How many Mexicans are in the NBA?
While there are no Mexicans playing in the NBA today, players from Mexico like Gustavo Ayon, Jorge Guierrez, and Eduardo Najera all got their chance to show off their skills on the biggest stage in the sport.
Who is the first Mexican NBA player?
In 1996, he was signed by the Suns. When he made his Suns debut, he made history by becoming the first Mexican to participate in an NBA game.
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||285 lb (129 kg)|
|College||Pima CC (1992–1994) Grand Canyon (1994–1996)|
Is basketball played in Mexico?
Basketball is the third most popular team sport in Mexico. Mexico has a few professional basketball leagues, the top professional league is the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional where the Halcones UV Xalapa are the most successful team of the league, having won the competition four times.
Are there any famous Mexican basketball players?
Players from Mexico In The NBA Since 1946-1947