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Trevor Ariza Chases Ball

Trevor Ariza

The New Orleans Hornets' small forward, who is Dominican, averaged 11 points per game. 

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Trevor Ariza Charlotte Hornets

Trevor Ariza

Check out this story about Latinos' love for the NBA.

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Pau Gasol Lakers Win Streak

Pau Gasol

Gasol's toughness has been questioned, but he's been key to the Lakers' championships.

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Pau Gasol Lakers

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Pau Gasol 3

Pau Gasol

The Spaniard averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds per game.

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Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies

Marc Gasol

Pau's not-so-little brother is a BIG reason for the Grizzlies' success.

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Marc Gasol 3

Marc Gasol

Check out story about how Gasol would be a good fit in New York.

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Marc Gasol

The center from Spain averaged 12 points and 7 rebounds per game.

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Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginóbili

Ginóbili has averaged 17 points and 5 assists per game.

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Manu Ginobili Spurs

Manu Ginóbili

The Argentine injured his elbow in the season finale. He is doubtful for Game 1.

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Carmelo Anthony Dunking Howard

Carmelo Anthony

The star forward, who is half Puerto Rican, was traded to the Knicks in February. 

(AP2011)

Carmelo Anthony Driving

Carmelo Anthony

The Knicks star has already produced a season's worth of highlights.

(AP2011)

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Nené

Carmelo's former teammate, Nené plays enforcer the Denver Nuggets.

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Nene Hilario 3

Nené

The Brazilian averaged 14 points and 7 rebounds per game this season.

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Nené

The bruiser will be matched up against Kendrick Perkins and the Thunder.

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Al Horford Dunking

Al Horford

The Hawks' forward, who is Dominican, was selected to the All-Star Game this year.

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Al Horford 

Check out story about Horford's relationship with his brother, who also excels at hoops.

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Rudy Fernandez 2

Rudy Fernández

The guard averaged nearly 9 points and 2.5 assists per game.

(AP2011)

Rudy Fernandez

Rudy Fernández

The Spaniard and the Trail Blazers open up against the Mavericks.

(AP2011)

Jose Juan Barea 2

José Juan Barea

The Mavericks' guard averaged 9.5 points and nearly 4 assists per game this season.

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Jose Juan Barea

José Juan Barea

The Puerto Rican finished the season strong, as his numbers jumped in the last 10 games.

(AP2011)

Andres Nocioni 2

Andrés Nocioni

The backup forward averaged six points per game this season.

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Greivis Vasquez Grizzlies

Greivis Vásquez

The Venezuelan Grizzlies guard opened up to Fox News Latino about life in the NBA.

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Carlos Arroyo Celtics

Carlos Arroyo

The Puerto Rican guard was traded mid-season by the Heat to the Celtics.

(AP2011)

Carlos Arroyo Celtics 2

Carlos Arroyo

Arroyo, a Reggaeton artist, spoke to Fox News Latino about his passion for music.

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