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Ivan Almeida (born 10 May 1989) is a Cape Verdean professional basketball player for ČEZ Nymburk of the NBL. Standing at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), he usually plays as small forward.

Ivan Almeida
ČEZ Nymburk
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBL
Personal information
Born (1989-05-10) May 10, 1989 (age 30)
Praia, Cape Verde
NationalityCape Verdean
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Career information
CollegeStonehill (2009–2011)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2011–2012Sampaense
2012AD Bairro
2012–2013Vitória de Guimarães
2013AD Bairro
2013–2015Lille Métropole
2015–2016Chorale Roanne
2016–2017Cholet
2017–2018Anwil Włocławek
2018–2019Kalev/Cramo
2019–presentČEZ Nymburk
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

In August 2017, Almeida signed with Anwil Włocławek of the Polish Basketball League (PLK). In September 2017 he won the Polish SuperCup with Anwil Włocławek, winning over Stelmet Zielona Góra, 92–88.[1] He scored 23 points in his debut and was named the Most Valuable Player of the game.[2] In the following 2017–18 season, Almeida was named the PLK Most Valuable Player.[3] Almeida averaged 17.2 points, 5.5 rebonds and 2.9 assists per game. He signed with Estonian club Kalev/Cramo on August 24, 2018.[4]

On October 8, 2019, he has signed with ČEZ Nymburk of the NBL. [5]

International careerEdit

Almeida played for Cape Verde's national basketball team on many occasions. At the 2015 AfroBasket, he recorded the most assists, steals and blocks for his team.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superpuchar polski du Anwilu Włocławek" [Polish Supercup for Anwil Włocławek]. PLK.pl. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  2. ^ "Almeida MVP meczu o Superpuchar polski" [Almeida MVP of the Polish Supercup]. PLK.pl. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  3. ^ "Nagrody za sezon zasadniczy EBL 2017/18". plk.pl. 2018-04-28.
  4. ^ "BC Kalev/Cramo officially signs Ivan Almeida". Sportando. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  5. ^ "CEZ Nymburk signs Ivan Almeida". Sportando. October 8, 2019. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  6. ^ Cape Verde accumulated statistics | 2015 FIBA Africa Championship for Men, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 6 Aug 2016.

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