Simone Fontecchio arrives at Baskonia

The Italian forward reaches an agreement with the Basque entity for the next three seasons. It comes from the Dawn of Berlin.


Italian forward Simone Fontecchio, 25 years old, 2.03 m, and born in the Italian town of Pescara, has reached an agreement with Saski Baskonia for the next three seasons. Fontecchio, from Alba in Berlin with whom he has been proclaimed champion of the German league, is an absolute international and is part of the list of 12 players who will represent Italy at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Fontecchio, has been one of the most outstanding players of the German team with whom he played 29 games in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season and has averaged 10.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and a PIR of 10.1 in an average of 23:25 minutes. In the German competition, in which he has won the champion's cup, he has completed a remarkable campaign with 11.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 12.8 PIR credits per game. In the 2019-20 season, the new Barça forward played for Reggio Emilia in Serie A in the Italian league, with which he averaged 11 points and 3.9 rebounds before making the jump to Alba in Berlin.Previously, in his first years as a professional player, he played for Virtus de Bologna between the 2012 and 2016 seasons before joining AX Armani Milan between 2016 and 2019. The new Baskon player has set a remarkable pre-Olympic tournament with Italy, With an average of 19.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists (54% triple), achieving the ticket for Japan together with his compatriot Achille Polonara, who has packed his bags to leave Vitoria for Fenerbahce in Istanbul.

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