Baskonia adds versatility with Fontecchio

Jul 09, 2021 by Euroleague.net Print
Baskonia adds versatility with Fontecchio

Baskonia-Vitoria Gasteiz continued adding pieces to its roster for this and future seasons by inking versatile forward Simone Fontecchio to a three-year deal, the club announced Friday. Fontecchio (2.03 meters, 25 years old) arrives from ALBA Berlin and is coming off the best season of his career. Fontecchio started in 24 of his 29 appearances and averaged 10.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists. Fontecchio also posted 11.9 points on 42.0% three-point shooting, 3.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in the German League, helping ALBA win the title. New Baskonia forward made his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut with AX Armani Exchange Milan of his native Italy in 2016-17 season, but has made only 17 appearances over three seasons there. He started his career with Virtus Segafredo Bologna, and also place with Vanoli Cremona and Reggio Emila before joining ALBA.