Angelo Reyes (basketball)
|No. 97 – Leones de Ponce|
|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|
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.
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.
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,
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.