Originally an early entry candidate for the 2006 and 2007 NBA Drafts before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Played in his native Brazil from 2002 to 2005, all with teams affiliated with COC Ribeirao Preto. Moved to Spain for the 2005-06 season, playing with Akasvayu Ferrer Vic in the Spanish LEB2 during the regular season. Also appeared with Akasvayu Girona with their U-20 team in the Circuito Sub-20, a four-phase competition organized by the Spanish basketball leagues separate from their regular seasons. Spent the 2006-07 season with Akasvayu Ferrer Vic before moving on to Plus Pujol Lleida in the Spanish LEB Gold league in 2007-08. A member of the Brazilian National Team. Helped lead Brazil to a gold medal at the 2005 Tournament of the Americas in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, averaging 1.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 7.0 minutes a game. Played as a member of the World Junior Select Team in the 2006 Nike Hoop Summit, held in Memphis, Tennessee, scoring eight points and grabbing five rebounds in 14 minutes played.
2007-08: Averaging 10.7 points and 5.5 rebounds through 32 games for Plus Pujol Lleida in the Spanish LEB Gold league. Registered 31 points and 11 rebounds vs. CB Villa de Los Barrios. Posted 21 points at Fundacio Baquetinca.com.
2006-07: Averaged 9.7 points and 7.1 rebounds with Akasvayu Ferrer Vic in the Spanish LEB2 regular season. Contributed 13.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in 10 playoff contests.
2005-06: Averaged 10.3 points and 5.4 rebounds in 22.6 minutes a contest with Akasvayu Ferrer Vic in the Spanish LEB2. With Akasvayu Girona in the Circuito Sub-20, averaged 11.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots in nine total contests
2005: Averaged 6.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 16.4 minutes a contest with COC Ribeirao Preto in the Brazilian BNL. Helped lead team to the BNL Semifinals.
2004: Averaged 3.0 points and 2.4 rebounds in 9.7 minutes a contest for COC Ribeirao Preto.
2003-04: Played with COC Ribeirao Preto in the Paulista League, helping the team win a league championship.
Strengths: Has an impressive combination of skill, finesse and power. Can score in the post or face up with a mid-range jumper. Has improved his body and conditioning.