Leonardo Gutiérrez

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Leo Gutiérrez
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Gutiérrez, in 2008.
Personal information
Born (1978-05-16) May 16, 1978 (age 41)
Marcos Juárez, Argentina
NationalityArgentine
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
Playing career1993–2017
PositionPower forward
Career history
1993–1998Olimpia Venado Tuerto
1998–2002Atenas de Córdoba
2002–2003Inca
2003Paisas Antioquia de Medellin
2003–2004Obras Sanitarias
2004–2006Ben Hur de Rafaela
2006–2008Boca Juniors
2008–2009Atenas de Cordoba
2009–2017Peñarol
Career highlights and awards

Leonardo "Leo" Martín Gutiérrez (born May 16, 1978) is an Argentine former professional basketball player. He played as a power forward.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Gutiérrez had a career average of 13.1 points per game in the top-tier level Argentine League, while playing in 1,106 games over 23 seasons. He scored a total of 14,531 total points in the top Argentine League. He is also first all-time in games played in the Argentine League, and third all-time in total points scored.

He holds the record for the most Argentine League championships won, with 10.

National team career[edit]

Gutiérrez won numerous medals with Argentina's senior national team, including the gold medal at the 2001 FIBA Americas Championship and 2011 FIBA Americas Championship and silver medals at the 2003 FIBA Americas Championship, the 2005 FIBA Americas Championship and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship. He also won a bronze medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship.

He also won a silver medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championship, a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, and a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Personal life[edit]

Gutiérrez met his wife at Venado Tuerto, while playing for Olimpia. He married his longtime fiancée on June 17, 2006. He and his wife have two children. He welcomed his first child in 1999, and his daughter, Mora, in 2009.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Argentine national team[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • FIBA Profile
  • Latinbasket.com Profile
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Leonardo Gutiérrez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.