Career: Oklahoma Baptist (USA-NAIA, 1996-97), Crystal Palace (England-BBL, 1997-98), Regal (Taiwan, 1998), Ingavi (Bolivia, 1998), Portugal Telecom (Portugal-TMN, 1998-99), Komfort Stargard (Poland, 1999-2000), Maurienne (France-Pro B, 1999-2000), Montunos del Chorrillo (Panama, 2000), Fieras de Juan Diaz (Panama, 2001), Dieras del El Dorado (Panama, 2002), Emelec (Ecuador, 2002), Toros de Chorrillo (Panama, 2003), La Salle Guayaquil (Ecuador, 2003), Defensor Sporting Club (Uruguay-Primera Liga, 2003-04), La Salle Guayaquil (Ecuador, 2004), Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela-LPB, 2004), Pistons (Nicaragua-ACB, 2004), Espe Quito (Nicaragua, 2004), Provincial Osorno (Chile-DIMAYOR, 2004), Defensor Sporting Club (Uruguay-LUB), Club Atletico Olimpia (Uruguay-LUB, 2004-05), ESPE Quito (Ecuador, 2005), Defensor Sporting Club (Uruguay-LUB, 2005-06).
Always on the run, that's probably what will be said about Cardenas' pro career once he stops moving. In his nine-year pro career, Cardenas has played for 18 different teams in 12 different countries and 3 continents. Powerful with his 107 kg frame, the center knows how to use his body to rebound and score. When facing a team without much physical impact,
Cardenas can be a huge threat. He's also a pretty good defensive player. And he can be a surprising passer, who doesn't really mind sharing the ball.