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Fabricio Raul Jesus Oberto is an Argentine professional basketball player. He is a 6'10", 245 lb. center-power forward. He has dual Argentine and Italian citizenship.
At age 17, Oberto went to a trial at AD Atenas de Cordoba, one of the most important basketball clubs in Argentina, and was selected to start the following year, and started playing professionally later that year. In 1998, after being chosen MVP of the Argentine league, he transferred to the Greek League club Olympiacos, starting his European experience that would take him to the Spanish League's TAU Ceramica a year later. After 2 seasons with TAU, he moved to Pamesa Valencia in 2002.
During the first year of his NBA stint, Oberto was no longer the key player he had been in Europe, playing less than 9 minutes per game on average. He nonetheless was very satisfied with his role on the Spurs, a perennial championship contender.
Euroleague.net Player Profile - OBERTO, FABRICIO
NBA.com: Fabricio Oberto Bio Page
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