Facundo Campazzo

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Facundo Campazzo
Facundo Campazzo 11 Real Madrid Baloncesto Euroleague 20171012.jpg
No. 7 – Real Madrid
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1991-03-23) March 23, 1991 (age 29)
Córdoba, Argentina
NationalityArgentine
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2014Peñarol
2014–presentReal Madrid
2015–2017UCAM Murcia
Career highlights and awards

Facundo "Facu" Campazzo (born March 23, 1991) is an Argentine professional basketball player who is currently under contract with Real Madrid. At a height of 1.81 m (5 ft. 11​14 in.) tall,[1][2] he plays at the point guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Campazzo began playing for the Argentine League club Peñarol Mar del Plata in 2008.[3] He was named the Argentine League Newcomer of the Year, and the Argentine Cup MVP in 2010. He was also named the Super 8 Tournament MVP in 2011 and 2013, and the Argentine League Finals MVP in 2012 and 2014.

On August 30, 2014, he signed a three-year deal with the Spanish League club Real Madrid.[4] In the 2014–15 season, Real Madrid won the EuroLeague championship, after defeating Olympiacos, by a score of 78–59, in the league's final game.[5] Real Madrid eventually finished the season by winning the Spanish ACB League 2014–15 season league playoff finals, after a 3–0 series sweep in the finals series against Barcelona. By winning that title, Real Madrid also won the triple crown.[6]

On August 20, 2015, Campazzo was loaned to Spanish club UCAM Murcia.[7] He spent both the 2015–16 ACB season, and the 2016–17 ACB season with Murcia. He returned to Real Madrid for the 2017–18 ACB season.

In May 2018, Real Madrid won the 2017–18 EuroLeague championship, after defeating Fenerbahçe Doğuş in the final game with 85–80.[8] Over 30 EuroLeague games, Campazzo averaged 7.9 points, 4.5 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game. On 24 May 2018, he finished in fourth place in voting for the Liga ACB MVP of the season.[9]

On June 26, 2018, he re-signed with Real Madrid to three-year deal.[10]

On May 3, 2019 he was named EuroLeague MVP for the month of April. In the third place game of the 2019 EuroLeague Final Four, Campazzo set an all-time record for assists at 15 in a Final Four game. He surpassed Terrell McIntyre's record from 2008.[11]

On February 6, 2020, Campazzo joined Stefan Jović at the top of the all-time single-game assists chart by dishing 19 assists in a 103–97 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague win over the Alba Berlin.[12]

National team career[edit]

Campazzo defended Argentina at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[13] He defended Argentina for gold medals at the 2012 South American Championship and at the 2014 South American Games, silver medals at the 2014 South American Championship, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, and a bronze medal at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship. He defended Argentina at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2019, he defended Argentina bringing home a gold medal from the Pan American tournament in Lima.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Denotes seasons in which Campazzo won the EuroLeague

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Real Madrid 11 1 8.6 .476 .364 .700 .5 2.0 .5 .1 2.8 3.0
2017–18 30 28 23.1 .396 .376 .833 2.4 4.5 1.4 .1 7.9 10.3
2018–19 34 14 23.6 .385 .374 .893 2.6 5.2 1.6 .0 8.7 13.0
Career 75 43 21.2 .394 .374 .860 2.2 4.4 1.4 .0 7.5 10.4

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Argentina national team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facu Campazzo nombre completo: Facundo Campazzo altura: 1.81 m" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
  2. ^ Facundo CAMPAZZO | Position : 1 Size : 181.
  3. ^ Faltayvale.it Puntero invicto del grupo V en la Copa Argentina (in Italian).
  4. ^ "Real Madrid adds Campazzo at point". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Real Madrid is Euroleague champion for record ninth time!". euroleague.net. 17 May 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Real Madrid make it 4 out of 4". marca.com (in Spanish). 24 June 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  7. ^ "UCAM Murcia announces Facundo Campazzo". Sportando.com. 20 August 2015. Archived from the original on 12 September 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Luka Doncic, MVP Movistar de la Liga Endesa 2017-18". ACB.com (in Spanish). 24 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Madrid re-signs Campazzo to three-year deal". EuroLeague.net. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  11. ^ "2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four records review". Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Campazzo ties record as Real sees off ALBA in thriller". euroleague.net. Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  13. ^ FIBA.com Facundo CAMPAZZO (ARG).

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