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Oscar Schmidt


Famed Brazilian basketball player who became probably the most prolific scorer in the annals of professional basketball with 49,737 factors. His profession lasted from 1974 to 2003, placing an archive for the longest professional profession of any participant ever. He was created in Natal and started his carer using the Brazilian group Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras. He was the very best scorer on the Olympic Video games in 1988, 1992 and 1996, getting the first participant to rating 1,000 profession points on the Video games. He married a female named Cristina within the middle-70’s. The possess a son along with a little girl. He and superstar NBA forwards Bernard King had been both inducted in to the Naismith Memorial Golf ball Hall of Popularity in 2013.

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Full Name Oscar Schmidt
Date Of Birth February 16, 1958
Place Of Birth Natal, Brazil
Height 2.05 m
Profession Basketball Player
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Maria Cristina Victorino Schmidt
Parents Oswaldo Heidi Schmidt, Janira Bezerra Schmidt
Siblings Tadeu Schmidt, Luiz Felipe Schmidt
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Oscar Schmidt, known to his fans as simply "Oscar," became Brazil's most renowned basketball player over a career spanning 26 years. He appeared in five Olympic Games, during which he became one of the highest scorers in the history of Olympic basketball. During the Pan American Games in 1987, Oscar lead Brazil's national team to topple the American team from a long winning streak in a 120-115 victory.Although he was drafted in 1984 by the New York Nets, Oscar remained as a key player in his native Brazil through his entire career, sailing long shots and three pointers through the hoop with legendary ease. In 2003, Oscar announced his retirement from the sport in which he became his country's greatest player.
2Former basketball player.
3Won the gold medal in the 1987 Pan-American Games, in Indianapolis, in the first defeat of the U.S. basketball team at home.
4Scored over 40,000 points.
5Went to five Olympic Games, but never won a medal, although he scored 1093 points in those competitions.



Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony2016TV SpecialHimself
Legendários2014TV SeriesHimself
Agora é Tarde2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Luciana by Night2013TV SeriesHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2013TV SeriesHimself
Fantástico2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Tudo É Possível2010TV SeriesHimself
Domingão do Faustão2005TV SeriesHimself - Contestant (segment "Dança dos Famosos")
Casseta & Planeta Urgente2003-2005TV SeriesHimself
Celebridade2004TV SeriesHimself

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