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Paula Goncalves (Brazil)
Born on March Sunday, 1962, in in Osvaldo Cruz, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Height:
174cm (5'8")
Position:
Point Guard
Nationality:
Brazil

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on June Wednesday, 2013.

Clubs

  • Clube das Bandeiras - Osvaldo Cruz: 1972-73
  • Assis Tenis Clube - Assis: 1974-75
  • Divino salador - Jundiai: 1976-79
  • AD Unimep - Piracicaba: 1980-82
  • BCN/Piracicaba - Piracicaba: 1983-87
  • Cica-Divino Salvador - Jundiai: 1988
  • Tintoretto - Madrid (Spain): 1989
  • BCN/Piracicaba - Piracicaba: 1990-91
  • Ponte Preta - Campinas: 1992-93
  • CESP-Unimep - Piracicaba: 1994-96
  • Microcamp - Campina: 1997-98
  • BCN-Osasco - Osasco: 1998-2000

Club Highlights

  • 4-time Brazilian Champion (1986, 1987, 1991 and 1995)
  • Spanish National League Champion (1989)
  • Clubs World Champion (1993)

National Team

  • FIBA World Championship for Women gold medalist (1994)
  • 2 Olympic Games participations (1992 and 1996)
  • 6 World Championship participations (1979, 1983, 1986, 1990, 1994 and 1998)
  • Olympic silver medalist (1996)
  • Pan American Games gold medalist (1991), silver medalist (1987) and bronze medalist (1983)

Individual Highlights

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  • First selection with the national team at 14 years of age
  • COB Athlete of the Year (1987)
  • COB Olympic Merit Medal (1987)
  • CND Sport Merit Medal (1990)
  • Athlete of the Year Premio Coper (1995)
  • Second leading scorer of all time in Brazil women’s national team basketball with 723 points
  • Record of caps with 45 games with the national team