September 11, 1935 |
São Paulo, Brazil
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|1951–1961||Clube de Regatas Tietê|
|Career highlights and awards|
As a player
Amaury Antônio Pasos (born December 11, 1935 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a retired Brazilian basketball player and coach of Argentine origin. He was a 1.91 m (6'3") tall power forward. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991. He was enshrined into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.
At the club level, Pasos played for Clube de Regatas Tietê (1951–1961), and then C.R. Sírio (1962–1965), and Corinthians (1966–1972). He won the Brazilian League championship in 1966 and 1969, and the São Paulo regional title league in 1966, 1968, and 1969.
Brazilian national team
Pasos played for the senior Brazilian national team. With Brazil, he won the gold medal at the 1959 FIBA World Championship (where he was also named the MVP of the tournament) and the gold medal at the 1963 FIBA World Championship. He also won a silver medal at the 1954 FIBA World Championship, bronze medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics and 1964 Summer Olympics, a bronze medal at the 1967 FIBA World Championship, a silver medal at the 1963 Pan American Games, and a bronze medal at the 1955 Pan American Games.
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