HoopsHype Gigi Datome rumors

March 10, 2013 Updates

Recently, Datome changed also his agent moving from Side by Side (owned by Toto Ricciotti, former agent of Andrea Bargnani) to Sigma Sports of Matteo Comellini. 'I am sure he can have a future in the NBA' said his teammate in Roma, Jordan Taylor. 'He is a great shooter and player. Several teams may need a player like him' added former Wisconsin PG in an interview to La Gazzetta dello Sport. Taylor also has NBA goals and one of his targets is to be at the NBA Summer League in July. Taylor is averaging 11.5ppg with 2.7rpg and 2.5apg. At the same time, Virtus Roma started as well negotiations with Taylor to keep him in the team for one more season. Sportando

August 26, 2012 Updates

I asked a couple of people about Datome and they think he’s an intriguing player but they aren’t sure if he’s got the game to be a regular in the NBA. They did both say he’s the fourth best Italian player after the three that are here in the NBA but they figure he’ll stay and make all kinds of money in Europe. But from what I’ve seen, and heard, I bet the fans would indeed take to him, they do like that work ethic and skill. Toronto Star

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