Sergi García

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Sergi García
No. 5 – Valencia Basket
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLiga ACB, Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1997-02-17) February 17, 1997 (age 21)
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Career information
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2017CAI Zaragoza
2013–2016→El Olivar
2017–presentValencia Basket

Sergi García Calvo (born February 17, 1997) is a Spanish professional basketball player. He is currently playing with Valencia Basket of the Liga ACB.

Career[edit]

A product of Centre de Tecnificació Esportiva Illes Balears, García moved to CAI Zaragoza of the Spanish top flight Liga ACB in 2013. Until 2016, he also saw action for Zaragoza’s affiliate El Olivar.

In 2013, García was named Most Valuable Player of the Jordan Brand Classic Camp in Barcelona.

During the 2017–18 ACB season, Valencia Basket paid off García's contract's rescission clause and subsequently signed him under a four-year contract, including the ongoing season.[1]

National team[edit]

He represented the Spanish national under-16 team at the 2012 and 2013 European Championships, winning the gold medal at the second one. In 2014, he helped the under-17 squad to reach the semifinals at the World Championships.

In 2015, García attended to the under-18 European Championships as well as the under-19 World Championships. He was also a member of the under-20 gold-winning squad at the under-20 European Championship.

In November 2017, García was called up with the national team for playing the two first matches of the 2019 World Cup qualifiers. After not playing the first match, he made his debut in Burgos at the win against Slovenia by 92–84.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Valencia Basket alcanza un acuerdo con el base Sergi García hasta 2021 (Spanish)". ACB.com. Retrieved 2017-12-13.

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