Day of Birth: 27.09.1987
Country: Italy
Sport: Basketball

About me

I am the captain of the Italian National Basketball Team. I am now the face of Italian and European basketball, with my iconic beard. A reliable player, an exceptional shooter and a team man, I am always very attentive to fitness. After an experience in the NBA (Detroit Pistons and Boston Celtics) I am currently the wing of the Fenerbahce Istanbul, a club with which I won the Euroleague in 2017. In my palmares I also boasts 3 Turkish championships, one Italian with Siena as a junior, two bronze medals junior at the European category U18 and U20. A lover of life, music and cuisine, I testifies to my role of the highest order in European basketball, is also head of the ELPA, the association of Euroleague players.

Interview of Gigi Datome



Italian Championship: 2003-04 (Mens Sana Siena)

Itelian Supercup: 2004 (Mens Sana Siena)

Turkish Championship: 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 (Fenerbahçe)

Turkey Cup: 2016, 2019 (Fenerbahçe)

Euroleague: 2016-17 (Fenerbahçe)

President's Cup: 2016, 2017 (Fenerbahçe)