“The fifth Italian in the NBA is going to be Alessandro Gentile. He will move to the Rockets this summer” said Hackett. Alessandro Gentile signed a contract extension with EA7 last summer and he was supposed to remain in Europe for two more years before moving overseas. But his plans seem different now and he is ready to join the Rockets in 2015.
April 27, 2017 | 5:14 pm EDT Update
KC Johnson: On a conference call, Fred Hoiberg said “nothing has changed” regarding Rondo, who will work out but “is a longshot” to return in series.
The inaugural NBA Awards show — which will air live from New York’s Basketball City on June 26 on TNT — won’t only reveal the league’s Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, and so on. The show will also feature six new awards — Dunk of the Year, Best Style, Block of the Year, Assist of the Year, Game Winner of the Year and Top Performance of the Year — that will be determined exclusively by fan voting.