Olimpia Milano Rumors
Alessandro Gentile signed a three-year contract extension with Olimpia Milano, as he said to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Olimpia Milano wants to keep MarShon Brooks for next season too, according to la Gazzetta dello Sport. The American guard is drawing interest from several teams in Europe but EA7 would love to have him in the roster for the 2015-2016 campaign. Brooks is averaging 15 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2 assists per game in Serie A.
Olimpia Milano captain Alessandro Gentile said he will decide his future after the season. The Houston Rockets want to bring him to the NBA from next season. Gentile was selected by the Rockets in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft. “I will decide after the Serie A playoffs whether to go to the NBA from next season or not. It looks like everyone has decided for me. But I am the only one to decide. I am very pleased that the Rockets are so interested in me. They treat me like a player that will go playing with them.
Emiliano Carchia: Alessandro Gentile: It’s too early to talk about the future. I’m a player of Olimpia Milano and I am giving everything for this team. Alessandro Gentile scored 29 points with 7 boards and 4 assists for 30 of evaluation in Milano’s victory 99-85 vs. Baskonia
Alessandro Gentile’s father, Nando, told Fox Sports that Alessandro Gentile loves Milano and will decide his future after the season. “Everyone is saying Alessandro will go to the NBA after this season but Alessandro and his family still don’t know. We have two more years with Milano and we extended the contract last summer. We have a great relationship with Olimpia Milano, the city of Milan, the president. He wants to remain here. Houston is following him closely. We’ll see what happens when the season ends and then we’ll decide” said Nando Gentile. “Playing in the NBA is the goal of any player. But Alessandro always said he would love to remain here” added Gentile.
Alessandro Gentile’s three-year contract with Olimpia Milano doesn’t include an NBA out in 2015 and there’s no buyout clause in his deal, source tells HoopsHype. A 53rd pick in the 2014 draft, Gentile is averaging 13.2 ppg, 2.7 rpg and 2.5 apg in the Euroleague this season.
Olimpia Milano officially retired Mike D’Antoni’s No.8 jersey at halftime of the Euroleague game against Unicaja Malaga.
Alessandro Gentile talked with La Gazzetta dello Sport also about his future. Gentile has a contract beyond this season with Olimpia Milano with whom he has won the Serie A Championship last June as captain. Alessandro Gentile was selected by the Houston Rockets in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft and he did not rule out jumping overseas very soon. “The Rockets make me feel like one of their family even if I never went to Houston yet. They came to Europe very often to watch me and the contacts are frequent. The NBA is a challenge that fascinates me more and more and could come vert soon. But now I am just focused on winning a back-to-back title with Olimpia Milano. But the final results of this season won’t affect my future decisions” said Gentile.
Emiliano Carchia: Alessandro Gentile to La Gazzetta dello Sport: The NBA is a challenge that fascinates me more and more and that could come very soon. Now I am just focused on winning a second championship with Olimpia Milano but our results won’t affect my future decisions
Enea Trapani: Olimpia Milano has finalized deal to sign former Celtics guard MarShon Brooks, source told Sportando.
Emiliano Carchia: The deal between former @Los Angeles Lakers MarShon Brooks (@Marshon Brooks) and @OlimpiaEA7Mi could be finalized today, according to sources
Unrestricted free agent MarShon Brooks is progressing toward finalizing contract terms with Olimpia Milano Armani of the European League, a source told RealGM. Brooks had been in dialogue with NBA teams before advancing in negotiations with Olimpia Milano on Tuesday night. For Brooks, the Italian club holds great appeal for its financial stability and opportunity to play significant minutes in a supreme overseas league.
Shams Charania: Free agent guard MarShon Brooks progressing toward finalizing terms with Olimpia Milano Armani of Euroleague, source tells RealGM.
E’Twaun Moore, who was close to signing a one-year deal with Olimpia Milano, delayed the signing with the Italian champions because two NBA teams entered in the mix for the guard. The free agent guard’s priority is to remain in the NBA so he decided not to sign, for the moment, the annual contract offered by EA7.
E’Twaun Moore is signing with Olimpia Milano a one-year deal, according to sources. The American guard spent his entire career in the NBA but a short stint with Treviso in Italy during the lockout. Moore is free agent after his contract with Orlando expired in June.
After the signing of Shawn James Olimpia Milano’s frontcourt is complete. The team has now to dedicate his attentions to the shooting-guard, who will replace Daniel Hackett. The team has one favourite name: former Orlando Magic E’Twaun Moore. The player is without contract in NBA and is still searching for a new one in USA, but there are reasons to belive he can consider the possibility to come back to Europe if a top team like Milan will to make him an important offer, according to sources.
Olimpia Milano is targeting former Toronto Raptors combo guard Dwight Buycks, but the first offer they made was too low, source told Sportando.
Olimpia Milano is negotiating with Linas Kleiza for the coming season, according to multiple reports.
The General Manager of Olimpia Milano also added that they are interested in keeping Keith Langford with his new Turkish passport. “We are interested in the Turkish Keith Langford. But we will make a new type of contracts, shorter and with opt out in favor of the club” said Portaluppi to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Danilo Gallinari said that he wants to play in the NBA for 10 more years and then he wants to return to Olimpia Milano. “I want to play in NBA till I will be 35” said Gallinari as reported by ANSA. “My goal is to play 16-17 seasons in the NBA. Then I will return to Olimpia Milano. I can play just with Olimpia Milano’s jersey. There are no other teams for me” added il Gallo.