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USA continues to win in World basketball

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Team USA is dominating the World Basketball Championships as the Americans put the clamps on New Zealand in the second half and rolled to a 110-62 victory Tuesd

Denver 97, Golden State 89

DENVER, April 12 (UPI) -- James Posey scored six of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and added eight rebounds and six assists as the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 97-89 victory over th

Toronto signs CBA guard

TORONTO, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors Thursday signed guard

Raptors activate Olajuwon

TORONTO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors on Tuesday added an inside presence they have been missing by activating center Hakeem Olajuwon from the injured list.

Toronto shifts rookies

TORONTO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors made a pair of roster moves involving rookies Sunday, activating forward Michael Bradley and placing guard Carlos Arroyo on the injured list

NBA Capsule - Toronto Raptors

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Toronto 113, Washington 96

TORONTO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Vince Carter outdueled Michael Jordan in their first meeting Thursday night, scoring 18 of his 31 points in the first quarter and taking over the game with Alvi

Toronto 88, Utah 83

TORONTO, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Alvin Williams scored nine of his 17 points in the final two minutes Monday night as the Toronto Raptors rallied late to overcome the Utah Jazz, 88-83.

Indiana 106, Toronto 96

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Al Harrington scored 19 points and Jermaine O'Neal added 16 and 14 rebounds Wednesday night to carry the Indiana Pacers to a 106-96 exhibition victory over the
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Carlos Arroyo
Orlando Magic guard Carlos Arroyo (30) goes up for a shot against Indiana Pacers center David Harrison (13) at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis November 10, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Carlos Alberto Arroyo Bermúdez (born July 30, 1979 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player currently playing for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Arroyo is the fifth player from Puerto Rico to play in the NBA. In the 2008-09 season, he played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli Basketball Super League, winning the league's championship and being named the final's Most Valuable Player.

Arroyo has played in the NBA, NCAA, and the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico (BSN) with the Cangrejeros de Santurce and Fajardo. Arroyo has also played internationally in Spain. Arroyo was a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team that defeated the United States at the 2004 Olympic Basketball Tournament. He also represented Puerto Rico at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan.

Arroyo began his career in the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico, where he debuted with the Fajardo Cariduros and subsequently played for the Santurce Crabbers, where he was a teammate of then starting center of the Puerto Rico National Basketball Team, José Ortiz. During his participation with the team the Crabbers won four consecutive national titles in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003, winning five league championships in six years.

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