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- King tabs Terry Henderson Jr., ex Latinaon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
TerryHendersonJr.King Szczecin (EBL) inked 28-year old American 196cm guard Terry Henderson Jr. (college: NC State). He played most recently at Benacquista Assicurazioni Latina Basket in Italian Serie A2. In 29 games he was league's third best scorer with impressive 18.3ppg and recorded 5.1rpg, 2.7apg and 1.3spg last season. A very good year in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian Serie A2 Honorable Mention. Henderson graduated from North Carolina State University in 2017 and it will...
- Leonardo Beghini joins Cremonaon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
LeonardoBeghiniFerraroni Juvi Cremona (Serie A2) agreed terms with 19-year old forward Leonardo Beghini (195cm-2003) for new 2022-23 season. Beghini has played for the last three years at the junior team of Tezenis Scaligera Verona. But in three Serie A2 games he had just 0.3ppg last season. He has played previously for Trento. His team made it to the Serie A2 Silver Semifinals in 2021. Ferraroni Juvi Cremona roster for 2022-23: Guards: Gabriele Spizzichini Brayon Blake Trevon Allen Alfredo Boglio...
- Foligno keeps Donati for another seasonon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
Elias DonatiUmbria Basket School Foligno (Serie C) re-signed 23-year old 199cm forward Elias Donati for new season. Donati has played there for the last three seasons.He has played previously for three other teams: Cecina, Omegna and Fabriano.Umbria Basket School Foligno roster for 2022-23: Federico Garcia Albi Metalla Elias Donati Lorenzo Finauro Giacomo TostiCoach: Paolo Pierotti
- Foligno signs coach Paolo Pierottion September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
PaoloPierottiUmbria Basket School Foligno (Serie C) signed coach Paolo Pierotti for upcoming 2022-23 season. The last time (2016-2018) he coached at Val di Ceppo in Italian league. Pierotti has coached previously played also at Gubbio.
- Tosti comes back to Folignoon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
GiacomoTostiUmbria Basket School Foligno (Serie C) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old 184cm guard Giacomo Tosti for season 2022-23. It is actually his comeback to Foligno as he has played here before. Tosti played most recently at Green Basket 99 Palermo in Serie C. He helped his team get promotion to Serie B. In 7 games he recorded 7.4ppg, 3.0rpg and 2.3apg in 2020-21 year. The previous (2019-20) season he played at Umbria Basket School Foligno. Tosti is a very experienced player.
- Scafati outgun Neuchatel to enter Landolt Cup Finalon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
Iris IkangiNeuchatel - Scafati 68-77 Scafati will play in the Final of La Coupe Landolt. They rallied past Neuchatel on Friday. Iris Ikangi (200-F-1994, agency: SLN) posted 13 points to lead the charge. Scafati dominated throughout the first half. They accumulated a 23-14 lead after ten minutes. The Italian team sank 24 points in the second period to open a 47-35 halftime lead. Scafati boosted the lead to as many as 23 points at the final break and never looked back en route to the win. Riccardo...
- Leonardo Okeke (ex Tortona) is a newcomer at Joventuton September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
LeonardoOkekeClub Joventut Badalona (Liga Endesa) strengthened their roster with addition of 19-year old Italian-Nigerian 205cm power forward Leonardo Okeke, agency: Players Group for season 2022-23. Okeke was about to sign at Derthona Basket Tortona in Italian Serie A. He represented Italy at the FIBA U20 European Championship in Podgorica (Montenegro) this year. His stats at that event were 7 games: 14.0ppg, Reb-5 (8.7rpg), Blocks-4 (1.9bpg), FGP: 53.2%, 3PT: 28.6%, FT: 58.8%. Okeke has played also...
- Scafati outscore Fribourg Olympic in test gameon September 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm
KruizePinkinsGivova Scafati - Fribourg Olympic 82-72 Givova Scafati opened Landolt Cup campaign with victory over Fribourg Olympic. Kruize Pinkins (203-F/C-1993, college: USF) scored 19 points to lead the Italian team. Scafati led by as many as 12 points after ten minutes 23-11. Fribourg cut the deficit back to single digits in the second term. But Scafati regained control in the third term. They opened a 15-point lead at the final break 60-45. The Swiss team sank 27 points in the fourth stanza but...