• Santos was born June 22, 2002 in Brasilia, Brazil. His father, Deivisson, is a former pro basketball player of five years in the NBB. His mother, Lucineide, also played basketball. Santos began his pro career with Minas in the NBB during the 2018-19 season, though he saw sparing playing time until 2020-21. During that season, he started 23 of 42 appearances and averaged 7.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 20.2 minutes.
• In 2021-22, he averaged 10.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 25.8 minutes. Santos also has national team contributions. During the 2019 FIBA South America U17 Championship in Chile, he helped Brazil secure a gold medal and scored 27 points against Argentina in the final.
• During the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup qualification, Santos made his senior national team debut. Playing four games, he averaged 8.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 20 minutes per game. He’s listed as 6-foot-8, 185 pounds.
— Profile by RotoWire