Greivis Josué Vásquez Rodríguez (born January 16, 1987) is a Venezuelan professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted in 2010 after a U.S. college career with the University of Maryland men’s basketball team. Vásquez finished second on the Terrapins’ all-time scoring list, with 2,171 career points.
He was born in Caracas and moved to the United States to attend high school at Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Maryland in 2004. During his senior year at Montrose he committed to the University of Maryland to play under head coach Gary Williams.
In 2007, Vásquez played on the Venezuelan national basketball team in the FIBA America Championships. In his final college season of 2009–10, he was one of three Venezuelans playing in NCAA Division I men’s basketball, with the others being David Cubillan of the Marquette Golden Eagles and Gregory Echenique of the Creighton Bluejays.
On June 25, 2015, Vásquez was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for the draft rights to Norman Powell and a protected 2017 first-round pick. He made his debut for the Bucks in the team’s season opener against the New York Knicks on October 28, recording 15 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in a 122–97 loss. On December 15, he underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur and loose bodies from his right ankle. He was subsequently ruled out for three to four months
On July 13, 2016, Vásquez signed with the Brooklyn Nets.
2010-11 Panini Playoff Contenders Patches Autograph
Career highlights and awards
Bob Cousy Award (2010)
Consensus second-team All-American (2010)
ACC Player of the Year (2010)
First-team All-ACC (2010)
2x Second-team All-ACC (2008, 2009)