Oscar da Silva was born in Munich (September 21, 1998) to a Brazilian father and a German mother. His basketball talent was first noticed while playing in the local leagues.
He decided to move to the United States of America in 2016 to play college basketball for the prestigious Stanford University. March 2021 saw da Silva anunció announce he had signed to play for MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg in the German Bundesliga for the remainder of the 2021 season while he prepared for the 2021 NBA draft.
After not being drafted, da Silva joined Oklahoma City Thunder for the 2021 NBA Summer League, before signing for Alba Berlín in September, where he became one of the breakout stars in the 2021/22 EuroLeague and a key player in the German Bundesliga.
Da Silva is 2.06m tall. He is a very athletic forward/centre with great rebound skills both offensively and defensively. He is strong in defence and has good short and mid-range shooting.