Rafael Mineiro

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Rafael "Rafa" Ferreira de Souza, commonly known as Rafael "Rafa" Mineiro, (born June 3, 1988) is a Brazilian professional basketball player. He currently plays with the Flamengo team of the Novo Basquete Brasil, in Brazil.

Rafa Mineiro
No. 12 – Flamengo
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueNBB
Personal information
Born (1988-06-03) June 3, 1988 (age 33)
Uberaba, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004–2006COC Ribeirão Preto
2006–2008Franca
2008–2009Paulistano
20092011São José
20112014Pinheiros
20142015Limeira
20152017Flamengo
20172018Franca
2018–presentFlamengo
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

In his pro club career, Mineiro has played in both the South American 2nd-tier level FIBA South American League, and the South American 1st-tier level FIBA Americas League.

National team careerEdit

Mineiro represented the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team at the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup, in Mexico City.[1] He also played at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup.[2]

NBB career statisticsEdit

NBB regular seasonEdit

Denotes seasons in which Rafael Mineiro won NBB championship
Season Team GP MPG 2PT FG% 3PT FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Paulistano 21 24.6 .557 .214 .685 5.3 .6 .7 .8 11.2
2009–10 São José 10 22.6 .672 .143 .563 4.8 .8 1.2 .1 11.1
2010–11 São José 21 24.3 .554 .256 .667 4.0 1.3 .9 .5 8.2
2011–12 Pinheiros 28 14.0 .678 .188 .600 2.3 .5 .7 .7 5.5
2012–13 Pinheiros 33 32.6 .596 .358 .704 5.1 1.3 .7 .7 13.9
2013–14 Pinheiros 29 30.7 .611 .361 .616 5.1 1.7 .8 1.0 12.4
2014–15 Limeira 25 27.7 .579 .292 .697 4.9 1.6 .6 .7 10.6
2015–16 Flamengo 28 21.9 .544 .353 .673 3.9 1.1 .4 .6 8.0
2016–17 Flamengo 28 20.2 .531 .323 .620 3.6 1.4 .5 .3 5.9
2017–18 Franca 24 24.5 .577 .259 .662 5.6 1.0 1.0 .4 7.7
2018–19 Flamengo 26 20.0 .540 .267 .579 4.6 1.2 0.5 .2 6.9
Career 273 24.2 .582 .319 .654 4.4 1.2 .7 .6 9.2

NBB playoffsEdit

Season Team GP MPG 2PT FG% 3PT FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010 São José 7 25.7 .606 .000 .630 4.4 1.6 1.3 .6 8.1
2011 São José 8 25.2 .474 .400 .600 5.3 1.1 1.0 .6 7.9
2012 Pinheiros 7 13.6 .647 .286 .625 2.1 .7 .1 .4 4.7
2013 Pinheiros 10 30.2 .500 .259 .714 3.8 1.4 .5 .7 9.8
2014 Pinheiros 4 34.0 .519 .211 .500 5.3 1.8 .8 1.0 12.0
2015 Limeira 7 21.9 .467 .286 .778 3.0 1.6 .7 .3 7.9
2016 Flamengo 13 19.5 .533 .250 .600 3.5 .8 .5 .6 7.0
2017 Flamengo 5 21.1 .609 .333 .929 3.8 1.0 .4 1.0 9.4
2017 Franca 3 20.9 .353 .000 1.000 5.0 1.0 .7 .3 4.3
2019 Flamengo 12 19.2 .510 .231 .480 4.8 .7 .3 .8 6.1
Career 76 22.6 .518 .256 .640 4.0 1.1 .6 .6 7.6

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