“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.
February 13, 2016 | 11:03 am EST Update
There is plenty of conjecture about Hassan Whiteside as Thursday’s 3 p.m. NBA trading deadline approaches, and plenty of truths. There is a sense inside the organization that a parting might be best, while Whiteside’s circle is not expecting a deal.
As Kobe Bryant prepares for his final NBA All-Star Game, there are endless questions about what he will do when basketball is no longer a part of his life. Everyone has their own ideas. “I think it’s going to be difficult for him,” TNT analyst Charles Barkley told Sporting News. “Kobe doesn’t have a college degree, and you can only go to so many business meetings.”