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My tribute to this man, a brazilian basketball player who made incredible things. Thank You so much Oscar Schmidt! Only player who has scored mor… Read More
My tribute to this man, a brazilian basketball player who made incredible things. Thank You so much Oscar Schmidt! Only player who has scored more than 1,000 points in the Olympic Games. The "Blessed Hand". Read Less
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Career highlights and awards:
 
• Considered basketball's unofficial all-time leader in points scored:
49,737 career points scored (club play, plus national team play combined)
 
• FIBA World Cup's all-time leader in points scored:
843 career points scored - 24.1 points per game

• 1990 FIBA World Championship's Top Scorer:
34.6 points per game
 
• Only player who has scored more than 1,000 points in the Olympic Games:
1,094 career points scored - 28.8 points per game
 
• 3x Olympic Basketball Top Scorer:
Seoul 1988 - 41.9 points per game
Barcelona 1992 - 24.8 points per game
Atlanta 1996 - 27.4 points per game
 
• Most points scored in a game at the Olympics - 55 against Spain, 24 September 1988 (lost 118-110)
 
7x Italian League Top Scorer: (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992)
 
Spanish League Top Scorer: (1994)
 
8x Brazilian League Top Scorer: (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
 
FIBA Hall of Fame: (2010)
 
• Member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: 2013
 
 
As a member of club teams:
 
4x São Paulo Championship: (Palmeiras 1974; Sírio 1979, 1980; Barueri 1998)
3x Brazilian Championship: (Palmeiras 1977; Sírio 1979; Corinthians 1996)
South American Championship: (Sírio 1979)
World Club Championship: (Sírio 1979)
2x Italian Second Division Championship: (Caserta 1983; Pavia 1991)
Italian Cup: (Caserta 1988)
2x Rio de Janeiro Championship: (Flamengo 1999, 2002)
 
 
Brazilian national team:
 
3x South American Championship:   Gold: (Chile 1977; Brazil 1983; Colombia 1985)
FIBA World Championship:   Bronze: (Philippines 1978)
2x South American Championship:   Silver: (Argentina 1979; Uruguay 1981)
Pan American Games:   Bronze: (Puerto Rico 1979)
Pan American Games:   Gold: (USA 1987)
FIBA Americas Championship:   Bronze: (Mexico 1989)
 
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