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Daniel Gregg Santiago
Daniel Gregg SANTIAGO (Puerto Rico)
DOB: 6/24/1976
Place of birth: Texas, USA (USA)
Height: 213cm/7'0"
Weight: 111kg/245lbs
Position: Center
Main statistics
Points per game 11
Rebounds per game 4.8
Assists per game 0.6
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Career: New Mexico (USA-NCAA Div. 1, 1995-97), Bayamón (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 1996-98), St. Vincent College (USA-NAIA, 1997-98), Varese (Italy-Lega, 1998-2000), Phoenix Suns (NBA, 2000-02), Bayamón (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2001-02), Roma (Italy-Lega, 2002-03), Milwaukee Bucks (NBA, 2004-05), Málaga (Spain-ACB, 2005-06).

Daniel Santiago was born in the United States but his grandfather was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Santiago attended the University of New Mexico for two years before transferring to St. Vincent College in the NAIA where he averaged 18 points and 9 rebounds. In 1998, he moved to Europe to play for Varese and won the Italian Lega. The following season, he competed for the Euroleague and revealed himself as a solid center, posting 14.8 points and 8.2 rebounds. In 2001, he joined the Phoenix Suns in the NBA but played only three games. The following season, he came back to Italy and had a good season with Roma. He then returned to the NBA and played 55 games in two seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks.

This season, he posted 12.9 points and 5.6 rebounds in the Euroleague for Unicaja Malaga. At 30, Daniel Santiago is the uncontested starting center of the national team.

 
 
PARTICIPATION IN FIBA COMPETITION
 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014  2.7  2.7   0.3 
 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 2013  6.3  2   0.6 
 Jenaro "Tuto" Marchand Continental Cup 2013  10.7  1.7   0 
 Centrobasket Championship for Men 2012  11.3  5.2   1.3 
 FIBA Americas League for Men's Clubs 2012  9  4.3   1.2 
 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2012  6.3  5.3   1.3 
 Pan American Games: Tournament for Men 2011  11.4  3.6   0.8 
 FIBA Americas Championship 2011  13.8  5.1   0.6 
 Jenaro "Tuto" Marchand Continental Cup 2011  13.5  7.5   1 
 Central American and the Caribbean Games for Men 2010  5  3   0 
 FIBA Americas League for Men's Clubs 2010  12.4  5.9   1.3 
 FIBA World Championship 2010  1.6  1.6   0.4 
 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 2009  6.1  5.3   1.2 
 Marchand Continental Cup 2009  6  8.7   1 
 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008  3.8  2.4   1 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  11  4.8   0.6 
 Olympic Games: Tournament for Men 2004  11.1  5.7   0.3 
 Centro Basket Championship for Men 2003  9.8  5.8   1.5 
 Panamerican Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2003  10.2  5   2.7 
 World Championship for Men 2002  12.2  8.2   0.8 
 EuroLeague Men 2000  14.8  8.2   0.3 
 EuroLeague Men 1999  8.4  4.9   0.2 
 World Championship for Men 1998  3  2   0 
 World Championship for Men '22 and Under' 1997  9.3  5.6   0.6 
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