Facundo Campazzo facts for kids
Campazzo with Real Madrid in 2017
|No. 7 – Denver Nuggets|
|Born||23 March 1991
|Listed height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|NBA Draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Facundo "Facu" Campazzo (born 23 March 1991) is an Argentine professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). At a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) tall, he plays at the point guard position. He is also a member of the senior Argentina national basketball team.
As a member of the Spanish club Real Madrid, Campazzo won two EuroLeague championships in 2015 and 2018. While representing Argentina, Campazzo won the silver medal at the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
- Professional career
- National team career
- Career statistics
- Awards and accomplishments
Peñarol de Mar del Plata (2008–2014)
Campazzo began playing for the Argentine League club Peñarol de Mar del Plata in 2008. With Peñarol, he won the following tournaments: the Argentine League championship four times (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014), the Argentine Cup (2010), the Argentine Challenge Cup (2010), the Argentine Super 8 Tournament three times (2009, 2011, 2013), the InterLeagues Tournament twice (2010, 2012), and the FIBA Americas League championship (2010).
He was named the Argentine League Revelation of the Year, and the Argentine Cup MVP in 2010. He was named the Argentine Super 8 Tournament MVP in 2011 and 2013, and the Argentine League Most Improved Player in 2012. He was also named the Argentine League Finals MVP in 2012 and 2014.
On 30 August 2014, he signed a three-year deal with the Spanish League club Real Madrid. In the 2014–15 season, Real Madrid won the EuroLeague championship, after defeating the Greek club Olympiacos, by a score of 78–59, in the league's final game. Real Madrid eventually finished the season by winning the Spanish ACB League's 2014–15 season's league playoff finals, after a 3–0 series sweep in the finals series against Barcelona. By winning that title, Real Madrid also won the triple crown.
On 20 August 2015, Campazzo was loaned to Spanish club UCAM Murcia. He spent both the 2015–16 ACB season, and the 2016–17 ACB season with Murcia. He returned to Real Madrid for the 2017–18 ACB season.
In May 2018, Real Madrid won the 2017–18 EuroLeague season's championship, after defeating the Turkish club Fenerbahçe Doğuş in the finals, by a score of 85–80. Over 30 EuroLeague games played, Campazzo averaged 7.9 points, 4.5 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game. On 24 May 2018, he finished in fourth place in voting for the Spanish Liga ACB's MVP award of the 2017–18 season.
On 26 June 2018, he re-signed with Real Madrid, to a three-year deal. On 3 May 2019, he was named the EuroLeague MVP for the month of April. In the third place game of the 2019 EuroLeague Final Four, Campazzo set an all-time record for assists in a Final Four game, with 15. He surpassed Terrell McIntyre's previous record from 2008.
On 6 February 2020, Campazzo joined Stefan Jović, at the top of the EuroLeague's all-time single-game assists chart, after he dished out 19 assists, in a 103–97 win over the German club Alba Berlin.
Denver Nuggets (2020–present)
National team career
Argentina junior national team
Campazzo was a member of Argentina's junior national teams. With Argentina's under-16 junior national team, he played at the 2007 FIBA South American Under-16 Championship, where he won a gold medal.
Argentina senior national team
Campazzo competed for the senior Argentina national basketball team at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. He also played for Argentine teams that won gold medals at the 2012 South American Championship and the 2014 South American Games, silver medals at the 2014 South American Championship, the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, and the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup, and a bronze medal at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship. He also played with Argentina at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, and at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
Campazzo was named to the FIBA AmeriCup's All-Tournament Team in 2013 and 2017.
|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||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
|†||Denotes seasons in which Campazzo won the EuroLeague|
Awards and accomplishments
- FIBA Americas League Champion: 2009–10
- 4× Argentine League Champion: (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
- 2× Argentine League Finals MVP: (2012, 2014)
- 3× Argentine Super 8 Tournament Winner: (2009, 2011, 2013)
- 2× Argentine Super 8 Tournament MVP: (2011, 2013)
- 2× InterLeagues Tournament Champion: (2010, 2012)
- Argentine Cup Winner: (2010)
- Argentine Cup MVP: (2010)
- Argentine Challenge Cup Winner: (2010)
- Argentine League Revelation of the Year: (2010)
- 3× Argentine League All-Star: (2011, 2012, 2013)
- 3× Eurobasket.com's Argentine League All-Domestic Players Team: (2012–2014)
- 3× Eurobasket.com's Argentine League All-Defensive Team: (2012–2014)
- 3× Argentine League Ideal Quintet Team: (2012, 2013, 2014)
- Argentine League Most Improved Player: (2012)
- 4× Spanish Supercup Winner: (2014, 2018, 2019, 2020)
- 2× Spanish King's Cup Winner: (2015, 2020)
- 2× EuroLeague Champion: (2015, 2018)
- 3× Spanish League Champion: (2015, 2018, 2019)
- Triple Crown Winner: (2015)
- Eurobasket.com's EuroCup Defensive Player of the Year: (2017)
- 4× All-Spanish League Team:
- 2× All-Spanish League Second Team: (2017, 2018)
- 2× All-Spanish League First Team: (2019, 2020)
- Spanish League Most Spectacular Player: (2017)
- EuroLeague's MVP of the Month of April: (2019)
- Spanish League Finals MVP: (2019)
- 2× Spanish Supercup MVP: (2019, 2020)
- Spanish Cup MVP: (2020)
Argentine national team
- 2007 FIBA South American Under-16 Championship: Gold
- 2012 South American Championship: Gold
- 2013 FIBA Americas Championship: Bronze
- 2013 FIBA Americas Championship: All-Tournament Team
- 2014 South American Games: Gold
- 2014 South American Championship: Silver
- 2015 FIBA Americas Championship: Silver
- 2017 FIBA AmeriCup: Silver
- 2017 FIBA AmeriCup: All-Tournament Team
- 2019 Pan American Games: Gold
- 2019 World Cup: Silver
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