Sérgio Ramos

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This article is about the Portuguese basketball player. For the Spanish association football player, see Sergio Ramos.
Sérgio Ramos
Personal information
Born (1975-12-11) December 11, 1975 (age 41)
Camas, Spain
Nationality Portuguese
Listed height 6 ft 6.66 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1995–2012
Position Small forward
Career history
1995–1999 Benfica
1999–2000 Adecco Milano
2000–2001 De Vizia Avellino
2001–2004 Caprabo Lleida
2004–2005 Plus Pujol Lleida
2005–2006 Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada
2006–2007 Palma Aqua Alcudia
2007–2008 Bàsquet Mallorca
2008–2012 Benfica

Sérgio Bruno Antunes Selores Ramos (born December 11, 1975 in Lisbon) is a retired Portuguese basketball player.

He measures 2.00 metres and played as a Forward (basketball). He announced the end of his international career, after Portugal's exit from the EuroBasket 2007.[1] He retired in 2012 and started to coach Benfica Under 18 team.[2]

First steps as a professional[edit]

Possibly the most talented Portuguese basketball player of his generation, he played mostly for Benfica in Portugal - after being leaque champion with Estrelas da Avenida. With some lack of luck, he became a professional player right after the ending of the Golden Era of the basketball team of Benfica. In any case, he still won three trophies as young player, before leaving his favourite club to go play abroad, in the fantastic Serie A, for Adecco Milano.

Career abroad[edit]

At the age of 24, Sérgio left his country and went to Adecco Milano to play in the Serie A. For the next season, he tried his luck in another Italian team, De Vizia Avellino, where he improved his game quality. After that season, he went to Spain, to play in the Liga ACB. He stayed 4 years in the ACB with CE Lleida Bàsquet, team with which he reached the play-off for the title and also played in European competitions during its best moments. With stats of 11 points, 4 rebounds and nearly 2 assists per game but also large percentages to shoot and a special defense and an intangible sense of community, many sacrifices and desire to win, converted him in a very brave player and also " a basketball star. Previously, he offered the same in Italy as in his homeland where he was an international absolute.

In 2006/07, he arrives at Palma Aqua Alcudia, after a bad year because of frequent injuries which have decreased its rating.

In 2007, after the 9th place in the EuroBasket in Madrid, he put an end to his career with the national team.

At age 33, after 9 years away from his country he returned to the club of his heart: Benfica.

Return to Portugal[edit]

For the 2008/09 season he signed once again with Benfica to be the team leader with only one objective: win the championship once again, what was accomplished. As one of the most talented and experienced players of the team, he is the team captain and considered an example by his teammates and the supporters.

Titles[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sérgio Ramos despede-se da Selecção Nacional" (in Portuguese). Confederação de Desporto de Portugal - CDP. 2007-09-11. Archived from the original on 2008-02-25. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  2. ^ Sérgio Ramos anuncia fim da carreira O Jogo

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