Marcel de Souza (basketball)
Marcel Ramon Ponickwar de Souza, commonly known as Marcel de Souza, or simply Marcel (born December 4, 1956 in Campinas), is a retired Brazilian professional basketball player and a professional coach.
|Born||4 December 1956|
|Listed height||6 ft 6.5 in (1.99 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
National team careerEdit
De Souza played at 5 FIBA World Cups: (1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, and 1990). He totaled 37 games played and 494 points scored during those competitions, and he won a bronze medal at the 1978 tournament. De Souza also played with Brazil at the Summer Olympic Games of 1980, 1984, 1988, and 1992.
De Souza is the older brother of Maury de Souza, who is also a Brazilian former professional basketball player. De Souza is also the father-in-law of Brazilian professional basketball player Guilherme Giovannoni.
- FIBA Profile 1
- FIBA Profile 2
- Profile at the official website of the Brazilian basketball federation (in Portuguese)
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