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Jeffrey Xavier (ex Breogan) is a newcomer at FC Porto - Jul 4, 2016


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Jeffrey
Xavier
FC Porto (LPB) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old American (has also Cape Verdean passport) point guard Jeffrey Xavier (189-85, college: Providence). He played most recently at Breogan in Spanish LEB Gold. In 16 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.1ppg, 4.3rpg, 3.1apg and 1.9spg (in top 4) last season. Great year indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Guard of the Year and voted to 1st Team and voted to All-Imports Team. Xavier also played for BBC Bayreuth (BBL) in German league that season. In 13 games he averaged 10.2ppg, 2.2rpg, 2.0apg and 1.3spg (in top 4).
The previous (14-15) season Xavier played at Burgos (LEB Gold) in Spain. In 28 games he averaged 12.3ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.5apg and 2.0spg (in top 2). He helped them to win the league title. Great season indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Player of the Year, Import Player of the Year and Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Defensive Player of the Year.
Xavier represented Cape Verde at the Afrobasket Championships in Rades (Tunisia) last year. His stats at that event were 5 games: Score-2 (19.6ppg), 4.2rpg, Assists-5 (4.0apg), 1.6spg, FGP: 42.9%, 3PT: 36.2%, FT: 78.6%.
Xavier has played also professionally for other Spanish teams like Caceres Basket and Palencia Baloncesto.
He attended Providence College until 2009 and it will be his eighth season in pro basketball.

By Eurobasket Data Center

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Antonio
DePina
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