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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Tieppo and the second is Huertas.
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Marcelo Huertas
Huertas playing for Baskonia in 2017
No. 9 – Iberostar Tenerife
Point guard / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born 25 May 1983 (1983-05-25) (age 38)
São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian / Italian
High school Coppell (Coppell, Texas)
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2005 / Undrafted
Pro career 2001–present
League Liga ACB
Career history
2001–2002 FMU São Paulo
2002–2003 Pinheiros
2003–2004 FMU São Paulo
2004–2007 Joventut
2007–2008 Bilbao
2008–2009 Fortitudo Bologna
2009–2011 Baskonia
2011–2015 Barcelona
2015–2017 Los Angeles Lakers
2017–2019 Baskonia
2019–present Canarias
Career highlights and awards
  • FIBA EuroCup champion (2006)
  • FIBA Intercontinental Cup champion (2020)
  • FIBA Intercontinental Cup MVP (2020)
  • All-Champions League First Team (2020)
  • 3× Spanish League champion (2010, 2012, 2014)
  • 4× All-Spanish League Team (2008, 2011, 2020, 2021)
  • 2× Liga ACB Best Latin American Player (2020, 2021)
  • Liga ACB Free Throw Percentage leader (2020)
  • FIBA South American Championship MVP (2006)
  • Brazilian League Breakthrough Player (2003)
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Marcelo "Marcelinho" Tieppo Huertas (born 25 May 1983) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for Iberostar Tenerife of the Spanish Liga ACB. He is also a member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team, and holds Italian citizenship. At 32 years old he was the second oldest rookie in the NBA after Pablo Prigioni and before Andre Ingram after signing with Lakers in 2015 played 1 and half seasons with Lakers before returning to the Spain in 2017.

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