Maciel Pereira

Maciel Pereira

About Maciel Pereira

Ubiratan Pereira Maciel (January 18, 1944 in So Paulo, Brazil July 17, 2002 in Brasilia, Brazil) was a basketball player from Brazil. Often regarded as the greatest Brazilian center of all time, Maciel won a total of 8 medals in Summer Olympic Games, World Championships, and Pan American Games. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.