Tiago Splitter



 

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TIAGO SPLITTER
#22 FORWARD/CENTER
Born: Jan 1, 1985 Brazil
Height: 6-11 | Weight: 240 lbs

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Has played professionally since the age of 15 … originally signed by Caja Laboral in April of 2000 (the team's name was changed to Caja Laboral prior to the 2009-10 season … from 1997-2009 the team was Tau Ceramica)… played, on loan, with Araba Gorago Alava in 2000-01 and Basket Bilbao Berri in 2001-02 and 2002-03 before joining Caja Laboral for the 2003-04 season … in seven Spanish League seasons with Caja Laboral, averaged 11.2 points and 5.1 rebounds in 233 games while shooting .616 (969-1,573) from the fi eld … in seven Euroleague appearances has played in 137 games averaging 10.5 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting .597 (537-900) from the field … led Caja Laboral to four Spanish League regular season titles (2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07 and 2008-09) and two Spanish League championships (2007-08 and 2009-10) … helped lead Caja Laboral to at least the quarterfinals of the Euroleague Championship six-straight seasons (including four-straight semifinal appearances from 2004-08) … earned All-Euroleague First Team honors in 2007- 08 and was named to the All-Euroleague Second Team in 2008-09 and 2009-10) … has played for the Brazilian National Team since 2002 … helped Brazil capture gold medals at the 2003 South American Championship, the 2003 Pan American Games, the 2005 Americas Championship and the 2009 Americas Championship … played for Brazil in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 World Championships … averaged 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 25.0 minutes in six games at the 2010 World Championships … posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 70-68 loss to the U.S. Team on 8/30 … guided Brazil to a second place finish in the 2011 Americas Championship and a berth into the 2012 Olympics … averaged 8.7 points, 6.6 points and 2.2 assists in 20.7 minutes … played for Brazil in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 World Championships. … averaged 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 25.0 minutes in six games at the 2010 World Championships. 2009–10: Spent his seventh season playing for Caja Laboral Vitoria in the ACB League … named the Spanish League regular season MVP and the Spanish League Finals MVP … averaged 15.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in 28.9 minutes in 38 games … shot .595 (219-368) from the field and .759 (145-191) from the line … in Euroleague action, averaged 13.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in 26.1 minutes in 16 games … shot .539 (76-141) from the field and .636 (56-88) from the line … earned All-Euroleague Second Team honors.