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.Tiago Splitter San Antonio Spurs

Position: PF
Height: 6-11 / 2,11
Weight:
233 lbs. / 105,7 kg.
Born: 1/01/85
Hometown: Blumenau (Brazil)

  Strengths: Very long.. Good mobility for his size... Good touch around the basket... Very mature for his age.
Weaknesses: Not a good free-throw shooter... Can't play the small forward spot... Offensive game is still coming along.
Season highs: 18 points vs. Olimpija Ljubljana and 11 rebounds vs. Zalgiris Kaunas.
Grew up in Ipiranga (Brazil).
Signed with Tau Ceramica (Spain) in April 2000.
Played for Araba Gorago (Spain) in 2000-01.
Sent on loan to Basket Bilbao (Spain) in 2001-02.
Returned to Tau Ceramica (Spain) in 2003-04.
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs as 28th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Won the LEB-2 League and Cup with Bilbao Basket in 2001-02.
Named to the Pan Am Junior Tournament 1st Team in 2002.
Played the World Championship with the Brazilian National Team in 2002. Youngest player ever to take part in the tournament.
Won the South American Championship with the Brazilian National Team in 2003.
Won the gold medal at the Pan American Games with the Brazilian National Team in 2003.
Won the Spanish Cup with Tau Ceramica in 2004, 2006 and 2009.
Won the gold medal at the Tournament of Americas with the Brazilian National Team in 2005.
Won the Spanish Supercup with Tau Ceramica in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Named MVP in 2006 and 2007.
Named to the All-Euroleague 1st Team in 2008.
Named to the All-Spanish League 1st Team in 2008.
Won the Spanish League with Tau Ceramica in 2008.
Named to the All-Euroleague 2nd Team in 2010.
Has the Spanish passport.