Jean Perniceni

Jean Perniceni was a French professional basketball player and coach. Jean Perniceni was born in Bagnolet, Seine-Saint-Denis. He played as a shooting guard-small forward (swingman). He was inducted into the French Basketball Hall of Fame, in 2009.

Jean Perniceni
Personal information
Born(1930-04-05)April 5, 1930
Bagnolet, France
DiedJune 9, 2010(2010-06-09) (aged 80)
Paris, France
Career information
Playing career1947–1960
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career1958–1967
Career history
As player:
1947–1948Avia Club
1948–1950AS Monaco
1950–1952Stade Malherbe Caennais
1952–1954RC de France
1954–1955AS Monaco
1955–1957Stade Malherbe Caennais
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
As player:

Club playing careerEdit

Perniceni played with various French clubs, from 1947 to 1960. He won 4 French League championships (1953, 1954, 1958, 1960), and two French Cups (1958, 1959). Between those, he played for Racing Club de France from 1953 to 1954 as well as AS Monaco Basket and Caen Basket Calvados. In 1952 he participated in Helsinki Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Club coaching careerEdit

In 1958, Perniceni became the head coach of Charleville-Mézières. He retired in 1967.


Perniceni died in June 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "Décès de l'ancien international Jean Perniceni". Le Parisien (in French). 10 June 2010. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jean Perniceni Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Des documents relatifs à l'Étoile de Charleville entrent aux Archives départementales" (in French). Retrieved 16 June 2018.

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