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Tiago Splitter, the first Brazilian ever in the NBA, announces his retirement

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Tiago Splitter, the first Brazilian ever to reach the NBA won (in 2014 with the San Antonio Spurs), Monday, on the Brazilian site SporTV.com his farewell to the basketball announced.

The 33-year-old Splitter was in the beginning of the season, no new club more in the NBA. After five seasons and 311 matches for the Spurs (2010-2015) followed for the 2m10 long center short passages at Atlanta (2015-2017) and Philadelphia (2017). Splitter also played in his career in Spain for Viktoria-Gasteiz, Bilbao and Valencia.

His averages in the NBA amounts to 7.9 points and 5,0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest.

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