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André Buffière

Full name: Pierre André Buffière
Nickname(s): Bubu
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: November 12, 1922 in Vion, Ardèche, France
Died: October 2, 2014
Affiliations: UA Marseille, Marseille (FRA) / ASVEL, Villeurbanne (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

André Buffière was a legend in French basketball, first as a player and then as a coach. He was capped 96 times for the French team between 1946-55, and won three medals (1949 silver, 1951/53 bronze) at the European Championships. He played for Lyon, Marseille, and Asvel, playing on six French championships teams. Buffière later became a coach initially for Villeurbanne. He served as the French national coach from 1957-64, leading them to a European bronze in 1959, and then coached l’Asvel and CSP Limoges, leading Limoges to the Korac Cup title in 1982 and1983, and the French title in 1983.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Men's Basketball France FRA 2 Silver
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball France FRA 8

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1948-08-13 USA 65, FRA 21 0
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1948-08-12 FRA 43, BRA 33 2
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1948-08-09 FRA 53, CHI 52 8
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Group D Match #1 1 1948-08-01 FRA 62, IRI 30 5
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Group D Match #4 1 1948-08-02 FRA 37, CUB 31 1
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Group D Match #5 2 1948-08-03 MEX 56, FRA 42 3
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball France FRA Group D Match #10 1 1948-08-06 FRA 73, IRL 14 8
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Final Round Match 7/8 2 1952-08-01 BUL 58, FRA 44 6
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 2 1952-07-31 BRA 59, FRA 44 2
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group A Match #2 1 1952-07-28 FRA 68, URU 66 4
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group A Match #4 2 1952-07-29 ARG 61, FRA 52 4
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group A Match #5 2 1952-07-30 BUL 67, FRA 58 6
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group D Match #1 1 1952-07-25 FRA 92, EGY 64 6
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group D Match #4 1 1952-07-25 FRA 58, CUB 42 2
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball France FRA Group D Match #5 1 1952-07-27 FRA 52, CHI 43 3
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