Is Paolo Banchero Filipino?
To be precise, Paolo Banchero is not Filipino. The athlete was born on November 12 in 2002, in Seattle, Washington.
He is an Italian-American basketball player. The basketball star participated in track as a youth and played basketball, American football, and both.
He developed his basketball skills at the Rotary Boys and Girls Club of Seattle, taking cues from his mother, a former professional player.
The athlete grew from 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) to 6 ft 5 in by the seventh grade (1.96 m). In basketball and football, he was named among the top 50 eighth-graders in the nation.
Moreover, the player has said he wants to play for Italy in international events and is qualified to play for the national basketball team of Italy. In November 2020, he was chosen for the nation's 24-man roster for the EuroBasket 2022 qualification games; however, he did not participate.