Massimo "Bullo" Bulleri (born September 10, 1977) is an Italian former professional basketball player and assistant coach for Pallacanestro Varese. During his playing career, standing at a height of 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) tall, he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Massimo Bulleri
Basket Ravenna Piero Manetti
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueItalian 2nd Division
Personal information
Born (1977-09-10) September 10, 1977 (age 42)
Cecina, Italy
NationalityItalian
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1999 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2017
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career2017–present
Career history
As player:
1996–1997Sporting Club Gira
1997–1998Bears Mestre
1998Benetton Treviso
1998–1999Libertas Forlì
1999–2005Benetton Treviso
2005–2008Olimpia Milano
2008Virtus Bologna
2008–2009Olimpia Milano
2009Benetton Treviso
2009–2010Olimpia Milano
2010–2012Benetton Treviso
2012–2013Reyer Venezia Mestre
2013–2015New Basket Brindisi
2015–2016Ferentino
2016–2017Pallacanestro Varese
As coach:
2017–2019Pallacanestro Varese (assistant)
2019–presentRavenna Piero Manetti (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player:

Professional playing careerEdit

During his pro club career, Bulleri won the European-wide secondary level FIBA Saporta Cup's 1998–99 season championship, and two Italian League championships, in 2002 and 2003. He also won four Italian Cup titles, (2000, 2003, 2004, and 2005), and two Italian Super Cup titles, in 2001 and 2002. He was the voted the Italian League's MVP, in both 2003 and 2005. He was also voted the MVP of the Italian Cup, in 2005.

In 2017, Bulleri retired from playing professional club basketball.

National team playing careerEdit

Bulleri was a member of the senior men's Italian national basketball team. With Italy, he played at the 2003 EuroBasket, where he won a bronze medal, at the 2005 EuroBasket, and at the 2007 EuroBasket. He also won the silver medal with the senior Italian national team at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games.

Coaching careerEdit

After he retired from playing pro club basketball, Bulleri began working as a basketball coach. In 2017, he became an assistant coach with the Italian League club Varese. On July 6, 2019, Bulleri signed with the Italian 2nd Division club Ravenna Piero Manetti, to work with the team as an assistant coach.[1]

Honors and awards as a playerEdit

Pro clubsEdit

Italian national teamEdit

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basket Ravenna. Massimo Bulleri nuovo assistant coach". Basketinside (in Italian). July 6, 2019. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Ufficiale Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana Sig. Massimo Bulleri (in Italian).

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