E.C. Pinheiros Sao Paolo (NBB) landed 22-year old Brazilian forward Rafel Monteiro . He just graduated from Augusta (NCAA2) in USA. In 29 games he averaged impressive 18.2ppg, 8.4rpg and 2.6apg last season. Monteiro helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in NCAA2.
As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball.
Monteiro represented Brazil at the FIBA Americas Championships U18 in Valdivia (Chile) four years ago. His team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 5 games: 7.8ppg, 5.2rpg, 1.4apg, FGP: 38.1%, 3PT: 20.0%.