Rick Apodaca

Rick Apodaca
Personal information
Born(1980-07-01) July 1, 1980 (age 37)
North Bergen, New Jersey
NationalityPuerto Rican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolNorth Bergen
(North Bergen, New Jersey)
CollegeHofstra (1999-2003)
NBA draft2003 / Undrafted
Playing career2000-present
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2000Bayam׳n Cowboys
2002Arecibo Captains
2003Westchester Wildfire
2003Arecibo Captains
2003-2004Huntsville Flight
2004Arecibo Captains
2005San German Athletics
2005-2006Polpak Swiecie
2006San German Athletics
2006-2007Scafati Basket
2007-2008Beşiktaş Cola Turka
2008Santurce Crabbers
2008Basket Club Ferrara
2013Leones de Ponce
2014Caciques de Humacao
2014Indios de Mayag×¼ez
2015-presentMets de Guaynabo


‹ The template Infobox golf ball biography has been considered for merging. › Rick Apodaca (given birth to July 1, 1980) is a Puerto Rican previous professional basketball participant. Apodaca has performed in the NCAA, USBL, NBDL, as well as the Country wide Superior Basketball Group of Puerto Rico (BSN) using the Arecibo Captains, Bayamón Cowboys, San German Athletics and Leones de Ponce. He also performed professional golf ball in Poland, Italy and Turkey. Apodaca was an associate from the 2004 Puerto Rican Country wide Basketball Group that defeated america in the 2004 Olympic Video games.

Early life

Apodaca is a local of North Bergen, NJ, where he attended North Bergen SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.


Rick Apodaca was the all-time innovator in factors scored in Hudson State high school golf ball background, surpassing a thirty-five as well as calendar year record held by current Fox university golf ball analyst Costs Raftery in 1999, and was also inducted towards the Hudson County Sports activities Hall of Popularity.He debuted in the Country wide Collegiate Athletic Association seeing that an associate of Hofstra's golf ball group in 1999, and was an All-America East First year selection. He led the group in credit scoring during his junior calendar year with typically 17.7 factors per video game, and was an All Colonial Athletic Association second team selection. During his mature period, Apodaca was chosen towards the All Colonial Athletic Association initial team through the tournament's preseason, but was struggling to play through the initial fourteen games from the 2005 period. In the 2005 off-season the Arecibo Captains exchanged him towards the San Germán Athletics for Larry Ayuso, pursuing his involvement with Huntsville in the NBDL he became a member of the group and was chosen towards the All-Star Video game for a 5th time.Apodaca was an associate from the Puerto Rican Country wide Basketball Team beginning in 2002. He participated in the Globe Championships in Indianapolis in 2002, and in the 2003 Skillet American Games where Puerto Rico gained the bronze medal. He also performed in the 2004 Summer months Olympics in a casino game where Puerto Rico defeated america. During that video game he suffered a personal injury that still left him struggling to compete for all of those other competition. Apodaca competed with Puerto Rico in the 2006 Globe Championships in Japan.Apodaca was element of Polpak Swiecie for the 2005-2006 period from the Dominet Loan provider Ekstraliga. Pursuing his participation using the group he was chosen as the league's MOST EFFECTIVE Player. Through the 2006-2007, Apodaca participated using the Scafati Container in the Serie A department in Italy. Throughout that period, he was chosen to try out in the league's All-Star Video game and finished 4th in rating in the little league with typically 19.7 factors per game.Apodaca played within the Turkish golf club End up beingşiktaş Cola Turka for the reason that country's country wide championship as well as the ULEB Glass. HE participated using the Santurce Crabbers in the semifinals from the 2008 Country wide Superior Basketball time of year. In June 2008, the nationwide team's administration announced that Apodaca didn't have a assured place in the roster. From then on, Apodaca notified them on June 15, 2008, that he required time to wait some personal problems and devote some time off to ponder about his worldwide long term. Noel Piñeiro Planas (2008-06-16). "Deportes". Apodaca pide tiempo. Puerto Rico: Un Nuevo Día.  

Career highlights

2000 BSN Rookie of the entire year2003 Pan American Video games Bronze Medal2003 Pre-Olympic Competition Bronze Medal2005 Polish Group MOST EFFECTIVE Player2006 Italian Department I Group A All-Star Video game Starter

Career stats

Apodaca's NBA Advancement Little league stats in 25 video games were 7 video games started, 267 factors with 10.7 factors per video game, 42 aids with 1.7 assists per video game, 37 rebounds with 1.5 rebounds per game, 19 steals having a 0.7 steals per video game, 5 prevents with 0.1 blocks per video game, a .412 field goal percentage, a .390 three-point percentage, and an .849 free-throw percentage.