Pau Ribas

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Pau Ribas
Pau Ribas - unniks.jpg
Ribas playing with Barcelona in 2018
No. 5 – FC Barcelona Lassa
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1987-03-02) March 2, 1987 (age 32)
Barcelona, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2005–2009Joventut Badalona
2005–2007Prat
2009–2012Caja Laboral
2012–2015Valencia
2015–presentFC Barcelona Lassa
Career highlights and awards

Pau Ribas Tossas (born March 2, 1987) is a Spanish professional basketball player for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Spanish Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m),[1] he primarily plays the shooting guard position. His father, Jordi Ribas, was also a professional basketball player.

Professional career[edit]

Ribas played with Prat, and then with the Spanish ACB League club Joventut Badalona, before joining the Spanish EuroLeague club Caja Laboral in 2009.[2] In July 2012, he signed a three-year deal with Valencia Basket.[3]

On July 23, 2015, he signed a three-year deal with FC Barcelona Lassa.[4] 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.[5] On July 17, 2018, he re-signed with FC Barcelona Lassa on a three-year deal.[6]

Spanish national team[edit]

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.

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.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2008–09 Joventut 10 4 19.8 .383 .313 .778 1.4 2.3 1.2 .0 7.0 5.9
2009–10 Baskonia 20 15 20.2 .391 .360 1.000 2.0 2.1 .5 .1 4.5 4.3
2010–11 20 2 12.9 .444 .320 .200 1.6 1.0 .5 .0 2.5 2.8
2011–12 10 3 17.5 .420 .176 .875 2.5 1.8 .9 .0 5.2 5.3
2014–15 Valencia 10 4 24.1 .489 .439 .769 2.3 3.6 1.1 .0 11.8 12.3
2015–16 Barcelona 27 4 18.5 .447 .424 .939 1.9 2.7 .7 .0 6.1 7.6
2016–17 Barcelona 2 0 9.5 .000 .500 .000 .5 .5 .5 .0 4.5 3.5
Career 97 32 18.3 .433 .366 .827 1.9 2.2 .7 .0 5.6 6.0

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Club honours[edit]

Spanish national team[edit]

Senior
Under-20

Personal[edit]

Ribas is known for his frequent take on political stances.[7] He has also written articles for the Catalan newspaper Ara,[8] known for its Catalan nationalist and independentist editorial policy.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pau Ribas altura: 1.96 m
  2. ^ Marca.com Pau Ribas ficha por el Tau para las cuatro próximas temporadas (in Spanish).
  3. ^ Valencia Basket tabs Pau Ribas.
  4. ^ Barcelona signs two-time Eurocup champ Ribas
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "Barça, Ribas agree for three more years". EuroLeague.net. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  7. ^ L'opinió de Pau Ribas sobre Mariano Rajoy a Twitter sacseja les xarxes socials.
  8. ^ On és El suposat bilingüisme?
  9. ^ 'ARA no serà un diari independentista'. Archived 2011-02-14 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Un grup empresarial nacionalista ultima la sortida del diari ‘Ara'.

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