Aldo Ossola

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Aldo Ossola

Aldo Ossola (born 13 March 1945) is an Italian former basketball player. At a height of 1.92 m (6'3¾"), he was a point guard with a great ability to set the offensive rhythm and game tempo for his team. He is a member of the Italian Basketball Hall of Fame, inducted in 2008. His older brother, Luigi Ossola, played football professionally, in the Serie A.

On 3 February 2008, Ossola was chosen as one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors, over the last half-century, by the EuroLeague Basketball Experts Committee.[1]

Club playing career[edit]

Ossola won, with the great Italian League club Ignis Varese of the 1970s, 5 FIBA European Champions Cup (EuroLeague) titles (1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, and 1976), and he also played in ten consecutive EuroLeague Finals (1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979), a record that is almost impossible to be broken.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]


  1. ^ "Euroleague official website, Experts decide European Club Basketball's 50 greatest contributors". 

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