Raul Neto

Brazilian professional basketball player

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Raul Neto
Raulzinho Neto (2016 Summer Olympics) 2.jpg
Neto with Brazil in 2016
No. 19 – Washington Wizards
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 29)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2011Minas Tênis Clube
2011–2014Gipuzkoa
2014–2015Murcia
20152019Utah Jazz
2017Salt Lake City Stars
2019–2020Philadelphia 76ers
2020–presentWashington Wizards
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com
Medals
Men's basketball
Representing  Brazil
FIBA South American Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Venezuela

Raul "Raulzinho" Togni Neto (Brazilian Portuguese: [ɦaˈuː toɲɲi ˈnɛtu]; born 19 May 1992) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also a member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team.

Neto also holds an Italian passport.[1]

Professional career

Neto made his professional debut in 2008 with Minas Tênis Clube during the 2008–09 FIBA Americas League. He played a further three seasons for Minas and even represented the World Team at the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit.

After averaging 12.6 points and 2.2 assists per game as a sixth man for Minas in 2010–11, Neto signed with Lagun Aro GBC of Spain for the 2011–12 season. After averaging 8.5 points and 2.9 assists per game during the 2012–13 season with Lagun Aro GBC, Neto was selected with the 47th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks. He was later traded to the Utah Jazz on draft night.[2] However, he did not join the Jazz and instead returned to Lagun Aro GBC for the 2013–14 season.[3]

On August 1, 2014, Neto signed a three-year deal with UCAM Murcia.[4] He parted ways with the club following the 2014–15 season in order to sign in the NBA.[5]

NBA

On July 9, 2015, Neto signed with the Utah Jazz.[6] He made his debut for the Jazz in the team's season opener against the Detroit Pistons on October 28, 2015, recording 8 points and 3 assists as a starter in a 92–87 loss.[7] On January 27, 2016, Neto was selected to the 2016 Rising Stars Challenge as a member of the World Team.[8] On February 19, 2016, he scored a season-high 15 points in a 111–93 win over the Boston Celtics.[9] On January 9, 2017, he spent a day with the Salt Lake City Stars, Utah's D-League affiliate.[10][11] He was reassigned to Salt Lake City on January 11, 2017,[12] and then recalled the next day.[13] He played 9 of 11 matches of the Jazz during the playoffs. On July 6, 2018, Neto re-signed with the Jazz.[14]

On July 2, 2019, Neto was waived by the Jazz due to the Mike Conley trade with Grizzlies. 2 days later, he agreed to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.[15][16]

On November 22, 2020, Neto signed with the Washington Wizards.[17]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2015–16 Utah 81 53 18.5 .431 .395 .743 1.5 2.1 .8 .0 5.9
2016–17 Utah 40 0 8.6 .451 .323 .889 .8 .9 .5 .1 2.5
2017–18 Utah 41 0 12.1 .457 .404 .743 1.2 1.8 .3 .1 4.5
2018–19 Utah 37 1 12.8 .460 .333 .848 1.7 2.5 .4 .1 5.3
2019–20 Philadelphia 54 3 12.4 .455 .386 .830 1.1 1.8 .4 .1 5.1
2020–21 Washington 64 22 21.9 .468 .390 .882 2.4 2.3 1.1 .1 8.7
Career 317 79 15.4 .452 .382 .817 1.5 1.9 .7 .1 5.6

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017 Utah 9 0 6.7 .615 .500 1.000 .8 .4 .1 .1 2.6
2018 Utah 8 0 9.0 .304 .286 1.000 1.3 1.3 .3 .0 2.6
2019 Utah 3 0 6.5 .167 .000 1.0 .3 .0 .0 .7
2020 Philadelphia 2 0 13.0 .333 .400 1.5 1.5 .5 .0 4.0
2021 Washington 5 3 22.4 .353 .267 .800 2.2 1.0 .4 .0 6.4
Career 27 3 10.7 .365 .324 .929 1.3 .9 .2 .0 3.2

National team career

Neto gained attention after leading the Brazil under-18 team to an impressive runners-up showing at the 2010 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship.[18] He followed that up by being the youngest member of the senior Brazil national basketball team during the 2010 FIBA World Championship, but played sparingly. He later participated for the senior national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2013 FIBA AmeriCup, and the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. During the World Cup, he had a strong performance against Argentina in the round of 16, when he scored 21 points to lead Brazil to a win.[19] Neto also played at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[20]

References

  1. ^ "Eurohopes Basketball Prospects - News - Raulzinho to EH: I wanted to go to NCAA, but I was a pro in Brazil and I couldn't". www.eurohopes.com. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Jazz Acquires Draft Rights to Raul Neto from Atlanta". NBA.com. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Raul Neto will not yet join Utah Jazz". InsideHoops.com. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Raul Neto inks with UCAM Murcia". Sportando.com. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  5. ^ "The Jazz will sign Raul Neto?". Sportando.com. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  6. ^ Lea, Bill (9 July 2015). "Jazz Sign Raul Neto to Multi-Year Contract". NBA.com. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  7. ^ Trister, Noah (28 October 2015). "Pistons top Jazz 92-87, improve to 2-0 on season". NBA.com. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Rodney Hood and Raul Neto Named to 2016 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge". NBA.com. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  9. ^ Copeland, Kareem (19 February 2016). "Favors scores 23 as Jazz beat Celtics 111-93". NBA.com. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Jazz Assign Alec Burks, Danté Exum and Raul Neto to Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Jazz Recall Alec Burks, Danté Exum and Raul Neto from Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Jazz Assign Alec Burks and Raul Neto to Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Jazz Recall Alec Burks and Raul Neto from Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Jazz Agree to Terms with Favors, Exum and Neto". NBA.com. 6 July 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Report: 76ers signing Raul Neto as backup point guard". 4 July 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Team Signs Neto". NBA.com. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Wizards sign Neto, retain Mathews". NBA.com. 22 November 2020.
  18. ^ Givony, Jonathan (1 July 2010). "FIBA Americas U-18 Championships: Top International Prospects". DraftExpress.com. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  19. ^ Lea, Bill (8 September 2014). "Raul Neto Scores 21 to Beat Argentina". NBA.com. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  20. ^ Raulzinho NETO (BRA).

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