Diego Flaccadori

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Diego Flaccadori
No. 12 – Aquila Basket Trento
Position Shooting guard
League LBA
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1996-04-05) 5 April 1996 (age 22)
Seriate, Italy
Nationality Italian
Listed height 6 ft 4.75 in (1.95 m)
Listed weight 177 lb (80 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2014–present
Career history
2014–present Aquila Trento
Career highlights and awards

Diego Flaccadori (born 5 April 1996) is an Italian professional basketball player for Aquila Basket Trento of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He stands 195 cm (6’4¾") tall, and he can play at both the point guard and shooting guard positions, with shooting guard being his primary position.

Professional career[edit]

Flaccadori came through the youth ranks of Excelsior Pallacanestro Bergamo,[1] before transferring to Basket Treviglio, where he made his debut for the club’s men’s team in the amateur Italian third division during the 2013–14 campaign. He played 26 games in his first year in men's basketball, averaging 2.5 points a contest.[2]

Flaccadori then joined Dolomiti Energia Trento of the professional Italian top-flight level league Serie A in August 2014.[3] In his first season with the team, he saw the court in 34 games in the Italian League, scoring 2.8 points per outing.[4] In the 2015–16 season, he marked his debut on the European club stage, participating in the European 2nd tier Eurocup competition with Trento.[5]

He was an early entry candidate for the 2016 NBA draft, but later removed his name from the list.[6]

National team[edit]

Flaccadori was part of the Italian junior national teams on several occasions. He competed in the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship,[7] guided the Italian Under-18 national team to gold at the 2014 Albert Schweitzer Tournament,[8] he was picked by the website Eurobasket.com for their unofficial 2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship's Second Team the same year,[9] was named to Eurobasket.com's unofficial 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship All-Second Team,[10] and also played at the 2015 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arriva Flaccadori, il roster è al completo". Aquila Basket Trento. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Diego Flaccadori | Lega Nazionale Pallacanestro". www.legapallacanestro.com. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  3. ^ "Colpo Aquila: in arrivo il golden boy Flaccadori - Sport - Trentino Corriere Alpi". Trentino Corriere Alpi. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Legabasket". 195.56.77.208. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  5. ^ "FLACCADORI, DIEGO - Welcome to Eurocup". www.eurocupbasketball.com. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  6. ^ "Thirty-three international early-entry candidates withdraw from Draft". NBA.com. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  7. ^ "Diego Flaccadori profile, U16 European Championship Men 2012 | FIBA.COM". FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  8. ^ "Albert Schweitzer Tournament ends after plenty of treats". FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  9. ^ "European Championships U18 Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - eurobasket.com". www.eurobasket.com. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  10. ^ "World Championships U19 Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - eurobasket.com". www.eurobasket.com. Archived from the original on 2016-04-14. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  11. ^ "Diego Flaccadori profile, U20 European Championship Men 2015 | FIBA.COM". FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 

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