Filippo Baldi Rossi

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Filippo Baldi Rossi
No. 8 – Virtus Bologna
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueLBA
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1991-10-26) October 26, 1991 (age 27)
Vignola, Italy
NationalityItalian
Listed height207 cm (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight97 kg (214 lb)
Career information
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2010Virtus Bologna
2010–2012→Perugia Basket
2012–2013Auxilium Torino
2013–2014Aquila Basket Trento
2014–2017Aquila Basket Trento
2017–presentVirtus Bologna
Career highlights and awards

Filippo Baldi Rossi (born October 26, 1991) is an Italian professional basketball player for Virtus Bologna of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). Standing at 2.07 m (6 ft. 9 in.), he plays at the Power forward and center positions.

Professional career[edit]

Clubs[edit]

Filippo Baldi Rossi began to play with the senior team of Virtus Bologna at the age 17.

During the 2010-11 and 2011-12 he played on loan to Perugia Basket. In 2012 he went to Auxilium Torino,[1] where he played for only one season. In 2013 he signed a contract with Aquila Basket Trento in Serie A2 Basket.[2] He still plays in the Trento's major basketball club in the Italian LBA.[3]

In February 3, 2016, during a match of the Last 32 round in EuroCup against Pallacanestro Reggiana, he was severely injured on the left knee.[4] and he had to undergo an operation on the front crusader.[5] For that reason he blasted the rest of the season.[6] A long rehabilitation took at the Isokinetic Centre in Bologna, Italy, where he got a full recovery after the operation.

In November 30, 2017, Baldi Rossi signed a deal with Segafredo Virtus Bologna. His contract will run through 2019.[7]

National team[edit]

Baldi Rossi played the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship in 2011 with the Italy national under-20 basketball team, where he won the Silver medal.[8]

In 2017 Filippo Baldi Rossi officially entered into the sperimental Italian Senior Basketball Team. He was in the 12s of coach Ettore Messina for EuroBasket 2017 in Israel and Turkey, because of Davide Pascolo who missed EuroBasket with a right knee injury.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PMS Torino, firmato Filippo Baldi Rossi" [PMS Torino: signed Filippo Baldi Rossi]. www.pianetabasket.com (in Italian). 28 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Un altro colpo nel mercato bianconero: Filippo Baldi Rossi!" [Another shot in the Bianconero market: Filippo Baldi Rossi!]. aquilabasket.it (in Italian). 9 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Dolomiti Energia, rinnovo triennale per Baldi Rossi" [Dolomiti Energia, three-year renewal for Baldi Rossi]. trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it (in Italian). 9 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Aquila Basket. Per Baldi Rossi trauma ginocchio" [Aquila Basket. Knee injury for Filippo Baldi Rossi]. radionbc.it (in Italian). 5 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Ginocchio sinistro da operare per Filippo Baldi Rossi" [Left knee to operate for Filippo Baldi Rossi]. sportando.com (in Italian). 11 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Baldi Rossi out fino alla prossima stagione" [Baldi Rossi out until next season]. trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it (in Italian). 11 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Virtus Bologna signs Filippo Baldi Rossi". Sportando.com. 30 November 2017.
  8. ^ "SPAIN STAY PERFECT TO BECOME CHAMPIONS". fibaeurope.com. 24 July 2011.
  9. ^ "Davide Pascolo will miss Eurobasket, Baldi Rossi will take his place". sportando.com. 30 August 2017.

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