Roberto Premier (born 1958) is an Italian former professional basketball player and basketball coach. At a height of 1.97 m (6 ft 5 3⁄4 in) tall, he played at the shooting guard and small forward positions. He was the FIBA Saporta Cup Finals Top Scorer, in 1984.
|Born||January 25, 1958|
|Listed height||6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|NBA draft||1980 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|1996–1998||Nuova Pallacanestro Vigevano|
|1998–1999||Pallacanestro Petrarca Padova|
|Career highlights and awards|
Premier played with Gorizia Pallacanestro (1978–1981), Olimpia Milano (1981–1989), and Pallacanestro Virtus Roma (1989–1994). Premier won 5 Italian League championships (1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989), 2 Italian Cups (1986, 1987), 2 FIBA European Champions Cup (EuroLeague) titles (1987, 1988), 1 FIBA Korać Cup (1985), and 1 FIBA Intercontinental Cup (1987), while playing with Olimpia Milano. While playing with Pallacanestro Virtus Roma, he won the FIBA Korać Cup (1992).
Italian national teamEdit
Premier played with the senior Italian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 1985, where he won a bronze medal, at the EuroBasket 1991, where he won a silver medal. He also played at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, and at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.