Basketball Famous Basketball Players from Portugal

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List of famous basketball players from Portugal, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Portugal has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Portuguese basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Portugal and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from Portugal then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features players like Miguel Miranda, Jorge Coelho.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Portuguese basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from Portugal?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of Portugal in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Portuguese basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

Armando Costa

Armando Carlos Silva e Costa is an Angolan professional basketball guard. Costa plays for the basketball side of Primeiro de Agosto and the Angola national basketball team. He represented Angola at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, 2007 African Championship and 2008 Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Angola

Birthplace: Luanda, Angola


Carlos Lisboa

Carlos Humberto Lehman de Almeida Benholiel Lisboa Santos, better known as Carlos Lisboa, is a former Portuguese basketball player who is the current coach of S.L. Benfica. He is usually considered the best Portuguese basketball player of all-time. He played as a guard and as a forward. Born from a Jewish origin metropolitan Portuguese father and a German origin mother, he spent his youth in Mozambique, coming to Portugal, in 1974. He started his basketball career in the then Portuguese colony, at the youth levels of Sporting Lourenço Marques. After his coming to Portugal, he played at the youth categories of Sporting CP, entering the first team, still at the youth level. He would be a ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Portugal

Elvis Garcia Monteiro Évora is a Cape Verde-born Portuguese basketball player. He plays as a center. He played for Porto, from 1998/1999 to 2004/2005. After a season at Tenerife, he moved back to Portugal, playing for Ovarense, from 2006/07 to 2007/08, where he was twice National Champion. In 2008, he moved to Gandía BA, in Spain. With the season going, he signed for Benfica becoming a starter and a very important player for the team. He plays for Portugal since 2000. He had 95 caps by October 2007. Elvis Évora played at the EuroBasket 2007 finals, where Portugal reached the 2nd phase. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Center

Nationality: Portugal

Birthplace: Cape Verde

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Filipe da Silva

Filipe da Silva is a Portuguese basketball player, currently playing for Spanish side CB Villa de los Barrios. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Shooting guard

Nationality: Portugal

Birthplace: Guimarães, Portugal