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Fučka warming up with Lottomatica Roma.
|Power forward / Center|
August 7, 1971 |
|Nationality||Slovenian / Italian|
|Listed height||7 ft 0.75 in (215 cm)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|Pro playing career||1988–2011|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for Italy|
|FIBA European Championship|
Gregor Fučka (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfutʃka] ('Footchka')) was born 7 August 1971 in Kranj, Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Slovenian-Italian basketball player. A 215 cm (7'0.75") forward-center, he was a European Player of the Year Mister Europa and Euroscar laureate in 2000.
He played with Olimpija Ljubljana in Slovenia from 1988–90, then he moved to Italy, playing for Stefanel Trieste (1990–1994), Stefanel Milano (1994–1997) and Teamsystem Bologna a.k.a. Paf Bologna a.k.a. Skipper Bologna (1997–2002). Then he played in Spain with FC Barcelona (2002–2006) and with Akasvayu Girona (2006–07). He then came back to Italy in the 2007-08 season, playing with Lottomatica Virtus Roma.
Titles and awards
With Olimpia Milano
- Italian Serie A: 1996
- Italian Cup: 1996
With Fortitudo Bologna
- Italian Serie A: 2000
- Italian Cup: 1998
- Italian Supercup: 1998
With FC Barcelona
- Spanish ACB League: 2003, 2004
- Spanish King Cup: 2003
- Euroleague: 2003
- Spanish Supercup: 2004
- FIBA Eurocup: 2007
With Italian National Team
- Eurobasket Gold Medal: 1999
- Eurobasket Silver Medal: 1997
Italian national team
Fučka played with Italy's junior national team at the 1991 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, where he won the silver medal. He also played at the FIBA Under-21 World Championship with Italy's junior national team in 1993.
With the senior Italian national basketball team, Fučka played at the 2000 Olympic Basketball Tournament and he won the gold medal at the 1999 European Championship, where he was named the tournament's MVP. Fučka also won a silver medal at the 1997 European Championship. He also played at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, and at the 1995 European Championship and the 2001 European Championship.
- Fibaeurope.com Profile
- "Fučka plays for Skipper Bologna in Italy", ESPN. 11 July 2002.
- Biography of Gregor Fučka, provided by FCBarcelona.com
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Italian League Profile (Italian)
- Spanish League Profile (Spanish)
- Gregor Fučka Profile on Basket-stats.info
|Awards and achievements|