Carlos Suárez (basketball)

Carlos Suárez García-Osorio (born May 23, 1986) is a Spanish professional basketball player for Unicaja of the Liga ACB. He is a 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) tall small forward.

Carlos Suárez
Carlos Suárez Real Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
Carlos Suárez with Real Madrid in 2013
No. 43 – Unicaja
PositionPower forward
LeagueLiga ACB
Personal information
Born (1986-05-23) May 23, 1986 (age 36)
Aranjuez, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004–2010Estudiantes
2010–2013Real Madrid
2013–presentUnicaja
Career highlights and awards
Medals
Men's basketball
Representing  Spain
FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Spain Team

Professional careerEdit

Carlos Suárez joined the Liga ACB club Estudiantes's senior team during the 2005, rising from club's junior team ranks.

In September 2010, he signed a four-year contract with Real Madrid.[1] With Madrid, Suárez won the Liga ACB in the 2013 season, and the Spanish Cup and Supercup in 2012.

In August 2013, Suárez signed a 1+1 year contract with Unicaja.[2] In February 2015, he extended his contract for 2 more seasons.[3]

In the 2016–17 season, Suárez won the EuroCup with Unicaja after beating Valencia Basket in the Finals.[4] He signed a two-year contract extension on June 14, 2020.[5]

Spain national teamEdit

In July 2010, Suárez played for first time with the senior Spain national team, but did not make the final 12-man roster for 2010 FIBA World Championship.[6]

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ REAL MADRID lands Carlos Suarez.
  2. ^ "Carlos Suárez, nuevo fichaje del Unicaja" (in Spanish). Marca.com. 7 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Unicaja extends Suarez for two more seasons". Euroleague.net. 25 February 2015.
  4. ^ "7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 3: Unicaja Malaga is the champion!". Eurocupbasketball.com. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Unicaja Malaga's Carlos Suarez signs contract extension". Sportando. June 14, 2020. Retrieved June 14, 2020.
  6. ^ "Spain name final squad for Turkey". Archived from the original on 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2010-08-30.

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