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  • Italian Serie A2 round 13 best performance: Quirino De Laurentiis (by Interperformances)
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Quirino DeLaurentiisCenter Quirino De Laurentiis (206-C-92) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Rieti, receiving a Interperformances Serie A2 Player of the Week award for round 13. The 28-year old player had a double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds, while his team edged out Napoli (#3, 8-3) 80-77. Rieti maintains the 7th position in their group in Italian Serie A2. Rieti is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need...

  • Penarol sign a second foreign player
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    NicolasMazzarinoNewly promoted Club Atletico Penarol (LUB) landed experienced 45-year old naturalized Italian guard Nicolas Mazzarino (186-88kg-75). He is the second foreign player in the roster as Argentinian Nahuel Amichetti signed here earlier. Mazzarino has played for the last seven years at Malvin. In 22 LUB games he averaged 9.5ppg, 1

  • Bilan's double-double lands him Player of the Week award
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Miro Bilan31-year old center Miro Bilan (213-C-89, agency: BeoBasket) had a great game in the last round for Sassari and receives a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 14. He had a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds, while his team beat Reggio Emilia (#6, 6-6) 85-78. Sassari is placed at 3rd position in Italian league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Sassari will need more victories to improve their 8-5 record. It's Bilan's...

  • Italian Serie A2 round 10 best performance: Jordan Floyd
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Jordan FloydAmerican Guard Jordan Floyd (188-G-97) had a very impressive game in the last round for Cd'Orlando, receiving a Hoops Agents Serie A2 Player of the Week award for round 10. The 23-year old player was the main contributor (31 points and eight assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Milano (#8, 3-4) 95-93. Cd'Orlando maintains the 5th position in their group in Italian Serie A2. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season....

  • Serie A Round 14: Brindisi edge Trento by one after a very close game
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    D'AngeloHarrisonThe fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by ESL. Seventh-ranked Trento (6-7) was very close to win a game against second ranked Brindisi (10-3) on Sunday. Brindisi managed to secure only one-point victory 74-73. However their fans expected much easier game. American DAngelo Harrison (193-93, college: St.John's) saved the victory with a...

  • Canton left Regatas
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Omar Cantonexperienced 38-year old naturalized Italian center Omar Canton (206-82) left Regatas Corrientes (La Liga). In 15 games he had 9.5ppg and 2.8rpg this season. The last summer Canton was tested by Union Atletica Montevideo (Metropolitan) in Uruguayan league. He is quite experienced player. Canton has played also professionally in Brazil (Sport Club do Recife and FTC EAD Bahia), Chile (Los Leones), Colombia (Academia), Spain, Argentina (Bahia, Echague, Canadense, Quilmes Mar del Plata and...

  • Cantu welcomes back Gaines, ex Bnei Hertzeliya
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Frank GainesAcqua S.Bernardo Cantu (Serie A) tabbed 30-year old American shooting guard Frank Gaines (191-88kg-90, college: PFW). It is actually his comeback to Cantu as he has played here before. Gaines started the season at Bnei Hertzeliya in Israeli Winner League. In 10 games he had very impressive stats: 19.9ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.1apg and 1.6spg this season. Gaines also played 4 games in Balkan League where he recorded also remarkable stats: 17.0ppg, 2.5rpg and 2.5apg. The last summer Gaines played at...

  • Le Havre tabs Torey Thomas
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

    Torey ThomasSaint Thomas Basket Le Havre (NM1) inked experienced 35-year old American (has also Italian passport) point guard Torey Thomas (178-85kg-85, college: Holy Cross, agency: Players Group). He played most recently at Quimper UJAP in the ProB. In 18 games he averaged 6.1ppg, 3.3rpg and 4.2apg last season. NM1 will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Thomas helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. A very good season in his career as...

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