Alberto Herreros Ros (born 20 April 1969) is a retired Spanish professional basketball player. He is considered to be one of the best Spanish basketball players and shooters of all-time. At a height of 2.00 m (6'6 3⁄4") tall, he played at the small forward position. He played with Estudiantes and Real Madrid. He still works for Real Madrid basketball.
|Born||20 April 1969|
|Listed height||6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)|
|Listed weight||216 lb (98 kg)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
In 2005, Herreros made a three-point shot in the last seconds of the playoff finals of the Liga ACB, against TAU Cerámica, that gave his team Real Madrid, the win, and the Spanish League championship. It was his last game before his retirement as a professional basketball player.
During his pro career, he played 19,218 minutes (2nd most) in 654 games (7th most) in the Spanish ACB League. He is the Liga ACB's all-time leader in points scored (9,759) and 3-point field goals made (1,233).
Spanish national teamEdit
Herreros was the 1998 FIBA World Championship's Top Scorer, and was named to the All-Tournament Team. In EuroBasket 1999, Herreros again became the Top Scorer of the tournament and was named to the All-Tournament Team, and reached, along with the Spanish team, the tournament's final, as they won the silver medal. He also won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2003.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Alberto Herreros". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Euroleague.net Profile
- FIBA Archive Profile
- Spanish League Profile (in Spanish)
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