“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.
March 1, 2017 | 2:31 pm EST Update
Dave McMenamin: A team source tells ESPN the Cavs will waive Jordan McRae to create a roster spot to sign Andrew Bogut. He will not be w/ CLE for BOS game
Chris Forsberg: Celtics coach Brad Stevens on @ZoandBertrand today suggested the Celtics were close to a minor trade on deadline day: “I was actually walking into practice on Thursday morning thinking there was a move that was about to be made. Not a big one but a relatively smaller one, I guess would be the right way to put it… Like I said, I thought we were close on one but then that didn’t materialize.” pic.twitter.com/7KwyFIJOyd
March 1, 2017 | 1:45 pm EST Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: Sources: China MVP, Jimmer Fredette, playing for Shanghai in playoffs, starting to engage NBA teams on March return. He’s scored 37.5 PPG.