Leonardo Gutiérrez

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Leonardo Gutiérrez
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No. 10 – Peñarol
Position Power forward
League Argentine League
Personal information
Born (1978-05-16) May 16, 1978 (age 36)
Marcos Juarez, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
Pro career 1993–present
Career history
1993–1998 Olimpia Venado Tuerto
1998–2002 Atenas de Córdoba
2002–2003 Mallorca
2003 Paisas Antioquia de Medellin
2003–2004 Obras Sanitarias
2004–2006 Ben Hur de Rafaela
2006–2008 Boca Juniors
2008–2009 Atenas de Cordoba
2009–present Peñarol
Career highlights and awards

Leonardo "Leo" Martín Gutiérrez (born May 16, 1978) is an Argentine professional basketball player. He is a power forward.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Gutiérrez has career averages of 13 points and 5 rebounds per game in the Argentine League, while playing in 800 games over 17 seasons. He has scored 10,411 points in the top Argentine League. He is in the top 10 all-time in the league in both games played and points scored.

Argentine national basketball team[edit]

Gutiérrez has won numerous medals with Argentina's senior national team, including the gold medal at the 2001 FIBA Americas Championship, and silver medals at the 2003 FIBA Americas Championship, the 2005 FIBA Americas Championship, and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship. He also won a bronze medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship.

He also won a silver medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championship, a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, and a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Personal life[edit]

Gutiérrez met his wife at Venado Tuerto, while playing for Olimpia. He married his longtime fiancee on June 17, 2006. He and his wife have two children. He welcomed his first child in 1999, and his daughter, Mora, in 2009.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Argentine national team[edit]

References[edit]

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