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Luigi Datome takes new role in Italian Basketball


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Gigi Datome assumes the role of coordinator for all Italian men’s basketball teams.

The Italian Basketball Federation has officially announced a new appointment for the country’s basketball legend: Luigi Datome, already serving as the head of the delegation for the senior national team, will now take on the role of coordinator for all men’s teams starting July 1st.

Datome retired from playing last year after his final national tournament in the 2023 FIBA World Cup.

As coordinator, he will primarily focus on managing the international relations of the men’s national teams. This will involve accompanying them to tournaments and games, as well as engaging with attaches and other federations.

Luigi Datome

Position: SF
Age: 36
Height: 203 cm
Weight: 100 kg
Birth place: Montebelluna, Italy

Under Datome’s leadership, the Italian men’s national team is gearing up for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament this summer. They are placed in Group B, alongside host Puerto Rico and Bahrain.

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