HoopsHype Gigi Datome rumors

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Gigi Datome: I decided to play for the Detroit Pistons. I think it may be the right place for me to make a quantum leap in my career and to fulfill the dream of a lifetime. I am very excited to join the rest of the players in Detroit. I want to thank my family, President Toti, all Virtus Roma and their fans for their continued support and I wish to Virtus the best for the future. Facebook.com

Vincent Ellis: Source calls him the best outside shooter in Europe. 6-9 small forward. Details coming, but two-year deal expected. #Pistons Twitter @Vincent_Ellis56

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Gigi Datome has a one-year, $900.000 offer from the Memphis Grizzlies, as reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Italian forward was drawing interest also from the Celtics but in the last hours it seems that Boston is out of race for Datome. Sportando

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Gigi Datome said that he will decide his future in one month. The MVP of the Serie A season has one year remaining on his contract with Virtus Roma but he is unlikely to stay with the Italian team who just renounced to play in Euroleague next season. "I will decide my future in one month. I will check all my options" said Datome who finished the season averaging 16.4ppg, 5.7rpg and 1.7apg. Datome could continue his career in the NBA. Sportando

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After John Hammond of the Bucks and Bryan Colangelo of the Raptors, Danny Ainge was the third NBA manager to travel to Rome to scout Gigi Datome. The President of the Boston Celtics attended the Serie A game between Virtus Roma and Sidigas Avellino won by the guest 81-75 after one overtime. Sportando

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