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Washington Wizards | #19 | Guard

Raul

Neto

PPG

7.8

RPG

2.4

APG

2.0

PIE

8.8

6'1" | 180lb | 28 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Has appeared in 199 games (54 starts), averaging 4.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 14.2 minutes.

BEFORE NBA

2014-15: Appeared in 34 games (23 starts) for Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM) of the Liga ACP in Spain, averaging 8.9 points, 3.9 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 22.4 mpg. 2013-14: Appeared in 27 games for Lagun Aro GBC of the Spanish ACB League, averaging 9.8 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.2 steals in 27.5 minutes … Played in seven games for Brazil in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, averaging 7.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists. 2012-13: Appeared in 34 games for Lagun Aro GBC, averaging 8.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.0 steals in 24.0 minutes … Scored a season-high 25 points along with dishing out six assists against FCB Regal (5/16) … Shot .485 percent on two-point field goals and .390 percent from beyond the arc … Also participated in and was named MVP of adidas EUROCAMP 2013 in Treviso, Italy. 2011-12: Appeared in 37 games for Lagun Aro GBC and averaged 5.8 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds … A member of the Brazilian National Team in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, appearing in three games and averaging 3.7 points and 2.0 assists … Selected to participate in the Brazilian All-Star Games in 2011 … Was a World Team Selection at the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit … Played for Minas Tenis Clube in Brazilian (NBB) League from 2008-11. 2010-11: Appeared in 31 games for Minas in 2010-11, averaging 12.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.0 steals … Participated in adidas Eurocamp in Treviso in 2011 … Named to the 2011 Eurobasket.com All-World Championships U19 Second Team. 2009-10: Played in 26 games for Minas, averaging 4.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists. 2008-09: Saw action in six games for Minas, averaging 2.0 points, 1.0 assist and 1.3 steals … Mineira League Champion in 2008 … Won silver at the FIBA Americas U18 Championships in San Antonio in 2010… Americas U18 Championships … Scored six points at the World Championships in Turkey in 2010 …Member of the Brazilian National Team in 2009 and 2012 … Also a member of the U19 Brazilian National Team in 2009 and 2011 … Member of the U17 Brazilian National Team in 2009.

PERSONAL LIFE

Born Raul Togni Neto May 19, 1992, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil … Name is pronounced “Hah-OOL Nett-oh” … Speaks fluent Portuguese, Spanish and English … Says his dad is the biggest influence in his life … If he wasn’t a basketball player, he would be an engineer … Lists his favorite food as sushi … Basketball player he most looks up to is Steve Nash … Used his first NBA paycheck to take his brother out to dinner.