Saturday 9 March 2019 You have died, at the age of 70 years, Alberto Bucci. One of the main characters of the Italian basketball, particularly linked to its Bologna, where he was born 25 April 1948, coach from such a high value - and not only from a technical point of view, As above all human - to deserve to be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the FIP.
Ma, mostly, to please anyone who knew him, at each level. Fortitudo Bologna, Basket Rimini, Fabriano Basket, Virtus Bologna, Libertas Livorno, Scaligera Verona, Victoria Libertas Pesaro, again Virtus Bologna, Fabriano Basket and finally back again Virtus Bologna, the teams he coached.
Until the very end, despite the disease had become his most important game for the past eight years, he held the position of President of Virtus Basketball, after being the coach who won the Star of 10 championships won in 1984.
He has won precisely with Virtus 3 badges, adding to its packed list 4 Italian Cups (two with Virtus, one with and one with Verona Pesaro), 1 Super Cup (power), 3 promotions in A1 Series (Fabriano, Livorno, Verona), e 1 Over the Italian National Championship 45 Male.
He coached Zoran Savic in his first season in Bologna, in 1996/1997, rimanendone close friend. They had also heard last Friday, as often it happened. The stay in your heart, like all the Italian basketball and all those who knew him.