Andrés Pelussi

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Andrés Pelussi
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Argentina
FIBA Americas Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2009 San Juan National Team
South American Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Rio de Janeiro National team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Puerto Montt National team
Goodwill Games
Silver medal – second place 2001 Brisbane National Team

Andrés Pelussi (born October 14, 1977 in Suardi, Argentina) is an Argentine professional basketball player, and a member of the Argentine national basketball team. He is a small forward.

Professional career[edit]

Pelussi has played the last three seasons (2006–07, 2007–08 and 2008–09) with Libertad de Sunchales of the Argentine Liga Nacional de Básquetbol, where he helped the team win the 2007-08 Argentine championship.[1] Pelussi has spent his entire professional career in Argentina, aside from one year (2005–06) with Italian side Virtus Bologna.

Argentine national team[edit]

Pelussi is also a long-time member of the Argentine national basketball team. He first participated with the national team at the 2004 South American Championship.[2] He saw his most extensive action with the team at the 2008 South American Championship, where he averaged 12.7 points and 5.5 rebounds per game for the team. Most recently, he competed with the bronze-medal winning Argentines at the FIBA Americas Championship 2009, where he played primarily off the bench, averaging 3.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andres Pelussi at basketpedya.com
  2. ^ Profile at FIBA.com