Marquinhos Vieira

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Marquinhos Vieira
Marcus Vinicius Rio 2016.jpg
Marquinhos Vieira at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
No. 11 – Flamengo
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeagueNovo Basquete Brasil
Personal information
Born (1984-05-31) May 31, 1984 (age 35)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Listed height6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets
Playing career2000–present
Career history
2000–2001Corinthians
2002Bauru
2002–2003Vasco da Gama
2003–2004Corinthians / Mogi das Cruzes
2004–2005Sutor Montegranaro
2005–2006São Carlos Clube Basquete
20062008New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets
2006–2007Tulsa 66ers
2008–2009Pinheiros
2009–2010Sutor Montegranaro
20102012Pinheiros
2012–presentFlamengo
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Marcus Vinicius Vieira de Souza (born May 31, 1984), commonly known as Marquinhos Vieira, or simply Marquinhos, is a Brazilian professional basketball player. He currently plays with Flamengo in the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), he also represents the senior Brazilian national team. At a height of 2.07 m (6'9 ​12") tall, and a weight of 102 kg (225 lbs.),[1][2] he can play at both the small forward and power forward positions.

Professional career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In the 2004–05 season, Vieira played professionally in the Italian 2nd Division, with Premiata Montegranaro, he played professionally with São Carlos Clube Basquete in Brazil, in the 2005–06 season. Vieira was a second round NBA draft choice of the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, in the 2006 NBA draft, chosen 43rd overall.

NBA[edit]

Vieira played in a total of 26 NBA games with the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, scoring 50 points,[3] he spent part of the 2006–07 NBA season with the NBA Development League's Tulsa 66ers, for whom he played 13 games.[4] In 2008, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, only to be waived 2 days later.[5]

National team career[edit]

Vieira has also been a member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team. With Brazil, he has played at the following major tournaments: the 2007 Pan American Games, the 2007 FIBA AmeriCup, the 2010 FIBA World Cup, the 2011 FIBA AmeriCup, the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup, and the 2016 Summer Olympics.[6]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 New Orleans 13 0 7.9 .467 .429 .714 .8 .4 .2 .1 1.7
2008–09 New Orleans 13 0 5.3 .450 .417 .455 .6 .2 .1 .1 2.2
Career 26 0 6.6 .457 .421 .571 .7 .3 .1 .1 1.9

NBB career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Denotes seasons in which Marquinhos won NBB championship
* Led the league
Season Team GP MPG 2P% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Pinheiros 28 37.8 .563 .363 .812 5.4 4.7 1.7 .3 22.3
2010–11 Pinheiros 27 33.0 .644 .358 .811 3.7 3.4 1.4 .5 20.4
2011–12 Pinheiros 28 31.5 .582 .412 .794 3.8 2.4 1.2 .2 18.0
2012–13 Flamengo 34 31.0 .617 .433 .795 4.6 2.5 1.2 .2 20.7
2013–14 Flamengo 16 26.7 .517 .376 .860 3.5 2.4 .9 .3 14.8
2014–15 Flamengo 28 27.8 .539 .459 .821 4.5 2.6 .9 .2 16.3
2015–16 Flamengo 28 26.9 .492 .381 .791 3.9 3.1 1.3 .2 15.6
2016–17 Flamengo 27 31.1 .534 .389 .782 3.7 3.3 .7 .1 18.6
2017–18 Flamengo 27 28.6 .636 .371 .790 3.8 3.2 .8 .2 18.6
2018–19 Flamengo 26 26.9 .561 .383 .821 4.5 3.1 .6 .2 15.4
Career 270 30.4 .576 .393 .804 4.2 3.1 1.1 .2 18.3
All-Star 7

Playoffs[edit]

Season Team GP MPG 2P% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Pinheiros 3 40.0 .472 .571 .789 6.7 5.3 2.3 .0 28.3
2011 Pinheiros 9 36.2 .534 .434 .938 3.7 2.9 1.8 .3 24.7
2012 Pinheiros 10 35.0 .403 .404 .683 4.2 4.4 1.1 .2 15.4
2013 Flamengo 9 33.0 .540 .429 .857 4.9 3.0 .7 .2 18.6
2014 Flamengo 9 33.3 .456 .414 .864 2.9 2.1 .7 .0 17.0
2015 Flamengo 10 27.6 .494 .417 .912 4.6 2.8 1.5 .2 16.9
2016 Flamengo 13 27.6 .549 .371 .872 4.2 3.2 1.1 .4 16.5
2017 Flamengo 5 29.9 .548 .367 .750 5.8 4.0 1.4 .4 19.4
2018 Flamengo 7 29.4 .472 .350 .789 3.1 4.0 1.0 .0 15.1
2019 Flamengo 12 30.8 .538 .306 .734 3.8 3.6 1.3 .3 15.7
Career 87 31.7 .503 .396 .822 4.2 3.4 1.2 .2 17.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marcus De Sousa Marquinhos CM 207 KG 102 ‹See Tfd›(in Italian).
  2. ^ Marquinhos Marcus Vinícius Vieira de Sousa Altura / Peso 2.07 / 102 kg ‹See Tfd›(in Portuguese).
  3. ^ "Marcus Vinicius Career Stats Page". NBA.com. Archived from the original on April 12, 2008.
  4. ^ "HORNETS: Hornets Recall Marcus Vinicius From Tulsa 66ers". Nba.com. April 5, 2007.
  5. ^ Grizzlies waive Marcus Vinicius. nba.com (February 28, 2008) Archived February 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Marquinhos VIEIRA (BRA).

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