Massimo Masini (born 9 May 1945) is a former Italian professional basketball player and coach. At a height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall, he played at the center position. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Masini circa 1968
|Born||9 May 1945|
Montecatini Terme, Italy
|Listed height||2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)|
|Listed weight||105 kg (231 lb)|
|1974–1975||AMG Sebastiani Basket Rieti|
|1976–1977||Sporting Club Gira|
|1990–1991||Pallacanestro Aurora Desio|
|Career highlights and awards|
|As a player
Masini spent the major part of his club career playing with Olimpia Milano. With Olimpia Milano, he won a FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague) title, in the 1965–66 season, and two FIBA Saporta Cup titles, in the 1970–71 season, and the 1971–72 season.
National team careerEdit
Masini represented the senior men's Italian national basketball team, from 1963 to 1972, in international national team competitions. He played at the 1964 Summer Olympic Games, the 1968 Summer Olympic Games, and the 1972 Summer Olympic Games. He won a EuroBasket bronze medal at the 1971 EuroBasket, as he averaged 6 points per game in the tournament.