It wasn't a succesful week for Italian players in the NBA. Andrea Bargnani is out indefinitely for the New York Knicks after he suffered a torn ligament in his left elbow on Wednesday, while Danilo Gallinari's season with the Denver Nuggets ended before it even started.   Gallinari underwent Healing Response surgery after tearing his ACL las...

Datome, com'è stato l'impatto con la Nba sul campo?«Bellissimo. Quando si gioca a basket è sempre meraviglioso. Poi farlo in queste arene e in mezzo a tanti campioni è assolutamente fantastico». Cosa prova, anche se lo aveva preventivato, a non giocare tanti minuti?«Non piace a nessuno guardare, tantomeno a me. So però per certo che tanti giocator...

Geno Auriemma isn't exactly known for being the friendliest or easiest guy to get along with in sports, especially in the realm of women's college basketball. Yet the UConn Huskies coach, who has won over 900 career games in NCAA women's basketball as a head coach and has around an .875 winning percentage, says that men's college basketball is...

by Oly Sandor   Last Saturday, Andrea Bargnani and David Lee held their own version of the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. There were no judges with scorecards, exotic props, or entourages chilling courtside. Instead, Bargnani and Lee went head-to-head during the first quarter of the Toronto Raptors' game against the New York Knicks at Madiso...

"Montessori has helped me become the person that I am today," says the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, the best 3-point shooter in a single season in NBA history. In a video just released by the American Montessori Society, Living Montessori: The Curry Family, the NBA standout reflects on the impact of his early Montessori education.  ...

Italians in DC vi invita ad assistere alle 4 partite di NBA in cui giocheranno i nostri fantastici giocatori Italiani! Anche quest'anno 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...

Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace has signed for Italian team Pallacanestro Cantu for the remainder of the season. After a series of teasing tweets from the 35-year-old World Peace — such as "whatever you can do I Cantu better" — Cantu confirmed the news, calling it "the coup of the century."   "When Daniele (sporting director Danie...

With an assist from one of his all-time great players, Tom Izzo was named to another Hall of Fame today. The Michigan State basketball coach was one of the headliners of an eight-member Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class that was unveiled by former MSU point guard Mateen Cleaves at the Izzo Family Media Center at Spartan Stadium.   "I think...

Ohio State coach Thad Matta has announced that sophomore guard Amedeo Della Valle is leaving the team to play professional ball in Europe. Della Valle, from Alba, Italy, notified the Buckeyes staff of his decision on Saturday.   Beloved by fans for his scraggly mop of curly hair, Della Valle was expected to be a valuable reserve next season....

The Denver Nuggets will be without versatile forward Danilo Gallinari for the rest of the season after tests Friday showed he tore his left ACL against Dallas the previous night. The team said an MRI showed no other signs of ligament or meniscus damage, adding Gallinari will have season-ending surgery soon and "a prognosis for a full recovery is e...