Nicolás Mazzarino (born October 21, 1975, in Salto) is a Uruguayan professional basketball player for Club Malvin in the Liga Uruguaya de Básquetbol. He also holds an Italian passport. At a height of 1.83 m (6'0") tall, he plays at the point guard and shooting guard positions.
Mazzarino began his professional career in the Uruguayan club Hebraica y Macabi in 1991. In this club, Mazzarino won the Uruguayan Federal Championship title in 1994. In 1997, he moved to C.A. Welcome, another Uruguayan basketball team, where he won 4 consecutive Uruguayan Federal Championships. In 2001, Mazzarino played a brief time in the Argentinian League team C.A. Boca Juniors, but then he returned to C.A. Welcome.
After that season, he moved to Pallacanestro Cantù. In the 2007–08 season, he became the captain of Cantù. His best season with Cantù was the 2009–10 season, when he helped Cantù make it to the Italian League semifinals, after averaging 13.8 points and 2.8 assists per game.
National team career
Mazzarino played with the senior Uruguayan national team from 1997 to 2014. He played with Uruguay at 6 FIBA South American Championships (1997, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2014), 6 FIBA AmeriCups (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013), and 3 Pan American Games (1999, 2003, and 2007).
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