Meneghin, in 2015.
|Born||February 20, 1974|
|Listed height||6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|NBA draft||1996 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|2006–2008||Pallacanestro Varese (assistant)|
|2007–present||Pallacanestro Varese (youth clubs)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Andrea Meneghin (born February 20, 1974) is an Italian retired professional basketball player and active coach. Standing at 2.00 m (6 ft. 6 3⁄4 in.), Meneghin was an offense oriented shooting guard-small forward.
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.
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
- 2× FIBA EuroStar: (1998, 1999)
- Italian League Champion: (1999)
- Mr. Europa: (1999)
- Italian Supercup Winner: (1999)
- Italian Supercup MVP: (1999)
- Italian All-Star Game MVP: (1999)
Italian senior national team
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