Óscar Torres (born December 18, 1976 in Caracas) is a Venezuelan professional Basketball player.
A 6'6" native of Caracas, Torres became the first Venezuelan-born player in National Basketball Association history when he signed with the Houston Rockets for the 2001. Torres averaged 6.0 points over the course of the season and scored an NBA career-high 28 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 11, 2001. He spent the next season with the Golden State Warriors and averaged 3.1 points per game.
Torres led the Russian team BC Khimki to the 2006 EuroCup finals before losing to DKV Joventut. He also played for the Venezuela in the 2002 and 2006 FIBA World Championship.
Torres was traded to CSKA Moscow from BC Khimki on February 2007, with whom he won the Russian double. He was released from CSKA In June that year. On August 21, 2007 he signed with the Serie A (basketball) team Climamio Bologna. In 2008 Torres signed for Snaidero Udine.
- NBA.com profile
- Torres Buzzer Beater Puts Khimki In Final, from FIBA.com
- Player Profile @ Euroleague.net