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Famous Basketball Players from Portugal

Updated June 14, 2019 12.5k views18 items

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.
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    Armando Costa

    Armando Carlos Silva e Costa (born 3 June 1983) is an Angolan professional basketball guard. Costa plays for the Angolan side of Primeiro de Agosto in the Angolan league BIC Basket and at the Africa Champions Cup. With 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: Portugal, Angola
    • Birthplace: Luanda
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    Carlos Lisboa

    Carlos Humberto Lehman de Almeida Benholiel Lisboa Santos (born 23 July 1958), known as Carlos Lisboa, is a former Portuguese basketball player and the current coach of Benfica of the Portuguese Basketball League. He is usually considered the best Portuguese basketball player of all-time. He played as a guard and as a forward. As a coach, he most notably led Benfica from 2011 to 2017, winning 21 major titles. He returned to the team in 2019.... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: Portugal
  • Elvis Garcia Monteiro Évora (born February 4, 1978) 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 (born November 30, 1979 in Guimarães) is a Portuguese-French former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Shooting guard
    • Nationality: Portugal
    • Birthplace: Guimarães, Portugal
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