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 SCOLA, LUIS



 CITY
 Buenos Aires, ARG

 AGE
 37 years

 HEIGHT
 2.04

 POSITION
 PF

 TEAM/CLUB
 Indiana Pacers (USA)

BIOGRAPHY
The 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) power forward-center for the Argentine national team is currently signed with the NBA's Houston Rockets. He formerly was a Euroleague star with the ACB's Saski Baskonia. He has dual citizenship: Argentine and Spanish.

Scola started his career with the Buenos Aires youth teams of Ferro Carril Oeste. He made his professional debut with the same club's pro team in the Argentine league during the 1995-96 season.

After the 1997-98 basketball season in the Argentine League, Scola moved to Spain where he helped the then Spanish League Second Division club Cabitel Gijón achieve promotion to the Spanish League First Division.

With Saski Baskonia, Scola reached the Euroleague final in the 2000-01 season and three consecutive Euroleague Final Fours between 2005 and 2007. His outstanding performances earned him an All-Euroleague Second Team selection in 2005, as well as two All-Euroleague First Team selections in 2006 and 2007.

Scola signed a three-year contract with the Houston Rockets 2007 and in his first season, placed third in the NBA 2007-08 Rookie of the Year Award voting and he was also named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. On March 13, 2010, he scored a career high 44 points against the New Jersey Nets.

As a member of the senior Argentine national team, Scola has won numerous medals: the silver medal at the 1999 South American Championship, the bronze medal at the 1999 FIBA Americas Championship, the gold medal at the 2001 FIBA Americas Championship, the silver medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championship, the silver medal at the 2003 FIBA Americas Championship, the gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Basketball Tournament, the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Basketball Tournament, and the bronze medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship.
 


  FIBA TOURNAMENTS STATS

2 PTS 3 PTS FT PTS REB AST
Name  JJ  Min M/A % M/A % M/A % Pts Avg Tot Avg Tot Avg
2016
Olympic Games: Tournament for Men
6 181 24/45 53.3 10/24 41.7 11/21 52.4 89 14.8 50 8.3 9 1.5
2015
FIBA Americas Championship for Men/Olympic Qualifying Tournament
10 324 82/143 57.3 1/8 12.5 44/74 59.5 211 21.1 101 10.1 27 2.7
2015
Tuto Marchand Cup
3 94 18/39 46.2 2/6 33.3 11/24 45.8 53 17.7 28 9.3 12 4.0
2014
FIBA Basketball World Cup
6 195 38/80 47.5 3/5 60.0 32/48 66.7 117 19.5 51 8.5 14 2.3
2013
FIBA Americas Championship for Men
10 314 63/121 52.1 6/26 23.1 44/65 67.7 188 18.8 69 6.9 31 3.1
2013
Jenaro "Tuto" Marchand Continental Cup
4 107 21/45 46.7 6/12 50.0 20/23 87.0 80 20.0 30 7.5 5 1.3
2012
Olympic Games: Tournament for Men
8 240 56/104 53.8 0/2 0.0 32/51 62.7 144 18.0 37 4.6 22 2.8
2011
FIBA Americas Championship for Men/Olympic Qualifying Tournament
10 292 87/154 56.5 0/0 0.0 40/52 76.9 214 21.4 63 6.3 17 1.7
2010
FIBA World Championship for Men
9 323 89/157 56.7 1/2 50.0 63/79 79.7 244 27.1 71 7.9 11 1.2
2009
FIBA Americas Championship for Men
10 312 86/163 52.8 1/2 50.0 58/76 76.3 233 23.3 68 6.8 26 2.6
2009
Marchand Continental Cup
3 85 19/49 38.8 0/1 0.0 15/19 78.9 53 17.7 18 6.0 0 0.0
2008
Olympic Games: Tournament Men
8 251 63/107 58.9 0/0 0.0 25/34 73.5 151 18.9 53 6.6 8 1.0
2008
FIBA Diamond Ball Tournament for Men
3 81 24/36 66.7 0/0 0.0 12/13 92.3 60 20.0 8 2.7 3 1.0
2007
FIBA Americas Championship for Men/Olympic Qualifying Tournament
10 290 73/130 56.2 0/1 0.0 49/68 72.1 195 19.5 75 7.5 20 2.0
2007
Marchand Continental Cup
3 82 28/49 57.1 0/1 0.0 6/11 54.5 62 20.7 23 7.7 5 1.7
2006
World Championship for Men
9 225 52/94 55.3 0/3 0.0 25/36 69.4 129 14.3 63 7.0 14 1.6
2004
Olympic Games: Tournament for Men
8 202 57/86 66.3 0/1 0.0 27/36 75.0 141 17.6 41 5.1 10 1.3
2004
FIBA Diamond Ball Tournament for Men
3 76 14/25 56.0 0/1 0.0 13/19 68.4 41 13.7 14 4.7 3 1.0
2003
FIBA Americas Championship for Men
10 181 39/71 54.9 0/0 0.0 17/27 63.0 95 9.5 33 3.3 14 1.4
2002
World Championship for Men
9 166 31/62 50.0 0/0 0.0 21/31 67.7 83 9.2 30 3.3 10 1.1
2001
World Championship for Young Men
8 178 47/96 49.0 3/8 37.5 48/72 66.7 151 18.9 36 4.5 22 2.8
1997
World Championship for Men '22 and Under'
3 24 2/6 33.3 0/0 0.0 1/2 50.0 5 1.7 5 1.7 1 0.3
1995
World Championship for Junior Men
3 10 1/2 50.0 0/0 0.0 1/2 50.0 3 1.0 4 1.3 0 0.0

 


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