Riccardo Sales

Riccardo Sales (14 August 1941 – 14 May 2006[1]) was an Italian basketball player and coach.[2] From 1969-1974 he coached Pallacanestro Milano 1958, before joining Nuova Pallacanestro Gorizia for several season. In 1977, Sales moved to Basket Brescia where he stayed until 1983. In 1979, Sales began a term vice coaching the Italian national basketball team, ending in 1988. From 1983-1986 he coached Pallacanestro Varese, and moved to Pallacanestro Treviso until 1990. In 1990-1991, Sales returned to his old club Basket Brescia, and joined Pallacanestro Trapani for the 1992-3 season. His final term coaching was the women's national team in 1994 until 2000, during which he led them to the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta,[3] and to three EuroBasket tournaments in 1995, 1997 and 1999.

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  1. ^ "Obituary". La Gazzetta dello Sport.it. Retrieved 22 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Profile". Legabasket. Retrieved 22 June 2012.
  3. ^ "U.S. Women Prove Perfectly Commanding". Los Angeles Times. 14 July 1996. Retrieved 17 September 2014.