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  • FIBA Arbitral Tribunal: 1358/19 (Kurtinaitis, Fimic v/ Pallacanestro Cantu)
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    RimasKurtinaitisSummary of the Case: The Lithuanian Coach, Rimas Kurtinaitis (agency: Alti Sport ), and his Agent, Obrad Fimic, filed a claim against the Italian Club, Pallacanestro Cantu, for outstanding salaries, agent fees and interest. The Claimant submitted that the Respondent breached the Contract by failing to honour the terms of the Settlement Agreement entitling the Coach to receive the full amounts owed under the Contract. In its Answer, the Respondent argued that the contractual...

  • Napoli inks Jason Rich
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    Jason RichGevi Napoli Basket (Serie A) agreed terms with experienced 35-year old American guard Jason Rich (191cm-90kg) for new 2021-22 season. Rich played most recently at Openjobmetis Varese. AddhereLastSeasonawards The previous (19-20) season he played at Gaziantep in Turkish BSL where in 15 games he had 12.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 3

  • Azzano re-signs at UBC
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    RiccardoAzzanoBlanc Udine Basket Club (Serie C) confirmed in their roster 19-year old shooting guard Riccardo Azzano (192cm-95kg) for season 2021-22. Azzano played there last season.

  • Civitanova signs Andrea Pedicone
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    RiccardoAzzanoRossella Virtus Civitanova Marche (Serie B) signed 20-year old forward Andrea Pedicone (193cm-84kg, agency: SLN) for upcoming 2021-22 season. Pedicone played last season at Roseto Sharks. But in 14 Serie B games he had just 1.0ppg. The previous (19-20) season he played at ASD Sambacanestro San Benedetto (Serie C). Rossella Virtus Civitanova Marche roster for 2021-2022: Guards: Gianpaolo Riccio Matteo Felicioni Tommaso Cognigni Forwards: Marco Vallasciani Nicholas Dessi Andrea Pedicone...

  • Torrenova lands Matteo Zanetti
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    MatteoZanettiCestestica Aquila Nebrodi Torrenovese (Serie B) landed 19-year old 195cm forward Matteo Zanetti for new season. Zanetti played most recently at Andrea Costa Imola Basket. In 19 Serie B games he averaged 3.2ppg and 2.4rpg last season. Part of previous (2019-20) season he spent at Orasi Ravenna (Serie A2). But in three games he had just 1.0ppg. He also played for Fortitudo (Serie C) where in three games he recorded 14.0ppg, 6.3rpg and 1.7spg. Zanetti has played previously for BO Fortitudo....

  • Senigallia adds Calbini to their roster
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    LorenzoCalbiniGoldengas Pallacanestro Senigallia (Serie B) added to their roster 18-year old guard Lorenzo Calbini (185cm) for season 2021-22. Calbini has played for the last two seasons at Carpegna Prosciutto Basket Pesaro (Serie A). Serie A was a little too high level for him, where in four games he recorded just 0.5ppg last season. Serie B will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (19-20) season he played at Pesaro (Serie C). In 5 games he averaged 9.4ppg,...

  • Chinellato re-signs at U. Padova
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    ErosChinellatoUnione Basket Padova (Serie B) confirmed in their roster 30-year old shooting guard Eros Chinellato (191cm-90kg, agency: SLN) for season 2021-22. Chinellato has played there for the last three seasons. He was a member of Italian U16 National Team between 2005 and 2007. Chinellato has played previously for five other teams: Benetton Treviso, Vicenza, Mestre, Rovereto and Bologna. His team was regular season runner-up in Italian Serie C Gold Group Veneto in 2020. The scouts decsribe him...

  • Marco Ceron agreed terms with Virtus Segafredo Bologna
    on October 22, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    Marco CeronDefending champion Virtus Segafredo Bologna (Serie A) inked 29-year old 195cm swingman Marco Ceron for upcoming season. Ceron played most recently at Mantova in Italian Serie A2. In 25 games he recorded 9.4ppg and 3.1rpg last season. He also spent pre-season at Basket Mestre (Serie A2). Ceron represented Italy at the European Championships U20 in Slovenia nine years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 10.5ppg, 2.8rpg, FGP: 48.1%, 3PT: 28.6%, FT: 76.0%. He has played previously for...

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