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- RO SAzzurra keeps Marcius for another seasonon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
AleksandarMarciusSerie A2 side Stella Azzurra Roma re-signed 31-year old Croatian 208cm center Aleksandar Marcius, college: DePaul for the upcoming season. Marcius is the second foreigner player on the roster as Maltese Darryl Jackson signed here earlier. He played there last season. In 19 Serie A2 games he averaged 11.8ppg, 9.2rpg (leader !!!) and 1.0bpg. It was a very successful season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian Serie A2 Honorable Mention and League Player of the Week.
- Cantu tabs Stefan Nikolicon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
StefanNikolicAcqua S.Bernardo Cantu (Serie A) inked 24-year old Serbian 202cm forward Stefan Nikolic for upcoming season. Nikolic has played for the last two years at Virtus Segafredo Bologna in the Serie A. In 5 games he recorded 3.6ppg and 2.0rpg last season. Nikolic's team won the league title and they also played in the Supercup final. He also played 4 games in Eurocup, but he did not score anything and had only 1 rebound. He was a member of Serbian U20 National Team in 2017. Nikolic has played...
- Ferrara inks Demario Mayfieldon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
DemarioMayfieldTop Secret Ferrara (Serie A2) agreed terms with 30-year old American (has also Iraqi passport) guard Demario Mayfield (196cm-95kg-91, college: Angelo State) for new 2021-22 season. Mayfield played last season at Heroes Den Bosch in Dutch DBL league. In 29 games he had 14.5ppg, 6.4rpg, 3.9apg and 1.6spg. He helped them to make it to the Dutch Eredivisie final after they ended regular season as second best team. 2020-21 was a great year as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Dutch...
- Tortona keeps Tavernelli for another seasonon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
RiccardoTavernelliDerthona Basket Tortona (Serie A2) re-signed 30-year old 189cm point guard Riccardo Tavernelli, agency: SLN for upcoming season. Tavernelli has played there for the last two seasons. He helped them to win the Serie A2 Silver title. He has played previously for four other teams: Trapani, Latina, Omegna and Visport Knights Legnano. Among many awards he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian DNB 2nd Team back in 2014. Tavernelli's game is described as: A rapidly maturing PG, with...
- Bracci re-signs at Fiorenzuolaon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
Jonas BracciPallacanestro Fiorenzuola 1972 (Serie B) confirmed in their roster 24-year old center Jonas Bracci (203cm-97kg) for new 2021-22 season. Bracci has played there for the last two seasons. He has played previously for four other teams: Lugo, Isernia, La Spezia and Val di Ceppo. His team won Italian Serie C Gold Group Emilia Romagna Regular Season in 2020.
- Bologna Basket sign Edward Oyehon July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
Edward OyehAsd Bologna Basket 2016 (Serie B) inked 20-year old Nigerian 206cm center Edward Oyeh for upcoming season. Oyeh is the second import player in the roster as Swedish Ludwig Tilliander signed here earlier. He has played for the last two years at Intermek 3S Basket Cordenons in the Serie C. He has played previously for three other teams: Virtus Segafredo Bologna, San Vendemiano and Unipol Banca Virtus Bologna U18 team.
- Vigevano lands Alessandro Procaccion July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
AlessandroProcacciNuova Pallacanestro Vigevano (Serie B) landed 27-year old 184cm point guard Alessandro Procacci for new season. Procacci played most recently at Fulgor Omegna. In 24 Serie B games he averaged 10.0ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.8apg and 1.1spg last season. The previous (19-20) season he played at Solbat Basket Golfo Piombino where in 21 Serie B games he had 12.5ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.9apg and 1.0spg. He represented Italy at the European Championships U18 in Lithuania nine years ago. His stats at that event were...
- Federico Massone joins Trapanion July 29, 2021 at 8:42 pm
FedericoMassone2B Control Trapani (Serie A2) agreed terms with 23-year old point guard Federico Massone (191cm-76kg) for new 2021-22 season. Massone played last season at Piacenza. In 32 Serie A2 games he had 5.7ppg, 2.3rpg and 3.4apg. The previous (19-20) season he played at Edilnol Pallacanestro Biella where in 25 Serie A2 games he recorded 3.4ppg, 2.2rpg and 3.0apg. He represented Italy at the World Cup U19 in Cairo (Egypt) four years ago. Massone's team won Silver and his stats at that event were 4...