Marcel de Souza (basketball)

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Marcel de Souza
Personal information
Born (1956-12-04) 4 December 1956 (age 63)
Campinas, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Listed height6 ft 6.5 in (1.99 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career highlights and awards

Marcel Ramon Ponickwar de Souza, commonly known as Marcel de Souza, or simply Marcel (born December 4, 1956 in Campinas), is a retired Brazilian professional basketball player and a professional coach.

Professional career[edit]

During his pro club career, de Souza won the 1979 edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup, while a member of EC Sírio.

National team career[edit]

De Souza played at 5 FIBA World Cups: (1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, and 1990). He totaled 37 games played and 494 points scored during those competitions, and he won a bronze medal at the 1978 tournament. De Souza also played with Brazil at the Summer Olympic Games of 1980, 1984, 1988, and 1992.

Personal[edit]

De Souza is the older brother of Maury de Souza, who is also a Brazilian former professional basketball player. De Souza is also the father-in-law of Brazilian professional basketball player Guilherme Giovannoni.

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