Name Juan Palacios
Career start 2008
Role Basketball player
|Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
Height 2.03 m
Pro career 2008
Listed weight 244.2 lb (111 kg)
Weight 111 kg
|League Turkish Basketball LeagueEuroleague|
Born May 11, 1985 (age 30)Medellin, Colombia (1985-05-11)
High school Our Saviour New American(Centereach, New York)
Current team BC Lietuvos rytas (#9 / Power forward)
Education University of Louisville
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Juan Diego Tello Palacios (born May 11, 1985) is a Colombian professional basketball player for Neptūnas Klaipėda of the Lithuanian Basketball League.
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- High school and college career
- Professional career
- Career statistics
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High school and college career
Born in Medellín, Colombia, Palacios attended high school at Our Savior New American in Centereach, New York, United States. As a senior, he averaged 20.2 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.2 steals.
Palacios played college basketball for the University of Louisville from 2004 to 2008, averaging 8.9 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. He had hoped to become the first Colombian to play in the NBA, but he was not selected in the 2008 NBA draft. In the Louisville Media Guide, he listed former Cardinal Francisco Garcia as his favorite NBA player.
After one year at CB Vic, where he debuted as professional player, and two years playing on loan at UB La Palma in LEB Oro, CB Gran Canaria adds him to play in Liga ACB on 2011. On August 14, 2013, he signed with Lietuvos Rytas of the Lithuanian Basketball League. In August 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Pınar Karşıyaka.
On February 15, 2017, Palacios signed with Turkish club Tofaş for the rest of the 2016–17 BSL season.
On August 10, 2017, Palacios signed with Lithuanian club Neptūnas Klaipėda for the 2017–18 season.
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.