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Alessandro "Alex" Righetti (born August 14, 1977) is an Italian former professional basketball player.[1] Righetti won the silver medal with the Italian men's national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. In April 2017, his retirement was announced.[2]

Alex Righetti
Alex Righetti (Pepsi Rimini 1997-98).jpg
Righetti in 1997–98 season
Personal information
Born (1977-08-14) August 14, 1977 (age 42)
Rimini, Italy
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1999 / Undrafted
Playing career1993–2017
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1993–2000Basket Rimini
2000–2007Virtus Roma
2007–2008Scandone Avellino
2008–2010Virtus Bologna
2010–2011Pallacanestro Varese
2012–2013FCM Ferentino
2013–2017Virtus Roma
Career highlights and awards


  1. ^ "CONI profile". Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano. Archived from the original on 2006-05-27.
  2. ^ "Former Italian International Alex Righetti retires at 39". 26 April 2017.

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