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Andrea Meneghin (born February 2, 1974, in Varese) is an Italian retired professional basketball player and active coach. Son of Dino Meneghin, one of the greatest Italian players in history, Andrea played against his father during the latter's last season as a pro.
Standing at 2.00 m, Meneghin was an offense oriented shooting guard that spent almost his whole career with Pallacanestro Varese. He played many seasons in the Euroleague with Varese and Fortitudo Bologna and was named the European Player of the Year Mr. Europa in 1999.
Andrea Meneghin was selected in the All-Eurobasket Team in 1999 when the Italian national team won the Gold medal. He also helped Pallacanestro Varese win the Italian Championship in 1999, something that the team had not achieved since 1978. Being considered an icon in Varese, he started his coaching career during the 2007-08 also for the Varese team.
- Eurobasket Gold medal in 1999
- Italian Championship in 1999
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