Virtus Bologna Rumors
Virtus Bologna is in advanced talks with Ekpe Udoh as reported by the Bologna’s newspaper this morning. The Italian Champions would have passed Partizan and Zeljko Obradovic in the race to the Nigerian big man and the agreement would be close.
Virtus Bologna and Partizan target Brad Wanamaker for the next season as reported by Italian Newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. Wanamaker will wait for the August free agency first as La Gazzetta dello Sport said.
New Virtus Bologna head coach Sergio Scariolo talked also about his experience in Canada in the press conference in Segafredo Arena: «It was not easy to leave the NBA. I had a three-year contract. In Toronto I was well, I felt important, and my family will stay there». «In the NBA they believe in European talent. But only up to a certain point. The question is the role of the head coach».
Virtus Bologna made official the hiring of Sergio Scariolo as head coach of the Italian champions. Scariolo is back to Italy where he has coached Olimpia Milano from 2011 to 2013.