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Hall of Fame - Players
Armando Becker
Gabriel Estaba
Victor David Diaz
Carl Herrera
Cesar Portillo
Ivan Olivares
Alexander Nelcha
Omar Walcott

Hall of Fame - Coaches
Carlos Gil
Nestor Salazar
Manuel Silvera
Bruno D'Adezzio
Francisco "Paco" Diez
Jesus Cordobes
Henry Paruta




Armando Becker Basketball Career

Armando Becker basketball
Armando Becker
Born: June 9, 1966
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Career:
Cent. Missouri (NCAA2)
1996: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five)
1997: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five)
1998: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five): 19.2ppg, 3.5apg
1999: Bravos de Portuguesa (LPB, starting five): 18ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.5apg
2000: Bravos de Portuguesa (LPB, starting five)
2001: Toros de Aragua (LPB, starting five)
2001: Delfines de Cabimas (LNB, starting five): 19.7 ppg, 55% in FG, 30.8% in 3pts FG, 2.2 rpg and 3.9 apg
2002: Marinos de Oriente (LPB)
2002: Delfines de Miranda (LNB): 3,0 ppg 0,9 rpg
2003: Guaros de Lara (LPB): LPB Elimination Round: 23 games: 7.6ppg, 1.1rpg, 1.4apg, 1.2spg
2003: Centauros de Apure (LNB, starting five)
2004: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB): 15 games: 7.5ppg
2004: Leopardos (LNB, starting five)
2005: Guaros de Lara (LPB): 39 games: 6.0ppg, 1.5rpg, 1.2apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 53.0%, 3FGP: 31.0%, FT: 69.0%
2005: Lanceros de Maturin (LNB, starting five): 20 games: 7.1ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.1apg, 1.5spg
2006: Guaros de Lara (LPB, starting five): 25 games: 3.5ppg, 2FGP: 73.7%, 3PT: 44.1%, FT: 68.2%
2006: Lanceros de Monagas (LNB, starting five)
2007: retired
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Achievements:
Venezuelan National Team -90,98-01
World Championships -90
Central American Championships -98
Venezuelan League All Star First Team Domestic Players -00
South American Championships -01(3rd place)
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Neuquin (Argentina) –01
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -04, 05, 06
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -06

For more info check his profile in Coaches DB


Gabriel Estaba Basketball Career

His brother Carlos also plays pro bball
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Career:
1985-1987: Jacksonville JC
1988-1989: S.Alabama (NCAA)
1996: Gaiteros de Zulia )LPB)
1997: Gaiteros de Zulia De Zulia (LPB)
1997-1998: replaced injured Harstad in Caja Cantabria (Spain-ACB)
1998: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB, starting five): 18.1ppg
1998-1999: in Oct.'98 retired to focus on politics
2000: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB, starting five)
2001: Gaiteros del Zulia (LPB, starting five)
2002: Gaiteros del Zulia (LPB, starting five)
2002: Tanqueros del Zulia (LNB, starting five)
2003: Gaiteros del Zulia (LPB)
2004: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB): 1 game: 0pts, 1.0apg
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan National Team -92
Olympic Games -92
Venezuelan League Champion -96,01
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan League Return of the Year -00
Venezuelan League Finalist -00, 04
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan League All-Domestic Players Team -00


Victor David Diaz Basketball Career

Victor David Diaz basketball
player Victor David Diaz
Victor David Diaz
Born: April 2, 1968
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Outlook:
The typical team leader; an expert veteran who talks with his teammates (and with refs) all the time; great outside shooter, is yet enough strong to go inside, to score in the paint and to grab lots of rebounds; doesn' t concentrate everytime in defense, even if he has the ability and the experience to guard all the kind of forwards;
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Career:
Houston (NCAA)
CBA
Brazil
1997-1998: Indepediente Pico (Argentina), injured during the season
1998: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five): Score-1(24.0ppg), 3.0apg
1998-1999: Prov.Osorno (Chile)
1999: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five): 24ppg, 2.6rpg, 3.5apg - San Lazardo (Dominican Republic)
2000: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five)
2000: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB, starting five) at South American Club Championships games
2000: Leopardos de Bacaramanga (Colombia): 10 games: 36.0ppg
2000: Atletico Welcome (Uruguay) only at the Pan-American Championship of Clubs
2001: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five): Score-1(22.5)
2001: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB): only for S.American Club Championships
2001: Delfines de Cabimas (LNB, starting five)
2002: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five)
2002: Delfines de Cabimas (LNB, starting five)
2002: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five): 20.0ppg, 1.0rpg, 2FGP: 44.0%
2003: Toritos de Cayey (Puerto Rico-BSN)
2003: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five): Score-5(18.6), Free-1(87.0%)
2004: Panteras de Miranda (LPB, starting five): 27 games: 25.9ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.9apg
2004: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five)
2005: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB): 42 games: Score-3(20.0ppg), 2.1rpg, 2.2apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 60.0%, 3FGP: 39.0%, FT: 84.0%
2005: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five): 21 games: 20.0ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.0apg, 1.9spg
2006: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB): 42 games: 20.7ppg, 2.2rpg, 1.9apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 57.5%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 80.9%, then moved to Delfines de Miranda (LNB)
2007: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five): Venezuelan League: 39 games: 14.6ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.2apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 49.1%, 3FGP: 34.9%, FT: 79.4%; Liga Sudamericana: 3 games: 8.7ppg, 1.7rpg, 2FGP: 50.0%, 3FGP: 27.8%, FT: 50.0%, then moved to Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five): 24 games: 15.3ppg, 1.7rpg, 1.8apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 48.0%, 3Pt: 41.7%, FT: 88.2%
2008: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five): Liga Sudamericana: 6 games: 17.5ppg, 1.2rpg, 1.2apg, 2.3spg, 2FGP: 67.9%, 3PT: 30.6%, FT: 81%; Venezuelan League: 48 games: 13.9ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.4apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 51.3%, 3FGP: 33.2%, FT: 85.1%; Play-Offs: 6 games: 10.8ppg, 1.0rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 52.9%, 3FGP: 37.8%, FT: 71.4%, in October moved to Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB, starting five)
2009: Gigantes de Guayana (LPB, starting five): 29 games: 13.0ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.6apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 48.0%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 75.0%, then moved to Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB, starting five), in November signed at Espartanos de Margarita (LNB, starting five)
2010: Gigantes de Guayana (LPB, starting five): 34 games: 14.3ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.4apg, 0.7spg, 2PT: 47.0%, 3PT: 39.0%, FT: 85.0%
2010: Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB, starting five), in September moved to Centauros de Apure (LNB)
2011: Panteras de Miranda (LPB): (Elimination Round) 44 games: 13.3ppg, 1.5rpg, 1.1apg, 1.0spg, 0.07bpg, 2PT: 49.0%, 3PT: 33.0%, FT: 88.0%, in October signed at Lanceros de Cojedes (LNB)
2011: Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB, starting five)
2012: Panteras de Miranda (LPB), Venezuelan League: 6 games: 8.3ppg, 2.2rpg, 1.2apg; loaned in February to Guaros de Lara (LPB): 12 games: 4.4ppg, left in April
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan National Team -92-06
Olympic Games -92
Central American Championships -98
Venezuelan LPB League Finalist -99
Dominican League Finalist -99
Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game -00, 01, 02, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09
All-Venezuelan LNB 1st Team -05
Venezuelan LNB Semifinals -05, 08, 09, 10, 11
South American Club Championships -05
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LPB 2nd Team -06
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan LPB All-Domestic Players Team -06
South American Championships in Caracas -06 (Semifinals): 4 games: 12.8ppg, 1.8rpg, FGP: 56.3%, 3PT: 41.2%, FT: 85.7%
World Championships in Japan -06: 5 games: 11.0ppg, 1.4apg, 2FGP: 43.1%, 3FGP: 36%
Venezuelan LNB Champion -06
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB 2nd Team -06
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan LNB All-Domestic Players Team -06
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Champion -07
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -07
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -08
Venezuelan Champions -08
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Runner-Up -08
Venezuelan LPB Champion -08
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB 1st Team -09
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan LNB All-Defensive Team -09


Carl Herrera Basketball Career

Carl Herrera basketball
player Carl Herrera
Carl Herrera
Born: Dec.14, 1966 in TRYNIDAD
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Outlook:
A veteran player, who' s always been more a PF than a true center, with a soft touch from middle range and intersting athletic skills; even if his best moments have passed, he is back in good shape, and his experience is an interesting addiction for every teams; also, he always plays at his best in great occasions;
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Career:
Caracas (HS)
Jacksonville JC
1989-1990: Houston (NCAA, starting five)
1990: VEN
1990-1991: Real Madrid (Spain-ACB, starting five)
1991: drafted by Houston Rockets (NBA,2rd(30))
1991-1992: Houston Rockets (NBA)
1992-1993: Houston Rockets (NBA)
1993-1994: Houston Rockets (NBA): 4.7ppg
1994-1995: Houston Rockets (NBA): 6.8ppg, 4.6rpg
1995-1996: San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
1996-1997: San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
1997-1998: San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
1998-1999: Bravos de Portuguesa, in Jan.'99 signed by Vancouver Grizzlies (NBA)
1999: in May'99 was signed by Bravos de Portuguesa (LPB, starting five): 7 games: 15ppg, 7.3rpg, 2.3apg
2000: in Feb.'00 signed with Trotamundos de Carabobo for 3 years, in June sidelined and did not play for the rest of season because of the surgery of his right hand finger, joined the team later for the South American Club Championships games
2000-2001: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five): 5.9rpg; LigaSudamericana: 3 games: 4.3ppg, 5rpg
2001: Delfines de Cabimas (LNB, starting five)
2001: Trotamundos de Carabobo: only for the S.American Club Championships
2002: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB, starting five)
2002-2003: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five): 12,0 ppg 5,2 rpg 61% in FG, in Feb.'03 joined Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia)
2003: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB, starting five): LPB Elimination Round: 25 games: 12.7ppg, 7.6rpg, 2.1apg, 1.2bpg, 2.0spg: LPB Robin Round: 5 games: 9.8ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.4apg, 2.0spg
2003: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five)
2004: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB, starting five): 22 games: 8.7ppg, 3.9rpg
2004: Delfines de Miranda (LNB, starting five)
2005: Guaros de Lara (LPB): 23 games: 5.1ppg, 2.8rpg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 50.0%, FT: 52.0%
2005: Tiburones de Vargas (Venezuela-LNB, starting five): 15 games: 6.6ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.2apg, 1.0spg
2006: Guaros de Lara (Venezuela-LPB, starting five): 37 games: 6.2ppg, 3.9rpg, 0.9apg, 2FGP: 50.5%, FT: 50.0%, then moved to Tiburones de Vargas (Venezuela-LNB, starting five)
2007: Guaros de Lara (Venezuela-LPB): 35 games: 3.3ppg, 1.8rpg, 1.0apg
2008: Deportivo Tachira (Venezuela-LPB): Liga Sudamericana: 3 games: 0pts; Venezuelan League: 1 game: 5pts, 1reb, 2ast, 1steal
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan LPB Champion -90
Venezuelan League MVP -90
NBA Champion -94,95
Venezuelan National Team -99-03
South American Championships -99,01(3rd place)
Venezuelan All-Star Game -00,02
South American Club Championships Winner -00
Venezuelan League Semifinals -01
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Neuquin (Argentina) –01
South American Club Championships in Margarita Isle -01
Liga Sudamericana Semifinals -02
World Championships in Indianapolis (USA) -02
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan LPB All-Domestic Players Team -03
Venezuelan LNB Champion -03, 04
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -04
South American Championships for Clubs Finalist -04
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -05, 06
Venezuelan LNB Semifinals -05
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -06, 08
Latinbasket.com Venezuelan LPB All-Defensive Team -06

For more info check his profile in Coaches DB


Cesar Portillo Basketball Career

Full Name: Cesar Portillo Brown
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Career:
1988-1990: Palm Beach CC
1990-1992: S.Alabama (NCAA)
1992-1993: El Caceres (Spain-ACB)
1996: Marinos de Oriente (LPB)
1998: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB) - Bravos (LPB)
1999: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB): 6.1ppg, 2.7rpg
2000: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB)
2001: Gaiteros del Zulia (LPB)
2001: Un Guarao de Tucupita (LNB)
2005: Karinas de Anzoategui (LNB)
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan National Team -90
World Championships -90
Venezuelan League Finalist -00
Venezuelan League Champion -01


Ivan Olivares Basketball Career

Full Name: Iván José Olivares Álvarez
Profile: Born: las Lomas de Urdaneta, he' s one of the best Venezuelan players ever. Thanks to his great performing in Springfield College, he entered in the USA College Basketball hall of Fame. Has played 20 seasons in Venezuelan first division, from 1980 to 1999, scoring a total of 14.249 pts in 18.974 minutes of play. Was also member of the legendary Team Venezuela of 1992, who played vs. the original Dream team in Portland. In the same year, he scored 52 points in a single LPB game.
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Career:
Telefonistas de Caracas,
Cocodrilos de Caracas,
Gaiteros del Zulia,
1984-1986: Springfield (NCAA3)
1986-1995: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
1996: Trotamundos de Carabobo
1997: Trotamundos de Carabobo
1998: Cocodrilos de Caracas (1T): 17ppg, 4rpg, 2.4apg
1999: Cocodrilos de Caracas (1T): 12ppg, 3.4rpg, 2.5apg
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Awards/Achievements:
LPB Champion -86, -87, -88, -89, -94
LPB All-Star Game -88, -92, -93, -94
Venezuelan National Team -92
American Tournament Final -92


Alexander Nelcha Basketball Career

Alexander Nelcha basketball
Alexander Nelcha (Photo: MaxiBasket)
Born: Jan.21, 1968 in Caracas (Ven)
Full name: Angel Alexander Nelcha
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Player: 205-C/F:
An inside player with french & venezulian passport, very strong in the paint, great rebounder, defend hard, play with high intensity, a dream for a coach. Think always about winning.
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Career:
87/88 Bloomsburg State (Naia)
88/89 Bloomsburg State (Naia)
89/90 Bloomsburg State (Naia)
90/91 Maurienne (Fra-N3)
91/92 Maurienne (Fra-N2)
93/94 Dijon (Fra-Pro A) 26g 10.0ppg 3.9rpg 0.4apg
94/95 Dijon (Fra-Pro A) 26g 10.7ppg 5.7rpg 0.8rpg
95/96 Dijon (Fra-Pro A) 30g 14.2ppg 7.5rpg 1.6apg
1996 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Ven-LPB)
96/97 Dijon (Fra-Pro A) 30g 11.2ppg 5.7rpg 0.8apg
1997-1998: Dijon (France-ProA): 6.6ppg, 5rpg
1998 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Ven-Lpb) 5.1ppg, 4.7rpg
1998-1999: Toulouse (France-ProA): 14 games: 11.9ppg, 7.9rpg, waived in Nov.'98 and signed by Murcia (Spain-LEB): 6g2.5ppg 1.0rpg 0.1apg, in Jan.'99 went to Pistoia (Italy-A1): 10g 5.5ppg 4.3rpg 0.5apg, in April '99 came signed with Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB): 5.1ppg, 4.7rpg
1999-2000: Le Mans (France-ProA): 6.9ppg, 3.5rpg
2000-2001: Montpellier (France-ProA): 12.5ppg, Reb-4(10.3), 1.3apg
2001: Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB)
2001: Pescadores de Cumaná (Venezuela-LNB)
2001 -signed 2-years contract with CSP Limoges (France-ProA)
2001-2002: CSP Limoges (France-ProA): ProA Regular Season: 28 games: 7.1ppg, 6.6rpg, 22ast
2002: At the end of May joined Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB)
2002-2003: CSP Limoges (France-ProA): 20 games: 8.3ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.0apg
2004: Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB): DNP
2005: Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB): 9 games: 1.1ppg, 1.4rpg
2010-2011: VFL Limburg (Germany-Oberliga)
2011-2012: VFL 19 Limburg (Germany-2.Regionalliga)
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan National Team -90-01
World Championships -90
South American Championship -91 (1)
Olympic Games -92
Central American Championships -98
Venezuelan League Champion -99 (MVP)
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Neuquin (Argentina) –01
Venezuelan LPB Runner-Up -05
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -05

For more info check his profile in Coaches DB


Omar Walcott Basketball Career

Born: Jan.1, 1966
His other name Alex Roberts
Married to Portuguese woman
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Outlook:
Tough Physical Center / Forward who can Board and Bang.
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Career:
1984-1985: St.Peter's (NCAA)
1985-1986: St.Peter's (NCAA)
1986-1987: St.Peter's (NCAA)
1987-1988: St.Peter's (NCAA)
1988: drafted by Albany Patroons (CBA,3rd(36))
1989-1990: Ovarense Ovar (Portugal)
1990-1991: Ovarense (Portugal) - Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LBP)
1991-1992: Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LPB)
1992-1993: Ovarense Ovar (Portugal) - Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LPB)
1993-1994: Taugres Vitoris (Spain) - Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LPB)
1994-1995: Pittsburgh (CBA)
1996: Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LBP): Reb-1(13),27.4ppg
1997: Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LBP): 24ppg, 14rpg
1997-1998: Larisa (Greece)
1998: Marinos de Oriente (LPB): 9.5ppg, Reb-5(7.9), 3.6apg
1998-1999: in Jan.'99 tried out by Bobry Bytom (Poland)
1999: Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela-LPB): 7.9ppg, 5.9rpg, 2.6apg
2000: Cocodrilos de Caracas (Venezuela-LPB)
2001: Cocodrilos de Caracas (Venezuela-LPB), in May '01 traded to Guaiqueries de Margarita (Venezuela-LBP)
2001: Soles de Yaracuy (Venezuela-LNB)
2001-2002: In Oct.'01 was signed by Delfines de Cabimas (Venezuela-LNB) for the S.American Champioship for Clubs
2002: Guaiqueries de Margarita (Venezuela-LPB)
2003: In May signed at Gaiteros de Zulia Maracaibo (Venezuela-LPB)
2003: Tiburones de Vargas (Venezuela-LNB): 5.9rpg
2004: Gaiteros de Zulia (Venezuela-LPB): 22 games: 6.8ppg, 4.3rpg
2004: Tanqueros del Zulia (Venezuela-LNB)
2005: Gaiteros de Zulia (Venezuela-LPB): 13 games: 6pts, 1.2rpg
2006: In September signed at Buchones de Cabimas (Venezuela-LNB)
2007: Gaiteros de Zulia (Venezuela-LPB): 13 games: 0.8ppg, 1.6rpg
2007: In September signed at Estudiantes de Guarico (Venezuela-LNB): 9 games: 1.1ppg, 2.4rpg, 1.1apg
2008: Gaiteros de Zulia (Venezuela-LPB): 23 games: 1.4ppg, 1.3rpg
2008: Graneros de Portuguesa (LNB)
2009: retired then decided to play for another season
2009: In March signed at Gaiteros de Zulia (Venezuela-LPB): 7 games: 1.4ppg, 1.4rpg
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Awards/Achievements:
MAAC 1st Team -88
Venezuelan National Team -98-01
Portuguese Cup Winner -90
Portuguese League Champion -91
Venezuelan League Champion -92,93,00
Venezuelan League Finalist -99, 04
Venezuelan League All-Defensive Team -00
Venezuelan League All Star First Team Domestic Players -00
South American Championships -01(3rd place)
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Neuquin (Argentina) –01
Venezuelan LNB West Conference Champion -04
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -07


Carlos Gil Basketball Career

Carlos Gil basketball
Carlos Gil
Head Coach:
1990: Venezuela Senior National Team
1998: Toros
1999: Cocodrilos Caracas - Caimanes (Colombia)
2000: Cocodrilos de Caracas, also GM
2001: Cocodrilos de Caracas: in June was replaced by Pedro Espinoza
2001: Coach Assistant at Trotamundos: only for the S.American Club Championships
2003-2004: Pijaos Ibague (Colombia-D1)
2004: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB)
2004: Caciques de Guacara (LNB)
2005: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB), fired in June
2005: Tanqueros del Zulia (LNB)
2006: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB)
2006: Felinos de Aragua (LNB)
2007: In May was hired by Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
2007: Duros de Lara (LNB): left in September
2008: Deportivo Tachira (LPB): released in June
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Inerim Head Coach:
2010: Guaros de Lara (LPB), started the season as Coach Assistant, took Interim Head Coach in May
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Head Coach:
2010: Cangrejeros de Cartagena (Colombia-Copa Federacion)
2011: Bucaneros de La Guaira (LPB), left in March
2012: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB), left in March
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Coach Assistant:
2012: Centauros de Apure (LNB)
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Awards/Achievements:
World Basketball Championship for Senior National Teams -90
Venezuelan League Champion -00
South American Club Championships in Margarita Isle -01
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -04, 06
Coach Assistant: Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game -05, 06
Venezuelan LPB Runner-Up -05
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -05, 07
Coach Assistant: Venezuelan National Team -05
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Santo Domingo -05
Head Coach: Venezuelan U21 National Team -07
South American Championships U17 in Guanare (Venezuela) -07 (Finalist)
Head Coach: Venezuelian U17 National Team -07
Venezuelan LNB Semifinals -07
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -08


Nestor Salazar Basketball Career

Nestor Salazar basketball
player Nestor Salazar
Nestor Salazar
Nickname: Mama Osa
Coach Assistant:
1998: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB)
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Head Coach:
1999-2000: Trotamundos (LPB): released in June
2001: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB): in May was replaced by Nestor Garcia
2001: Guácharos de Maturin (LNB)
2002: Panteras de Miranda Caracas (LPB)
2003: Duros de Lara (LNB)
2004: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2004: Guerreros de Caracas (LNB)
2005: Guaros de Lara (LPB)
2005: Guerreros de Caracas (LNB)
2006: Guaros de Lara (LPB), resigned in July
2007: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2007: In September was hired by Duros de Lara (LNB)
2008: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2008: Caciques de Trujillo (LNB)
2009: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2009: Tiburones de Vargas (LNB)
2010: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2010: Espartanos de Margarita (LNB)
2011: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2011: Centauros de Apure (LNB)
2011, extended the contract with Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB) for 2 more seasons
2012: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2012: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2012: Guacharos de Monagas (LNB)
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Awards/Achievements:
Head Coach: Venezuelan U18 National Team -99-05
Pan Am Junior tournment All Star team -02
Douai (France) International Tournament for Juniors -03
Head Coach: Venezuelan National Team -03-07, 09-10
South American Championships -03, 05
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Runner-Up -04, 12
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -04, 12
Venezuelan LNB Central Conference Champion -04, 05
Venezuelan LNB Finalist -04, 08, 11
Coach Assistant: Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game -05
South American Championships U18 in Venezuela -05 (Semifinals)
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -05, 06, 07, 09, 11
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Santo Domingo -05
Venezuelan LNB Regular Season Champion -05, 08, 11
Venezuelan LNB Champion -05, 10
Head Coach: Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game -06, 07, 09, 10
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -06, 08
South American Championships in Caracas -06 (Semifinals)
World Championships in Japan -06
Head Coach: Venezuelan U16 National Team -06
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Champion -07, 09, 10, 11
Venezuelan Champions -08
FIBA Americas in San Juan (Puerto Rico) -09
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB Coach of the Year -09, 11
Venezuelan LPB Champion -10
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LPB Coach of the Year -10
South American Championships in Colombia -10 (Semifinals)


Manuel Silvera Basketball Career

Nickname: Camara
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Head Coach:
1996: Toros de Aragua (LPB)
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Coach Assistant:
1998: Toros (LPB)
2005: Caciques Bolivarianos (LNB)
2009: Toros de Aragua (LPB)
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Coach Assistant:
2009: Centauros de Apure (LNB)
2010: Toros de Aragua (LPB), also the Head Coach at Estrellas de Aragua (LEB)
2010: Centauros de Apure (LNB)
2011: Toros de Aragua (LPB)
2012: Toros de Aragua (LPB): in February was named Interim Head Coach taking place of previous head coach Nelson Solorzano, in March was named back as Assistant Coach
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Awards/Achievements:
Coach Assistant: Venezuelan U18 National Team -08
FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Formosa (Argentina) -08


Bruno D'Adezzio Basketball Career

Head Coach:
1989: Bravos de Portuguesa, final
1990: asist. coach Trotamundo de Carabobo,champion league and SouthAmerica champion
1992: asist.coach Cocodrilos de Caracas,champion league
1994: Bravos de Lara
1995: Panteras de Miranda champion league
1996: Panteras de Miranda
1997: Panteras de Miranda
1998: Panteras de Miranda
1999: Panteras de Miranda: fired in May'99
2001: Panteras de Miranda
2002: Marinos de Oriente
2006: Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela-LPB): resigned in Feb.
2009: Espartanos de Margarita (Venezuela-LNB), released in November
2010: Bucaneros de La Guaira (Venezuela-LPB), then moved to La Guaira BBC (Venezuela-LEB)
2012: Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela-LPB): released after the team started the season with 0-7 record
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan League All Star game -95,96,01
Venezuelan League All-Star Game -99
Coach Assistant: Venezuelan National Team -99
Venezuelan League Regular Season Winner -01
Venezuelan League Semifinals -01
Head Coach: Venezuelan U21 National Team –00
South American U21 Championships –00


Francisco "Paco" Diez Basketball Career

Profile: a great coaching veteran with more than 45 years of experience. He is a legend nowadays in Venezuelan basketball.
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Head Coach:
1996: Cocodrilas (LPB)
2000: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB)
2001: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB)
2001: Delfines de Cabimas (LNB)
2002: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB)
2002: Delfines de Miranda (LNB)
2003: Delfines de Miranda (LNB)
2004: Panteras de Miranda (LPB)
2004: Delfines de Miranda (LNB)
2005: Panteras de Miranda (LPB)
2005: Delfines de Miranda (LNB)
2006: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB): released in May
2007: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB), left in March
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General Manager:
2008: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
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Sport Manager:
2009: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2010: Gigantes de Guayana (LPB)
2012: Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB), left in March
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -00
Venezuelan LPB Champion -01
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB Coach of the Year -01, 04, 05
Venezuelan LNB Champion -01, 02, 03, 04
Federación Venezolana de Baloncesto (FVB) Coach of the Year -04
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -05, 09
Venezuelan LNB Semifinals -05
South American Club Championships -05


Jesus Cordobes Basketball Career

Full Name: Jesús Rafael Cordobés
Born: Augus 21, 1953 in Caracas
Profile: played at professional level, then graduated at the National Basketball School for Coaches in 1974 and started his coaching career. His senior level coaching record is now 268 wins and 253 losses..
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Head Coach:
1985: Trotamundos de Carabobo (Liga Especial de Venezuela)
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Coach Assistant:
1998: Gaiteros (LPB)
1999-2000: Cocodrilos (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2001: Bravos de Portuguesa (LPB)
2001: Espartanos de Margarita (LNB)
2002: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB)
2003: Tiburones de Vargas (LNB)
2004: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
2004: Tiburones de Vargas (LNB)
2005: Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB), fired in May
2005: Duros de Lara (LNB)
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Coach Assistant:
2006: Gaiteros de Zulia (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2006: Duros de Lara (LNB)
2007: Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB)
2008: Deportivo Tachira (LPB): started the season as coach assistant, but in June was promoted to head coach position
2009: Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB)
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Coach Assistant:
2010: Guaros de Lara (LPB)
2010: Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB)
2011: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2011: In November signed at Estudiantes de Guarico (LNB)
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Coach Assistant:
2012: Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2012: Hormigueros de Bucaramanga (Colombia-Copa Federacion)
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Awards/Achievements:
Coach Assistant: Venezuela National Team -90, 02
World Basketball Championships -90
Venezuelan League Champion -00
Venezuelan League Finalist -01
Liga Sudamericana Semifinals -02
World Championships in Indianapolis (USA) -02
Liga Sudamericana Semifinals -05
Coach Assistant:Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game -06
Venezuelan LPB Semifinals -06, 11
Head Coach: Venezuelan Women U16 National Team -06
Venezuelan LNB Regular Season Champion -06
Venezuelan LNB Semifinals -06, 11
Head Coach: Venezuelan Women U18 National Team -06
Liga Sudamericana Quarterfinals -08
Venezuelan LNB Finalist -10
Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB Coach of the Year -10
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -12


Henry Paruta Basketball Career

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Henry Paruta
Coach Assistant:
2008: Marinos de Anzoátegui (LPB)
2009: Marinos de Anzoategui (LPB)
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Head Coach:
2005: Karinas de Anzoategui (LNB)
2008: Petroleros de Falcon (LNB)
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Coach Assistant:
2010: Marinos de Anzoategui (LPB)
2011: Marinos de Anzoategui (LPB)
2012: Marinos de Anzoategui (LPB)
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Awards/Achievements:
Venezuelan LPB Champion -09, 11, 12
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Runner-Up -10, 11
Venezuelan LPB Finalist -10
Venezuelan LPB Regular Season Champion -12
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