Laurent Sciarra

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Laurent Sciarra
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Personal information
Born (1973-08-08) August 8, 1973 (age 43)
Nice, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1991–2011
Position Point guard
Career history
1991–1993 Hyères-Toulon
1993–1997 Paris Basket Racing
1997 Ciudad de Huelva
1997–1998 Benetton Treviso
1998–2000 Paris Basket Racing
2000–2001 ASVEL Villeurbanne
2001–2002 Paniónios
2002–2004 Paris Basket Racing
2004–2005 BCM Gravelines
2005–2008 JDA Dijon
2008–2010 Orléans Loiret Basket
2010–2011 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
Career highlights and awards

Laurent Sciarra (born August 8, 1973) is a former French professional basketball player.

Professional career[edit]

Sciarra began his professional career in 1990, with Hyères-Toulon Var Basket, and he moved to Paris Basket Racing in 1993. He played with PBR until 1997, when he was a member of the club's French League championship season. Sciarra then moved abroad for one season, playing with Ciudad de Huelva in Spain, and Pallacanestro Treviso in Italy, before returning to Paris.

In 2001, Sciarra again moved abroad, and spent a season with Panionios in Greece. Following two more seasons with Paris Basket Racing, Sciarra played with the French club BCM Gravelines, for one season. In 2005, he began to play with the French club JDA Dijon, where he stayed until his transfer to French club Entente Orléanaise 45, in 2008.

French national team[edit]

Sciarra played internationally for the senior men's French national basketball team. He was a member of France's silver-medal winning squad at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games. He was the best scorer of the 2000 Olympics final, as he scored 19 points against Team USA.

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