Paolo Quinteros

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Paolo Quinteros
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Quinteros (left) in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
Regatas Corrientes
Position Point Guard / Shooting Guard
Personal information
Born (1979-01-15) January 15, 1979 (age 38)
Colón, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Nationality Argentine / Italian
Listed height 6 ft 2.75 in (1.90 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1996–present
Career history
1996–1997 Club Parque Sur
1997–2000 Club La Unión
2000–2002 Estudiantes Olavarria
2002–2003 Club Trouville Montevideo
2003–2006 Boca Juniors
2006–2007 León Caja España
2007–2011 CAI Zaragoza
2011–present Regatas Corrientes
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.

Professional career[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Argentine national team[edit]

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