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.Fran Vazquez Orlando Magic

Position: PF
Height: 6-10 / 2,09
229 lbs. / 104,0 kg.
Born: 5/01/83
Hometown: Xantada (Spain)

  Strengths: Very long and athletic... Runs the floor well... Works hard... Blocks a lot of shots.
Weaknesses: Offensive game is still coming along... Perimeter game needs a lot of work... Some more pounds wouldn't hurt.
Season highs: 19 points vs. Frankfurt Skyliner, 11 rebounds vs CSKA Moscow and three blocks vs. Tau Ceramica.
Grew up with Siglo XXI (Spain).
Signed with Unicaja (Spain) in 2001-02.
Sent on loan to Bilbao Basket (Spain) in April 2003.
Sent on loan to Gran Canaria (Spain) in 2003-04.
Returned to Unicaja (Spain) in 2004-05.
Selected by the Orlando Magic as 11th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft.
Signed with Girona (Spain) in July 2005.
Moved to FC Barcelona (Spain) in July 2006.
Won the silver medal in the European U-20 Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2002.
Won the Spanish Cup with FC Barcelona in 2007.
Led the Spanish League in blocked shots in 2007.
Named to the All-Spanish League 1st Team in 2009.
Won the Spanish League with FC Barcelona in 2009.