Felipe dos Anjos

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Felipe dos Anjos
Felipe Dos Anjos.jpg
Dos Anjos with Real Madrid B in 2014
Real Madrid
PositionCenter
LeagueLiga ACB
Personal information
Born (1998-04-30) April 30, 1998 (age 21)
São Paulo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Listed height7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
Listed weight251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–presentReal Madrid
2016–2017Oviedo
2017–2018Burgos
2018–presentMelilla

Felipe dos Anjos de Paula Gama (born April 30, 1998) is a Brazilian professional basketball player. A 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) tall center, he currently plays for Melilla.

Early career[edit]

Dos Anjos came through the youth ranks of Esporte Clube Pinheiros, in his native Brazil.[1] In 2012, dos Anjos moved to Spain, joining the youth clubs of Real Madrid.[1] He played in the amateur level, on the club's reserve team, in the Spanish EBA League, which is Spain's 4th Division, during the 2014–15 and 2015–16 campaigns.

He helped Real's under-18 team win the Adidas Next Generation Tournament, in 2015.[2] In January 2016, he was named the most valuable player of the Adidas Next Generation Tournament qualifiers, in L'Hospitalet.[3] The next month, he attended the Basketball Without Borders Global Camp, in Toronto.[4]

In April 2017, he participated in the Nike Hoop Summit. Coming off the bench for the World Select Team, dos Anjos remained scoreless in eight minutes of play.[5]

Professional career[edit]

For the 2016–17 season, dos Anjos was sent on loan to Union Financiera Baloncesto Oviedo of the second Spanish division, LEB Oro,[6] where he averaged 8.4 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.[7]

On 15 August 2017, Real Madrid loaned him to San Pablo Burgos, for the 2017–18 season,[8] where he made his debut in the Spanish top division, Liga ACB.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dos Anjos | pívot Junior Baloncesto | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. – Web Oficial. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  2. ^ "Tower of power Dos Anjos leads Madrid to Berlin". ADIDAS Next Generation Tournament. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  3. ^ "U18 Real Madrid's Dos Anjos is ANGT L'Hospitalet MVP!". ADIDAS Next Generation Tournament. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  4. ^ "NBA.com: YAO MING TO JOIN RAPTORS CABOCLO, NUGGETS GALLINARI, BUCKS VASQUEZ AT BASKETBALL WITHOUT BORDERS GLOBAL CAMP". www.nba.com. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  5. ^ "LiveStats - USA vs World Select Team - Nike Hoop Summit". Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  6. ^ "Felipe Dos Anjos cierra la plantilla del Unión Financiera Oviedo". Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  7. ^ DOS ANJOS DE PAULA, FELIPE 16/17 LEB ORO OVIEDO ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish).
  8. ^ "Felipe Dos Anjos y el San Pablo Burgos crecerán juntos". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 15 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2017.

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