The NBA season is still weeks away, but the Celtics may have suffered a huge loss on Saturday. Danilo Gallinari injured his left knee in Italy's FIBA World Cup qualifier, exiting the game immediately. The fear was that Gallinari tore his left ACL, according to Italian journalist Cesare Milanti. But Milanti later reported that Gallinari's left ACL,...

Simone Fontecchio’s quality of has not gone unnoticed in the NBA. The most powerful league in the world has snatched the talented Italian forward from Cazoo Baskonia. The player, who has been called up by Italy for September’s Eurobasket tournament, has paid the termination clause of his contract and leaves the Euroleague and the ACB for the Americ...

Veteran forward Danilo Gallinari is a Boston Celtic after years of many of the team’s fans hoping for the Italian swingman to be brought onto their favorite team. Now, that wish has been granted, but Gallinari recently revealed that it nearly had happened more than one time in the past. “We were close a couple of times since Brad took over as a hea...

Baskonia forward Simone Fontecchio will be signing a two-year contract with the Utah Jazz to make his first-time jump to the NBA according to Eurodevotion. His three-year deal (until 2024) with the Basque club includes an NBA exit clause that expires in July. Fontecchio’s American representative confirmed the deal to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The...

After clearing waivers, Danilo Gallinari has found his new home in the NBA. The Italian forward has agreed with the Boston Celtics on a two-year $13.3 million deal, Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN reports. The deal also includes a fully guaranteed player option in the second year. On June 30th, Gallinari was traded from Atlanta Hawks to the San Antoni...

The Boston Celtics have needed to add some size with shooting to the team’s frontcourt rotation, and they finally obtained it with the signing of veteran forward Danilo Gallinari. Long a target of the Celtics, the two parties finally teamed this week: The Italian revealed he will sign with Boston for a two-year deal with a player option in the seco...

Italian point guard Matteo Spagnolo is going to the Minnesota Timberwolves after being selected No. 50 overall in the 2022 NBA draft. Spagnolo showcased his upside this past season with Vanoli Cremona in Italy's top division, averaging 12.2 points and 2.6 assists per game while on loan from Real Madrid. The 6'4" guard knocked down 44.1 percent of h...

The Detroit Pistons were active early and often on Thursday night in the 2022 NBA draft. Their third selection, in the second round at No. 36 overall, is wing Gabriele Procida, who played for Fortitudo Kiğılı Bologna in Italy's top league, Serie A. Procida averaged seven points and three rebounds for Fortitudo Bologna in 18.5 minutes per game over...

The Orlando Magic selected Duke forward Paolo Banchero with the first pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night. After weeks of Auburn's Jabari Smith being projected as the consensus top pick, the Magic shocked everyone by selecting Banchero. Banchero is the second No. 1 pick in the last four years for the Blue Devils (Zion Williamson went No. 1...

On Thursday, Paolo Banchero, one of the best prospects in the upcoming NBA Draft, will know his future. He's projected to be a top-3 pick, but in his mind, there's no doubt he's the best player in this draft. The Italian American prospect made it clear in an interview with Sky Sports Italy.  "Yes, for sure. I feel like I'm the best player in the dr...