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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.

Massimo Masini c1968.jpg
Masini circa 1968
Personal information
Born (1945-05-09) 9 May 1945 (age 74)
Montecatini Terme, Italy
NationalityItalian
Listed height2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Listed weight105 kg (231 lb)
Career information
Playing career1963–1980
PositionCenter
Career history
As player:
1963–1974Olimpia Milano
1974–1975AMG Sebastiani Basket Rieti
1976–1977Sporting Club Gira
1978–1980Pallacanestro Pordenone
As coach:
1986–1990Montecatini S.C.
1990–1991Pallacanestro Aurora Desio
1998Montecatini S.C.
Career highlights and awards
As a player

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Club careerEdit

Masini spent the major part of his club career playing with Olimpia Milano.[1] 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.[1] He won a EuroBasket bronze medal at the 1971 EuroBasket, as he averaged 6 points per game in the tournament.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Massimo Masini. Sports-reference
  2. ^ Massimo Masini. Fiba.com

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