- André Buffière
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.
Olympic family relations
Date of birth incorrectly listed as 12 October 1922.