“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.
October 27, 2016 | 10:12 pm EDT Update
The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team signed guard R.J. Hunter. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
John Gonzalez: Some information about how Sixers anthem decision happened last night and who addressed the players today… 1.) Told by league sources Jason Wiley (@jwiley555), VP of Content & Integrated Marketing for Sixers, helped book @sevyn. 2.) Wiley previously worked for Bad Boy & has music industry contacts. 3.) Told Wiley, in concert with other team execs, decided to not have her perform. Team was “worried” that shirt wasn’t only part of protest. 4.) Told Wiley was the VP who addressed the Sixers players today on behalf of organization.