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Carlos Cabezas
Cabezas with Unicaja M√°laga.
Cabezas with Unicaja M√°laga.
Nickname The Brain[1]
Position Point Guard
Height 6 ft 1.75 in (1.87 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
League Russian League
Euroleague
Team Khimki Moscow Region
Born November 14, 1980 (1980-11-14) (age 29)
M√°laga, Andalusia, Spain
Nationality Spain Spanish
College None
Draft Undrafted, 2002
Pro career 1998‚Äďpresent
Former teams Unicaja Macias (1998-00)
Circulo Badajoz (2000)
Unicaja M√°laga (2000-09)

Carlos Eduardo Cabezas Jurado (born November 14, 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player. He is the nephew of the former Uruguayan professional footballer Hugo Cabezas, who played in Spain in the late 70s. His father (Hugo's brother) and his grandfather are also former Uruguayan professional basketball players. He is 1.87 m (6 ft 1 ¬ĺ in) tall. He is currently playing with the pro club Khimki Moscow Region.

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Pro career

Cabezas began his playing career with the youth teams of Unicaja M√°laga in Spain. He made his professional debut during the 1998-99 season with Unicaja Macias, the farm team of Unicaja M√°laga, in the Spanish EBA League. He then moved to the LEB club Circulo Badajoz during the 1999-00 season. He joined the senior Spanish ACB League club Unicaja M√°laga in 2000.

The Orlando Magic of the NBA invited Cabezas to play for their Summer League team at the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2009, but he declined the offer.[2] He joined the Russian Super League club Khimki Moscow Region in 2009.[3]

Spanish national team

Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Spain
Men's Basketball
FIBA World Championship
Gold 2006 Japan Spain
FIBA European Championship
Silver 2007 Spain Spain
Gold 2009 Poland Spain

With the junior national teams of Spain, Cabezas won the gold medal at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the gold medal at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, and the bronze medal at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Cabezas also won the gold medal with the senior Spanish national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. He also won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA European Championship.

Awards and accomplishments

Club career

Spanish national team

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