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Andrea Meneghin
Meneghin, in 2015.
Personal information
Born (1974-02-20) February 20, 1974 (age 47)
Varese, Italy
Listed height6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1996 / Undrafted
Playing career1990–2007
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career2006–present
Career history
As player:
1990–2000Pallacanestro Varese
2000–2002Fortitudo Bologna
2002–2005Pallacanestro Varese
2006–2007Pallacanestro Daverio
As coach:
2006–2008Pallacanestro Varese (assistant)
2007–presentPallacanestro Varese (youth clubs)
Career highlights and awards
As player:
Meneghin, playing with Pallacanestro Varese.
Meneghin, playing with Pallacanestro Varese.

Andrea Meneghin (born February 20, 1974) is an Italian retired professional basketball player and active coach. Standing at 2.00 m (6 ft. 6 34 in.), Meneghin was an offense oriented shooting guard-small forward.

Professional career

Meneghin spent almost his whole career with Pallacanestro Varese. He played many seasons in the EuroLeague with Varese and Fortitudo Bologna. Meneghin helped Pallacanestro Varese win the Italian League championship in 1999, something that the team had not achieved since 1978. He was named the Mr. Europa European Player of the Year in 1999. He was also named the MVP of the Italian Supercup in 1999.

National team career

Meneghin was selected to the EuroBasket 1999's All-Tournament Team, after he helped the senior Italian national team to win the gold medal at the tournament. He also played with Italy at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, and the 2001 EuroBasket.[1]

Coaching career

Being considered an icon in Varese, Meneghin started his coaching career during the 2006–07 season, also with the Pallacanestro Varese basketball team.

Personal life

Andrea Meneghin is the son of Dino Meneghin, one of the greatest Italian basketball players in history. Andrea played against his father, during the latter's last season as a pro.

Awards and accomplishments

Pro career

Italian senior national team