He is the first player from Venezuela to enter the NBA. In 1984, he was the debutant of the year in the extinct Venezuelan Special League (now known as the Venezuelan Professional Basketball League), with the Bravos de Portuguesa team.

 

Carl Herrera

Qué fue de Carl Herrera, el primer venezolano en la NBA? - AS USA

He is the first player from Venezuela to enter the NBA. In 1984, he was the debutant of the year in the extinct Venezuelan Special League (now known as the Venezuelan Professional Basketball League), with the Bravos de Portuguesa team.

Trajectory

  • Real Madrid (1990-1991)
  • Houston Rockets (1991-1995)
  • San Antonio Spurs (1995-1998)
  • Vancouver Grizzlies (1999)
  • Denver Nuggets (1999)
  • Portuguese (1984-1990) Barvos (1999)
  • Carabobo Globetrotter (1999-2001)
  • Miranda’s Dolphins (2001)
  • Crocodiles of Caracas (2001-2002)
  • Carabobo Globetrotter (2002)
  • Guaiqueríes de Margarita (2003-2004)
  • Guaros de Lara (2004-2007)
  • Deportivo Táchira (2007-2008)

 

Oscar Torres

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He began playing professional games with the Marinos de Oriente team in the 1996 season. Although he rarely participated in the game, he began to stand out when the team won the league championship in the 1998 season and was recognized as the rookie of the year. He continued his career in the Venezuelan League until 2001, playing for Puerto de la Cruz, although he made his first appearance in the North American Basketball League in the 1999-00 season with Billings Rim Rowe. IBLS and Billings Rimrock (IBRING) played, CTO. The South American Club in 2000 held the continental scepter.

Trajectory

  • 1996-1999 Marinos de Oriente, LPB.
  • 1999-00 Billings RimRockers, IBA.
  • 2000 Marinos de Oriente, LPB.
  • 2000 Trotamundos de Carabobo, Cto. South American Clubs.
  • 2001 Marinos de Oriente, LPB.
  • 2001-02 Houston Rockets, NBA.
  • 2002-03 Golden State Warriors, NBA.
  • 2002-03 Pompea Naples, LEGA.
  • 2003 Marinos de Oriente, LPB.
  • 2003-04 Pompea Naples, LEGA.
  • 2004-07 BK Jimki, Super League.
  • 2007-08 CSKA Moscow, Super League.
  • 2007-08 Upim Bologna, LEGA.
  • 2008 Marinos de Anzoátegui, LPB.
  • 2008-09 Snaidero Cucine Udine, LEGA.
  • 2008-09 Türk Telekom Ankara, TBL.
  • 2009-2011 Marinos de Anzoátegui, LPB.
  • 2011 Basketball Club Tarragona, Adecco Oro.
  • 2012-2017 Marinos de Anzoátegui, LPB.

Ivan Olivares

Ivan Olivares | Basketball

Born on December 10, 1961 in Caracas, he competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics. He is considered one of the best Venezuelan basketball players of all time.
In addition to the Olympics, he represented his country at the 1990 FIBA World Championship and the 1991 South American Basketball Championship.
Olivares played for Springfield College in Massachusetts, earning NCAA Division II All-American honors in 1986. That season, he broke the school’s record for points in a season with 832. In 1998, he became the first Latino to be inducted into the NCAA Hall of Fame.
After college, he played for the Gaiteros del Zulia, Cocodrilos de Caracas, and Trotamundos de Carabobo in the Professional Basketball League of Venezuela, winning five league titles with the Trotamundos (1986-89, 1994), as well as in 1988 and 1989. Editions of the South American Club Championship. He led the league in scoring in 1994 while teaming with American importer Stanley Brundy. He also played in Colombia with Leopardos de Bucaramanga, leading the team in scoring and rebounds in 1988, as well as seasons in Brazil and Argentina.

Sam Shepard

21 AÑOS DEL ÚLTIMO PARTIDO DE SAM SHEPHERD EN VENEZUELA – CANCHA LATINA

Also known as El Mago (born April 21, 1953 in La Grange, North Carolina) is a former American / Venezuelan professional basketball player who played for professional Venezuelan teams at the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1990 World Games , and for Colombia. professional teams. He also went to two NBA camps for the Washington Bullets and the ABA Baltimore Claws. Throughout his long professional career, he scored more than 30,000 points and won more than 20 International Tournaments, in addition to holding the 20-year record for the most triples made in a 14 game and more than 25 games scoring more than 50 points alone. player to average 52 points in tournament with Brazil, Dominican Republic and Colombia.

 

Víctor David Díaz

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Born on February 4, 1968 in Miranda, Lara. He is a basketball player from Venezuela who last played with Marinos. He participated with the Venezuelan basketball team in the 1992 Summer Olympics, the 2002 FIBA ​​World Championship and the 2006 FIBA ​​World Championship, where he averaged 11 points per game. This similar player is 6’6 ″.

October 27, 2020

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