Angelo Reyes (basketball)

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Angelo Reyes
No. 97 – Leones de Ponce
Position Power forward
League Baloncesto Superior Nacional
Personal information
Born (1981-09-18) September 18, 1981 (age 34)
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)
Playing career 2002–present
Career highlights and awards
  • 3x BSN champion (2006, 2010, 2013)
  • LNB champion (2014)
  • BSN rebounding leader (2006)
  • BSN Most Valuable Player (2007)
  • Puerto Rico Basketball Athlete of the year (2007)
  • 2x All-BSN First Team (2006, 2007)
  • All-BSN Second Team (2008)
  • All-BSN Defensive First Team (2006)
  • 4x BSN All-Star (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)
Angelo Reyes
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Representing  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

Angelo Reyes (born September 18, 1981) is a Puerto Rican/American professional basketball player. Reyes was born in New York he has played in United States American Basketball Association ABA, Premier Basketball League PBL, Dominican Republic Liga Nacional de Baloncesto LNB, Mexico Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional LNBP, Uruguay Federacion Uruguaya de Basquetbol FUBB, Australia National Basketball League NBL and Puerto Rico Baloncesto Superior Nacional BSN. 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 Titanes de Morovis (2002), Criollos de Caguas (2004) Caciques de Humacao (2005), Criollos de Caguas (2006) Reyes led Caguas to the 2006 Puerto Rican championship and led the league in rebound, Gigantes de Carolina, (2007-2009) Reyes won the 2007 Most Valuable Player (MVP) 2008 lost the championship in 7 games, Capitanes de Arecibo, (2010) Reyes won the 2010 Puerto Rican championship with Arecibo, Cangrejeros de Santurce. (2011), Piratas de Quebradillas (2013-2015) Reyes won the 2013 Puerto Rican championship with Quebradillas, Leones de Ponce (2016). Reyes has led the BSN in rebounding. Reyes was selected Most Valuable Player of the league in 2007 while playing with the Gigantes de Carolina 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,[2]

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

International career[edit]

Angelo Reyes
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Representing  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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