How well did you forecast the
lottery picks in the Official NBA Draft Pick 'Em Game presented by Toyota?

Get your official Draft Cap at theNBA Store.
Sign up for free insider e-mail alerts. Get the news you want, when you want it with daily and weekly options.
Prospect Profile:
Marcelo Huertas

Full Name: Marcelo Tieppo Huertas
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 185
Birthdate: May 25, 1983 (Santa Catarina, Brazil)
High School:
Team: DVK Joventut Badalona (Spain)
Country: Brazil
NBA Draft 2005
NBA Draft 2005 Home
Draft Bios Home

Brazil - Paulistano
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 32 0 175 405 .432 103 138 .746 58 163 .356 90 112 61 3 514 16.1
2003-04 28 0 176 338 .521 101 123 .821 36 106 .340 101 168 36 3 488 17.4
Totals 60 0 351 743 .472 204 261 .782 94 269 .349 191 280 97 6 1002 16.7
Spanish ACB - DVK Joventut
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 34 0 94 208 .452 38 54 .704 17 57 .298 49 79 27 1 243 7.10
Totals 34 0 94 208 .452 38 54 .704 17 57 .298 49 79 27 1 243 7.10
ULEB Cup - DVK Joventut
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 12 0 27 42 .643 8 11 .727 8 20 .400 11 27 13 1 70 5.80
Totals 12 0 27 42 .643 8 11 .727 8 20 .400 11 27 13 1 70 5.80

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.

Career Highlights: Named Brazilian League Rookie of the Year in 2003. Had a tryout with Benetton Treviso of the Italian League in January 2004 but didnít join the team. Did not participate in any international competitions for his native country. Signed with DVK Joventut (Spain) for the 2004-05 campaign.

2004-05: Averaged 7.1 points and 2.3 assists in 17.6 minutes per game with DVK Joventut in his first ACB season. Averaged 5.8 points and 2.3 assists in 15.8 minutes per game in ULEB Cup competition.

2003-04: Appeared in 28 games for Paulistano of Brazil, averaging 17.4 points, 6.0 assists and 3.6 rebounds.

2002-03: Appeared in 32 games for Pinheiros of Brazil, averaging 16.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.2 steals.

Strengths: Has excellent quickness and court vision. Also has good end-to-end speed and good lateral quickness.

Personal: His father and brother both played professional basketball in Brazil. Played one season of high school basketball in the United States. Speaks fluent English.