Angelo Gigli

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Angelo Gigli
Angelo Gigli.JPG
Basket Ferentino
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueSerie A2 Basket
Personal information
Born (1983-06-04) June 4, 1983 (age 36)
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
NationalityItalian
Listed height6 ft 10.25 in (2.09 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2005 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–present
Career history
2001–2002Fortitudo Roma 1908
2003–2006Pallacanestro Reggiana
2006–2008Benetton Treviso
2008–2011Lottomatica Roma
2011–2013Virtus Bologna
2013–2015Emporio Armani Milano
2014→ Pallacanestro Reggiana
2015–presentBasket Ferentino
Career highlights and awards

Angelo Gigli (born June 4, 1983) is an Italian professional basketball player who plays for Basket Ferentino of the Italian Serie A2 Basket. He has also represented the Italian national team internationally. Standing at 2.09 m (6 ft 10 12 in), he is a left-handed power forward and center.

Early life[edit]

Gigli was born in South Africa, where his father worked, he moved to Italy when he was two years old.

Professional career[edit]

He began his career with Fortitudo Roma, he then played for Reggio Emilia, Pallacanestro Treviso, and Lottomatica Roma. In July 2011 he signed with Virtus Bologna.[1]

On August 5, 2013, Gigli signed a two-year contract with Emporio Armani Milano.[2][3] In February 2014, he was loaned to Pallacanestro Reggiana for the remainder of the season.[4] In August 2014, he returned to Emporio Armani.[5]

Gigli sign with the Serie A2 club Basket Ferentino on July 29, 2015.[6]

Italian national team[edit]

Gigli was a member of the senior men's Italian national basketball team from 2005 to 2012 playing in EuroBasket 2005, 2006 FIBA World Championship and EuroBasket 2007.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Virtus Bologna signs Angelo Gigli
  2. ^ "Olimpia Milano officially sign Angelo Gigli". Sportando. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  3. ^ "EA7 EMPORIO ARMANI lands Angelo Gigli". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Reggio Emilia announced Angelo Gigli". Sportando.com. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Angelo Gigli is back in Milano". olimpiamilano.com. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Angelo Gigli inks with Ferentino". Sportando. 2015-07-29. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  7. ^ "Angelo Gigli", Federazione Italiana Pallacanestro. Retrieved on 24 February 2015.

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