Virtus Bologna Rumors
Marco Belinelli is ready to leave the NBA after 13 seasons to return to Virtus Bologna, the move was reported by La Gazzetta Dello Sport and confirmed by the team Thursday. Per the report, no NBA proposals were convincing enough for the 34-year-old veteran so he opted to return home, as the deal has been finalized in the past few hours. The deal will be valid through June 30, 2023, per Paolo Di Domizio.
Nikos Varlas: BREAKING: Sources tell @Eurohoopsnet that Serbian Star Milos Teodosic signing a three year MEGA DEAL with Virtus Bologna and he will play there until 2022!
Milos Teodosic is one of the most wanted players on the European market this summer. Experienced Serbian playmaker is pursued by Virtus Bologna, Olympiacos, CSKA Moscow and some other teams. Source told us that Maccabi Tel Aviv made an offer, 2 year contract – 1+1 option worth 3.milion $.
Emiliano Carchia: Two-time NBA champion Mario Chalmers agreed to terms with Virtus Bologna, a source told Sportando.
Per La Gazzetta Dello Sport and Pianeta Basket, Estudiantes will add Alessandro Gentile to the roster for the remainder of the season. Gentile spent the previous season with Virtus Bologna, averaging 16.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. During the summer, the Italian forward was close to joining the Houston Rockets’ training camp, but the team decided not to include him in the roster.
Sergio Scariolo is pursuing an opportunity in NBA as assistant coach, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. Scariolo, who is on the radars of Virtus Bologna for the head coaching job, is the head coach of Spain’s National Team.