Eloy Vargas (born December 30, 1988) is a Dominican professional basketball player for Gimnasia Indalo of the Liga Nacional de Básquet. He represents the Dominican national team in international competition.
|No. 1 – GECR Indalo|
|League||Liga Nacional de Básquet|
|Born||December 30, 1988|
Moca, Dominican Republic
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school||American Heritage|
Miami Dade College (2009–2010)
|NBA draft||2012 / Undrafted|
|2012||Cañeros de La Romana|
|2013||Cupes de los Pepines|
|2013||Cañeros de La Romana|
|2014||Metros de Santiago|
|2014–2015||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|2015||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|2015||Metros de Santiago|
|2016||Metros de Santiago|
|2017||Metros de Santiago|
|Career highlights and awards|
On August 24, 2012, Vargas signed a two-year deal with CB Clavijo of the LEB Oro. He later left Clavijo in September 2012 before appearing in a game for them. He then signed with Alba Fehérvár of Hungary in October 2012 but did not end up joining the team. He went on to play for three Dominican teams in 2013: Cupes de los Pepines, San Lazaro and Cañeros de La Romana.
In July 2013, Vargas joined the New York Knicks for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On November 27, 2013, he signed with Baloncesto Fuenlabrada of Spain for the rest of the 2013–14 season. In June 2014, he joined Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto.
On November 1, 2014, Vargas was selected by the Los Angeles D-Fenders with the 17th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft. In April 2015, he signed with Vaqueros de Bayamón of the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional. In June 2015, he re-signed with Metros de Santiago for the 2015 LNB season.
On September 28, 2015, he signed with Kavala of the Greek Basket League. In November 2015, he parted ways with Kavala after appearing in seven games. In early December 2015, he signed with Defensor Sporting of the Liga Uruguaya de Basketball.
- El pívot dominicano Eloy Vargas, campeón de la NCAA 2012 con Kentucky, cierra la plantilla del Knet ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
- Knet es la última prueba de Palencia Baloncesto ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
- Fuenlabrada agreed to terms with Eloy Vargas
- Eloy Vargas is on the New York Knicks Summer League Roster
- Fuenlabrada sign Eloy Vargas
- D-Fenders Select Six in 2014 Draft
- Eloy Vargas signs at Bayamon
- Eloy Vargas signs with Kavala
- Eloy Vargas (ex Kavala) agreed terms with Defensor
- ELOY VARGAS DERNIÈRE RECRUE ESTIVALE ! ‹See Tfd›(in French)