Felipe Reyes

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Felipe Reyes
Felipe Reyes-32Real Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
Reyes with Real Madrid, in 2013.
No. 9 – Real Madrid
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueSpanish League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1980-03-16) March 16, 1980 (age 38)
Córdoba, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career1998–present
Career history
1998–2004Estudiantes
2004–presentReal Madrid
Career highlights and awards

EuroLeague career stats leaders since the 2000–01 season

Spanish League career stats leaders

Felipe Reyes Cabanas (born 16 March 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays with and captains Real Madrid. He also represented the senior Spanish national basketball team. Standing at a height of 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) tall, and weighing 120 kg (265 lbs.), he plays at the power forward and center positions.[1]

His nickname is "Espartaco" (English: "Spartacus").[2][3][4] Reyes was an All-EuroLeague First Team selection in 2015.

Professional career[edit]

Reyes began his professional career in the Spanish top-tier level ACB League with Estudiantes Madrid, during the 1998–99 season. In that same season, he also played with the club's second level team, Estudiantes B, in the Spanish 2nd-tier level EBA League. He moved to the Spanish EuroLeague club Real Madrid, before the 2004–05 season. In May 2015, he was named to the 2014–15 season's All-EuroLeague First Team, for his performance during the season;[5] and he was also named the Spanish ACB League Most Valuable Player of the 2014–15 ACB season, marking the second time in his career that he won that award.[6]

During that 2014–15 season, Reyes' club, Real Madrid, won the EuroLeague season championship, after defeating Olympiacos, by a score of 78–59, in the league's final game.[7] Real Madrid eventually finished the season, by also winning the Spanish ACB League season championship, after a 3–0 series sweep in the Spanish League final series against Barcelona. With that title, Real Madrid had won the Triple Crown for the season.[8]

On 27 June 2015, Reyes signed a two-year contract extension with Real Madrid.[9] He became the Spanish ACB League's all-time career leader in total rebounds, in March 2017, after surpassing the previous record holder, Granger Hall.[10]

In May 2018, Real Madrid won the 2017–18 EuroLeague championship, after defeating Fenerbahçe Doğuş in the final game with 85–80.[11] Over 35 EuroLeague games, Reyes averaged 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.

National team career[edit]

Reyes played with the senior Spanish national basketball team. With Spain's senior national team, he won the following medals: the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2001, the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2003, the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2007, the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2009, the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2011, the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2015, and the bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[12]

Personal[edit]

Reyes' older brother, Alfonso, is a former professional basketball player.

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 Reyes won the EuroLeague

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2000–01 Estudiantes 12 7 15.8 .547 .000 .638 4.1 .6 .8 .3 7.9 8.4
2004–05 Real Madrid 17 14 22.8 .398 .000 .560 7.7 1.2 1.6 .4 6.8 10.9
2005–06 22 22 26.5 .507 .000 .606 7.5 1.4 1.1 .3 9.8 13.5
2007–08 19 10 24.4 .500 .000 .604 7.1 .9 1.3 .5 12.6 15.8
2008–09 19 10 24.4 .500 .500 .800 6.5 1.1 1.3 .1 13.6 15.8
2009–10 14 2 17.8 .432 .000 .780 5.0 .9 .8 .1 7.3 9.1
2010–11 21 21 19.1 .422 .200 .838 5.5 .9 .4 .2 8.7 9.8
2011–12 16 0 18.5 .468 .000 .793 6.3 .6 .6 .2 8.4 11.3
2012–13 29 0 18.1 .456 .294 .706 5.1 .5 .5 .3 7.6 8.9
2013–14 30 0 16.5 .462 .304 .855 4.8 .7 .3 .2 9.1 10.3
2014–15 30 20 19.1 .502 .294 .814 5.1 1.0 .5 .3 10.7 13.3
2015–16 26 20 18.9 .509 .414 .829 5.9 .9 .5 .2 10.8 13.9
2016–17 30 18 12.4 .477 .333 .818 2.8 .7 .3 .3 5.3 6.9
2017–18 35 7 15.5 .582 .429 .793 4.3 .8 .2 .2 8.4 10.9
Career 322 151 18.9 .486 .331 .744 5.4 .8 .7 .2 9.0 11.2

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Spanish junior national team[edit]

Spanish senior national team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Felipe Reyes FC Height: 6-9 (206cm) Weight: 265 (120kg).
  2. ^ Ediciones anteriores (in Spanish).
  3. ^ El liderazgo inagotable de Felipe Reyes a los 35 años (in Spanish).
  4. ^ 'Espartaco' Reyes exhibe el músculo del Madrid con un triple para la historia (in Spanish).
  5. ^ "All-Euroleague First and Second Teams announced". euroleague.net. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Felipe Reyes, MVP Orange de la Liga Endesa 2014-15" (in Spanish). ACB.com. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Real Madrid is Euroleague champion for record ninth time!". euroleague.net. 17 May 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Real Madrid make it 4 out of 4". marca.com (in Spanish). 24 June 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Comunicado Oficial: Felipe Reyes". realmadrid.com (in Spanish). 27 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  10. ^ Real Madrid's Felipe Reyes becomes ACB All-Time Rebounds Leader.
  11. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  12. ^ Felipe REYES (ESP) participated in 23 FIBA / FIBA Zones events.

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