Bruno Cerella
Bruno Cerella
Shooting Guard, Small Forward
Born in: Bahia Blanca() on 30/07/1986

Cerella arrived in Milano during the month of July in 2013 after beginning his career in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, and moving up from the minor leagues in Italy.
2015/16 SEASON - He added a chapter to his legendary charcater when he returned in the Italy Cup final 48 hours after a meniscus tear that required surgery. He won the Italy Cup and the Italian league championship.
2014/15 SEASON - He set his new playoff-high by scoring 14 points against Virtus Bologna in the quartefinals.
2013/14 SEASON - Cerella led the Euroleague during the Top 16 phase in three-point shooting with 70.0%... He scored 13 points, a season high, in the quarterfinals Game 5 vs Pistoia...
HIS CAREER - Cerella was born in Bahia Blanca, the same city where the great star Emanul Ginobili grew up, probably the only Argentinian city where basketball is dominant even over soccer. Cerella, born on July 30, 1986, arrived in Italy to play for Massafra, then Salerno and finally Potenza. From Potenza he took off to go up, to Teramo in 2008, where he played behind David Moss helping the team to reach the Italy Cup semifinal and the third place in the Italian league regular season. Cerella stayed two seasons in Teramo, then he was loaned to Casalpusterlengo in Legadue (12.6 points, 32.1 minutes played per game, shooting 39.7% from three, 85.9% from the line while grabbing 4.9 rebounds and having 2.4 steals on average). He returned to Teramo for the 2011/12 season. Coached by Alessandro Ramagli he averaged 9.0 points per game in 24.9 minutes, shhoting 63.8% from two and conquering 3.2 rebounds per game. He suffered a knee injury in the very last game of the season in Milano. During the summer he moved to Varese where he played only 21 games while recovering from the injury. He has a personal-best of 27 points in game, against Biella, on February 27, 2012 while playing for Teramo.
NOTES - Cerella created and supports "Slums Dunk", a solidarity project to support the youngsters living in the poor areas of Nairobi, using the Onlus "Karibu Afrika".