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Mauricio Aguiar

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Nationality  Uruguayan
Role  Basketball Player
Listed height  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Height  1.98 m

NBA draft  2003 / Undrafted
Positions  Basketball positions
Name  Mauricio Aguiar
Pro career  2000

League  Liga Uruguaya de Basketball
Born  February 3, 1983 (age 32) Montevideo, Uruguay (1983-02-03)

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Mauricio Aguiar (born February 3, 1983, in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan professional basketball player. He is a longtime member of the Uruguay national basketball team and is currently playing professionally with Hebraica y Macabi of the Uruguayan Liga Uruguaya de Basketball


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Pro career

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Aguiar began his career for the Uruguay basketball league in 2000. He spent his first three years (2000–03) playing with Uruguayan team Cordon Atletico. After three solid seasons with the team, Aguiar declared for the 2003 NBA Draft. However, he went undrafted.

Following this, Aguiar moved to Italy to continue his career with Lauretana Biella of the Italian League. He saw little action off the bench in two seasons with the team, averaging only 4.0 points and 0.8 rebounds per game his first season and 5.3 points and 0.9 rebounds per game his second season.

Since 2006, Aguiar has bounced between teams in Uruguay and teams in Italy. In his most recent season, 2008–09, he began the year with Club Biguá in Uruguay, averaging 8.8 points and 3 rebounds per game for the club in the 2008-09 Americas League while playing alongside fellow Uruguay national basketball team members Leandro Garcia Morales and Martin Osimani. In April, he was signed by Italian team Vanoli Soresina for the last 16 games of the team's season. Aguiar quickly jumped into the team's rotation, averaging 9.2 points and 21.3 minutes per game for the season. Following the season, the team extended his contract for the 2009-10 season.

Uruguayan national team

Aguiar is a long-time member of the Uruguay national basketball team. He has been selected for the Uruguayans for the last four continental championships, the 2003, 2005, 2007, and FIBA Americas Championship 2009.


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