Facundo "Facu" Campazzo (born March 23, 1991) is an Argentine professional basketball player who is currently under contract with Real Madrid. At a height of 1.81 m (5 ft. 111⁄4 in.) tall, he plays at the point guard position.
Campazzo playing for Real Madrid in 2017
|No. 7 – Real Madrid|
|Born||March 23, 1991|
|Nationality||Argentine / Spanish|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Campazzo began playing for the Argentine League club Peñarol Mar del Plata in 2008. He was named the Argentine League Newcomer of the Year, and the Argentine Cup MVP in 2010. He was also named the Super 8 Tournament MVP in 2011 and 2013, and the Argentine League Finals MVP in 2012 and 2014.
On August 30, 2014, he signed a three-year deal with the Spanish League club Real Madrid. In the 2014–15 season, Real Madrid won the EuroLeague championship, after defeating Olympiacos, by a score of 78–59, in the league's final game. Real Madrid eventually finished the season by winning the Spanish ACB League 2014–15 season league playoff finals, after a 3–0 series sweep in the finals series against Barcelona. By winning that title, Real Madrid also won the triple crown.
On August 20, 2015, Campazzo was loaned to Spanish club UCAM Murcia. He spent both the 2015–16 ACB season, and the 2016–17 ACB season with Murcia. He returned to Real Madrid for the 2017–18 ACB season.
In May 2018, Real Madrid won the 2017–18 EuroLeague championship, after defeating Fenerbahçe Doğuş in the final game with 85–80. Over 30 EuroLeague games, Campazzo averaged 7.9 points, 4.5 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game. On 24 May 2018, he finished in fourth place in voting for the Liga ACB MVP of the season.
On May 3, 2019 he was named EuroLeague MVP for the month of April. In the third place game of the 2019 EuroLeague Final Four, Campazzo set an all-time record for assists in a Final Four game, with 15. He surpassed Terrell McIntyre's record from 2008.
National team careerEdit
Campazzo is also a member of the senior men's Argentine national basketball team. With Argentina, he played at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also played with Argentina at the following tournaments: the 2012 South American Championship, where he won a gold medal, the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship, where he won a bronze medal, the 2014 South American Games, where he won a gold medal, the 2014 South American Championship, where he won a silver medal, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, where he won a silver medal, and the 2016 Summer Olympics.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|†||Denotes seasons in which Campazzo won the EuroLeague|
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- FIBA Americas League Champion: 2009–10
- 4× Argentine League Champion: (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
- 2× Argentine League Finals MVP: (2012, 2014)
- 3× Super 8 Tournament Winner: (2009, 2011, 2013)
- 2× Super 8 Tournament MVP: (2011, 2013)
- 2× InterLeagues Tournament Champion: (2010, 2012)
- Argentine Cup Winner: (2010)
- Argentine Cup MVP: (2010)
- 3× Played in the Argentine League All-Star Game: (2011, 2012, 2013)
- 3× Argentine League Ideal Quintet Team: (2012, 2013, 2014)
- Argentine League Most Improved Player: (2012)
- Argentine League Revelation of the Year: (2010)
- 2× Spanish Supercup Winner: (2014, 2018)
- Spanish King's Cup Winner: (2015)
- 2× EuroLeague Champion: (2015, 2018)
- 2× Spanish League Champion: (2015, 2018)
- 2× All-Spanish League Second Team: (2017, 2018)
- Spanish League Most Spectacular Player: (2017)
- EuroLeague Monthly MVP April (2019)
- ACB Finals Most Valuable Player Award: (2019)
Argentine national teamEdit
- 2012 South American Championship: Gold
- 2013 FIBA Americas Championship: Bronze
- 2013 FIBA Americas Championship: All-Tournament Team
- 2014 South American Games: Gold
- 2014 South American Championship: Silver
- 2015 FIBA Americas Championship: Silver
- 2017 FIBA AmeriCup: Silver
- 2017 FIBA AmeriCup: All-Tournament Team
- Facu Campazzo nombre completo: Facundo Campazzo altura: 1.81 m ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish).
- Facundo CAMPAZZO | Position : 1 Size : 181.
- Faltayvale.it Puntero invicto del grupo V en la Copa Argentina ‹See Tfd›(in Italian).
- "Real Madrid adds Campazzo at point". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
- "Real Madrid is Euroleague champion for record ninth time!". euroleague.net. 17 May 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Real Madrid make it 4 out of 4". marca.com (in Spanish). 24 June 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
- "UCAM Murcia announces Facundo Campazzo". Sportando.com. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2015.
- "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
- "Luka Doncic, MVP Movistar de la Liga Endesa 2017-18". ACB.com (in Spanish). 24 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
- "Madrid re-signs Campazzo to three-year deal". EuroLeague.net. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
- "2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four records review". Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
- FIBA.com Facundo CAMPAZZO (ARG).
- Facundo Campazzo at acb.com ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
- Facundo Campazzo at eurobasket.com
- Facundo Campazzo at euroleague.net
- Facundo Campazzo at fiba.com (game center)
- Facundo Campazzo at fiba.com (archive)
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Facundo Campazzo". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Facundo Campazzo on Twitter