Gabriel Deck

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Gabriel Deck
No. 24 – Real Madrid
Position Small forward / Power forward
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1995-02-08) February 8, 1995 (age 23)
Colonia Dora, Santiago del Estero, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2016 Quimsa
2016–2018 San Lorenzo
2018–present Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards

Gabriel Alejandro Deck (born February 8, 1995) is an Argentinian professional basketball player for Real Madrid of the Liga ACB and EuroLeague. He plays at both the small forward and power forward positions, with power forward being his main position.

Early career[edit]

In August 2011, Deck attended the Basketball Without Borders camp held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was named the camp's most valuable player.[1] He later played at the Nike Hoops Summit in 2013.

Professional career[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Deck started his professional career with the Argentinian LNB club Quimsa. In 2016, he joined the Argentine club San Lorenzo. With San Lorenzo, he won the 2018 FIBA Americas League championship, while also being named the league's Grand Final MVP. Deck was also the top scorer of the competition, with a scoring average of 19.1 points per game, over 8 games played.

Europe[edit]

On July 19, 2018, he signed a three-year deal with Real Madrid of the Liga ACB and EuroLeague, after he reached a buyout agreement with San Lorenzo.[2][3]

National team career[edit]

Argentine junior national team[edit]

With the junior national team of Argentina, Deck was the top scorer of the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Cup, with an average of 21.5 points per game. He was selected to the All-Tournament Team. He also played at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

Argentine senior national team[edit]

Deck also represented the senior men's Argentine national basketball team at the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup, in Mexico City, where he won a silver medal. During the tournament, he recorded his team's best two point field goal percentage.[4] He also played at the 2016 Summer Olympics and at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BWB Americas 2011." Archived September 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., FIBA. Retrieved on 4 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Deck joins Real Madrid | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial. 19 July 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Official Announcement: Gabriel Deck | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial. 19 July 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  4. ^ 2015 FIBA Americas Championship – Gabriel Deck's profile, FIBA.com, accessed 11 Feb 2016.

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