Luigi Datome, aka Gigi, was born in Montebelluna on November 27th , 1987. He’s an historic point of reference for Italian basketball. He plays as a small forward in Olimpia Milano and in the Italian National Basketball Team. He was one of the first Italians to be drafted in the NBA Draft playing for the Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics.
Gigi is the locker room man, the experienced go-to-guy for the teammates both on and off the court. After his American experience, he moved to Fenerbahce where he achieved his highest, winning everything that could be won at European level.
In his private life, he loves reading, he has also created his social column #cosaleggegigione, and he is also fond of music. During Patti Smith concert’s in Milan on August 1, 2022, Gigi was on stage to play guitar with her.
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