“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.
December 5, 2016 | 10:03 am EST Update
Sacramento Kings star Matt Barnes is wanted by NYPD for questioning after he allegedly choked a woman inside a popular NYC nightclub early Monday morning … TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us cops got a 911 call to Avenue Nightclub after midnight, reporting a man assaulting 2 women and another man. We’re told things got physical when Barnes allegedly choked one woman during an argument — and when 2 other people tried to intervene … he punched both of them.
Sirius XM NBA: Derrick Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong says that there have been no talks between the Knicks and Rose on an in-season extension but Armstrong also says that Rose is interested in remaining in the New York beyond this season
December 5, 2016 | 7:54 am EST Update
As the February trade deadline draws near, the Boston Celtics are expected to take a close look at adding a defensive-minded, rebounding big man with Dallas’ Andrew Bogut likely to emerge as a target. The former No. 1 overall pick is the final year of a three-year, $36 million contract he signed with the Golden State Warriors in 2014. He is due to make $11.027 million in this, the last season of the contract.