Angelo Reyes (basketball)

Infobox NBA Player
name = Angelo Reyes


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league = National Superior Basketball
height = height|ft=6|in=8
weight = convert|220|lb|kg|abbr=on|lk=on
position = Power Forward
birth_date = September 18, 1981 [cite web| url=http://www.authenticbasketball.com/fiba_world_cup/2006_roster_puerto_rico.htm| title=Puerto Rico roster, all the players| publisher=Authentic Basketball| accessdate=2007-09-16]
age = [25]
birth_place = New York
team = Carolina Giants
college = Neosho County, Kansas
nationality = PUR
draft = undrafted
status =
draft_team =
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career_start = 2007
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Angelo Reyes (born September 18 1981 in New York) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player. Reyes has played with the ABA and the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico (BSN) with Carolina Giants. Reyes has played internationally in Australia. Reyes has been a member of the Puerto Rican National Team since 2006.

Professional career

Reyes played junior-college ball at Neosho County in Kansas. For the past 5 years, he has played in the National Superior Basketball (BSN) with Morovis Titans, Caguas Creoles, Humacao Grays, and the Carolina Giants. Reyes led Caguas to the 2006 Puerto Rican championship and has led the BSN in rebounding. Reyes was selected Most Valuable Player of league in 2007 while playing with the Carolina Giants after averaging 19.7 PPG and 11.9 RPG.

Reyes was a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team in 2006, participating in the Central American and Caribbean Games earning the Gold Medal, and at the World Championship in Japan.

Due to Reyes' outstanding play during the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, he earned an invitation to the Milwaukee Bucks Preseason veterans training camp. [cite web| author=Matias Greco| url=http://www.fiba.com/pages/eng/fc/news/lateNews/p/newsid/22010/arti.html| title=PUR - Reyes handed chance by Milwaukee| publisher=FIBA| date=2007-09-13| accessdate=2007-09-16]

On October 2, 2007, Reyes was excluded from the veterans roster of the Milwaukee Bucks and released because of failing his physical due to injury. His agent stated that there are several teams in Spain that are interested in acquiring Reyes. On October 24, 2007, Reyes signed with the Wollongong Hawks of the NBL. [cite web| url=http://www.hawks.com.au/default.aspx?s=newsdisplay&id=72652| title=Puerto Rican National Player Set To Join Imb Hawks| publisher=Wollongong Hawks| date=2007-10-24| accessdate=2007-10-24] . Reyes averaged 14 ppg before he was released from the club. The team cited "diciplinary reasons" as the cause for the release. [ [http://www.hawks.com.au/default.aspx?s=newsdisplay&id=73511 Wollongong Hawks > News ] ]

International career

During summer of 2007, Reyes represented Puerto Rico as a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team during the 2007 Pan American Games winning the Silver Medal, CaribeBasket 2007 winning the Gold Medal, and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship winning the Bronze Medal. On this tournament, Reyes was second in rebounds per game averaging 9.5, outrebounding players like Amare Stoudemire and Dwight Howard.

On July 1, 2008, hours before the team was scheluded to travel to Europe, Angelo Reyes was excluded after not establishing communication with the directives. Reyes was replaced with Alex Falcón.cite web| url=http://www.primerahora.com/noticia/baloncesto/accion_deportiva/¡desplante_de_angelo_reyes!:_le_dice_no_a_la_seleccion/205919| title=¡Desplante de Angelo Reyes!: Le dice 'no' a la Selección| author= Raúl Álzaga Sánchez-Bretón| publisher=Primera Hora| language=Spanish| date=2008-07-01| accessdate=2008-07-01] Subsecuently, Reyes asked for a dispense to attend personal matters, noting that he intended to join the team in a week. [cite web| url=http://www.primerahora.com/noticia/baloncesto/accion_deportiva/reversazo_de_reyes/206186| title=Reversazo de Reyes| author=Raúl Álzaga Sánchez-Bretón| publisher=Primera Hora| language=Spanish| date=2008-07-02| accessdate=2008-07-04]

Actually August, 2008, signed for playing at Hebraica Y Macabi in Uruguay

References

External links

* [http://miamitropicslive.com/team/playersinfo.php?p=101&c=1 Miami Tropics Angelo Reyes Player Profile]
* [http://www.hawks.com.au/default.aspx?s=playerprofile&id=831&team=hawks Wollongong Hawks Angelo Reyes Player Profile]


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