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Gabe Norwood “Mr President” Player Profile Philippine Basketball Team
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“Mr. President” Gabriel Daniel Norwood also known as Gabe was born in Fayetteville North Carolina on the 9th of February 1985. Norwood played for several Philippine Basketball teams and suited-up for the PBA in 2008. Perfect for positions 2 and 3, Gabe is a dreaded defender to any opposing star player. Norwood is a certified rim rattler, slasher and long-range threat.

Filipino

Si “Mr. President” Gabriel Daniel Norwood na mas kilala bilang Gabe ay ipinanganak sa Fayetteville North Carolina ika-9 ng Pebrero 1985. Miyembro si Norwood ng koponang pambansa at nagsimula sa PBA noong 2008. Sakto si Gabe sa dos at tres, at kinakatakutang bantay ng sinumang pambato ng kalabang koponan. Si Norwood ay mahusay sa pagdakdak, pag-atake sa basket at banta rin sa labas.

 



 
•Height:
6’6 • 1.99m

•Position:
Shooting Guard • Small Forward

•Born:
February 9, 1985 • Fayetteville, N. Carolina

•College:
George Mason University

•Real Name:
Gabriel Daniel Norwood

•Jersey:
No. 5

 
Player photos sourced from SEABA and FIBA Asia
FIBA ASIA
SILVER
 

WORLDS
21st
PLACER

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

 
• Trivia:
In the FIBA World Cup 2014 in Sevilla Spain, Gabe Norwood stamped his class by making two memorable dunks against Argentina powerhouse players Luis Scola and Nestor Mata. The slam over Scola ended-up a poster, while it was a left jam over Mata.
• His Memorable Quote:
• “The important thing is not about us being ready now, but being ready in August,”Norwood said two months before Gilas Silver finish in FIBA Asia 2013 
• What others said:
“Luis Scola announces his retirement from international basketball while being dunked on by Gabe Norwood” netw3rk twitted in the eve of Gilas vs Argentina game
• PBA Draft History:
• Drafted 1st Overall • RAIN OR SHINE 2008 Season
• Signature Moves:
• Defensive nightmare to 2 and 3 positions • Explosive aerial dunks • Reliable Jumpshots • Decent threepoint Shooter • Strong Slash and Drive
• Major Leagues Played For:
PBA
WORLDS
FIBA•ASIA
PBL
US•NCAA
6 PBA Seasons

GP HI AVG
345

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

Gabe Norwood possessed athleticism, basketball physique and skills that outmatches most of his international counterparts. Norwood is a class A defensive master in the guard and small forward positions. Gabe is also a reliable offensive contributor with a decent jumper, accurate three-point shot and flashy drives to the basket.

• National Team Tour of Duty

RP Team
FIBA Asia Championship
1987 •

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

• International Accomplishments

4th
FIBA Asia Championship
1987 •

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

• PRO Career: PBA Philippine Basketball Association

Drafted 1ST Overall • RAIN OR SHINE
2008 PBA Season Draft

RAIN OR SHINE ELASTOPAINTERS
2008 – 2013

 
 

• PRO Career Accomplishments: PBA – Philippine Basketball Association

Rookie of the Year
2008 – 2009

Defensive Player of the Year • 1x
2009 – 2010

PBA Champion • 1x
2012 GC

Mythical Second Team • 1x
2008 – 2009

All Defensive Team • 3x
2009-2010 • 2012-2013 • 2013-2014

All Rookie Team
2008 – 2009

All-Star Game MVP • 1x
2009 – 2010

All-Star Game Member • 3x
2010 – 2012

Slam Dunk Champion • 1x
2009

• Amateur Career: PBL • Philippine Basketball League

• College Career: George Mason University • US-NCAA

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
2003 – 2007

 
 

 
 

• International All-Time Career Totals

Year
Event
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
OR
DR
TOR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

• International Career Averages

Year
Event
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2012
Jones Cup
8
26.75
0.571
0.397
0.722
5.125
2.75
0.5
0.5
9.88

2012
FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup
7
25.2
0.167
0.458
0.4
5.0
0.9
1.0
0.28
7.1

• PBA All-Time Career Totals

Season
PBA Team
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
TOR
OR
DR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2008-09
Rain or Shine
44
1603
42
156
178
452
109
187
350
107
DR
144
51
28
507
23

2009-10
Rain or Shine
51
1971
48
167
225
533
205
282
341
93
DR
193
72
38
703
29

2010-11
Rain or Shine
40
1291
37
110
129
348
113
169
252
69
DR
151
51
23
408
18

2011-12
Rain or Shine
53
1568
37
126
149
376
123
191
322
76
DR
175
46
24
460
18

2012-13
Rain or Shine
56
1554
28
130
136
381
113
178
297
72
DR
159
63
36
413
21

2013-14
Rain or Shine
58
1531
29
136
163
421
99
154
252
76
DR
146
58
22
453
14

• PBA Career Averages

Season
PBA Team
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2008-09
Rain or Shine
44
36.43
0.269
0.394
0.583
7.95
3.27
1.16
0.64
11.52
23

2009-10
Rain or Shine
51
38.65
0.287
0.422
0.727
6.69
3.78
1.41
0.75
13.78
29

2010-11
Rain or Shine
40
32.27
0.336
0.371
0.669
6.30
3.77
1.27
0.57
10.20
18

2011-12
Rain or Shine
53
29.58
0.294
0.396
0.644
6.08
3.30
0.87
0.45
8.68
18

2012-13
Rain or Shine
56
27.75
0.215
0.357
0.635
5.30
2.84
1.12
0.64
7.38
21

2013-14
Rain or Shine
58
26.40
0.213
0.387
0.643
4.34
2.52
1.00
0.38
7.81
14

• College Career Averages • George Mason Patriots

Year
Event
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2003-04
George Mason • US-NCAA
29
30.4
0.308
0.306
0.5
0.83
0.76
0.34
0.1
1.03

2004-05
George Mason • US-NCAA
29
40.3
0.133
0.438
0.672
3.97
2.55
1.62
0.55
5.83

2005-06
George Mason • US-NCAA
35
50.1
0.375
0.425
0.588
2.03
1.94
0.94
0.66
3.4

2006-07
George Mason • US-NCAA
33
48.1
0.394
0.469
0.750
2.09
1.73
0.73
0.15
3.55

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