Gregor Fučka

Italian basketball player

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Gregor Fučka
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Fučka warming up with Lottomatica Roma, in 2007.
Personal information
Born (1971-08-07) 7 August 1971 (age 49)
Kranj, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySlovenian / Italian
Listed height7 ft 0.75 in (2.15 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1993 / Undrafted
Playing career1988–2011
PositionPower forward / Center
Coaching career2017–present
Career history
As player:
1988–1990Smelt Olimpija
1990–1994Stefanel Trieste
1994–1997Stefanel Milano
1997–2002Fortitudo Bologna
2002–2006FC Barcelona
2006–2007Akasvayu Girona
2007–2008Lottomatica Roma
2008–2009Fortitudo Bologna
2009–2011Pistoia Basket
As coach:
2017–2018Trapani (assistant)
2017–2018Italy Under-14
2018-presentFortitudo Bologna (Academy)
2018-presentItaly Under-15
2018–presentItaly Under-16
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

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]

National team career

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,[2] 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.


  1. ^ Fucka plays for Skipper Bologna in Italy.
  2. ^ Wallechinsky, David (2012). The Book of Olympic Lists. p. 16. ISBN 978-1845137731.

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