2007). "PUR - Reyes handed chance by Milwaukee". FIBA.com. Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ Angelo Reyes – andthefoul.net
  3. ^ a b Raúl Álzaga Sánchez-Bretón (July 1, 2008). "¡Desplante de Angelo Reyes!: Le dice 'no' a la Selección" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. Retrieved July 1, 2008. 
  4. ^ Raúl Álzaga Sánchez-Bretón (July 2, 2008). "Reversazo de Reyes" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. Retrieved July 4, 2008. 

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