|Height||6 ft 11 in (2. Power forward is a position in the sport of Basketball. The position is referred to in playbook terms as the four position and is commonly abbreviated "PF" The center, colloquially the five, is one of the standard positions in a regulation Basketball game A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. 11 m)|
|Weight||268 lb (122 kg)|
|Born||September 13, 1982 |
São Carlos, Brazil
|Draft||7th overall, 2002|
New York Knicks
|Former teams||Vasco da Gama (2000–2002)|
Nenê (/nuh-NAY/; born Maybyner Rodney Hilario, on September 13, 1982 in São Carlos, Brazil) is a professional basketball player who plays for the NBA's Denver Nuggets. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. Events 509 BC - The Temple of Jupiter on Rome 's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) São Carlos ( pron sɐ̃w̃ 'karlus Portuguese for Saint Charles Borromeo) is a city of 220000 inhabitants in the state of São Paulo |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld The 2002 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2002 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York Events 509 BC - The Temple of Jupiter on Rome 's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) São Carlos ( pron sɐ̃w̃ 'karlus Portuguese for Saint Charles Borromeo) is a city of 220000 inhabitants in the state of São Paulo |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. His name at birth was Maybyner Rodney Hilario, but was legally changed to Nenê in 2003. 
A native of São Carlos, he received his nickname Nenê, (Portuguese for baby) because he was the youngest in both his family and his group of childhood friends. Portuguese ( or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain and northern Portugal. Like most Brazilian children, he started out playing soccer, and was good enough to receive some interest from professional clubs. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered He did not play basketball until he was 14.
He first came to international attention at the 2001 Goodwill Games as a member of the Brazilian national team. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. The Goodwill Games were an international sports competition created by Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympic Games of the 1980s He also played in the Brazilian club Vasco da Gama. Afterwards, he excelled at the NBA's predraft camp in Chicago in 2002; the New York Knicks picked him seventh overall in the 2002 NBA Draft and immediately traded him to the Denver Nuggets. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. The 2002 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2002 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado.
He began the 2002-03 season on the bench, but ended it as a starter, averaging 10. The 2002–03 NBA season was the 57th season of the National Basketball Association. 5 points, 6. 1 rebounds, and 1. 6 steals, and finishing in the league's top ten in shooting percentage (. 519).  After the season, he was selected to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
On November 1, 2005, against the San Antonio Spurs, Nenê suffered a serious knee injury on an awkward fall consisting of a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a sprained medial collateral ligament and a torn meniscus in his right knee during Denver's first game of the NBA season. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas.  He had played just 3 minutes.
On January 11, 2008, Nenê released a statement saying that he was taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team to take care of a personal medical issue. Events 1055 - Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common  On January 14, he had a testicular tumor removed at a Denver hospital. The City and County of Denver (pronounced /ˈdɛnvɚ/ is the Capital and the most populous city of Colorado, in the United States  On Thursday January 17, 2008 Nene released a statement on his personal website stating the tumor was benign, he is recovering well, and that more information would be released later in the day. 
On January 22, 2008, Denver Nuggets officials said that the tumor is malignant and Nenê is recovering. Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus. They also said there was no timetable for his return to active status. 
On March 27, 2008, in a 118-105 Nuggets home win over the Dallas Mavericks, Nenê returned to action for the first time since he had surgery to remove the testicular tumor. Events 196 BC - Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt. 1309 - Pope Clement V excommunicates The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are the professional Basketball team of the National Basketball Association based in Dallas Texas  Nenê entered the game with 1:17 left in the fourth quarter to a standing ovation.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Hilario, Maybyner Rodney (birth name)|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Professional basketball player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 13, 1982|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||São Carlos, Brazil|
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