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Luis Montero
SG/SF - 6'7, 185lbs - 31 years old - 2 years of NBA experience
Signed in Colombia - Signed with Cafeteros
  • Birthdate: 04/06/1993
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2015
  • Pre-draft team: Westchester CC
  • Country: Dominican Republic
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent:
9th July, 2015NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year minimum salary contract with Portland.
10th March, 2016D-LeagueAssigned by Portland to Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League.
20th March, 2016D-LeagueRecalled by Portland from Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League.
15th October, 2015NBAWaived by Portland.
18th October, 2015NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Miami.
22nd October, 2015NBAWaived by Miami.
1st November, 2016D-LeagueDesignated as an allocated player by Sioux Falls Skyforce.
2nd March, 2017D-LeagueTraded by Sioux Falls Skyforce, along with a 2017 second round pick, to Reno Bighorns in exchange for Kadeem Jack and the returning player rights to Vince Hunter.
24th July, 2017NBA/G-LeagueSigned a two-way contract with Detroit/Grand Rapids Drive.
Career Moves
2013 - 2014Westchester Community College (Junior College)
2014 - 2015South Plains (Junior College)
July 2015Portland Trail Blazers (Summer League)
July 2015 - October 2016Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
October 2016Miami Heat (NBA)
November 2016 - March 2017Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
March 2017 - June 2017Reno Bighorns (D-League)
July 2017Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
July 2017Sacramento Kings (Summer League)
July 2017 - presentDetroit Pistons (NBA)/Grand Rapids Drive (G-League)
Articles about Luis Montero

June 29, 2018

Luis Montero
SG/SF - 6’7, 190lbs - 25 years old - 2 years of experience

Montero’s size, length, defence and point forward sensibilities make for an intriguing package, and he received a two-way contract after showing some of that package in summer league. This defence however is more potential than results. The long arms, athleticism and effort intrigue, but the positioning, nuance and discipline do not, and nor does the strength. And as for the offensive end, there is no shot that is his. The athleticism and length again help, but the handle and finishing are underdeveloped, and he overvalues a mediocre jump shot. Montero would be a good prospect were he still 22, like he was at the start of his first NBA stint, but alas. To be an NBA player, he would need to be further along by now.

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