Paolo Banchero: 'I can't wait to go to Italy'

Oct 31, 2022 260

BY: Orazio Cauchi

Paolo Banchero started his NBA career in the best way possible. Since the beginning of the season, the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft scored at least 20 points in every single game, and he's already building the reputation of a potential superstar in the league. 

If there's one country with a lot of excitement for this young man, it's definitely Italy. Banchero received his Italian passport in the summer of 2020 and is now eligible to play for the Italian national team. During a conversation with his Orlando Magic teammate R.J. Hampton, who hosts the show 'Young Person,' Banchero explained the process that led him to get the Italian passport. 

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