Cariduros de Fajardo

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Cariduros de Fajardo
Cariduros de Fajardo logo
League BSN
Founded 1973
History Cariduros de Fajardo
(1973–1998; 2007–2008; 2017–present)
Arena Tomás Dones Coliseum
Location Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Head coach Allans Colón
Ownership Félix Rivera
Carlos Arroyo
Championships 0
Division / Conference titles 0
Uniforms
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Home
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Away jersey
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Cariduros de Fajardo is a professional basketball team of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional founded in 1973. Based in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, the team will play their home games during the 2017 season at the Tomás Dones Coliseum. The team is co-owned by former NBA player Carlos Arroyo.[1]

History[edit]

The team was founded in 1973 and participated in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional before folding in 2008. In January 14, 2017 the team was refounded and returned to the league for the 2017 season with the purchase of the Atenienses de Manatí franchise by former NBA player Carlos Arroyo and later relocation to his hometown in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

Home arenas[edit]

  • Evaristo Aponte Sanabria Coliseum (1973–1992)
  • Tomás Dones Coliseum (1993–present)

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Cariduros de Fajardo roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
PG 7 Puerto Rico Arroyo, Carlos 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 202 lb (92 kg)
PF 9 United States James, Damion (I) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg)
C 5 Guyana James, Shawn (I) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 234 lb (106 kg)
SF 14 Puerto Rico Colón, Alexis 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg)
SG 12 Puerto Rico Berdiel, Miguel 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg)
SG 24 Puerto Rico Ruiz, Jared 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg)
SF 6 Puerto Rico Ortiz, Chris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg)
PG 21 Puerto Rico Rivera, Filiberto 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg)
C 11 Puerto Rico Villafañe, Luis 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg)
PF 15 Puerto Rico Marrero, DeJuan 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 223 lb (101 kg)
SF 8 Puerto Rico Zambrana, Xavier 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg)
SG 22 Puerto Rico Melendez, Ricardo 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg)
PF 31 Puerto Rico Peavy, Nathan 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 227 lb (103 kg)
SG 25 Puerto Rico Miro, Steven 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg)
Head coach
  • Puerto Rico Allans Colón
Assistant coach(es)
  • Puerto Rico Armando Cancel
  • Puerto Rico George Torres
  • Puerto Rico Alberto Arroyo
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Puerto Rico José Cruz

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (I) Import player
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: March 30, 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carlos Arroyo cerró acuerdo para traer de vuelta a los Cariduros" (in Spanish). PrimeraHora.com. January 14, 2017. 

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