Quinteros (left) in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
|Position||Point Guard / Shooting Guard|
January 15, 1979 |
Colón, Entre Ríos, Argentina
|Nationality||Argentine / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 2.75 in (1.90 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|1996–1997||Club Parque Sur|
|1997–2000||Club La Unión|
|2002–2003||Club Trouville Montevideo|
|2006–2007||León Caja España|
|Career highlights and awards|
Paolo Alfredo Quinteros (born January 15, 1979 in Colón, Entre Ríos, Argentina) is an Argentine-Italian professional basketball player. He plays mainly at the shooting guard position, but he can also play at the point guard position. He is 6'2.75" (1.90 m) tall, and he weighs 200 pounds.
Quinteros began his professional career in the Argentine 2nd Division with Club Parque Sur in 1996. He then joined the top Argentine League club Club La Unión in 1997. He then moved to the Argentine League club Estudiantes Olavarria in 2000. In 2002, he moved to the Uruguayan League club Club Trouville Montevideo.
He then returned to the Argentine League to play with the Boca Juniors in 2003. He joined León Caja España of the Spanish Second Division in 2006. He moved to Basket Zaragoza 2002 of the Spanish Second Division in the year 2007.
Quinteros was named the Uruguayan League MVP in 2003, the South American Club Championship MVP in 2004, and the Prince's Cup MVP in 2007. He played in the top level division of Spain, the Spanish ACB League, for the first time in the 2008-09 season.
Argentine national basketball team
Quinteros is also a member of the senior men's Argentine national basketball team. With Argentina's senior national team, he won silver medals at both the 2005 FIBA Americas Championship and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship. He also won bronze medals at both the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship.
He also won the gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship.
Awards and accomplishments
- 2x South American League Champion: (2001, 2012)
- 3x Argentine League Champion: (2001, 2004, 2013)
- 2x Argentine League Triples Tournament Champion: (2002, 2006)
- Uruguayan League MVP: (2003)
- 3x South American Club Championship Champion: (2004, 2005, 2006)
- South American Club Championship MVP: (2004)
- 3x Argentine Cup Champion: (2004, 2005, 2006)
- 2x Argentine League All-Star Game MVP: (2005, 2012)
- 3x Argentine League Best Quintet: (2005, 2006, 2013)
- Argentine League Top Scorer: (2005)
- Prince's Cup Champion: (2007)
- Prince's Cup MVP: (2007)
- 2x Spanish Second Division Champion: (2008, 2010)
- Super 8 Tournament Champion: (2012)
- Super 8 Tournament Top Scorer: (2012)
- Super 8 Tournament MVP: (2012)
- South American League MVP: (2012)
- Argentine League MVP: (2013)
- Argentine League Finals MVP: (2013)
Argentine national team
- 2003 South American Championship: Silver
- 2005 Stanković Continental Champions' Cup: Silver
- 2005 FIBA Americas Championship: Silver
- 2006 South American Championship: Bronze
- 2007 FIBA Americas Championship: Silver
- 2008 South American Championship: Gold
- 2008 FIBA Diamond Ball Tournament: Gold
- 2008 Summer Olympic Games: Bronze
- 2009 FIBA Americas Championship: Bronze
- 2011 FIBA Americas Championship: Gold