Romel Beck

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Romel Beck
No. 23 – Garzas de Plata Hidalgo
Position Swingman
League Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional
Personal information
Born (1982-05-29) May 29, 1982 (age 34)
Magdalena de Kino, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College UNLV (2003–2005)
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005 Correcaminos UAT Victoria (Mexico)
2006 Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico)
2006 Correcaminos UAT Victoria (Mexico)
2007 Gatos de Monagas (Venezuela)
2007–2008 Cimberio Varese (Italy)
2008 Capo d'Orlando (Italy)
2008–2009 Dakota Wizards (D-League)
2009 Tecolotes de la UAG (Mexico)
2009–2010 Dakota Wizards (D-League)
2010 Guaros de Lara (Venezuela)
2010–2011 Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia (Italy)
2011 Guaros de Lara (Venezuela)
2011 Pioneros de Quintana Roo (Mexico)
2011–2012 Ikaros Kallitheas (Greece)
2012–2013 Bnei Herzliya (Israel)
2013 Leones de Ponce (Puerto Rico)
2013 Ikaros Chalkidas (Greece)
2014–2016 Pioneros de Quintana Roo (Mexico)
2016–present Garzas de Plata Hidalgo (Mexico)

Romel Roberto Beck-Castro (born May 29, 1982)[1][2] is a Mexican professional basketball player for Garzas de Plata Hidalgo of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LPB). He also plays for the Mexico national basketball team.

Beck is probably best known for crossing over Kobe Bryant and scoring a rare four-point play against the USA Men's basketball guard during the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship.

After having decided against playing for KK Zadar of Croatia, Beck signed to play for Los Tecos of Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara of the Mexican Basketball Federation in 2008 for two months.

Beck previously played in Italy with Pierrel Capo d'Orlando and Varese.

Romel Beck was drafted by the Florida Flame in the first round of the NBDL Draft, and he played for them for a season. Beck played collegiately at UNLV.

Beck played for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2009 NBA Summer League and recently signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Houston Rockets. He has been subsequently waived.

Beck was leading scorer for the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League.

Season 2012–13 he spent in Israeli Basketball Super League with Bnei Herzliya.[3] During the summer of 2013, he played with Leones de Ponce in Puerto Rico.[4] He then returned to Ikaros, but left them in January 2014, and signed with Pioneros de Quintana Roo.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Desaira A La Nba". Expreso.com.mx. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  2. ^ "2009 FIBA Americas Championship for Men Player Profile". Fiba.com. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ "Bnei Herzeliya lands Romel Beck". Sportando.net. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Leones de Ponce sign Romel Beck". Sportando.net. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Pioneros welcome back Beck". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 

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