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.Charlie Villanueva Toronto Raptors

Position: PF
Height: 6-10 / 2,08
Weight: 240 lbs. / 108,9 kg.
Born: 8/24/84
Hometown: Queens, New York

  Strengths: Can play multiple positions... NBA-ready body... Runs the floor well... Good passing and scoring skills.
Weaknesses: Must improve intensity and concentration.
Season highs: 25 points vs. Rice, 12 rebounds vs. Rutgers and four blocks vs. Villanova.
Attended the Newton HS and the Blair Academy.
Played college ball at Connecticut from 2003 to 2005.
Selected by the Toronto Raptors as 7th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft.
Three-time New Jersey All-State selection.
Took part in the Underclassman All-Star at the ABCD Camp in 2001.
Named MVP of the Three Stripes Classic Tournament in 2001.
Named Tournament MVP at the IS8 Nike Tip-Off Spring Tournament in April 2002 and October 2002. Won the April tournament.
Voted to the All-Tournament Team at the Bob Gibbons Tourney of Champs in 2002.
Voted to the All-Tournament Team of the Three Stripes Tournament in 2002.
Earned MVP All-Star honors at the the ABCD Camp in 2002.
Finalist for the Naismith Prep Player of the Year award in 2003.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2003.
Played the EA Sports Roundball Classic in 2003.
Won the Mid-Atlantic Prep League with Blair Academy in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 2nd Team in 2003.
Won the NCAA title with Connecticut in 2004.
Won the Under 20 Tournament of Americas with the US Team in 2004.
Named All-BEC 2nd Team in 2005.
Has the Dominican passport.
Website: www.charlievillanueva.org