Pau Ribas

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Pau Ribas
PauRibas.jpg
Ribas warming up with Joventut Badalona
No. 8 – FC Barcelona Lassa
Position Shooting guard
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1987-03-02) March 2, 1987 (age 29)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2009 Joventut Badalona
2005–2007 Prat
2009–2012 Caja Laboral
2012–2015 Valencia
2015–present FC Barcelona
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),[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]

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
Career 97 32 18.3 .433 .366 .827 1.9 2.2 .7 .0 5.6 6.0

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Spanish national team[edit]

Senior
Under-20

Personal[edit]

Ribas is known for his frequent take on political stances.[6] He has also written articles for the Catalan newspaper Ara,[7] known for its Catalan nationalist and independentist editorial policy.[8][9]

References[edit]

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