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The last 5 Latinos to debut in the NBA

Latin American basketball seeks to consolidate once again in the NBA and for this, interesting figures have joined in recent years, some of them wi


Latin American basketball seeks to consolidate once again in the NBA and for this, interesting figures have joined in recent years, some of them with more opportunities than others, but equally focused on succeeding at the highest level.

Here are the last 5 Latino players who debuted in the league.

Jaime Echenique had his opportunity to debut with the Wizards against the Cavaliers

The Colombian center became the first player from his country to play in the NBA and although he only had a taste of what a match at the highest level is playing for just three minutes, Echenique hopes to have new opportunities as part of his contract 10 days.

Leandro Bolmaro made his debut this season and has played several games for the Timberwolves

Bolmaro is one of the great promises of Argentine basketball and as part of his rookie season in 2021-22, he has had the opportunity to play in 22 games. He is averaging 1.3 points in 8.2 minutes per game, still without major opportunities for the Timberwolves.

Duarte is perhaps the most potential Latino player currently in the NBA, being one of the Rookie of the Year candidates for the 2021-22 season and appearing in a big way with the Indiana Pacers. The Dominican averages 13.2 points and 4 rebounds in 29 minutes per game.

Campazzo came to the NBA as an established veteran in FIBA ​​basketball, so his impact and experience are evident. As the rotation point guard for the Nuggets, he has played a correct role since 2020-21, averaging 6.2 points and 3.5 assists in 21 minutes per contest.

Similar to Campazzo, Deck came to the NBA with professional experience in European basketball. As part of the Oklahoma City Thunder he has had some opportunities on the court since 2020, but without much regularity. In 17 games played, he averages 6 points and 2.7 rebounds.