Ryan Arcidiacono is leaving Villanova as a champion and the Most Outstanding Player of this improbable tournament run.   The Wildcats senior—who assisted on Kris Jenkins' game-winning three as time expired to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 on Monday—has been named the NCAA tournament's Most Outstanding Player, per ESPN College BBa...

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has named Mike D'Antoni as the 13th head coach in the history of the franchise and the fifth since Leslie Alexander took over ownership in 1993. "We are thrilled to add a coach of Mike's caliber and experience," said Alexander. "Mike's ingenuity laid the groundwork for what...

Derek Fisher may have more faith in Andrea Bargnani than the big Italian has in himself. With the Oct. 29 season opener against the Chicago Bulls on the horizon, Fisher refused to rule Bargnani out despite the fact that the Knicks forward has not played since suffering a hamstring injury during the club's first preseason game two weeks ago.  ...

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $3.5 million, two-year contract with Luigi Datome. The person spoke Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.   NBA rules prevent confirmation of moves until Wednesday, when Datome is expected to...

The wing position for the Kings this season has underachieved and there isn't much debate about it. After signing Marco Belinelli in free agency, it was apparent that the Kings were making the right moves necessary to fill the void of a shooting wing.   With the collection of Rudy Gay, Ben McLemore, Omri Casspi and Caron Butler, it seemed th...

Stefanie DeSimone has gained recognition for an act of heroism she did last summer in which she helped save a man’s life on a plane. DeSimone was traveling home from Italy with her cousin when a man suddenly collapsed in the aisle without a pulse to be detected. Using basic instincts, quick thinking and skills learned in the Seton Hall nursing prog...

The Knicks held their first training camp practice on Tuesday, with hopes of beginning a quest that'll ultimately end with them hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy. But before those visions of grandeur come to light, head coach Mike Woodson will need to get all the newcomers on board and figure out everyone's role.   Perhaps the biggest piece...

There was a time just a few years ago when Danilo Gallinari was what teams wanted in a four that fits the modern NBA game — he ran the floor well, could stretch the floor to knock down threes, could put the ball on the floor and get to the rim, just could do a lot of things on offense.   He was Il Gallo, the rooster. He scored more points pe...

Anche quest'anno Italians in DC vi invita ad assistere alle 4 partite di NBA in cui giocheranno i nostri fantastici giocatori Italiani! Per ogni partita ci saranno il "Fan Tunnel", un momento incredibile in cui saluteremo i giocatori all'ingresso in campo sul parquet del Verizon Center (solo i primi 50 iscritti), e l'incontro con il giocatore nel d...

  WTI Magazine #36    2014 June, 25Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   We had the illusion, in truth more because of the strength of our history then for this limp moment of our football, but it ended the only way it could end: with an elimination in the first round, full of recriminations but, all in all, right.