Rubén Garcés

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Rubén Garcés
Personal information
Born (1973-10-17) October 17, 1973 (age 43)
Colón, Panama
Nationality Panamanian / Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Colegio Abel Bravo, Panama
College Navarro CC (1993–1995)
Providence (1995–1997)
Playing career 1997–present
Position Forward-Center
Career history
1998–1999 Quad City Thunder
1998–1999 La Crosse Bobcats
1999 Boca Juniors
1999–2000 La Crosse Bobcats
2000–2001 Phoenix Suns
2001 Golden State Warriors
2001 ASVEL Villeurbanne
2001–2002 Forum Valladolid
2002 Marinos de Anzoategui
2002–2004 Leche Río Breogán
2004–2005 Adecco Estudiantes
2005–2008 Pamesa Valencia
2008–2009 Basket Zaragoza 2002
2010 Algodoneros de Comarca
2010–2011 Soles de Mexicali
2011–2012 Club La Unión
2012 Capitanes de Arecibo
2013 Mets de Guaynabo
Rubén Garcés
Medal record
Men’s Basketball
Representing  Panama
Centrobasket
Gold medal – first place 2006 Panama Team

Rubén Santiago Garcés Riquelme (born October 17, 1973) is a Panamanian professional basketball player. He last played for the Mets de Guaynabo of Puerto Rico.[1] A 6'9" power forward/center, he played US college basketball with Navarro Junior College in Texas, and with Providence College in Rhode Island, and had a brief career in the NBA in the 2000-01 season, playing with Phoenix and Golden State. He has also played in the American CBA, the Spanish ACB, in Argentina, Venezuela, and France.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1998-99 Quad City Thunder CBA 17 17.5 .456 -- .400 6.1 .4 .4 .9 6.2
La Crosse Bobcats 8 ? ? ? ? 5.5 ? ? ? 5.6
1999-00 Boca Juniors Argentina LNB 2 27.5 .600 -- .500 5.5 1.0 .5 1.0 13.0
La Crosse Bobcats CBA 26 23.1 .550 -- .508 9.1 .4 .5 1.4 8.0
2000-01 ASVEL Basket LNB Pro A 11 22.9 .540 -- .590 7.5 .5 .6 .7 11.6
2001-02 CB Valladolid Liga ACB 34 28.2 .574 .000 .572 8.9 .5 .9 1.9 13.1
2002 Marinos de Anzoategui Venezuela LPB no stats available
2002-03 Leche Río Breogán Liga ACB 34 29.8 .523 .000 .656 8.6 .4 1.0 1.2 13.2
2003-04 32 29.7 .468 -- .549 9.8 .5 .9 1.2 11.3
2004-05 Adecco Estudiantes 42 27.3 .597 .000 .628 7.7 .4 1.0 1.1 14.3
2005-06 Pamesa Valencia 32 23.0 .500 .000 .554 7.4 .3 .5 .6 9.4
2006-07 38 24.5 .561 -- .581 7.2 .5 .9 .6 9.1
2007-08 26 17.1 .588 .000 .600 4.6 .3 .5 .8 7.3
2008-09 CAI Zaragoza 32 15.5 .414 -- .564 4.3 .2 .6 .3 4.9
2010-11 Algodoneros de la Comarca Mexico LNPB 9 29.7 .587 .000 .641 11.6 2.0 .8 .6 17.0
Soles de Mexicali 10 26.7 .464 .000 .658 10.6 1.2 1.3 .8 14.1
Club La Unión Argentina LNB 22 26.0 .522 .000 .663 11.0 .8 2.2 .6 13.0
2011-12 Atenas Cordoba 14 27.4 .551 -- .506 9.4 .6 .6 .9 12.9
2012 Capitanes de Arecibo BSN 16 15.1 .514 -- .450 6.6 .6 .5 .3 5.1
2013 Mets de Guaynabo 15 12.1 .415 -- .565 5.0 .3 .2 .5 3.8
2013-14 Defensor Sporting Uruguay LUB 41 32.6 .524 -- .644 12.0 1.2 .9 1.3 17.2
2014-15 Club Malvín 21 26.2 .500 -- .675 8.8 1.1 .8 .5 10.0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Latin Basket profile
  2. ^ 2006 FIBA World Championship - Ruben Garces Player Profile

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