Víctor Claver

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Basketball player
Víctor Claver
Player information
Full name Víctor Claver Arocas
birthday 30th August 1988 (age 32)
place of birth Valencia , Spain
size 207 cm
position Power Forward / Small Forward
NBA draft 2009 , 22nd pick , Portland Trail Blazers
Clubs as active
2006–2012 SpainSpain Valencia
2012-2015 United StatesUnited States Portland Trail Blazers
201200000 United StatesUnited StatesIdaho Stampede ( D-League )
201500000 RussiaRussia BK Khimki
2015-2016 RussiaRussia Kuban locomotive
2016–0000 SpainSpain FC Barcelona
National team
2009–0000 SpainSpain Spain
Víctor Claver medal table

Basketball (men)

SpainSpain Spain
Olympic games
silver 2012 London Spain
European Championship
gold 2009 Poland Spain
gold 2011 Lithuania Spain
bronze 2013 Slovenia Spain
gold 2015 France Spain

Víctor Claver Arocas (born August 30, 1988 in Valencia ) is a Spanish basketball player who has been under contract with FC Barcelona since 2016 .



Claver played for the most important basketball club in his hometown, Valencia Basket Club, when he was young . He made his first-team league debut on October 12, 2006 against FC Barcelona . With his team he reached the cup final in 2006 and won the ULEB Eurocup in 2009/10 , where he was awarded the Eurocup Rising Star Trophy for the best player under 22 years of age.

In the 2009 NBA Draft , he was selected as the 22nd first-round pick by the Portland Trail Blazers , but played for three more years in Spain before signing a three-year deal in Portland in the summer of 2012.

National team

As a junior with Spain, Claver won bronze at the U-18 European Championship in 2006 and at the U-20 European Championship in 2008. With the senior national team , he won gold three times at the European Championships in 2009 , 2011 and 2015 . In addition, there was the bronze medal at the EM 2013 . At the 2012 Olympic Games , Claver and Spain only failed in the final against the USA . He was a participant in the 2010 and 2014 World Championships .



Valencia BC

National team

Personal honors

  • ULEB Eurocup Rising Star Trophy 2009/10
  • Winner of the 2008 ACB League Slam Dunk Contest

Web links

Commons : Víctor Claver  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. 2009-10 Eurocup Rising Star Trophy Victor Claver, Power Electronics Valencia. In: ULEB Eurocup . April 7, 2010, accessed July 4, 2010 .
  2. ^ Trail Blazers Sign Spanish International Victor Claver. (No longer available online.) In: iamatrailblazersfan.com. July 11, 2012, archived from the original on July 15, 2012 ; accessed on July 11, 2012 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.iamatrailblazersfan.com