Rafael Hettsheimeier
Full Name: Christof Franz Hetzmannseder
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 260
Birthdate: June 16, 1986
High School:
Team: Plus Pujol Lleida
Country: Spain
 

Plus Pujol Lleida (Brazilian BNL)
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004 28 0 31 51 .608 22 36 .611 0 0 .000 67 8 3 6 84 3.00
2005 38 0 91 157 .580 57 76 .750 0 1 .000 163 11 15 23 240 6.30
Totals 66 0 122 208 .587 79 112 .705 0 1 .000 230 19 18 29 324 4.90
Plus Pujol Lleida (Circuito Sub-20)
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 9 0 41 79 .519 14 26 .538 5 9 .556 78 7 11 13 101 11.2
Plus Pujol Lleida (Spanish LEB2)
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 25 0 102 212 .481 42 66 .636 11 29 .379 134 6 14 16 257 10.3
2006-07 33 0 128 237 .540 45 76 .592 20 56 .357 233 11 10 15 321 9.70
Totals 58 0 230 449 .512 87 142 .613 31 85 .365 367 17 24 31 578 10.0
Plus Pujol Lleida (Spanish LEB Gold)
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2007-08 31 0 135 229 .590 61 87 .701 1 7 .143 170 15 15 14 332 10.7

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.



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