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  InterBasket > Player Profiles > Tiago Splitter, Brazil From Euroleague.net: Grew up with Ipiranga-Badesc (Brazil) youth teams…moved to Spain for the 2000-01 season, signed by Taugres Saski Baskonia Vitoria…loaned to Araba Gorago Alava, in the EBA League, for the 2000-01 season…loaned to Basket Bilbao Berri, in the LEB-2 for the 2001-02 season…played there, in the LEB-1, also the 2002-03 championship…back to Taugres Saski Baskonia Vitoria for the 2003-04 season…he’s still playing there.

Won the 2004 and 2006 Spanish National Cup (King’s Cup) with Taugres Saski Baskonia…has been member of the Brazilian Junior National Team…member of the Brazilian National Team…won the gold medal at the 2003 South American Championship…won the gold medal at the 2003 Panamerican Games…won the gold medal at the 2005 Americas Championship…played at the 2002 World Championship…named to the 2003 South American Championship 1st Team.

Tiago Splitter Profile

Name: Tiago Splitter
Nickname: N/A
Born: 01/01/1985
Status: Active
Origin: Blumenau, Brazil
Height: 6-11/2,11
Weight: 240lbs/105,7kg
College: N/A
Drafted: 2007, Second Round, 28th overall pick by the San Antonio Spurs.  Originally Declared for the 2004 draft, but withdrew.
Languages: Portuguese, English
Website: InterBasket
Teams (jersey): Brazillian National Team (15), Araba Gorago, Basket Bilbao, Tau Ceramica (21),
Ibn Notes: At age 17, he was the youngest player competing in the 2002 World Championships in Indianapolis.

  After a strong performance against Puerto Rico (though Brazil ended up losing) Splitter was named to the 2007 Tournament of the Americas first team with the likes of Luis Scola, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, and Pablo Prigioni.

Tiago Splitter Links  From our forum:  Tiago Splitter has NBA Eyes Focused on Europe  Brasil Basketball Forum   Articles and other resources:  Tiago Splitter Profile (Acb.com) One on One with Tiago Spliter (HoopsWorld, 2005), Tiago Splitter Interview (HoopsHype, 2004), Tiago Splitter Highlight Video (YouTube)