Ribas warming up with Joventut Badalona
|No. 8 – FC Barcelona Lassa|
March 2, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Pau Ribas Tossas (born March 2, 1987) is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), he primarily plays the shooting guard position. His father, Jordi Ribas, was also a professional basketball player.
Ribas played with Prat, and then with the Spanish ACB League club Joventut Badalona, before joining the Spanish EuroLeague club Caja Laboral in 2009. In July 2012, he signed a three-year deal with Valencia Basket.
On July 23, 2015, he signed a three-year deal with FC Barcelona Lassa. After winning the 2015 Supercopa, Ribas was named the Supercopa MVP. On October 26, 2016, Ribas had a season-ending injury and was out for the rest of the 2016–17 season after just three EuroLeague games.
Spanish national team
Ribas was a member of the Spanish junior national teams. He played at the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He has also been a member of the senior men's Spanish national basketball team.
With Spain's senior national team, he won the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2015.
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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.
Awards and accomplishments
- Spanish 4th Division Champion: (2006)
- EuroChallenge Champion: (2006)
- 2x Catalan Cup Winner: (2007–08, 2008–09)
- Spanish King's Cup Winner: (2008)
- 2x EuroCup Champion: (2008, 2014)
- Spanish League Champion: (2010)
- Spanish Supercup Winner: (2015)
Spanish national team
- EuroBasket 2015: Gold
Ribas is known for his frequent take on political stances. He has also written articles for the Catalan newspaper Ara, known for its Catalan nationalist and independentist editorial policy.
- Pau Ribas altura: 1.96 m
- Marca.com Pau Ribas ficha por el Tau para las cuatro próximas temporadas (Spanish).
- Valencia Basket tabs Pau Ribas.
- Barcelona signs two-time Eurocup champ Ribas
- L'opinió de Pau Ribas sobre Mariano Rajoy a Twitter sacseja les xarxes socials.
- On és El suposat bilingüisme?
- 'ARA no serà un diari independentista'.
- Un grup empresarial nacionalista ultima la sortida del diari ‘Ara'.
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