Travis Diener

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Full Name Travis Diener
Age 38 Years Old
Nick Name Travis
Gender Male
Famous As Basketball Player
Birth Date March 1st, 1982
Birth Place Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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About Travis Diener; American-Italian Basketballer

An American-Italian professional basketball player, ''Travis Diener'' plays for Vanoli Cremona in the ''Italian Lega Basket Serie A''(LBA). Travis also had Italian citizenship and has played for the Italian national team at Euro Basket 2013. His position in his team is the point guard. He played collegiately at Marquette University and was a member of the great Golden Eagles team that reached the NCAA Tournament Final Four in 2003. Diener is represented by Washington D.C based agent, Doug Neustadt. He was one of three future NBA players from that Golden Eagles team. He started his basketball career since 2005. In the recent news, his dad goes crazy after son hits clinching 3-pointer to lift Marquette alumni to title. His remarkable story wouldn't be complete without Bob Diener cheering him on. Travis's dad, a member in one of Wisconsin's top basketball families, was recorded watching the final minutes of the Golden Eagles' win over Sideline Cancer in The Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, a win capped by his 38-year-old son's 3-pointer to clinch victory. The team of mostly Marquette University alumni won $1 million dollars for the triumph. Bob Diener, whose celebration two years ago also went viral after another big shot from Travis, was perched at his family's bar, The Press Box, in Fond du Lac. It's the same sports bar where Diener agreed to buy drinks for everyone if the Golden Eagles prevailed. Bob enjoyed the moment when Travis hit the "Elam Ending" clincher to give the Golden Eagles the win. Scroll down to get full information about biography, career, awards, stats, injury, prize money, current team, retirement, girlfriend, dating, net worth, height, age, facts, wiki, birthday, and more.

Famous For

  • Being an American-Italian basketball player.
  • Being 2 times Italian Cup winner. 

The Golden Eagles team of Marquette alumni win The Basketball Tournament championship; Travis Diener

Source: @thetournament.com

Early Life of Travis Diener

Professional basketballer, Diener was born on 1st March 1982 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the USA. Born name of Travis Diener is ''Travis Lyle Diener''. His nationality is American whereas his race is white. His ethnicity is American-White. Zodiac sign of Travis is Pisces. He celebrates his birthday on 1st March of every year whereas, he had celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2020. He hasn't shared details about his parents and other family members. His dad is a member of one of Wisconsin's top basketball families. He also has a brother named Dick Diener. His shirt numbers are 34, 12, 27, and 7. Diener is educated from ''Goodrich'' (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) High School and graduated from ''Marquette'' College (2001-2005).

Career of Travis Diener

  • Travis kickoff his career by playing collegiately at Marquette University.
  • He was also a member of the Golden Eagles team that reached the ''NCAA Tournament Final Four'' in the year 2003.
  • In the 2005 NBA Draft, he was a second-round draft choice (38th overall) of the Orlando Magic.
  • On 2nd December 2005, he made his NBA debut by playing 12 minutes and scoring three points in a loss against the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • The ''Indiana Pacers'' signed Diener (who was a free agent) to a three-year deal reportedly worth $4.86 million on 19th June 2007.
  • On 6th July 2009, he exercised his player option to remain with the Pacers for the 2009-10 NBA season and in 2010, Diener was waived by Indiana and signed by the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • Travis Diener was signed by Dinamo Sassari of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A in August 2010.
  • With the help of his wife, he got Italian citizenship who is of Italian descent which allowed him to join the Italian national basketball team.
  • He retired from professional basketball, after which he became director of player personnel at Marquette University in 2014.
  • Travis came out of retirement to sign with ''Vanoli Cremona'' in July 2017 and again re-signed with the club after one year in July 2018.
  • He had also played for Golden Eagle in ''The Basketball Tournament'' (TBT) an annual single-elimination winner-take-all tournament and rejoined the Marquette alumni team for the "Championship Weekend" of TBT 2019.
  • He again joined Golden Eagles for its final contests in TBT 2020.
  • Along with the tournament's $1 million prizes he made one basket, the winning three-pointer that clinched the championship for Golden Eagles.
  • Not only did Diener get a chance to make good on the promise, but he also hit the shot that clinched the deal and secured the $1 million prize that came with the tournament title. 
  • Diener hit a three-pointer that triggered victory for the Golden Eagles against Sideline Cancer in Tuesday's final. He also admitted staying in a quarantine bubble involved some cold brews, so his gesture fits.  

Travis Diener with the basketball against the oppoenent

Source: @zimbio.com

Award and Achievements of Travis Diener

  • 2 times Italian Cup winner (2014, 2019)
  • Italian Cup MVP (2014)
  • 2 times Serie A All-Star (2011, 2012)
  • Serie A Three-Point Contest winner (2012)
  • No. 12 retired by Dinamo Sassari
  • 2 times First-team All-Conference USA (2004, 2005)
  • Fourth-team Parade All-American (2001) 

Personal Life of Travis Diener

Talking about the private life of basketball Travis, he is a married man. He was married to his beautiful wife; Rosamaria Diener. The duo is also blessed with three children whose names are unknown at present. He is enjoying his life happily with his wife and kids. The sexual orientation of Diener is straight.

Net Worth of Travis Diener

Travis Diener is a professional basketball player. As of 2020, the net worth of Travis Diener is $1 million to $5 million but his 2020's net worth is not flashed publicly till now. His salary will be surely in millions of dollars. His main source of income is from Basketball which is his main profession. He is satisfied with his property and profession as of now. 

Body Measurement of Travis Diener

The height of Travis is 6 ft and 1 inch or 1.85 m which is best for a basketball player. His bodyweight is around 79 kg or 174 pounds. The hair color and eye color of Travis is black. Travis hasn't made any tattoos in his body. His different body measures are unknown until now.