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2013 AfroBasket: Cape Verde add to Nigeria woes - Aug 29, 2013


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Mario
Correia
Cape Verde - Nigeria 79:76

Cape Verde will play for the fifth place at the 2013 AfroBasket. They overcame Nigeria in the classification round today. Mario Correia (189-G-78, college: Bryant) stepped up with 16 points to pace the winners.
Nigeria unloaded 23 points in the opening quarter and gained a 2-point lead. The Tigers maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. Nigeria established a 40:37 halftime lead. But Cape Verde narrowed the gap in the third term. They got within one point at the final break 54:55. Cape Verde surged ahead in the fourth stanza. Nigeria tried to return into the contest late in regulation but came up short at the end. Brian Rudolph (180-PG-88) netted 15 points and issued 8 assists, while Flavio Gomes (194-G/F-88) added 12 points for the winners. Ike Diogu (204-F/C-83, college: Arizona St.) tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds for Nigeria. Al-Farouq Aminu (206-F-90, college: Wake Forest) had 13 points in the loss.

Cape Verde: Mario Correia 16, Brian Rudolph 15, Flavio Gomes 12
Nigeria: Ike Diogu 22+10 boards, Al-Farouq Aminu 13  




Michael
Mendes
Michael Mendes (ex CAB Madeira) signs at Plasencia - 3 months ago
LEB Silver newcomer Electro Mercantil Plasencia landed 28-year old Cape Verdean center Michael Mendes (203-90). He played recently at CAB Madeira in Portuguese LPB league. The last season Mendes played at Sampaense (also in LPB) where in 26 games he averaged 9.2ppg and 7.0rpg. He represented Cape Verde at the Afrobasket Championships in Rades (Tunisia) three years ago. His stats at that event were 2 games: 1.0ppg, 1.5rpg. And here thanks to pro basketball Mendes experienced life on three...   [read more]

Antonio
DePina
Antonio DePina (ex Electrico FC) joins Martorell - 3 months ago
B.C. Martorell Solvay (LEB Silver) agreed terms with 23-year old American (has also Cape Verdean passport) guard Antonio DePina (193-95kg-95, college: Lincoln, PA). He supposed to play at Electrico FC in Portuguese LPB league, but left the team in Dec.'17. In 9 games he had 11.1ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.6apg and 1.6spg this season. DePina graduated from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania in 2017 and it is his first season as a professional player. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Tran...   [read more]

Edy Tavares
Edy Tavares agreed terms with Real Madrid - 5 months ago
Real Madrid (Liga Endesa) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old naturalized Cape Verdean center Edy Tavares (220-118kg-92). He played recently at Raptors 905 Missisauga (NBA G League) in the U.S. In only one game he had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks this season. Tavares also spent pre-season at the Cavaliers in NBA earlier in the year. Three years ago he was drafted by Atlanta Hawks (NBA) in second round (43rd overall). Tavares' team made it to the D-League Semifina...   [read more]


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