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Neemias Queta became the first Portuguese in the history of the NBA, the North American basketball league.
The 22-year-old Portuguese, born in Barreiro, was chosen at position 39 in the draft by the Sacramento Kings.
After three years at Utah State University, serving the Aggies, the former Barreirense and Benfica player proposed himself to the draft and was chosen in the ninth position of the second round.
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) July 30, 2021