Andrea Meneghin

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Andrea Meneghin
Andrea Meneghin Massimo Ferraiuolo.jpg
Personal information
Born (1974-02-02) February 2, 1974 (age 43)
Varese, Italy
Nationality Italian
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1990–2007
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career 2007–present
Career history
1990–2000 Pallacanestro Varese
2000–2002 Fortitudo Bologna
2002–2005 Pallacanestro Varese
2006–2007 Pallacanestro Daverio
Career highlights and awards

Andrea Meneghin (born February 2, 1974) is an Italian retired professional basketball player and active coach. Standing at 2.00 m (6 ft. 6¾ in.), Meneghin was an offense oriented shooting guard-small forward. The son of Dino Meneghin, one of the greatest Italian basketball players in history, Andrea played against his father during the latter's last season as a pro.

Professional career[edit]

Meneghin spent almost his whole career with Pallacanestro Varese. He played many seasons in the Euroleague with Varese and Fortitudo Bologna. Meneghin helped Pallacanestro Varese win the Italian League championship in 1999, something that the team had not achieved since 1978. He was named the Mr. Europa Player of the Year in 1999. He was also named the MVP of the Italian Supercup in 1999.

Italian national team[edit]

Meneghin was selected to the FIBA EuroBasket 1999 All-Tournament Team, after he helped the Italian national team to win the gold medal at the tournament.

Coaching career[edit]

Being considered an icon in Varese, Meneghin started his coaching career during the 2007-08 season, also with the Pallacanestro Varese basketball team.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Italian national team[edit]

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