Riccardo Pittis

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Riccardo Pittis
Personal information
Born (1968-12-18) December 18, 1968 (age 48)
Milan, Italy
Nationality Italian
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1984–2004
Position Small forward
Career history
1984–1993 Olimpia Milano
1993–2004 Basket Treviso
Career highlights and awards

Riccardo Pittis (born 18 December 1968 in Milan, Italy) is a former Italian professional basketball player. At a height of 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) tall, he played at the small forward position. He was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors list.

Professional career[edit]

During his pro career, Pittis competed at the highest European levels for two decades (1984–2004).

Pittis spent his whole club career playing in two teams: Olimpia Milano and Basket Treviso. With Olimpia, he won the EuroLeague championship twice, in 1987 and 1988, as well as the Korać Cup title in 1993. With Treviso, he won the Saporta Cup title in 1999. He led the EuroLeague in steals 4 times (1992, 1994, 1996, and 2003).

Italian national team[edit]

Pittis was a regular member of the senior Italian national basketball team. With Italy's senior national team, he won two EuroBasket silver medals, at the 1991 EuroBasket and the 1997 EuroBasket.

Titles won[edit]

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