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Cambados add Almeida to their roster - Jan 16, 2015


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Joel Almeida
Conservas de Cambados Xuven (LEB Silver) added to their roster 30-year old Portuguese-Cape Verdean forward Joel Almeida (195-85, college: SUNY Brockport State). He was supposed to play at Apollon in Cypriot Division A. He helped them to make it to the supercup final. The last season Almeida played at Sampaense (LPB) in Portuguese league. In 21 games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.4ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.9spg. He contributed to his team making it to the semifinals.
The previous (12-13) season Almeida played at Vitoria (LPB) in Portuguese league. In 9 games he averaged 3.4ppg and 2.1rpg in 2012-13 season. Part of previous (11-12) season he spent at Atletico Sport Aviation Luanda (Division I) in Angolan league. Almeida also played at Bairro (D1) in Cape Verdean league earlier that season. His team won Portuguese Cup in 2013. Almeida represented Portugal at the African Championships in Libya six years ago. His stats at that event were 4 games: 2.3ppg.
Almeida has played also professionally in Portugal (AD Vagos).
He attended SUNY Brockport State until 2008 and it is his seventh season as a professional player.
On Almeida: Joel Almeida is a deceiving combo guard / small forward that can also play the point very effectively. He is a great team player and also a great scorer. He has the ability to break down defenders and create for himself and others. He has good low post move if there is mismatch. He has range extends past the threepoint line and his strength allows him to finish in traffic with contact, or pull up from mid range. Joel is an aggressive defender, good offensive and defensive rebounder with an ability to lead by example. He is a student of the game and very coachable. He works hard day in and day out, you can call him a Gym rat, always looking to improve. He has great attitude, passion and dedication for the game of basketball.

By Eurobasket Data Center

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