Calderon, Jose
Background
CAREER 2005-06 SEASON:Averaged 5.5 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.5 assists (second on the team) and 23.2 minutes in 64 games, including 11 starts … Averaged 9.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 1.4 steals in his 11 starts … Led the team in assists 28 times … Finished with second-most assists for a rookie in team history (288) … Recorded double figures in points on 10 occasions and in assists five times … Had two point/assist double doubles … Led the team in free-throw percentage at .848 (78-92) … Finished third among rookies in free-throw percentage, 10th in steals (0.66) and ninth in minutes … Ranked 14th in the league in assists-to-turnover ratio (2.85) … Played in just seven of the final 20 games due to injury and DNP-CDs … Scored 10 points, including a career-high eight-for-eight from the charity stripe, Apr. 19 at Chicago … Recorded a team-high nine assists Apr. 14 vs. Detroit … Designated inactive for 10 games (Mar. 15-29 - left Achilles tendinitis, Dec. 30, Jan. 3, 4 - sore right heel and Dec. 18-19 - bruised right heel) … Scored 11 points to go with a game-high seven assists Feb. 21 at Memphis … Registered 13 points, four rebounds and a team-best 10 assists for the second double-double of his career Jan. 15 vs. New York … Tallied 15 points, a game-high tying 11 assists and seven rebounds en route to the first double-double of his career Dec. 16 vs. Golden State … Scored eight points and recorded career highs of nine rebounds and 13 assists in 41:34 minutes Dec. 6 at Washington … Recorded 12 assists Nov. 13 vs. Seattle … Registered seven assists in 17:29 without attempting a shot Nov. 7 vs. Cleveland … Posted a game-high 10 assists Nov. 5 at Detroit … Recorded a season-high 20 points (6-8 FG) Nov. 4 vs. New Jersey. 2004-05 SEASON: Finished second in the Euroleague Final Four, losing to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the championship game … Averaged 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games during the Final Four … Defeated Benetton in the semifinals and averaged 9.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in the two-game series … In 39 regular season games with Spanish League’s Tau Vitoria, averaged 12.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists, while shooting .567 (114-201) from the field and .823 (107-130) from the free throw line … Netted a season-best 21 points in back-to-back games vs. Ulker and Pau-Orthez. 2003-04 SEASON: Won the 2004 Spanish National Cup (King's Cup) with Tau Saski Baskonia Vitoria … Averaged 8.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists in a career-high 41 regular-season games … Shot .592 (87-147) from the floor … Averaged 7.2 points and 2.0 assists in 19 Euroleague games … 2002-03 SEASON: Captured a silver medal with the Spanish National Team at the 2003 European Championship … Played behind former NBA guard and European League star Elmer Bennett at point most of the season for Tau Ceramica, but minutes increased after Bennett was sidelined by injury … Averaged a career-high 17.5 points while shooting a career-best .857 (72-84) from the charity stripe … In Euroleague games, averaged 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds while shooting .405 from three-point range … Tallied 18 points vs. Panathinaikos … Notched six assists without a turnover in 30 minutes vs. Zalgiris Kaunas 2001-02 SEASON: After switching to Fuenlabrada in the ACB, saw his playing time curtailed to 18.6 minutes per game … Averaged 9.7 points and 1.7 assists while shooting .832 from free-throw line 2000-01 SEASON: In his ACB debut for Lucentum Alicante, averaged 8.6 points and 25.3 minutes and helped with the ACB championship … 1999-00: Played in the LEB (lower division) for Lucentum Alicante and averaged 9.0 points and 2.1 rebounds.
Personal
Helped Spain to the 2006 FIBA World Championship title, averaging 7.2 points, 3.2 assists and less than one turnover per game Was a teammate of current Raptor Jorge Garbajosa on Spain’s 2006 World Championship team and its 2004 Olympic Games entry Member of the Spanish National Team that participated in the 2004 Olympics Games in Athens Named to Spain’s National Team that captured fifth place in the 2002 World Championship of Basketball in Indianapolis Totalled 17 points, four rebounds, four assists and 39 minutes, appearing in all six games Hit six of 11 field goal attempts, including three three-point field goals Scored six points on a pair of threes in Spain’s victory over Angola Captured the bronze medal with Spain at the 2000 European Under-20 Championship Won the gold medal at the 1998 European Junior Championship.
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