HoopsHype Alessandro Gentile rumors
Not present at Monday’s press conference was Houston’s third selection last week, Allesandro Gentile, who just wrapped up a season in which he earned Finals MVP honors after leading his club to the Italian League championship. Morey said it’s still to soon to say whether or not Gentile will be able to join the Rockets in time for the 2014-15 season. “He’s somebody who’s already so highly regarded in Europe and more ready to play. He’s somebody we’re in discussions about when and if he might come over. He’s somebody with a lot of pedigree even though he’s only 21 having won the championship just now and being the best player in the Italian League so that’s something that we have to continue to talk with his agent and with him about and see what the best plan is.” NBA.com
Emiliano Carchia: Alessandro Gentile: I am proud of having being selected by the Rockets in the draft. I think my next future will be in Milano Twitter @sportando
Olimpia Milano captain Alessandro Gentile will meet on Sunday with Cavaliers and Hawks officials who are in Milan for the Euroleague Final Four. The Italian rising start will be in the next NBA draft and could be selected late in the second round. Gentile averaged 11.4 points per game in Euroleague with 2.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists and is scoring 11 points per game in Serie A. Sportando
The Denver Nuggets are eyeing Alessandro Gentile and they will scout him at the next Italian Cup Final Eight in Milano, scheduled for February 7-9. Alessandro Gentile is the captain of Olimpia Milano and will be at next NBA draft (Draftexpress projected him as 49th pick in its last mock draft). Sportando
Do you sometimes thing about the NBA Draft? Alessandro Gentile: Not really, right know I’m focused on the present. I’m only interested on improving myself. Of course, it would be a great honor to play in the highest level – NBA. RealGM
RealGM: If you would have a chance to choose – NBA or Europe? Alessandro Gentile: The main thing is if I would go to the NBA, I would want to be one of the main guys and if I would be able just to sit on the bench, I would prefer to play in Europe. There is no doubt – Euroleague is still a high level competition. RealGM
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