|No. 19 – Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Born||19 May 1992|
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
|Nationality||Brazilian / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|2008–2011||Minas Tênis Clube|
|2017||→Salt Lake City Stars|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Raul "Raulzinho" Togni Neto (Brazilian Portuguese: [ɦaˈuː toɲɲi ˈnɛtu]; born 19 May 1992) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also a member of the senior men's Brazilian national basketball team.
Neto also holds an Italian passport.
Neto was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the 47th pick in the 2013 NBA draft he was then immediately traded to the Utah Jazz
Minas Tênis Clube (2008–2011)
Neto made his professional debut in 2008 with Minas Tênis Clube during the 2008–09 FIBA Americas League. He played a further three seasons for Minas and even represented the World Team at the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit.
After averaging 12.6 points and 2.2 assists per game as a sixth man for Minas in 2010–11, Neto signed with Lagun Aro GBC of Spain for the 2011–12 season. After averaging 8.5 points and 2.9 assists per game during the 2012–13 season with Lagun Aro GBC, Neto was selected with the 47th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks. He was later traded to the Utah Jazz on draft night. However, he did not join the Jazz and instead returned to Lagun Aro GBC for the 2013–14 season.
Utah Jazz (2015–2019)
On July 9, 2015, Neto signed with the Utah Jazz. He made his debut for the Jazz in the team's season opener against the Detroit Pistons on October 28, 2015, recording 8 points and 3 assists as a starter in a 92–87 loss. On January 27, 2016, Neto was selected to the 2016 Rising Stars Challenge as a member of the World Team. On February 19, 2016, he scored a season-high 15 points in a 111–93 win over the Boston Celtics. On January 9, 2017, he spent a day with the Salt Lake City Stars, Utah's D-League affiliate. He was reassigned to Salt Lake City on January 11, 2017, and then recalled the next day. He played 9 of 11 matches of the Jazz during the playoffs. On July 6, 2018, Neto re-signed with the Jazz. On July 2, 2019, Neto was waived by the Jazz due to the Mike Conley trade with Grizzlies.
Philadelphia 76ers (2019–2020)
Washington Wizards (2020–2022)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2022–present)
NBA career statistics
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National team career
Neto gained attention after leading the Brazil under-18 team to an impressive runners-up showing at the 2010 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship. He followed that up by being the youngest member of the senior Brazil national basketball team during the 2010 FIBA World Championship, but played sparingly. He later participated for the senior national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2013 FIBA AmeriCup, and the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. During the World Cup, he had a strong performance against Argentina in the round of 16, when he scored 21 points to lead Brazil to a win. Neto also played at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
- "Eurohopes Basketball Prospects - News - Raulzinho to EH: I wanted to go to NCAA, but I was a pro in Brazil and I couldn't". www.eurohopes.com. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
- "Jazz Acquires Draft Rights to Raul Neto from Atlanta". NBA.com. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
- "Raul Neto will not yet join Utah Jazz". InsideHoops.com. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Raul Neto inks with UCAM Murcia". Sportando.com. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
- "The Jazz will sign Raul Neto?". Sportando.com. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- Lea, Bill (9 July 2015). "Jazz Sign Raul Neto to Multi-Year Contract". NBA.com. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- Trister, Noah (28 October 2015). "Pistons top Jazz 92-87, improve to 2-0 on season". NBA.com. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
- "Rodney Hood and Raul Neto Named to 2016 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge". NBA.com. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- Copeland, Kareem (19 February 2016). "Favors scores 23 as Jazz beat Celtics 111-93". NBA.com. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- "Jazz Assign Alec Burks, Danté Exum and Raul Neto to Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
- "Jazz Recall Alec Burks, Danté Exum and Raul Neto from Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
- "Jazz Assign Alec Burks and Raul Neto to Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- "Jazz Recall Alec Burks and Raul Neto from Salt Lake City Stars". NBA.com. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- "Jazz Agree to Terms with Favors, Exum and Neto". NBA.com. 6 July 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- "Report: 76ers signing Raul Neto as backup point guard". 4 July 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
- "Team Signs Neto". NBA.com. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
- "Wizards sign Neto, retain Mathews". NBA.com. 22 November 2020.
- "Raul Neto Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
- "Cavaliers Sign Ricky Rubio, Robin Lopez, and Raul Neto". NBA. Retrieved 8 July 2022.
- Givony, Jonathan (1 July 2010). "FIBA Americas U-18 Championships: Top International Prospects". DraftExpress.com. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
- Lea, Bill (8 September 2014). "Raul Neto Scores 21 to Beat Argentina". NBA.com. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
- Raulzinho NETO (BRA).