Angelo Reyes (basketball)
|No. 10 – Pirates de Quebradillas|
|League||Baloncesto Superior Nacional|
September 18, 1981 |
New York, United States
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|College||Neosho County Community College (2001–2002)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Competitor for Puerto Rico|
|Central American and Caribbean Games|
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.
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.
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".
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. Reyes was replaced with Alex Falcón. Subsequently, Reyes asked for a dispense to attend personal matters, noting that he intended to join the team in a week.
- Greco, Matias (September 13, 2007). "PUR - Reyes handed chance by Milwaukee". FIBA.com. Retrieved July 31, 2013.
- Angelo Reyes – andthefoul.net
- 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.
- Raúl Álzaga Sánchez-Bretón (July 2, 2008). "Reversazo de Reyes" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. Retrieved July 4, 2008.