Riccardo MORASCHINI

Playmaker , Point Guard
Born in Cento on 8/1/1991

 

Riccardo Moraschini, a 1.94 mt. guard, born on 8 January 1991 in Cento (Ferrara), was signed during the summer of 2019.

2020/21 SEASON – He helped the team win the Supercup by averaging 7.0 points per game for the entire competition. He was a member of 2021 Italian Cup winning team.

2019/20 SEASON – He made the winning free throws with 8.8 seconds left in Athens, against Panathinaikos. Against Real madrid, he set his personal bests for points (21), rebounds (six), index rating (24), steals (four), minutes played (34:39). Moraschini became the seventh Olimpia Italian player for point scored in one EuroLeague game behind Luca Vitali (32), Alessandro Gentile (29), Danilo Gallinari and Massimo Bulleri (27), Daniel Hackett (25), Marco Mordente (23).

His career

Riccardo Moraschini grew up in the Virtus Bologna youth system and made his first-team debut in the 2007/08 season. He played 45 Serie A games in Bologna before moving on to Biella for the 2010/11 season, returning briefly the following year and then moving again to Sant’Antimo.
In 2012/13 he played again in Bologna, then he spent a year in Rome, two years in Mantua in A2, a year in Trento, one more in Mantua (13.1 points per game in A2). In 2018/19, he was in Brindisi where he played 33 games out of 33 averaging 12.3 points per game, 2.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds, all career highs.

NOTES – Moraschini was named Italian Player of the Year in the 2018/19 season in which he had a personal record of 30 points in a single game (against Trieste) and scored against Trento the winning three at the buzzer that allowed Brindisi to earn a berth in the Final Eight, where it reached the championship game.
Moraschini played in the Under 16, Under 18 and Under 20 National teams. In 2011, he won the European Under 20 silver medal in Bilbao.
It also has 19 appearances with the senior National Team. He won the Under 17 championship in 2008 and the Under 19 championship in 2010, with Virtus Bologna.

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