Gregor Fučka

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Gregor Fučka
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Fučka warming up with Lottomatica Roma, in 2007.
Personal information
Born (1971-08-07) August 7, 1971 (age 47)
Kranj, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian / Italian
Listed height 7 ft 0.75 in (2.15 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1993 / Undrafted
Playing career 1988–2011
Position Power forward / Center
Coaching career 2017–present
Career history
As player:
1988–1990 Smelt Olimpija
1990–1994 Stefanel Trieste
1994–1997 Stefanel Milano
1997–2002 Fortitudo Bologna
2002–2006 FC Barcelona
2006–2007 Akasvayu Girona
2007–2008 Lottomatica Roma
2008–2009 Fortitudo Bologna
2009–2011 Pistoia Basket
As coach:
2017– Trapani (assistant)
2017– Italy Under-14
Career highlights and awards

As a player:

EuroLeague records since the 2000–01 season

  • Most offensive rebounds in a game

Gregor Fučka (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈfutʃka]); born 7 August 1971) is a Slovenian-Italian retired professional basketball player and coach. A 215 cm (7' ​34") forward-center, he was a both a Mister Europa and Euroscar laureate in 2000.

Professional career[edit]

Fučka played with Smelt Olimpija, in Yugoslavia, from 1988–90, then he moved to Italy, playing with Stefanel Trieste (1990–1994), Stefanel Milano (1994–1997), and Teamsystem Bologna a.k.a. Paf Wennington Bologna a.k.a. Skipper Bologna (1997–2002). Then he played in Spain, with FC Barcelona (2002–2006), and with Akasvayu Girona (2006–07). He then came back to Italy, in the 2007–08 season, playing with Lottomatica Roma.[1]

Italian national team[edit]

Fučka played with Italy's junior national team at the 1991 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, where he won the silver medal. He also played at the FIBA Under-21 World Cup with Italy's junior national team, in 1993.

With the senior men's Italian national basketball team, Fučka played at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, and he won the gold medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 1999, where he was named the tournament's MVP. Fučka also won a silver medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 1997. He also played at the 1998 FIBA World Championship (selected to the All-Tournament Team), and at the FIBA EuroBasket 1995 and the FIBA EuroBasket 2001.

Titles and awards[edit]

With Olimpia Milano

With Fortitudo Bologna

With FC Barcelona

With Girona

With senior Italian National Team


External links[edit]