JG  Braga
JG Braga


Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Guilherme Dumont Villares

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 206


GENERAL...True point guard who makes those around him better through his deft distribution of the basketball... Brings international experience to the Siena program with basketball knowledge well beyond his years... Strong, competitive player who is comfortable with the basketball on the perimeter or driving the lane.

2005-2006...Saw limited action in 10 games, averaging 2.5 minutes and .6 points per game.

BEFORE SIENA...Made a name for himself in the summer of 2005 when he was selected to the All-Star team in the NBA's Basketball Without Borders Americas Program... Played for several club teams in Brazil, including: Continental Parque Clube (finished fourth in San Paulo) from 1995-2000, Circulo Militar de SP in 2001, CA Monte Libano in 2002 (finished third in state), Sao Paolo FC (was selected to the all-star team) in 2003 and A Hebraica de SP (finished third in state) in 2004.

PERSONAL... Born September 15, 1987 in San Paulo, Brazil... An undecided business major... Has one younger sister, Barbara (15).

The Joao Braga File

If I could be on a reality T.V. show, it would be: "Studio 60 at the Sunset Strip" because it's what I'm watching this year.

One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: My name (Joao Guilherme) can be translated as John William

One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I come from a city of 20 million people.

My favorite sports team is: Phoenix Suns

If they made a movie about my life, the actor who played me would be: Matt Damon

My favorite musician is: Elvis Presley

The player on the team I relate to best is: Tay Fisher

The quality I like most about Coach McCaffery is: He has everything planned ahead of time

My favorite website is: Facebook

The thing I like most about Siena is: The alumni support

Three words that describe me: Organized, trustworthy, and fair.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Europe and Australia

My favorite flavor of ice cream: Doce de Leite