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- Italian Serie A round 27 best performance: Derek Willis (by Hoops Agents)on April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Derek WillisAmerican Power forward Derek Willis (206-PF-95) put on an amazing game in the last round for top-ranked Brindisi, receiving a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 27. The 25-year old player had a double-double of 24 points and 11 rebounds, while his team crushed Pesaro (#10, 10-15) with 24-point margin 86-62. It allowed Brindisi to consolidate first place in the Italian Serie A. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Brindisi has...
- Biella tabs Ursulo D'Almeidaon April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
UrsuloD'AlmeidaEdilnol Pallacanestro Biella (Serie A2) inked 19-year old naturalized Beninese forward Ursulo D'Almeida (200cm-95kg-1). He started the season at Blu Basket Gruppo Remer Treviglio. D'Almeida has played there for the last four years.
- Milano and Venezia advance into Final Eight semison April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Kevin PunterMilano cruised past Reggio Emilia 80-52 in the first Italian Cup quarterfinal. Kevin Punter (192-G-93, college: Tennessee) and Zach LeDay (202-C-94, college: Virginia Tech, agency: Wasserman) produced 15 points each to lead the winners. Milano dominated from start to finish. They registered a 41-22 halftime lead. Milano held Reggio Emilia to just 9 points in the third to clear off for good. Jakub Wojciechowski (214-F/C-90) had 10 points in the victory. Filippo Baldi Rossi (207-F/C-91)...
- Taranto lands Milos Divacon April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Milos DivacSerie B newcomer Cus Jonico Basket Taranto landed 22-year old naturalized Montenegrin power forward Milos Divac (200cm-92kg). He played most recently at Montecatiniterme Basket. In 13 Serie B games he averaged 7.1ppg and 4.0rpg last season. The previous (18-19) season Divac played at Malloni Basket Porto S.Elpidio where in 27 Serie B games he had 5.9ppg and 3.9rpg. He represented Montenegro at the European Championships U18 in Volos (Greece) six years ago. His stats at that event were 8...
- Renato Buono agreed terms with Piombinoon April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Renato BuonoSolbat Basket Golfo Piombino (Serie B) inked 26-year old point guard Renato Buono (190cm-82kg). He started the season at Bawer Olimpia Matera. Buono has played there for the last three years. Buono has played previously for six other teams: Castellaneta, Bisceglie, Agropoli, Battaglia, Cassino and Piacenza. His team was regular season runner-up in Italian DNB Group D in 2014.
- Corato keeps Idiaru for another seasonon April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Efe IdiaruBasket Corato (Serie C) re-signed 24-year old guard Efe Idiaru (183cm-82kg, agency: SLN) for upcoming season. He has played there for the last two seasons. He has played previously for two other teams: Bassano and Basket Barcellona. Idiaru won Serie B Group D Regular Season in 2018.
- Teramo adds Molteni to their rosteron April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
TommasoMolteniSerie B newcomer Teramo a Spicchi added to their roster 22-year old point guard Tommaso Molteni (188cm-83kg, agency: SLN). He started the season at Lions Basket Bisceglie. The last season Molteni played at Solbat Basket Golfo Piombino where in 20 Serie B games he recorded just 2.3ppg and 2.0rpg. Molteni has played previously for Gorla Team ABC Cantu. His team was regular season runner-up in Italian Serie B Group A in 2019.
- Serie A2 Round 18: Piacenza defeat Tortonaon April 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm
TommasoGuarigliaThe fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by Job Market. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Tortona (14-2) at the home court on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by third ranked Piacenza (9-6) 68-63. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in A2. Piacenza had a 38-26...